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The Bell

#6,080 of 18,950 Restaurants in London
££ - £££, British,
617 Forest Road, London E17 4NE, England
+44 20 8523 2277
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (8 reviews)
“veggie burger” (2 reviews)
“lamb” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
617 Forest Road, London E17 4NE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rang up to try to make a speedy reservation and were lucky enough to get a table booked for half an hour later for Sunday lunch. They were super busy but our boys were entertained by the colouring while we waited. The food arrived...More

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is our regular pub of choice..Very good selection of beers, the food we have tried has also been excellent although a few more vegan options would be nice? Sometimes the bar staff need to pay a little more attention to serving those who have...More

Thank TheDownwardDog65
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

My partner and I came to the bell to get a few drinks but as we had been stood at the bar for 10mins waiting to be served it seemed that the bar staff on at the moment only serve people they know by the...More

Thank kevinthomas2605
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Popped into the Bell on spontaneous trip in search for a evening dinner. The actual venue is another example of how most pubs in this area are branding themselves towards. The furniture and decor of the establishment has the look of being put together after...More

Thank Wills1653
Reviewed 27 June 2018

I took my mum here for a Sunday roast after visiting the William Morris museum down the road. The food was really nice (I had the veggie roast which was really tasty, and my mum had the lamb roast) and the staff were friendly. I...More

Thank ziggypanda
Reviewed 9 June 2018

An enormous pub with separate catering rooms if needed. I was struck by a group of young mums all with pushchairs enjoying lunch there - plenty of space and a welcome for young ones, their paraphernalia and the mums! The menu was also more varied...More

Thank MRS565
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Had been told have fabulous the sunday roast was so was quite looking forward to a good meal. Service was fine but the meal was really disappointing. The lamb was too pink for my daughter, I had too many sinewy bits which made it very...More

Thank mpursall
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Seven of us from the office went to The Bell for lunch to welcome a new team member. Food and drink ordering went smoothly but sadly the service was not so good. The seven meals were delivered over a 24-minute period, including one colleague needing...More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We went here on a very wet weekday with my friends son who is 1. The food was delicious- I had the burger which was really tasty and the chips especially was lovely! The toddler sat in a high chair which had some toys attached...More

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Flipping loved the food here. I can’t even fault them for only taking cash the day we were there. Was great for our little ones too, they are breastfeeding friendly and had a great kids menu.

Thank Sandy M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 617 Forest Road, London E17 4NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8523 2277
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