Bishop's Eye

12 Market Place, Wells, Somerset, United Kingdom, BA5 2RB
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Monday - Wednesday 9.00am to 7.00pm
Thursday - Saturday 9.00am to 10.00pm
Sunday - 10.00am to 4.00pm

Facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Dogs Welcome
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About Bishop's Eye

Bishop's Eye, in the Somerset City of Wells, is a wine bar with wine shop. It's housed in the 15th century grade II* listed gate-way into the Bishop’s Palace. The bar serves award wining Somerset cheeses and charcuterie boards.

Cuisine: Wine Bar
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Visited On Wednesday, 05 May 2021

Not the fault of the wine bar, it was a shame that the ambiance of the market place can't be improved. Service was good and sharing platters generous.

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Visited On Tuesday, 04 May 2021

Fabulous food, very friendly and efficient staff. The wind made things interesting! Will definitely be back, hopefully when the weather improves. Many thanks for a lovely lunch.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 May 2021

Impressed with the change in menu since my last visit, much better choice and larger portions. Food and wine were excellent. Disappointing that it closed so early, when I booked I was told we would need to leave at 5:00pm but last orders was about 4:00pm and we were the last people there. Not always pleasant to have people clearing up around you. Surprised that they didn't stay open longer considering they've been shut for so long. Lovely friendly staff though and we will definitely be back.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 May 2021

Great Alfresco lunch. Platters are really lovely and tasty. Will definitely be back and will recommend to our B&B guests. Alyson & Simon, The Old Stables, Chelynch

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Visited On Friday, 30 April 2021

Lovely evening drink and platter in the sunshine!

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Visited On Sunday, 02 May 2021

We had a lovely time sat outside with gorgeous cheese and wine! Even though we had a spot of rain the staff put the cover up straight away and we carried on all afternoon :)

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Visited On Saturday, 01 May 2021

Good service and food. Friendly and efficient staff

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Visited On Saturday, 01 May 2021

As with any menu change some winners some losers. The duck liver pate is nowhere near as good as the old forestier, but the trout terrine from Mear Trout is of course excellent and the smoked chicken breast is fantastic though a touch over priced. Again, with the cheeses, some of the old favourites have been replaced by some very dull brie and cheddar, but the Tor and Bishops Eye Blue are excellent. Staff are as excellent as ever and the expanded cocktail list needs further investigation. Hot chocolate with baileys should come with an 18 rating

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 April 2021

Loved it. A patio heater would have been lovely.

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Visited On Thursday, 22 April 2021

We had a very pleasant evening experience at The Bishop’s Eye with wine and charcuterie. We will definitely be going back soon.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 April 2021

Molly the waitress was the best waitress we've had in the South West. 10/10 should be paid more.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 April 2021

This is my favourite drinking establishment in Wells. Always have such a lovely time with good wine and food. I will keep coming back!

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Visited On Saturday, 17 April 2021

Great service. Helpful staff. Lovely chartercurie board, but did find there was a lack of crackers and bread for the amount of food on the sharing board. This was rectified with some more slices of bread.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 April 2021

Lovely sunshine and great atmosphere! First class service!Thank you

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Visited On Friday, 16 April 2021

Very welcoming and plenty of wine choice

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Visited On Monday, 12 April 2021

What a wonderful way to come out of lockdown! Friendly service, fantastic wine in the sunshine and delicious cheese. Thank you :)

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Visited On Monday, 21 December 2020

Ive been here four times now and have enjoyed every time, thankyou i wii be back in the new year.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 December 2020

We always have a lovely time with simple good food, good wine and great atmosphere at the Bishop’s Eye

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Visited On Friday, 18 December 2020

Always such a fantastic treat. The service is impeccable and the food and wine is outstanding. Thank you!

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Visited On Wednesday, 09 December 2020

Great atmosphere, excellent smoked salmon and charcuterie boards Long chat with Louis. He always makes time to welcome everyone. A bit noisy downstairs - kitchen clatter and David moving bottles around. Otherwise, the best in town.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 December 2020

Great afternoon at Bishop's eye. The food was really good, it was lovely to look out the window and just people watch. Definitely recommend it

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Visited On Saturday, 05 December 2020

Thank you for a great evening, look forward to returning. Fabulous wine & fantastic menu choice.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 December 2020

Lovely wine! Really well priced and nice cheese platters. Loved the choice of cheese and the staff were really accommodating. We also bought some wine to take home and they were very knowledgeable. Would definitely go there again!

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Visited On Friday, 04 December 2020

Friendly staff and good atmosphee

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Visited On Friday, 04 December 2020

Had a fabulous time last night. Great food & wine, plus warm & friendly service. Will be back soon.

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