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The Bishop's Table

The Bishop's Palace | Off Market Place, Wells BA5 2PD, England
+44 1749 988111
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
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The Bishop's Palace | Off Market Place, Wells BA5 2PD, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The last time we came we didn't eat as we had already had something but was determined to try the food this time great value and great food pork and Apple burger very tasty worth s visit

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely setting and a very cheery and welcoming young man with a beard provided excellent service. The carrot cake was moist, light and delicious. Very clean cafe, we are glad we stopped here.

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We visited the restaurant at the end of a busy 3 day gardening event that was going on in the Bishop's Palace Gardens and boy did it show! There were uncleared tables, paper napkins all over the ground (it was a windy day), which visitors...More

Thank Kate K
Reviewed 28 May 2017

After a walk through the lovely gardens, a morning coffee and cake seems a great idea. This café looks out over a sweeping lawn to the Palace. It has ample seating and easy access; also lots of dogs!! The carrot cake is very moist and...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We had been round the Palace and gardens which are well worth a visit, and decided to lunch in the café. The café is light, airy and clean,and very pleasant to sit in. We ordered the ham, eggs and chips. The portions were generous (a...More

Thank Cath M
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This is a great Café / Restaurant in the grounds of The Bishop's Palace. We stopped here for lunch during a lightning visit to Wells. There was a good selection of food served by friendly helpful staff. It was a nice day so we sat...More

Thank Jimmuswell
Reviewed 17 May 2017

What a shame! This venue used to have a lovely menu of fresh, plain and flavoursome food at reasonable prices. Unfortunately, it has now employed a new team of "award winning" chefs and now has a pretentious menu which does not fit with this family-friendly...More

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Visited with family after being recommend by a friend. Compliments to the kitchen! The food was excellent with very good portion sizes of local food. Service was good, and the setting itself very pleasant (would have been even better if the weather would let us...More

Thank A D
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

I have been a few times over the past few months, the cafe has a new chef and the difference is astounding, the menu is varied and of a much higher quality, they are sourcing much of their produce locally now. Another addition is their...More

1  Thank Simon K
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and service. Sausages were great, nice flavour. Nice piece of thick toast very good quality. Portion size was perfect. Highly recommend!

2  Thank James B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Bishop's Palace | Off Market Place, Wells BA5 2PD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1749 988111
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The Bishop's Table is a cafe in the historic City of Wells with a view like no other!Nestled in the grounds of the medieval Bishop's Palace you can enjoy lunch, brunch and some of the best coffee and cake you will ever experience. All with a view of a medieval palace building, croquet lawn (complete with croquet players in summer), ruins of a Great Hall and, for those sitting outside on the sunny terrace, an additional view of our neighbour, Wells Cathedral. The Bishop's Table brings you seasonal menus made from fresh, local produce - we even use fruit and vegetables grown on-site in our thriving Community Garden. Fully licensed you can also enjoy a glass of wine or cider with your food. Open daily, hours vary so please visit The Bishop's Palace website and 'Opening Hours' page. Family friendly, children's portions and highchairs available. Dog bowls available outside the cafe. Dogs welcome in the gardens of The Bishop's Palace but must be kept on a short lead. Free WIFI.
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