The Old Spot

Modern European

SquareMeal Review of The Old Spot

Ian Bates claims it took him six years to find the right restaurant, but this bright, unfussy eaterie, all bare wood tables & floorboards, is easy to be in & the food as intrepid & unpretentious as its surroundings. Recent Sunday lunch offerings – deep-fried pork belly with lambs lettuce, apple sauce & fennel, or roast leg of lamb with creamy gratin dauphinoise, aubergine & pesto, followed by rice pudding with poached quince – were well executed. It’s all exceptional value, at £15 for three courses, while dinner (£20/£25 for two/three courses) offers similarly clean flavours. Mussel & saffron risotto, & roast partridge, pommes anna, beetroot & wild mushrooms are among the choices, delivered with efficiency, & a wine list provides the right bottle for a reasonable price. Put it all together & you have a place that’s very easy to like.

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Average Price
££££ - £30 - £49
Modern European

Location for The Old Spot

12 Sadler Street, Wells, BA5 2SE

01749 689099

Opening Times of The Old Spot

Wed-Sun 12N-2.30pm Tue-Sat 6.30-10.30pm

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