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The Courtyard Restaurant

9 Heritage Courtyard Sadler Street | Sadler Street, Wells BA5 2RR, England
+44 1749 677772
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 6 min
French, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
9 Heritage Courtyard Sadler Street | Sadler Street, Wells BA5 2RR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a gift from our Son & Daughter in law for my wife's birthday. Wells is always beautiful even on a chilly January day.....but we felt the warmth of a nice welcome as soon as we entered this restaurant....hidden away in a cute little...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank Steve O
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful restaurant, tucked into a courtyard, delicious food, with outstanding presentation. Excellent service, with a very personable atmosphere. Excellent value too, what an amazing lunch menu at £10 per head! Only downer was it was a tiny bit cold inside. Recommend highly!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Amzeed
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a family run restaurant tucked away in a small courtyard opposite Wells Cathedral, here you will find this gem of a restaurant. From start to finish the food was incredible with service to match,all the staff were excellent and relaxed yet professional, in...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank MrG528
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the two courses lunch for £10, it was excellent, with good selection of vegetables. Will certainly return.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ritatamar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I visited the restaurant two evenings in a row. I was amazed at the presentation & attention the restaurant chef gave to £10 two course meals that we had. Both starter and main course we had were fantastic! The restaurant staff service...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Hisbiscus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Discovered this wonderful place last year. We visit Wells every Xmas for a family and friends get together. Our waitress ( daughter of family who run the restaurant- sorry did not get your name !) Was wonderful friendly and patient 😊food was delightful the lamb...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JC003_10
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We ate here last night; a pre-booked and pre-ordered Christmas 'do' for twelve of us and were delighted with our choice. Service was swift, friendly and efficient. Food was amazing ! We had the vegetarian main of mushroom tart which was absolutely delicious; a really...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 709melanie
Reviewed 3 December 2018

This little restaurant used to be the Piano Bar but has subsequently changed its name to The Courtyard Restaurant. It's a friendly, welcoming place providing really well-cooked meals to suit a variety of palates and dietary requirements eg. I'm coeliac and therefore need to be...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank John H
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

We had our yearly family pre Christmas gathering at the Courtyard Restaurant- our first visit - food was lovely , staff exceptional and helpful with some unusual dietary requirements by some family members. We all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and will be back again .

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sightsee65762874451
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a Groupon voucher and although very reasonable was one of the best meals we had. They were actually doing a special offer 2 courses for £10 The service was excellent,nothing too much trouble and the food extremely good and well...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Margaret R
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12 January 2019|
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Response from Julie C | Property representative |
Steve, the head chef has been a chef for 33 years and up until 2 years ago served duck pink. 2 years ago a routine Health and Safety/Environmental Health inspection from the Food Standards Agency, they wrote the following... More
24 August 2017|
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Response from KoalaKeith | Reviewed this property |
As mentioned above by John Howard, there would be no problem eating in the traffic free courtyard, but I would suggest a call to the restaurant on 01749 677772 to enquire whether your dog would be welcomed inside.
4 July 2017|
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Response from KoalaKeith | Reviewed this property |
Yes; children were present while we dined
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Heritage Courtyard Sadler Street | Sadler Street, Wells BA5 2RR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1749 677772
  • E-mail
We are locally family run restaurant with local frendly staff. We have been hear for 9 years, 8 years as café piano, but we have no longer have a piano so we just changed the name to The courtyard restaurant. We just want you to have a great time with afordable food
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