Places to Eat
There are plenty of eating establishments to choose from in the area; country pubs and restaurants offering traditional Somerset cuisine and pub grub or more exotic fare, as well as cafes and tea rooms offering light meals and cream teas.
Here are some of our favourite local venues:
Wells has a number of restaurants in the centre from Fish and Chips to Italian to Indian, not forgetting the Chinese takeaway. Some of our favourites are...
This is a pizza and pasta restaurant overlooking the moat and near Wells Cathedral. Great location and a relaxed feel to the place.
Tel: 01749 677681
A popular venue with locals and Wells Cathedral school staff. Good food, both snacks and main meals.
Tel: 01749 672317
This pub used to be the city's prison and still has bars at some of the windows to prove it! Located at the bottom end of Wells high street.
Tel: 01749 673916
Just outside Wells, in Wookey Hole,this is a trendy pub located just across the road from Wookey Hole Caves. It serves excellent food with a jazz band playing at Sunday lunchtimes. Booking advisable.
Tel: 01749 676677
Fantastic Seafood Restaurant, fresh fish from Devon & Cornwall open Tuesday to Saturday - Lunchtime 12.00 to 2.30pm, Dinner Thursday to Saturday 6.30 to 9.30pm. Booking strongly advisable.
Tel: 01749 343579
A lovely country pub serving excellent food. There is a large restaurant seating area, although we prefer a table in the bar area for the ambience.
Tel: 01749 850359
This is an excellent restaurant, always busy. Offers over 60 different wines!
Tel: 01749 343648
Situated in Ballantynes Charlton House Country hotel. Ideal for that special occasion.
Tel: 0344 248 3830
2 miles from the Bath and West Showground, this pub / bistro offers good local food and excellent local ales & ciders.
Tel: 01749 860253
Again about one mile from the lodges on the A361 - towards Shepton Mallet you will find this small unassuming pub which provides good honest food and serves an excellent pint of ale.
Tel: 01749 890295
A good local pub offering good quality food. Children welcome.
Tel: 01458 832941
Just off the A37 towards Yeovil, this is a fantastic pub that thinks it's a restaurant, run by a husband and wife team. Relaxed and intimate with high quality food. The dessert list includes many of the infamous Lovington's ice cream flavours.
Tel: 01963 240600
Great atmosphere, there are flagstone floors and roaring log fires in this 17th century pub which serves excellent food both lunchtime and evening using local ingredients. Booking advised.
Tel: 01749 860276
Hunters Lodge, nr Priddy
Old fashioned walkers pub serving fantastic beer basic but great pub food for uner a fiver!