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British, Bar, Pub
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great pub / restaurant. Plus really good live music last night. Really good selection of beers. Staff are fantastic...

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dinner with a large group of friends couldn't have been better! Very well looked after, food was well cooked and arrived in good time, great menu choices and good value for Money. We had a private room upstairs and despite being a large group all...the food arrived hot and tasty, very friendly and smooth service. Highly recommended. It was so good we did it two nights runningMore

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 5 May 2024

Was so impressed with quality of service and food when came for a roast with my partner and 2 year old daughter today the staff was amazing helpful and friendly the food was brilliant the beef was amazing time waiting wasn't long and was great...food and brilliant prices will definitely be returning and recommending to anyone in future and the staff are a credit to this pub it was fairly busy but seated immediately very helpful with ordering food and drinks was overall a great experience thank youMore

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 28 April 2024

Arrived 5 minutes early for a pre booked table, which was not available. Another table was found, but upstairs in a room with little atmosphere. Told that food orders couldn’t be taken for 20 minutes, only 1 real ale available, disinterested bar maid verging on...rude. Had 1 drink and left to dine elsewhere.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 7 April 2024

Lovely looking pub, went in for a Sunday roast, but wish we hadn't ! Probably the worst roast we've ever eaten. Please don't bother

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 5 April 2024

Went to the first quiz night and had a fantastic time. Originally from Wells but now live in Leeds and to me by far the best pub in the city. The young lass who did the quiz was fantastic and so welcoming and really did...her best to entertain the customers. She’s a great asset to a great pub. Good luck in the future to make this venue even better. Great times ahead Im thinking.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 13 March 2024 via mobile

Popped here as liked the look of the menu.. Greeted warmly by the lady behind the bar..the manager??? Had our little dog with us so sat at the back bar area.. Menu had lots of choices and we opted for the 5 plates. .was lovely..duck...spring rolls halloumi fries indian platter mini hash browns and chicken goujons..all came with dips. Was lovely.. 1st time here and it was most enjoyable...More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 11 March 2024

Had a great roast beef lunch here yesterday, superb !! Although we are not big eaters the portions were generous. Will return for sure when the situation demands.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 29 February 2024

This pub is definitely locally known as being one of the avoided spots for food, drinks and atmosphere. Speaking of atmosphere, there is absolutely none. The tables are sticky, the 1940-style curtains stop what little light there is from entering the bar area. The music...is awfully selected, the regulars seem to have the lights on but no-one’s home. How anybody could continuously visit, and eat the same overpriced, carelessly microwaved “food” that comes out of that kitchen is beyond me. And the prices of the drinks are abysmal! I understand we’re all struggling with cost of living but these prices are akin to what you would find at a bar in London, which I just think takes the absolute piss. Surprisingly, Wells does have a decent amount of young adults around, but if you spent your time here, you would never know it. This pub caters to the slow and elderly and you can really feel that energy as soon as you walk in. My deep condolences to the two women that were serving drinks and waiting tables as they did seem very composed and friendly, I assume they have nothing to do with management but whoever is, I suggest they look at a calendar and realise the year we are in and the wider demographic they could be pulling by just making it feel like you have actually walked into a decent pub, rather than a retirement home.More

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

Good pub food, great variety on the menu and deals. Staff was friendly and very helpful to accommodate our requests. Ambience was lovely too. Recommended!

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 11 February 2024 via mobile

Came in here to watch the football and was warmly greeted, decided to eat here as such a good greeting and a beautiful building ordered just before kitchen closed and although only had scampi and chips it was really good. Highly recommend

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 30 December 2023

rainy night. first time in Wells. hungry. walked a little. found this. had pie n mash n peas n gravy n shandy x2. sorted us out proper after a tough day climbing hills and being touristy. wonderful. would i visit again. oh yes

Date of visit: October 2023
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Stacey Bonfield, Marketing at The Kings Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2024

Thank you so much for leaving us this lovely review after your recent visit to ourselves. The team are delighted to hear that your visit was met to the standards we like to keep.

Reviewed 25 December 2023

Thank you to all the lovely staff at the King's Head. We had xmas lunch here on xmas day - delicious food, excellent service, welcoming atmosphere - really appreciated the effort put in to make this such a fabulous visit.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Stacey Bonfield, Marketing at The Kings Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2024

Thank you for firstly choosing ourselves to host your Christmas Day Dinner and secondly leaving us this amazing review. The team are delighted to hear that your visit was met to the standards we like to set for all of our customers.

Reviewed 25 December 2023

My husband and myself took his parents out for Christmas Day lunch, and it was absolutely superb, crystal, Dan and the staff were so attentive and friendly as always, the food was amazing, and such generous portions of everything, excellent value for money too, we...do eat and drink regularly in the pub, and would highly recommend you give them a try, Thankyou once again Crystal and gang for a wonderful memorable day xMore

Date of visit: December 2023
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Stacey Bonfield, Marketing at The Kings Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2024

Firstly we would like to thank you for choosing us to host your Christmas day dinner. The team would also like to thank you for leaving us this amazing review and are delighted to hear that your visit with ourselves was met to the standards...More

Reviewed 16 December 2023

We arranged a family meal for Christmas, but unfortunately my Father died the week before, and we had to reduce the numbers to a small, quiet family gathering. From the start, Crystal couldn't have been more helpful - she was attentive to our changing requirements,...and was so understanding when I had to change the menu and numbers. On the day, Crystal was so welcoming and kind - she gave us a bottle of Prosecco on the house, so we could toast our Dad. My 5 year old nephew was kept amused with crackers and games, and Sellotape was provided to make his paper crown fit! Even the dog was given treats and a water bowl. Nothing was too much trouble. Thank you so much to Crystal, Carly and the kitchen team for making our meal as enjoyable as possible in the circumstances. The food was good, but the staff is what made our experience so memorable.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Stacey Bonfield, Marketing at The Kings Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2024

Wow, the team would like to thank you for taking time out of your day to not only visit us but to the leave us this amazing review. We cannot wait to see you all again soon.

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  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5