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“well worth visit without vouchers.”

The Courtyard Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 92 Restaurants in Wells
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$26
Cuisines: French, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: 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
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“well worth visit without vouchers.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

my wife and i went to the cafe piano in wells somerset with groupon vouchers but we feel they were NOT neccesary as they have more adequate special offers. Now the resturuant is tucked away in a small arcade opposite Wells cathedrall [its self a must have visit] we were welcomed by Mike [as my wife described a very handsome young man ]who was very charming and profesional attending all customers needs also the food cooked/presented by chefs father and son was excelant.we would recomend you visit Wells historic town AND enjoy the service/food on offer at the CAFE PIANO.our thanks again to mike and co.

  • Visited July 2014
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Portsmouth
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103 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Nice place to eat”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

Good menu, good service and good food at reasonable prices. The only downside was that the musician who was supposed to be providing live musical (guitar) support from 2030 that evening had still not finished setting up his equipment by the time we left at 2110! Shame.

Visited July 2014
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Thank Skivacance
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Julie C, Owner at The Courtyard Restaurant, responded to this review, 23 July 2014
Thank you for taking the time to let us know you enjoyed your evening with us at Cafe Piano. I felt it necessary to explain why the musician, Lee Rahn, didn't play until 9.30pm. He did arrive a little late to set up but when he eventually did, he couldn't get any power from the plug sockets. All the staff were extremely busy and we had to wait for a suitable moment for the owner and chef to come up and sort out the problem. This turned out to be a trip switch in the restaurant which must have tripped whilst Lee was setting up his equipment. We normally encourage musicians to set up before service but Lee was unable to get to us too early. Also, it's worth pointing out that at a cost to us, we provide entertainment free of charge to our customers.
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Radstock, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“PIANO BAR IN WELLS”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014

Close to the centre of Wells is a small but excellent restaurant which does an awesome Sunday roast dinner, which I can highly recommend after strolling around the city.
Whilst seat in lovely surroundings, you are can also enjoy the melodious music of Sam, the piano player who will play a variety of music and keep the perfect ambiance.

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Thank coinman1
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Cheddar Valley
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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“Hidden gem of Wells”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014

Another lovely lunch, served by super friendly and efficient staff. The food is always fresh, tasty and good value; it never disappoints. Tucked away in a quaint and pretty courtyard near the cathedral this cafe/bistro is one of our favourite eateries in Wells. The covered outside seating is idyllic on a warm day. For an extra special treat, try and book on a night when their piano is in action with resident singer Michael Carter.

  • Visited July 2014
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Wells, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Happy staff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

Food was excellent and good value. The waitress was excellent and seemed to enjoy her work! It has a good ambience. The young waiter seemed a bit unsure of himself.

Visited June 2014
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Thank Paulee831
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