The Wells

30 Well Walk, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom, NW3 1BX
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Opening Information

Bar Open

Mon – Fri 12:00-23:00

Sat 12:00 - 23:00

Sun 12:00-22:30
Kitchen Hours

Mon – Fri 12:00-15:00 / 17:30-22:00

Sat 12:00-16:30 / 19:00 - 22:00

Sun 12:00-16:30 / 19:00 - 21:30

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Easy Access
  • Dogs Welcome
  • Free WiFi
  • Private Dining
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Weddings and Other Private Parties Catered for
  • Business Lunch
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About The Wells

Reservations from 12th April are now open.

April 12th - 16th May - outdoor tables only

Tables are only available to book for dining.

We have a seated drinks area at the side of the building for walk-ins.

We will be offering a limited menu & drinks list which can be found on our website in the menu section.

Lunch tables will be for 1 hour & dinner tables will be for 1 1/2 hours.

Please note the rule of 6 outside will apply and tables can be made up if 6 people from different households. Guests must still wear facemarks if wishing to enter the building to use the washrooms.

We appreciate this is a different way of operating than guests will be used to but it will be temporary until we can open again fully on the 15th May.



17th May - 20th June - indoor will open -(May Change)

New full menu will be available when we can open fully.

Indoor & Outdoor tables will be under the rule of 6 people from any number of households.

Face masks must be worn indoors when entering, leaving and moving around.

All reservations will be for 2 hours.

Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 12 July 2020

Best Sunday roast in London

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Visited On Tuesday, 21 July 2020

We had a lovely lunch, thank you. It was our first outing to a restaurant since lockdown and it was good to start with one of our favourites The Wells, which we have visited many times over the years. Your passion fruit pavlova is the best! See you again soon x

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Visited On Tuesday, 21 July 2020

very lovely young waiter helped us choose. nice to be back again

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Visited On Monday, 20 July 2020

The Wells was much missed during lockdown, it’s like returning home and we feel so welcome there. The best place in London!

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Visited On Sunday, 19 July 2020

We've always rated The Wells highly, and have enjoyed our visits there. This was the first time back since the lockdown ended, and we had a table outside on the terrace instead of upstairs inside, where we normally go. We had a very enjoyable meal - food excellent quality as always, courteous service, and overall most definitely still a great place to eat.

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Visited On Sunday, 19 July 2020

This was another excellent and really enjoyable visit at the Wells. Given the unusual times we made a reservation well in advance and we even got a table outside as requested! The service was great, the food was lovely and we are already looking forward to next time!

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Visited On Sunday, 19 July 2020

We were very happy with our meal as always despite the COVID enforced restrictions. You have obviously put a lot of thought in how to operate as safely as possible and that shows. The only thing I would mention was that when I used the gents the hand dryer wasn’t working and there were no paper towels. Many thanks.

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Visited On Friday, 17 July 2020

Friendly staff, lovely atmosphere and good food!

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Visited On Saturday, 18 July 2020

I love the place and eat there often. It's best place to eat in Hampstead. Food and service is always fantastic.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 July 2020

Fantastic food & service, just like before the lockdown. With good social distancing measures, but the great atmosphere remains. Special thanks to the female staff who noticed that we ordered a pudding which contains some alcohol. We were going to share it with a child, so the warning was much appreciated.

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Visited On Friday, 17 July 2020

It was an absolute delight to be back at our favourite neighbourhood spot. The team were just lovely, I felt like our excitement to be back ‘out out’ was matched by their enthusiasm and pleasure to be taking care of their guests again. Admittedly the spaced layout inside takes a minute to get used to but, it’s just a part of our current reality. Given that it was a very warm night our request for an outside table was quickly facilitated and we had a wonderful evening, enjoying our menu favourite, the always excellent chateaubriand, with a new wine recommendation that just rounded off a perfect evening. Thank you The Wells team! We’re looking forward to another great evening with you very soon!

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Visited On Friday, 17 July 2020

Staff friendly, and well organised, everyone seemed clear about the new routine post Covid. Good food as usual. The Wells always seems to maintain its high standards.

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Visited On Thursday, 16 July 2020

Always a great menu selection so it’s hard to make a choice! Great quality food and service . Would only eat outside so perfect place .

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Visited On Thursday, 16 July 2020

Delicious food

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Visited On Wednesday, 15 July 2020

Great Food and friendly staff. We had a lovely meal at The Wells

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Visited On Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Such a pleasure to be lunching at the Wells.

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Visited On Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Thank you for a lovely dinner. Everything was delicious and great and friendly staff. See you soon

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Visited On Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Great to be back!

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Visited On Saturday, 11 July 2020

It was so lovely to go back to The Wells Tavern. To see Stuart and have a lovely afternoon and great conversation with him. Life almost seem like normal again and can’t wait to return and see all the team again. Please all stay safe!! xxxx Lizzie Allison

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Visited On Monday, 13 July 2020

We went for our first post COVID drink. Staff were so helpful and friendly. We had a table outside. Forgot about COVID for an hour or so. Lovely evening.

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Visited On Monday, 13 July 2020

It is always a pleasure to dine at The Well. As usual they are doing an excellent job even in these difficult times. Glad they are back!

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Visited On Monday, 13 July 2020

The menu has fantastic options which made selecting my lunch the hardest part of my day, and it is difficult not to get food envy. The meal was delicious and the service came with a smile. The perfect venue for a long, lazy lunch.

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Visited On Sunday, 12 July 2020

One of our favourite restaurants, the food is superb, my personal favourite is the Rare Beef Sunday Roast 😋 The service is excellent, it never disappoints 👍 We are well aware that the staff are probably doing twice the workload, with table service and staff restrictions, but you honestly would never know that, from the level of service received. Relaxed and comfortable, just what the doctor ordered after lockdown...... this place is a hidden gem, and a National treasure as far as we’re concerned, highly recommend it 👏👏👏 5*

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Visited On Sunday, 12 July 2020

Had a lovely time but was told rather abruptly to leave as the table "was needed for others" despite having made a booking. There was no time limit given when I booked on the online system or when I arrived, and we were given no warning that the table was needed back until being asked to leave.

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Hi Joseph Thank you for your feedback. Apologies if it wasn't handled well when you were asked to vacate the table. I will ensure the confirmation email is updated to inform lunchtime guests that they tables will be required back for dinner reservations. Hopefully we will see you again soon. Regards Stuart

Responded On Monday, 13 July 2020
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Visited On Sunday, 12 July 2020

We loved our Sunday lunch here. We will be back!

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We look forward to seeing you again. Regards Stuart

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