Ancient Gatehouse Rooms

All of our rooms are unique and cosy with en suite facilities, some with four poster beds and many enjoying a view over Wells Cathedral Green and famous west front of Wells Cathedral


Sunday Lunch

This Sunday why not come along and enjoy two courses and a free glass of wine..Prices from £13.90


Rugantinos Restaurant

The newly refurbished Rugantinos Restaurant.


Italian Menu

Come and try our fantastic Italian menu.




The food here is just so good. We liked the varied menu ( the risotto is the best I have had) the house wine is not so expensive as some and very drinkable. The restaurant is very smart and comfortable the service and staff very good. Heartily recommend..

Trev45, Cardiff

A wonderful room with romantic 4 poster, great and helpful staff. Nick, the proprietor is a great host. wonderful food in the Rugantinos restaurant. Wells itself is a really great little city with the main attraction being the beautiful city Wells itself. An outstanding weekend away.

AGHFAN, Worcester



The Mendip Inn is a stylish, contemporary take on the great British pub, fusing the traditional sense of welcome with imaginative contemporary cuisine and décor to create an exciting new dining experience.

Book a Table

If you'd like to book a table at Rugantinos restaurant please follow the link.

Book a Room

If you'd like to stay at The Ancient Gatehouse please follow the link to book a room.

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