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The Bell Inn

££ - £££, British,
The Street, Middleton IP17 3NN, England
+44 1728 648286
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“liver” (11 reviews)
“ribeye steak” (4 reviews)
“onion rings” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
The Street, Middleton IP17 3NN, England
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1 - 10 of 332 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious lunch. Reasonably priced and served by very patient and friendly staff. Definitely worth a visit. Congratulations to new management.

Thank Arlette S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only popped in for a drink and a sausage sandwich. Friendly pub nice atmosphere. Good fire going what more do you want

Thank Downba
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Really looked forward to having lunch in this wonderful and characterful village pub, and wasn't disappointed. Food was full of flavour, beers straight from the cask, log fires blazing. And friendly service. Will definitely return when next in Suffolk.

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 13 December 2017

We had a nice simple meal in a nice rural setting. The staff were friendly and helpful and the pub had a very pleasant atmosphere.

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Party of 10 including 4 children staying locally to celebrate two birthdays. Good beers, staff were excellent and able to accommodate changes in menu for fussy children. Menu range was good and the quality excellent. A Great evening. Need to book for early meal.

Thank GrandadL
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

All reviews are more or less based on personal taste,some good some bad. For my family and I this chance booking at late notice could not have been better,we like to eat out when we can and celebrating my birthday last weekend gave us an...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 22 November 2017

A group of us came here and without exception all said it was very good and our evening was a great success. The food was so very good and the prices reasonable. The staff were very attentive and good at their job. I think it...More

1  Thank Gary T
Reviewed 19 November 2017

I often bring my farther here with his dog for a drink and bite to eat, it simply cannot be beaten when it comes to a great british pub. Its so cosy (and big!) lots of small places to choose for your feast. Everytime we...More

Thank rigboy
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This was always a somewhat unusual place and the food has always been good. Changed hands recently and we were wary. The service is somewhat slow, but the food is good and plentiful.

2  Thank Alan E
Reviewed 16 October 2017

What a disastrous experience dining at The Bell was! We left before we even ordered our food we were so disgusted with the customer service. We used to frequent The Bell regularly but hadn't been for a while, so when we heard it was under...More

6  Thank sarwhiteing
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Questions & Answers
28 September 2017|
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Response from Tony P | Reviewed this property |
Not being a Veggie person, I'm not able to confirm as to the choice on the menu, but I'm sure from the friendliness of the staff they would make sure you were a happy diner . . .
Sally S
31 May 2017|
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Response from 0_Herlihy | Reviewed this property |
If school holidays I would, otherwise prob take a chance,
Anna S
18 February 2016|
Response from spritzer24 | Property representative |
hi there labrador very welcome in the bar area where we normally have an abundance of puppies! look forward to seeing you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street, Middleton IP17 3NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Middleton
  • Phone Number: +44 1728 648286
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