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The Bell at Hardwick

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Wow what a fantastic evening
1. Wow what a fantastic evening
"Andy and Tom have taken over tonight it was an amazing new years eve. "
wendyporter
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2. The Bell Pub Patio
2. The Bell Pub Patio
"The place had a wonderful atmosphere. "
wendyporter
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3. A great little find!
3. A great little find!
"A lovely country location, a beautiful olde pub,"
GregChristie
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About
We are a welcoming picturesque village Freehouse Public House with a great selection of beers, lagers, gins, spirits, wines and food. Located just outside Aylesbury in the beautiful Buckinghamshire countryside our 17th Century pub is the perfect place to unwind in front of a roaring log fire, or feel the warmth of spring and summer in our generous and peaceful walled gardens and outdoor patio. We are within three miles of Whitchurch, Watermead, Buckingham Park and Bierton and offer the tranquility of a country pub. We can cater for functions such as wakes, parties and anniversaries or business events in our dining room or, when warmer, on our patio. We are both family friendly – high chairs
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Pub, Gastropub
FEATURES
Television, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews pie sunday roast curry salad fish and chips pudding chicken the pub lovely village setting small village friendly atmosphere lovely old pub tuesday evening nice lunch home made fantastic food ian
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Reviewed yesterday

It was a superb evening, the atmosphere was joyful. The bar staff were very welcoming and soon took our orders for drinks. With music playing, drinks flowing and food on the horizon, we were promised a fab night, and were not disappointed. A great time...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Debbie B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We called into this Pub on a Sunday afternoon and enjoyed both the experience and the food. The staff were really helpful and friendly and the place had a nice vibe about it. The bar staff were helpful in giving us advice on the different...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank gregj604
Reviewed 6 days ago

I would have liked to give this pub one or even two more stars and much of what I want to say is good. The staff were friendly in the main and relatively efficient. The food was decent without being outstanding and therein lies my...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to burns night at the bell. Food was excellent, atmosphere great, staff all very friendly and attentive. Will definitely go back to the bell.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Mike P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the first dinner I have had here we both had 3 courses each the food was outstanding all fresh, tasty and beautifully cooked the staff were lovely really worth a visit will definitely be going to eat there again soon

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank wendyporter
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited The Bell on several occasions since it re-opened with Andy and Tom at the helm. We went to the Burns Night event and although the restaurant was full the meal was fantastic, served by pleasant staff and nothing was too much trouble....More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank lindalewin1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to this pub a few times before it closed and changed ownership and thoroughly enjoyed the food and service. However after recently visiting for my sisters Birthday we were very disappointed. The new menu was very limited, with the specials board being...More

Date of visit: February 2019
4  Thank Kelly-W-5555
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Set in what feels like 'The heart of the country' This was my first visit and certainly not my last. Welcoming and most polite were The Bells most helpful staff.The Chef working on his birthday I was told, that is dedication !! The vegetarian Sunday...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank SuznneMK
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

We have known the Bell for many years, and have experienced it’s up and downs. It was shut for many years before Ian moved in and did a fantastic job in renovating the pub, and also in running it. Unfortunately he then left and it...More

Date of visit: January 2019
4  Thank StuartM622
thebellathardwick, Owner at The Bell at Hardwick, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback, we have noted your comments.

Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

We used to go to this pub before it closed down and always had a lovely meal. So was really pleased to hear that the restaurant had reopened. On arrival , the interior has had a fresh lick of paint, the table and chairs were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank trudieaston
thebellathardwick, Owner at The Bell at Hardwick, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback and your comments have been noted. The laminated menus were a temporary measure and I am pleased to say that we now have new branded menus. Look forward to seeing you again.

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