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The Eight Bells

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Address: 19 Cannon Street, Dover CT16 1BZ, England
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+44 1304 205030
08:00 - 00:00
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Somewhat let down.

Had lunch and decided on the Friday fish and chips special. Portions were fair but ... the chips were more underdone and fish was nothing special. I probably would have had better... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2016
Bussum, The Netherlands
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Bussum, The Netherlands
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Had lunch and decided on the Friday fish and chips special. Portions were fair but ... the chips were more underdone and fish was nothing special. I probably would have had better at the "chippy" close by but chose to sit down instead of a take-away. Price was vey good but would have paid a little more for better.That said,... More 

Thank Ramrademan
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296 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Ample choice of food and reasonably priced. Nothing fancy but nice enough. Toasted sandwich was nice and the chips fresh and hot, the salad was limp and the mayo not very nice. Soup was enjoyed along with the chunky bread. Quite good service considering they were busy.

1 Thank thewillow
Dover, United Kingdom
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469 reviews
139 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

What can you say, it's a Weatherspoons... it's in Dover... it's cheap and therefore attracts some of the worst examples of Dover citizenry. Food is cheap too, but I wouldn't eat there, personal acquaintance seriously ill after eating their chicken. Unpleasant atmosphere inside, didn't feel comfortable at all.

Thank DesdinovaUK
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Anybody visiting Dover make sure you have a meal at the eight bells hotel. We had a chicken deal wed night special it was the best value for money I have ever had with meal it includes drink so for two meals plus cke for my wife & a pint for me total 12 pound 18 pence and it was... More 

1 Thank Paul R
Witney, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

This is a weatherspoons so nothing fancy but extensive and we'll priced menu. Food was good and wide selection of drinks also at usual good prices for this chain.

1 Thank witneytraveller
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Wide ranging menu and good quality - and possibly the cheapest drinks in Dover. From breakfast to dinner time a good place to visit whether it is just for a quick drink or a meal.

1 Thank Tony P
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Good quality food at great price went on a Tuesday and had the bbq chicken stunning and flavoursome and a good size portions

1 Thank Nicholas E
Dover, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 May 2015

I visited the Eight Bells Friday night and had their standard fish and chips not bad but very reasonably priced beer included .I had to use the toilet they were exceptionally clean ,they are properly the cleanest I have ever seen, you could have eaten your meal in there ( I'm not Joking) very impressed some toilets leave a lot... More 

1 Thank raythehood
St Albans, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2013

From the pubs we found in Dover, this is one of the better. I don't know why there aren't many good pubs in Dover but perhaps we didn't find the best. The only other bar I'd recommend is Cullens Yard (although most of that is a restaurant).

1 Thank Janey M

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