RestaurantsLondonHampsteadNW3

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Summary

£74
  £££
3
Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

By many accounts “by far the best gastropub in the Hampstead area”, this particularly “welcoming and charming” Georgian tavern has been run for two decades by Beth Coventry (sister of the doyenne of restaurant critics, Fay Maschler). “Great outside seating… if you can nab it”.

Summary

£69
  £££
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Possibly the best overall eating experience in NW3” – this characterful Georgian tavern in Hampstead (run for two decades by Beth Coventry, sister of the veteran restaurant critic Fay Maschler) is a great all-rounder. The “consistent food is excellent for a local pub”, “the setting is delightful” (choose from three different dining rooms) and “it’s a friendly place that combines well with a walk on the Heath”.

Summary

£63
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A traditional but varying menu” and “very consistently good cooking” are prime reasons why this handsome Georgian tavern has become a Hampstead institution in the 20-odd years since it was taken over by Beth Coventry, sister of veteran restaurant critic Fay Maschler (who’s been known to give it the occasional plug). “Upstairs always pleases”, with no fewer than three different dining rooms, and there’s an “excellent Sunday lunch”.

Summary

£58
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Ultra reliable” cooking “a notch above usual gastropub fare” and “very friendly staff” have long made this handsome, dog-friendly Grade II listed tavern a Hampstead favourite. “The food is far from groundbreaking – but that is part of the classic appeal”“been going for years and never had a bad meal”. It’s run by Beth Coventry, sister of veteran restaurant critic Fay Maschler (as you’ll know if you read her pieces, as she’s always giving it a plug!).

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30 Well Walk, London, NW3 1BX

Restaurant details

Highchair,Menu
Yes
12, 16
No dress code
100

The Wells Tavern Restaurant Diner Reviews

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Alan H
Our local and a real favourite; whenever we...
Reviewed 9 months, 20 days ago

"Our local and a real favourite; whenever we bring friends they always love it. "

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£11.00 £25.00 £4.50 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £20.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
30 Well Walk, London, NW3 1BX
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑10:30 pm

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