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All reviews roulade whitebait steak prawns salmon pork sea bass potatoes pudding salad tucked away cooked to perfection two courses sunday lunch recommend this restaurant nice atmosphere family run
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent lunch here on Sunday. There was a good choice of meats and plenty of vegetables. The desserts were so nice. The staff were very friendly and the whole place had a lovely ambience. Will definitely be back

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious food, Dedicated service, Delightful ambience And incredible value for money. We were referred to this restaurant and were so pleased with our evening here. Thank you to the team!

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 17 February 2024 via mobile

We ate there just before attending a concert at Wells cathedral. Perfect location, great host, absolutely amazing food at very good value. The moules mariniere was beautiful! We will definitely dine there when we are next in Wells - and we go quite often as...we are based in Bath.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 17 February 2024

Nice relaxed atmosphere with a good menu and selection of quality tasty food. which was well presenred and hot (so many places deliver food which is just slightly warm) Lovely staff. Good value

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 2 February 2024

Lovely staff and service. We had the set menu of two courses for £20. However, although the menu says potatoes we actually were given only one piece of potato each! Rather stingy! The food was good quality though, just need to increase the amount of...potato per person. It was also chilly in there, but it’s always been the same. They need more radiators to keep their customer warm.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 7 January 2024

We enjoyed wonderful food, and a great service. We had the 'specials' menu which really was extremely good value. Just one point - my husband and I both found the room very chilly which did spoil our enjoyment. However, if we had mentioned this to...them on the night, they could have provided a radiator nearer to us.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 27 December 2023

Have been here before, when visited the City at Christmastime. Fabulous Restaurant, in a sleepy backwater of Wells. Exceptional food, as usual; Staff were friendly and helpful. The only issue, was the background music - as it was Christmas, it would have been good to...have some seasonal music, rather than 'pop!' Sad news that the current Owner is selling-up - let's hope the new one continues with the high reputation, as they can be so easily lost.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 27 October 2023 via mobile

Fabulous family run restaurant in the heart of Wells. Friendly staff and excellent produce cooked to perfection. As the name suggests it’s in a courtyard just off a Main Street with numerous other restaurants but well worth seeking out. You’ll not be disappointed!

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 18 October 2023

This is an excellent restaurant in the Centre of Wells, very near the Cathedral. They accommodated my friends and I for Sunday lunch even though they were fully booked. It was my friends birthday and we were a party of 12. Everyone really enjoyed their...lunch which was the best Sunday lunch I had had for a very long time. I am vegetarian and their nut roast was to die for. I would definately recommend booking this restaurant if you visit wells. I am going to next time I visit Wells. Also the decor was quaint too and all the staff were very helpful and happy.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 15 October 2023

This restaurant is ideally situated in the middle of Wells town. It has a pleasant, welcoming atmosphere. The food is absolutely stunning, has to be one of the Best Sunday lunch with a great selection of freshly cooked vegetables. Also vegetarian options. The staff are...friendly with superb service. Highly recommend a visit and will definitely be returning in the future.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 6 October 2023

What an absolutely wonderful find. I can't praise the courtyard highly enough, excellent food, lovely atmosphere all at a very reasonable price. Thank you, we will be back next time we are in the area.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 1 October 2023

The Sunday Lunch at The Courtyard is delicious. The staff are attentive and the food is freshly prepared. I cannot recommend this restaurant more highly for Sunday Lunch.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 30 September 2023

A table of four, we all had different starters and different main courses. They were all excellent. The pork medallions were superb as was the sea bass and prawns dish. Generous portions of vegetables were included. Not everyone had room for puddings but the bread...and butter pudding was excellent. The choice of wines is slightly limited but there us something available for everyone and a good range of non alcoholic drinks too. Our service was excellent being both efficient and friendly and the prices were very reasonable. We will definitely eat there again the next time we visit Wells.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 17 September 2023

Tucked away literally in a courtyard, this is a lovely place to have a meal. Small, intimate with really friendly staff, lovely food and reasonably priced it's well worth a visit! We've already booked for our 'final night' meal here. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 16 September 2023

Good food at a reasonable price. Friendly staff and a good atmosphere. Deserves to be busier but it is a bit off the beaten track, so with no passing trade it relies on Trip Advisor etc.

Date of visit: September 2023
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No car park directly attached to the restaurant itself but plenty of parking around the City - so only a 5-minute walk - (this is claimed to be 'England's smallest city).
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The Courtyard Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5