The Wells

30 Well Walk
Hampstead, London
NW3 1BX
Tel: 020 7794 3785 Hampstead 0.3 miles

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Dreadful service. Rude and unfriendly.

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 by BigEliz, 08 Feb 2010
A nice atmosphere and good food, but sadly let down by slightly 'superior' staff who I heard being quite derogatory about diners behind their backs. What a pity. Avoid!

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 by simca2001uk, 18 Mar 2009
Possibly the most attentive and amazingly friendly service I've ever experienced. Excellent food too. Thoroughly recommended.

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 by LMCD, 13 Feb 2008
Gorgeous food and friendly staff that know exactly what customer service means. A gem of a find. We'll definitely be going back!

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 by veronica3, 07 Jul 2007
On a busy Sunday afternoon, although a bit of a wait, the food was excellent. The waitress extremely friendy and made sure to sit us outside, which we had asked for, the second a table became available. The wine list is very good too. I'll be going back.

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 by Keith D, 04 Jun 2007
We are local and were put off after the first chef left. Now things are back on track - great food, good service and a lovely team of staff. I think there has been a change in chef, and it definitely shows. Glad to be going back regularly.

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 by anon111, 01 May 2007
Excellent food and service.

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 by Anonymous, 27 Feb 2007
Friendly, helpful staff. Good food but pricey wine list (not much under £20). Very busy on a Sunday afternoon! Not a 'destination' as such, but worth checking out if you're in the neighbourhood.

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 by Dermot, 26 Aug 2006
Long long long wait for food in restaurant, even on a quiet Tuesday evening. Has not got its act together.

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 by famished, 18 Jul 2006
Lovely place to eat but food not that lovely. Wine list is superb and staff friendly and helpful.

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 by Anonymous, 26 May 2006
Nice food and excellent Bloody Mary's although a bit chilly in winter upstairs.

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 by zippy (3 reviews), 06 Apr 2006
Really helpful staff, even on a Sunday when it can get totally rammed.

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 by Anonymous, 07 Oct 2005
Since the change of the chef last spring the place doesn't reach up to its previous standards.

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 by Anonymous, 13 Aug 2005
The food is good but let down by staff who think they are working at The Ivy or Locanda Locatelli... a little warmth wouldn't go amiss.

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 by Anonymous, 22 Jul 2005
Visited on a weekday afternoon. Very good food reasonable prices. Downstairs restaurant is better than the bar.

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 by Anonymous, 13 Apr 2005
Bad service with pretentious staff.

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 by Anonymous, 01 Sep 2004


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