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US$5 - US$27
Bar, British, Pub
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

13 of us for Sunday lunch food fantastic service excellent if I could give more stars I would We live locally and have never been let down by the this amazing pub

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw that the pub looked busy and stopped for the roast. It was delicious and served with enthusiasm. Would visit again

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eight of us just had lunch in the garden of this gorgeous pub. Just fantastic. We all agreed the food was excellent. Roast lunches, fish and chips and burgers. And the puddings were delicious. Gorgeous garden looking over a lake. Looks to have a children's...More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 2 August 2021

Came here on a Sunday evening with my boyfriend and it was superb. The food was beautiful and the service was very friendly and quick. Would definitely go again if I am in the area and would 100% recommend for a nice cosy pub dinner/lunch.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 1 August 2021

5 of us had lunch and we were all very impressed. Really good food, generous portions and attentive and friendly staff. Lovely garden with covered seating area. Our first visit but we will definitely be back. Well done to all the staff!

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 30 July 2021 via mobile

Couldn’t fault it. All courses! Fantastic food and wine - sometimes the latter can be disappointing in pub restaurants. Food tasted amazing and piping hot. Can highly recommend the half pint of crevettes and fillet steak - half of which I lost to the children....More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 26 June 2021

Great food and service and very reasonably priced, plenty of fresh air in the pub and good distance of tables.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 24 June 2021 via mobile

We visited on the 23rd June.We were served by some very pleasant young members of staff.The good was very good and the portions were a good size.Wr would definitely go back again.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 10 June 2021 via mobile

This pub has an excellent, large, dog friendly garden and serves very tasty food. My partner enjoyed devilled crab on toast and I had battered cod loin with chips and crushed peas. The landlord has set up an outside serving area and they offer table...More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 21 May 2021 via mobile

***The waitresses were amazing**... veal was nice ..dessert was disappointing ... choclate delise BUT was not served with sorbet ..which made me cross ..it was ice cream .certainly not sorbet..it always make me cross when I order something and get something else ...a word to...More

Date of visit: May 2021
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The Eight Bells Country Pub and Kitchen is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5