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The Belle Freehouse & Restaurant

££ - £££, British,
61 North End, Royston SG8 5NZ, England
+44 1763 250921
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (11 reviews)
“pork belly” (4 reviews)
Closed Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
61 North End, Royston SG8 5NZ, England
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11 - 20 of 179 reviews

Reviewed 21 February 2018

I had heard differing reports of the food in the restaurant here but my experience this evening was far from average. The menu is relatively short but I never think that a bad thing and the pork belly I chose was excellent. If I had...More

5  Thank samsotc
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Very cold inside hardly anyone in there we discovered why. Bad service they forgot half the stuff ! It’s close to us but not going back

8  Thank MKTGRoyston
Reviewed 16 February 2018

We are so lucky to have such a great pub with excellent food in our small corner of South Cambs. Bassingbourn isn't a huge village, so to have not one but two pubs, and one serving restaurant-food as well as pub classics, is a real...More

1  Thank Cath B
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

I recently had a meal at The Belle Freehouse. The food was lovely, the wine was excellent and the service was smiley and friendly. I was enjoying a great evening with my friends until I was about to pay my bill. I was standing at...More

11  Thank WendySmithhh
Megan W, Owner at The Belle Freehouse & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

Dear Wendy, firstly many thanks for your glowing review with regards to the food, service and wine on offer at the Belle. Regarding your comments with regards to the owner/manager's supposed inappropriate comments towards a young lady at the bar. Having discussed this with the...More

Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

We went out for a family lunch here, the staff were very friendly and accommodating. The interior of the pub was very clean and really nicely done out. Lunch was lovely, between us we had sandwiches, burgers and chips. Food was very tasty, especially the...More

1  Thank Katie D
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

We travelled and eat at the Belle Freehouse following its recent refurb in Bassingbourn. I would just like to advise on the quality of product cooked up and served by the new Chef James. The quality of food served up was way and beyond what...More

3  Thank Cosmopolitan753956
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Went with friends for a quick bite early on a Saturday evening before going to a show. The football was on, so the bar was busy but the restaurant was nice and calm despite this. The burgers and fat chips/sweet potato fries were delicious! Will...More

1  Thank Dan B
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

The new menu looked very appealing so me and my partner went and gave it a try, I must say the food was amazing. The new head chef James Day seemed like he had great experience and was very friendly. Definitely worth a visit and...More

Thank Chanellepaige96
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

New to the village and Previously visited the pub and had a fab meal , we met the new chef, he was very friendly and very helpful. He showed us his new fantastic gluten free menu and we sampled one of his development dishes, which...More

16  Thank Vacationer752492
Megan W, General Manager at The Belle Freehouse & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Dear anonymous Village newbie, many thanks for taking the time to review us we appreciate your dishonest feedback. If I may I'd like to respond your points in order. 1. Unfortunately the Chef your referring to's only real understanding of FREE was the amount of...More

Reviewed 20 November 2017

Turned up on a Friday night for first time. Have family who live in Bassingbourne who recommended it. Had a drink in the bar and then shown to a table after waiting for 45 minutes. Thought it night be busy but we were the only...More

1  Thank Brian L
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9 June 2018|
Response from Belle M | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for your enquiry, we would be more than happy to accommodate you. Please could you give me a call on 01763 250921 and I can discuss your requirements further with you. Regards Barrie Finch General Manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 North End, Royston SG8 5NZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Royston
  • Phone Number: +44 1763 250921
  • E-mail
Our fully refurbished family-friendly pub offers modern British cuisine. We have a vast selection of lagers, real ales, fine wines, spirits, soft drinks and freshly ground coffee. We are open Monday - Thursday 16:00 - 23:00, Friday 12:00-00:00 Saturday 12:00 - 00:00 and Sunday 12:000 - 23:00. Food serving hours Wednesday & Thursday 18:00-21:00, Friday 12:00-00:00 Saturday 12:00 - 21:00 and Sunday 12:00 - 16:00 . All parties/private functions catered for.
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