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The Blue Bell

££ - £££, ,
Jesmond Vale, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1PH, England
+44 191 232 1774
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
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“sunday roast” (9 reviews)
“beef” (11 reviews)
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Pub, Gastropub, Bar, British, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Jesmond Vale, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1PH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here yesterday for Sunday lunch as we often came here last year and the Sunday lunch was always lush with great portion sizes. When we arrived there were a few different parties in eating (mostly tables of 2) and didn’t seem too busy....More

1  Thank mo123524
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If I could rate 0 I would. Came with a group of 5 adults and 3 hungry children. Firstly I booked a table for 3 and then more family attended so they were there first and got a bigger table. I let the bar staff...More

1  Thank Staceyl93
Reviewed 1 week ago

After previously enjoying the Sunday roast at The Blue Bell pub we returned yesterday to get our fix, on previous visits we did have issues with service as it is always very slow and its almost as if the staff are unaware that people are...More

1  Thank SecretEater10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place didn't seem that busy when we arrived and no mention of any problems when rang and said there was a party of 7. The Front of house staff were very welcoming and i smiled at being constantly referred to as "chick" by one...More

1  Thank concernednortheast
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A party of 3, we arrived around 2:30 on a Sunday afternoon and found a nice table in the back. The venue was fairly busy, and filled with a good mix of all kinds of people- along with lots of well behaved doggos. We ordered...More

Thank Jp9355
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

What a joke the food hear used to be amazing however Sunday 22nd of October was a disaster. Sunday lunches not hot no veg and service terrible. OK there was a large party in but look after the regulars!!!!!!!!!!!

1  Thank ian.luke37
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We visited in October and after the total didn’t add up we checked the menu and the prices are wrong and also the price does not include VAT. It wasn’t too bad because there was only two of us but could be a stinger if...More

2  Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

First time visit, and ok, I didn't actually have a sunday lunch but 2 people in our party did and they left nothing. Thumbs up. I had the "whale" and chips. Not a massive fish but it was big enough and well cooked. The chips...More

Thank Mr Steve-1
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We booked the Blue bell very last minute for my sister's wedding breakfast. With just over 24 hours notice, the staff (and especially Scotty the chef) pulled out all the stops to put on a fabulous morning for us. We used the summer house in...More

Thank orionsangel78
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Great Sunday dinner. Mash potato was awesome! Food came out quickly. Added bonus was being able to bring the pooch.

Thank emmay1982
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Questions & Answers
David W
20 April 2016|
Response from GJGJGJGJGJ87 | Property representative |
Hey we certainly do, it usually kicks off around 8pm. See you there
28 March 2016|
Response from GJGJGJGJGJ87 | Property representative |
We certainly are
Carolyn S
24 October 2015|
Response from Aems28 | Property representative |
Just our Sunday Menu is available on a Sunday. This comprises a selection of starters, a choice of Sunday Roasts for the main course, and a choice of desserts.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Pub, Gastropub, Bar, British, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jesmond Vale, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 232 1774
  • E-mail
A modern pub set in the idyllic surroundings of Jesmond Vale. We serve high standard food, real ale, world lager and a wide selection of spirits, with a small cocktail menu. We have a large garden and decking area outside which is open to the public, and we are also a dog-friendly pub for those who are walking their dog in the adjoining woodland.
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