The Wells

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

Lunch Served
Mon - Fri 12-3pm
Sat - Sun 12-4pm
Dinner Served
Mon- Fri 5.30-9pm
Sat - 6-9pm
Sun - 6-9.pm

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

From Saturday 17th October London will be under Tier 2 restrictions. Customers wishing to dine with us indoors must be from the same household or support bubble. Our outside tables will remain under the current rule of 6 regulations where guests can be from any number of households.

Please note the maximum sized table is currently 6 including children and unfortunately we will be unable to add any seats to the ends of tables due to distancing restrictions that are currently in place. This includes reservations for drinks inside or outside.

We will require lunch tables back for dinner reservations so if you wish to stay longer please call us direct or speak to the manager on the day and we will do our best to accommodate you.

If you are looking to join us just for a drink please reserve the ground floor or terrace. If there are no tables available please do call us as we may be able to reserve something for you between our lunch and dinner reservations.

We also have a small covered drinks area on Christchurch Hill where we have stools available. Please note this section is also under current restrictions and we will be unable to accommodate groups larger than 6 people.Please note that in the event of bad weather we may only be able to bring tables reserved on the terrace inside if there is a table available as due to Government Guidance we are unable to have anyone standing around inside the pub. We will of course try our best to move you and we have have large umbrellas at each table to keep you as dry as possible during showers.

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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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