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The Albatros

) #5 of 22 Restaurants in Wells-next-the-Sea $$ - $$$ , European,
Old Lifeboat House The Quay | The Albatros Wells, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1AT, England
+44 7979 087228
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (204 reviews)
“pea soup” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Dutch, European, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Old Lifeboat House The Quay | The Albatros Wells, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1AT, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful views and food plus lovely staff. Out of our 2 night stay in Wells we ate there on both nights! Will defiantly be going again next time I'm in Wells.

Thank Erin T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Yep, the subject line is loaded. We were served by Jem - nice lad. This is a rare beast. Somewhere where one can be transported. The views. The tide. The birds. It's a place not ruled by health and safety - 'ye who enter abandon...More

Thank dannyra9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a drink here the night before and thought we'd try eating here on our last night, as it's quirky, entertaining, and has gorgeous views from the deck. Gutted to realise virtually nothing gluten-free on the menu, but the barman (fellow coeliac) then told...More

Thank Zoe Anne R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with my partner for some pancakes and we have a lovely time eating savoury and sweet pancakes in the sun. Would highly recommend.

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked via email through their website 4 days before. All okay. Through email I asked what times were available and they asked me to come back with a time- booked for 7.30 as they said on the website they cook daily from 12-9pm. Got on...More

Thank Lisa_honey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always wonderful. Great live music. Steep stairs to lower salon. Very quirky.always fun. Lovely good and beers. Gets hot in lower saloon.

Thank Nicola M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very relaxed atmosphere to enjoy some delicious pancakes. We visited 3 times during our stay and tried savoury and sweet, and loved them all. The staff were very friendly and efficient.

Thank elizabethfox58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Total oddball. The food was superb, it arrived really quickly and hot and tasty. We sat on the deck to eat and enjoy the view. It was quite busy,there were no empty tables on deck but plenty of room below deck. Be warned though, there...More

Thank Skaman G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

visited the Albatros for a night; a very sweet experience - friendly, easy-going staff and atmosphere. A very special place - true, very steep steps - I concentrated very hard and went slowly. Staff always offered to carry stuff up and down stairs. Thanks to...More

Thank Catherine S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely idea to sit and drink/eat on the boat but you have to go down vertical steps to order drinks - how can you then climb up with your drinks? Would be great if they could sort that out. Not good for the older client...More

Thank soozydoodle
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Questions & Answers
Lou C
5 June 2016|
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Response from lol015 |
Yes you can on the deck. There were dogs up there last time I Ate there which was in June this year (2016)
15 September 2015|
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Response from Antnius B | Property representative |
Hi you can go on our website and check availability and/or book a cabin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Lifeboat House The Quay | The Albatros Wells, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1AT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Wells-next-the-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 7979 087228
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