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#3 of 3 Bar in Clare


US$12 - US$40
British, Pub, Gastropub, Bar
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 12 March 2020

We went to the Bell Hotel, Clare, for a snack lunch - the sandwiches, salad and chips were all very good indeed. It was slightly chilly and the barman very kindly brought a heater and throughout he looked after us very well indeed. Everything was...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 20 January 2020

SLOW SLOW SLOW. No Horsradish sauce for beef..... Told EVEN THE CO-OP Didnt have any ! NO Olive Oil for Salad.... Chef had dropped the only bottle they had. Not good !

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 30 December 2019

Under new temporary management yet again and having several recommendations for its Sunday Carvery, we tried the experience. Pleasantly surprised, at £10.00 per head the quality of the meats was excellent ( lamb,beef and pork ) so were the vegetables. As much as you could...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 28 December 2019

We only visit Clare occasionally but always pop in for lunch at the Bell when we are here. It did not disappoint- the usual cosy welcoming atmosphere, friendly staff, and a good range of hearty pub grub type food which was all excellent.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 11 December 2019 via mobile

I would like the staff of the Bell for accommodating our family christmas catchup today, especially the young waiter who with his patience and good humour helped to make our reunion memorable. We wish the manager good luck for the future of The Bell.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 13 November 2019

We popped in as new owners and were very impressed. The chef came out and talked To us about our needs and we were very happy to find both vegan and gluten free dishes clearly marked on the menu. The sticky toffee pudding with vegan...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 6 August 2019

Visited on a Monday evening for supper. Service was very good and they allowed our dog in the bar area. The food was however a little lack lustre - pork belly wasn't crispy as it really should have been. They were however good with gluten...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 5 August 2019

The staff were truly delightful and the charming Caitlin warrants a special mention as she made breakfast most enjoyable. Public rooms are well-appointed and the food we ate on Saturday night was delicious, BUT no meals are served on Sunday evening and the rest of...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 23 June 2019 via mobile

Me and my wife went to the bell one evening last week about 8pm .there was only a couple of people in there ,so we sat down and ordered our food when the server came over ,we both ordered the chicken and ham pie with...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 21 May 2019

Went here with friends for lunch. The set menu had a reasonable choice and we all enjoyed three delicious courses. The food was well cooked, well presented and the staff were attentive and friendly. Will definitely return to this lovely old village and this pub.

Date of visit: May 2019
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    The Bell is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4