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The Bowling Green Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Church Street, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1JB, England
+44 1328 710100
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cobbler” (9 reviews)
“pork chop” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Church Street, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1JB, England
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Reviewed yesterday

visited the bowling green inn while staying in wells next sea. we had a very warm wecome. the food and service was excellent could not fault it.

Thank maryb765_13
Reviewed 2 days ago

delicious food and friendly efficient staff. Make sure you book as nearly all the tables were reserved when we went and that was on a Monday at 6.00pm!

Thank napsBath
Reviewed 5 days ago

You might drive by this pub - you would be missing a warm welcome and the opportunity of a home cooked meal. Weary from a long day out we ordered our drinks and food and were able to chat to other patrons. The meal was...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great find away from the main coast road. Nice old style English pub. Delicious and reasonably priced food (generous portions), good local beer, and friendly staff. Also warm and cosy atmosphere.

Thank Gemma M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food at reasonable prices, but very busy when we visited on a Friday evening,so best to book in advance,we didnt,but they were very friendly and found us a table.

Thank trunkera1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very comfortable and cosy excellent food with homemade treacle toffee sponge to die for. its always very busy so best to book early as it very popular with the local people as well. We ate there on 2 occasions during our stay in the area...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fine ales, excellent food with good attentive staff. A very friendly warm welcome. If stopping down by the quays it is well worth the 10 minute walk.

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An absolute delight to eat here and always number 1 on our list. The cobbler is divine and the Sunday roasts not to be missed. One of the most charming and organised teams who always offer a very warm welcome.

Thank ArchieBedfordshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a great meal here this evening. No complaints, great food, friendly service would definitely go again.

Thank sandy g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend recommended this pub to us. What a wonderful friendly place. You need to book as the locals like to eat here too! Always a good sign in my book. The portions are large and good value for money. This is pub grub at...More

Thank Dee B
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Questions & Answers
15 September 2016|
Response from John T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do have a disabled toilet and access. Disabled toilet is located on the Women's toilet side of the entrance.
3 August 2016|
Response from suegreen21 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we booked in advance [day before] and told them we had a dog so we were more in pub area than restaurant. No problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Wells-next-the-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1328 710100
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