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The Bell Inn

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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
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Updated 06/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 06/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Lunch, Dinner
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All reviews pie pizza rosé cheesy chips bell inn the pub great atmosphere favourite pub bite to eat local wine not a beer drinker no frills food looked good exposed beams made us feel warm welcome definitely worth a visit
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Reviewed 31 October 2020

Went with another couple to have a couple of drinks and a bite to eat. Pity we couldn’t eat inside because of COVID. It is a wonderful old pub. We ate outside in our own room of what was like a terraced marquee. They have...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 19 September 2020

Very friendly atmosphere and bring the in door out doors, also have very friendly staff and all have a smile on there face's more pubs could, Do with doing the same. We was not asked to pay for the bill we offered to pay when...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 8 August 2020 via mobile

We were given a friendly and informative greeting which neither scared the crap out of us or felt bossy (both experiences we have had elsewhere recently). Then shown to a large table with room around us under the canvas of the marquee outside where we...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 2 August 2020 via mobile

Had an impromptu lunch in the pub’s outdoor area - staff were fab, very conscientious around COVID rules, and the food and drinks were great. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 8 March 2020

The Bell is our favourite pub to visit for an evening meal. The food is awesome and very tasty. The bar staff are very friendly and the atmosphere is very pleasant. This is how a pub should be. Try it and you won’t be disappointed.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 26 February 2020

We've been local for about a year and this is by far the best in the area.The food is really good 😊.The only negative is they don't do a Sunday roast.Looking forward to the summer months,as they do great fish and make there own 🍕...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 1 February 2020 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. Good selection of beer and the food was really good. Had the pie and it was one of the best I have had. Will definitely be back again.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 2 December 2019

First time here yesterday and pleasantly pleased. An old shabby pub which adds to its charm quite a surprise as it's much larger than it looks from the outside. No set tables and no reservations and no Sunday roast 9which makes a change) the menu...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 24 November 2019

Went to see the Bay Horse boys play. Great atmosphere and warm welcome. The food looked good too. Great for groups, families or couples. Beautiful old pup and friendly staff.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 22 October 2019 via mobile

I recently visited The Bell with family for lazy supper. To our delight, in addition to the traditional pub menu, we were treated to BBQ’d fish. The food was fresh and tasty, with the fish perfectly cooked. This hidden gem is definitely worth a visit!

Date of visit: October 2019
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Leslie H
2 February 2019|
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Response from Kylie T | Property representative |
Hello - we serve food from 7.00-9.30 on a Friday eve and other responders are correct, we can get quite busy because of live music. However, we don't reserve tables, you are free to sit where you please, nobody is turned... More
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Michelle S
9 April 2018|
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Response from Kylie T | Property representative |
In response to customer demand, we now offer a variety of speciality gins and mixers, including pink!
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drmather
25 February 2018|
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Response from 524grahamd | Reviewed this property |
Google maps says 63 miles from central London, that takes around 1 hour 35 minutes. The pub is in a rural location and you can probably dismiss any thought of using public transport to get there. A train from London would... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Bell Inn
    Is The Bell Inn implementing safety measures as a result of COVID-19?
    Yes, The Bell Inn is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.
    How is The Bell Inn rated?
    The Bell Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5