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The Fountain Inn Gastro Pub

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1 St. Thomas Street | Wells,Somerset, Wells BA5 2UU, England
+44 1749 672317
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Wells, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have been to the fountain on numerous occasions and have enjoyed every visit. There menu is mostly gluten free which is rare and food is cooked fresh and in my opinion the best place in town (city). I would and do recommend the fountain to all I meet but would recommend you book as it's a... More 

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4 Thank DannyHaigh
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Been coming here for quite some time and have seen some changes. Brilliant food, good friendly staff would recommend to anyone wanting a nice quiet night out. Will definitely b returning.

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1 Thank BazD1979
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I was one of a party of 5 that had a really pleasant evening here. The place doesnt look like much from the outside, but inside its really cosy and decorated in a tastefuly rustic style. It has a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere, obviously a favourite of local people but not uncomfortable for those of us who were not.... More 

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1 Thank ghayet-patino
Hollingbourne, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The Fountain Inn is close to the cathedral in ancient St. Thomas' Street. The food is good value gastropub fare and reasonably priced. The only drawback is that the loos are upstairs which may make it difficult for disabled customers. Apart from that the staff were friendly and the service good.

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1 Thank ruralrider2015
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We called in to this lovely Pub/Restaurant on the off chance having arrived in Wells that afternoon. It was all very acceptable with a great atmosphere and lovely food. The Staff also were charming, friendly and very efficient. We cannot fault the Fountain, do try it soon.

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1 Thank Geoffrey W
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Lovely atmosphere with reliably good food. Greeat decor and friendly staff. Often full so make sure you book. Gluten free options too which is wonderful.

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1 Thank Amber H
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We booked a late lunch at the Fountain, our 3rd visit to this great pub in as many years. We have always had great food here and the real ale is very well kept. Washed down with a pint of Bath Gem, we ate ploughmans, chicken salad, kids fish and chips and a sausage and chips. The empty plates told... More 

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1 Thank Paul B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We ate at the Fountain as part of a celebration weekend for my aunt's 50th. 12 of us in total. The decor of the pub is lovely, although very small bar area so drinks before dinner were tricky. We had very nice food - lamb tagine and pork loin in particular were excellent. However a couple of low-points cast a... More 

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3 Thank Estella J
Launceston
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The food was presented well and was very hot. The lasagne was absolutely delicious and very filling!

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1 Thank 193maureen
London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had a nice meal here. They managed to fit us in as a walk in. I would recommend booking in advance. The food was good and in a nice atmosphere. Both our meals, although tasty were not what we had ordered, I think they were running out and were mixing side dishes to make do. Would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$32
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?