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The Albatros

) #3 of 22 Restaurants in Wells-next-the-Sea $$ - $$$ , European,
Old Lifeboat House The Quay | The Albatros Wells, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1AT, England
+44 7979 087228
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (203 reviews)
“pea soup” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Dutch, European, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Old Lifeboat House The Quay | The Albatros Wells, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1AT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

visited the Albatros for a night; a very sweet experience - friendly, easy-going staff and atmosphere. A very special place - true, very steep steps - I concentrated very hard and went slowly. Staff always offered to carry stuff up and down stairs. Thanks to...More

Thank Catherine S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely idea to sit and drink/eat on the boat but you have to go down vertical steps to order drinks - how can you then climb up with your drinks? Would be great if they could sort that out. Not good for the older client...More

Thank soozydoodle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to visit this quirky Dutch boat that is moored at the quay in Wells Next The Sea. We sat outside on deck and enjoyed the views over the water whilst eating lunch. I really enjoyed my Dutch pancake with houmous, olives and peppers. :)...More

Thank shazzadawn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most delicious savoury and sweet pancakes I've ever had. What a plateful! Wonderful experience of eating on board a ship.

Thank mwalastyan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here as a family for lunch. My husband had the brie, bacon and cranberry and I had goats cheese, caramelised onions and cherry tomatoes. The kids had small plain ones (fussy toddler phase!). The pancakes were delicious, and very filling. They are served...More

Thank Loveagoodbreak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had high expectations of this place after reading reviews but we were very very disappointed. Admittedly it was busy in Wells today but they just couldn't cope. Had to wait in a long queue to order where one employee took food and drinks orders with...More

Thank clairebear-derby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best pancakes we've ever had anywhere! And made even better with the view from the deck over Wells Harbour. Whenever we go to North Norfolk we always visit - and look forward to it for months ahead!

Thank whitemay
Reviewed 22 May 2017

A quirky experience on board a boat for waffles,savoury dishes and Dutch pancakes .Also has bed and breakfast,and bar facilities lemon,and sugar pancake was Nice and liked the savoury houllomi,olive,and red pepper Dutch pancake.

Thank jerseyjeanette
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Popped onto the Albatros for a danish pancake special and a drink, lovely food Captain was great cracking business idea to convert the old girl to a b&b and a restaurant can recommend

Thank chris d
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Lovely ship, great to take the kids for Dutch pancakes! Live music some evenings, great fun! Toilets could do with a good clean!

Thank jolandarocklin
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Lou C
Hello! As per HeaHoo's question below, can I bring my dog onboard the Albatros? Am more than happy to sit outside, but can't come without him! :)
4 June 2016|
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Response from lol015 |
Yes you can on the deck. There were dogs up there last time I Ate there which was in June this year (2016)
Its me again! I've just asked a question but I don't know if you do b&b, or if you have vacancies for those dates? Thank you!
14 September 2015|
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Response from Antnius B | Property representative |
Hi you can go on our website and check availability and/or book a cabin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Lifeboat House The Quay | The Albatros Wells, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1AT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Wells-next-the-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 7979 087228
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