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Rugantino Restaurant

Ancient Gatehouse Hotel | 20 Sadler Street, Wells BA5 2SE, England
+44 1749 672029
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (56 reviews)
“stuffed pork” (6 reviews)
“arancini” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Ancient Gatehouse Hotel | 20 Sadler Street, Wells BA5 2SE, England
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1 - 10 of 489 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely food, excellent service and great atmosphere! Cannot recommend highly enough. Our first visit and look forward to returning again and again. Don't miss this gem in the beautiful city of Wells!

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a surprise visit, booked by my husband for my birthday. We've been before but not for a long while as prices were always a little expensive. However I was pleasantly surprised that the prices now are not that much more than other restaurants...More

Thank theoriginalfussyb
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and i celebrated our anniversary at this restaurant, the staff were friendly, welcoming and helpful, the sign of a good restaurant is how busy it is and it was packed, the food was outstanding, real quality and mouth watering, reasonably priced for the...More

Thank marjul1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although we hadn’t booked, (booking is recommended as it gets busy), they managed to squeeze us in. The food was delicious, well presented and plentiful. The rear of the restaurant overlooks Wells cathedral and the lawn in front of the cathedral. On the evening we...More

Thank SussexApollo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in by chance. Extremely accomodating, found us a table straight away. Excellent service and fabulous food . Will be back.

Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant was so good that we had to go back for a second night. Food was excellent and staff very attentive! If in the City of Wells I would recommend eating here - you will not regret it!

Thank blackbird677
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Very nice restaurant, staff are friendly and professional, a little slow at times but the food makes up for it, one of our favourite places. The reason for not giving five stars, it is a bit pricy.

Thank Captmatt28
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We dropped in on a Sept Wednesday evening without a reservation. We were immediately warmly welcomed and shown to a nice round table. The place had a warm, buzzy feeling and the smells, sorry, aromas, got us looking at the menu. We quickly got our...More

Thank BandD59
Reviewed 5 September 2018

A magical setting, on the cathedral green. We chose to sit outside on the picnic bench style tables. We had really superb meals (we went back because it was so good) both the pasta and pizza very good. They really understand the needs of a...More

1  Thank NedH61
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Staying at The Swan across the road made this a first choice for eating out. Not disappointed. We all had something different and all enjoyed what we had. My prawn and crab linguini was excellent. No room for puddings but expect they are just as...More

Thank norman_white
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Rob F
14 January 2017|
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Response from Nicholas R | Property representative |
Good evening, We are open from 6 pm until 9pm on Sunday, Thank you so much for enquiry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$33
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ancient Gatehouse Hotel | 20 Sadler Street, Wells BA5 2SE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1749 672029
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Description
We are a family run Italian restaurant and have been for over 40 years now. We are situated directly on The Cathedral green with stunning views of the West front of Wells Cathedral. The hotel has 9 beautifully refurbished en suite bedrooms, and a restaurant that can seat 50 people. We specialise in Italian cuisine, with plenty of past and pizza options. We make our own pasta and pizza dough daily on the premises, along with fresh sauces to compliment each dish. we also have a good variety of meat and fish dishes, plenty of vegetarian options, a couple of vegan options and we are very mindful of peoples dietary requirements. I have a very talented kitchen team who work tirelesly to produce wonderful food day in day out to a very high standard. My professional front of house team are all extremly experieced in giving the best possible service at all times which enhances your meal experience with us at Rugantinos.
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