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The Courtyard Restaurant

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9 Heritage Courtyard Sadler Street | Sadler Street, Wells BA5 2RR, England
+44 1749 677772
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 14:00
Wed - Sat 19:00 - 21:00
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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

A lovely restaurant, with equally delicious food. My only quibble was for the waiting staff who seemed to be rushed off their feet, drinks arrived incorrectly and missing accompaniments for the starters (roll). However the food that arrived was hot, tasty and filling and it would not put me off coming again. (This is my 3rd Visit)

Thank Bodecia48
Wells, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Friendly & welcoming restaurant, close to the market square but tucked in a courtyard. Piano is played some evenings. Food is good. Nice atmosphere.

Thank Rosina T
Castleford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

We all enjoyed amazing food and fantastic service from the staff at Cafe Piano. It was my Mum's 80th Birthday and we had travelled from all over the world to come to this lovely place. Our granddaughter is on a diary free diet and the staff were amazing sorting suitable food for her. Everywhere inside is spotless, light and airy.... More 

1 Thank lynette_gibson
Wells, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

We have been here many times and always have a lovely meal with great service. It has a nice atmosphere and we are always very well looked after. A very good choice on the menu the duck is particularly good. Great choice of starters and desserts too. Would highly recommend it and we are going there again soon.

Thank ShelleyN1968
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Found this little restaurant down an alley leading to a courtyard , Very nice atmosphere ,staff excellent , food 100% had a lovely night and will return again.

Thank Brian R
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

We were given a Groupon voucher as a birthday present for the cafe piano. I don't think we would of noticed this place if it wasn't for the voucher,due to it being tucked away in a courtyard. We will definetly be coming back regardless of any voucher,the food was excellent.The service was great,staff very friendly and the place has a... More 

Thank jont2000
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2016

My husband and i found this gem in a courtyard in Wells. We had a lovely warm welcome and given a choice of tables. We ordered a starter of smoked salmon roulade and husband had a warm homemade tartlet both of which was a large for a starter and tasty. Main meal we both had medallions of steak, with madeira... More 

Thank pat128-22
Cheddar, United Kingdom
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380 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

We tried this restaurant out with a groupon voucher which was £25 for two people giving 2courses each and a 125ml glass of wine each. So, the value received was excellent. The surroundings are clean light and jazz-themed - all good. The staff were all excellent and so I would give high marks for that. The selections all sound excellent... More 

Thank jrapeter
Somerset, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Fantastic! Best meal out in a long long time! Just fantastic, lighting is perfect, staff are friendly, atmosphere is great. Food was amazing! We had salmon and prawns - delicious. A T-bone steak and pork fillet - doubly delicious. Finished with amazingly delicious chocolate cheesecake. Service is prompt, drinks topped up throughout the evening. Will be back with the rest... More 

Thank LadyWellies
Somerset, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016

A great range of meat, fish and vegetarian mains. Went for the lamb with cranberry and Cointreau sauce which was very nice. The restaurant was full and this didn't effect the service. The waitresses remained friendly and professional. The only negative is nobody was playing the piano and apparently nobody has done for a while. This was the main reason... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$26
French, European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Heritage Courtyard Sadler Street | Sadler Street, Wells BA5 2RR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1749 677772
We are locally family run restaurant with local frendly staff.
We have been hear for 9 years, 8 years as café piano, but we have no longer have a piano so we just changed the name to The courtyard restaurant.
We just want you to have a great time with afordable food

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?