Student or Learner
Ushikawa was in the cafeteria by the front lobby, drinking a café au lait as he waited for Tengo. Tengo could not imagine a drink less well suited to Ushikawa, whose strange exterior looked all the stranger amid the energetic, young students.
(H. Murakami; 1Q84)
Is it possible to leave out 'well' without drastically changing the meaning?
Yes, in my opinion.