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The Bishop's Table

The Bishop's Palace | Off Market Place, Wells BA5 2PD, England
+44 1749 988111
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
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The Bishop's Palace | Off Market Place, Wells BA5 2PD, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Ordered a vegan burger, and beef burger, told it would be 20mins which was fine. When vegan burger arrived it had cheese in it instead of tofu. Husbands burger ok. Told my new burger would be 30mins instead of it being cooked immediately. Seemed a...More

Thank luktutts
Reviewed 2 days ago

A good selection of food including the childrens menu. Prices were very reasonable and all food was locally sourced.

Thank Trojana47
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nicely sited cafe. Ordered quiche because when we came in it didn't look like there was a lot of choice, there were cakes and a sign saying quiche, after we had ordered and sat down we realised that there was a menu on the table...More

Thank KAW687
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

How is it possible to charge £2.85 for a coffee and for it to taste awful? Bitter and unpleasant. Such a beautiful setting and properly let down by the basics.

Thank Smudger125
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The wait for our food was about half an hour which was too long, but when the food arrived it was delicious. My sister and I both had the mushroom burger which was very tasty, but it was a bit messy to eat which detracted...More

Thank Meg_Hyland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always make a point of coming to this little cafe/restaurant when we come over to Wells food and drink not the cheapest but always very tasty and nicely presented in the good weather it’s nice to sit outside and watch the world and there dogs...More

Thank Westononthemove
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Quality homemade cakes & decent lunch menu to cater for a variety of tastes; you do feel looked after and that quality is never compromised. Great atmosphere & beautiful outlook over The Bishops Palace.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 20 April 2018

On a lovely sunny day we sat outside and watched three croquet matches whilst we drank tea and I had a large piece of nice lemon drizzle cake. You can go into the grounds of the Palace as far as the restaurant without paying the...More

Thank johnahall
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Now I have to point out that the pork and leek sausage roll is amazing, I had it hot. The staff are very accommodating and have a friendly chat with you. We sat outside and took in the view of the glorious lawn and maple...More

Thank Kaz B
Reviewed 30 March 2018

We called in here to warm up on a freezing day. Good coffee and cake! The shop is in the same place. Recommended.

Thank oggrocks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Bishop's Palace | Off Market Place, Wells BA5 2PD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1749 988111
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The Bishop's Table is a cafe in the historic City of Wells with a view like no other!Nestled in the grounds of the medieval Bishop's Palace you can enjoy lunch, brunch and some of the best coffee and cake you will ever experience. All with a view of a medieval palace building, croquet lawn (complete with croquet players in summer), ruins of a Great Hall and, for those sitting outside on the sunny terrace, an additional view of our neighbour, Wells Cathedral. The Bishop's Table brings you seasonal menus made from fresh, local produce - we even use fruit and vegetables grown on-site in our thriving Community Garden. Fully licensed you can also enjoy a glass of wine or cider with your food. Open daily, hours vary so please visit The Bishop's Palace website and 'Opening Hours' page. Family friendly, children's portions and highchairs available. Dog bowls available outside the cafe. Dogs welcome in the gardens of The Bishop's Palace but must be kept on a short lead. Free WIFI.
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