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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with friends and had a lunch. We all eat different meals and all agreed that the service and quality of the meal were very good at a reasonable price. The only negative thing would that the outside areas could be tidied up.

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I had the best steak of my life at The Bell on their Thursday steak night, and amazing friendly service the whole time! Lovely local beers in a beautiful setting. Would definately come again and highly recommend to anyone.

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Thank Harriet N
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The village pub with a lively but friendly atmosphere and separate dining area. A choice of real ales and a reasonable choice of food on the menu to suit most tastes. Food was not exceptional but equally nothing to criticise. A surprisingly good Rioja went well with my pork chops in a prune/armagnac sauce and also my partner's spicy chicken...

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1Thank rich250953
dartford
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Found this little gem yesterday as we were staying nearby,lovely home cooked food lovely mash and delicious chips, sunny day so sat in the garden but the decor looks nice and cosy inside too.apparently new owners so hope they do well,we shall certainly recommend.

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Thank Margaret G
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch here recently, three of us chose the southern style chicken.......thinking it was going to be with a southern fried coating......what a shock turned out to have too much Cajun coating .....meal spoilt by misleading menu description, we all scrapped as much of the coating off, it was a shame because the meal was well cooked.

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Thank rosebee2015
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Always so good to be back in the very dogfriendly Bell Inn . Love this Inn a lot special for our elderly dog .Started years ago in this Inn during our trips to the South of England and are always very happy to be back .New owners are very friendly and yes we are coming back as long as our...

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Thank loumacduff
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Our room was in a converted barn so very spacious and peaceful. The new landlord made us very welcome. The glass of red was superior to most pub's vinegary plonk and the eggs Benedict for breakfast was excellent. It's an excellent unpretentious pub.

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1Thank ElaineMacl
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We felt compelled to write a review for this lovely little gem in the heart of Iden village. Recently taken over by new management who gave us a warm and friendly welcome with our 19 month son and two small elderly dogs. We had dinner, breakfast and stayed over night. The dinner menu had all the classics but also a...

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Thank MoynaT
Thame, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Situated in a nice location with reasonable accommodation. As always it is hoped that the Inn Keeper's first responsibility is the comfort, happiness and wellbeing of his guests. Unfortunately our time at the Bell turned out to be very short and extremely distressing. Having checked into the accommodation, which is located in a separate building to the main pub, we...

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

I met with friends at the Bell in Iden on Saturday evening and had one of the best meals have out in a long time. I was spoilt for choice from menu but I had chicken, ham and leek pie served with chips and vegetables and I wasn't disappointed. I just wish I had space for the mojito cheesecake! It's...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This traditional village pub dates back to the 15th century with our snug area dating back to 1107! Legend has it, that the original building was used as accommodation for the monks that built Iden church. We have two delightful letting rooms, separate to the pub. Rooms offer king sized beds and en-suite facilities. Other features include original oak beams within the letting rooms and the main inn. Make yourselves tea and coffee in vintage china in the morning in bed whilst watching television with freeview prior to popping over the the restaurant for a sumptuous hearty breakfast using fresh local produce - continental and full English are offered.We are proud of our home cooked food and offer far more than your usual pub grub. Our food is locally sourced where possible and reflects seasonal changes. We are a perfect dining space for a romantic dinner for two, a family celebration or a private party. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bell at Iden

Address: Church Lane | Iden, Iden, Rye TN31 7PU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Rye > Iden
Price Range: £79 - £98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“only 2 identical rooms and we have stayed in both”
 of 5 bubbles chisworth_10, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Only two rooms (both the same and very nice)”
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“There are are only two rooms in a converted stable block separate from the pub.”
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“Not much choice as only two adjoining rooms, but ours was lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles WorthingDave, 26 Oct 2015 | Read review
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