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The Albatros

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” (220 reviews)
“pea soup” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Dutch, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Old Lifeboat House The Quay | The Albatros Wells, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1AT, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My son insists that a visit to Wells is not complete unless it includes a visit to the Albatross. She is a Dutch sailing vessel permanently moored at the Quay. It has tables and chairs on deck and down below. They specialise in crêpes which...More

Thank Loobeloo999
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lush pancakes my partner had a savoury pancake with Brie, bacon & cranberry sauce delicious! The rest of us had Nutella & banana they were amazing yummy!

Thank Denise F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved it, massive pancakes on a boat! Breakfast and beer and lots of other dishes. Great - friendly service - will return

Thank Croxley4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had brunch here today with one celiac family member & myself avoiding gluten for other health reasons to be pleasantly surprised they do gluten free pancakes we found out via another trip advisor review and simply had to go & try it out and wow...More

Thank BryonyBateman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife had the pancake and I had an omelette. Omelette was good, but wish I had gone for the pancakes now - a great selection and huge! Lovely unique setting on a former Dutch cargo ship built in 1899.

Thank Adrian374
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and myself ventured on to the Albatros today and had some fabulous chocolate pancakes. Service was friendly and efficient. The best start to an Easter bank holiday weekend.

Thank maxine d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my niece's 18th birthday and she loves pancakes. So this was the obvious choice for something a little different. Set aboard an old Dutch clipper, the welcome was warm and friendly. We were running late so we called them which they appreciated, there's...More

Thank jules102016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only stopped by for drinks and had a lovely time. Great ambience , friendly staff and reasonable prices, not for the ambulatory challenged due to steep stairs if wanting to eat inside, l loved this place, an old Dutch barge that also offers accommodation...More

Thank helenfeest
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Lovely old vessel. Good service great pancakes Converted sailing ship. Still rigged. Inside and outside seating. Wonderful views of the harbour

1  Thank stewart1love
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Just visiting for the music..... Well worth a visit, never seen anything quite like it.... FABULOUS!

Thank jenpoptab
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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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