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The Fountain Inn Gastro Pub

1 St. Thomas Street | Wells,Somerset, Wells BA5 2UU, England
+44 1749 672317
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fillet steak” (12 reviews)
“pudding” (24 reviews)
“curry” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1 St. Thomas Street | Wells,Somerset, Wells BA5 2UU, England
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51 - 60 of 558 reviews

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We went to this lovely restaurant with 5 adults and a 6 month old baby and buggy. The staff could not have been more helpful and accommodating, storing the buggy, providing a high chair. This was then followed by a meal full of flavour and...More

1  Thank born2havefun
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We ate at the Fountain Inn 2 nights of the 3 we stayed in Wells. It had a great menu, and we found the service quite good. (The first night’s service was better than the second though). There was plenty on the menu that we...More

1  Thank Fiona S
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Highly recommended: We brought our week's stay in Wells to an end by trying The Fountain Inn on the junction of St Thomas Street with Tor Street just across the road from the self-catering cottage where we were staying for lunch on our last day....More

1  Thank DenT123
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We found the Fountain by accident, they fitted us in no problem even though busy. My wife & I decided on 2 Eastern Med dishes. Very flexible attitude as I can't eat garlic. Its so rare for fresh vegetables to be served to highlight their...More

1  Thank Craig C
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The main street of Wells can get very busy, especially on market days, so it was nice to find this pub on the far side of the Cathedral. It is attractively decorated and comfortable, although the tables are fairly close together, so maybe not the...More

1  Thank Loxley55
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We visited The Fountain for lunch and we had a superb meal in sumptuous surroundings. The pub is a hotchpotch of various seating and table designs, creating an extremely welcome aura. The staff are lovely and add to the feeling of eating in someone’s home....More

1  Thank trigcxx
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Was staying in the area with a group of friends and this restaurant had been recommended. Variety of tables and mismatched chairs adds to its quirky nature. Extensive menu, something for everyone. Vegetarian options. The food was delicious and very well presented. The portions were...More

1  Thank Kim_sunseeker
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Came in with my partner and had a meal. It was nice enough food, service was friendly and great decor, but I was shocked to see the bill. £11ish for a G&T is expensive in London but in Wells it's ridiculous. For this price there...More

1  Thank xxxfairymaryxxx
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Popped in on a visit to the cathedral Great menu with nice variety & choices for my veggie friend too. Freshly cooked & very nice. Friendly staff only to happy to help. Prices where very reasonable. Nice ambiance would recommend

1  Thank Simmsy1
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I had another enjoyable meal yesterday, whilst visiting Wells Saturday market. This is a City (smallest in England) well worth visiting and the Saturday market is a real rural market, using mainly local stall holders. The Fountain Inn did not disappoint. It was busy, we...More

1  Thank 5RHM
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Andrea P
17 March 2018|
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Response from Freddy22 | Reviewed this property |
No idea .. call them and ask
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fatbelly33
23 August 2017|
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Response from pusan7 |
We have eaten there in the last week and our dog was welcome in the ground floor dining area which is very nice and meal excellent.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 St. Thomas Street | Wells,Somerset, Wells BA5 2UU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1749 672317
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