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Bell & Cross - CLOSED

Holy Cross Bromsgrove Road, Clent DY9 9QL, England
+44 1562 730319
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (19 reviews)
“fish cakes” (5 reviews)
“cheesecake” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Holy Cross Bromsgrove Road, Clent DY9 9QL, England
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This used to be one of my favourite places to eat. We haven’t been for a while and we had such a shock at the difference. The decor is now tatty, the place used to be full and buzzing but was half empty. The menu...More

2  Thank Kewkewkew
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Visited Saturday lunchtime with my daughter. The place did seem quite quiet but service was friendly and attentive. Most importantly, the Brie and cranberry (which we both had) was absolutely delicious.

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This is my first ever poor review on Trip Advisor. I can't believe I am writing it for the Bell and Cross which has always been a firm favourite. The one redeeming thing was the lovely kind waiter who had to keep apologising which he...More

2  Thank Morag W
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This was our third lunch at the Bell and Cross over the past seven years or so. We have always been delighted with the food and this trip was no exception. Wild mushroom risotto, with three purees and grilled goats cheese was a perfect combination...More

Thank Neil R
A B, Owner at Bell & Cross, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Dear Neil, We are really pleased to hear your positive & constructive feedback and look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Many thanks Ayesha

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Visited whilst over from the South of France, food was excellent we shared two platters for starters followed by steak sea bass and the fish cakes, service was great very friendly, just need to serve some French wines!! Worth a visitMore

Thank HelenBude
A B, Owner at Bell & Cross, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Bonjour Helen, Thankyou for visiting the Bell & Cross. We are really pleased to learn of your positive dining experience during a visit to Clent Hills from South of France. Noted on expanding the wine selection to include some French. Looking forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017

After coming to the Bell and Cross for many years, I thought we'd give the management a try. Unfortunately, the front of house was under staffed, however, the waitress who greeted and attended to us throughout the night was very attentive and ensured we had...More

1  Thank rodinstarr
A B, Owner at Bell & Cross, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Hello Thankyou for visiting the Bell & Cross. We are really pleased you have awarded us a 5* review despite a few issues experienced which we have noted and discussed as a team to resolve. We really look forward to your continued patronage and hope...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017

We took some friends to this pub on Saturday night for a meal and it was very disappointing to say the least. The first problem arose when we received a phone call from the pub at 2pm on the Saturday afternoon asking us where were...More

4  Thank Nigel D
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I don’t usually feel compelled to write reviews but I do today as we visited what was once a much loved gastro pub which has, unfortunately, gone down the toilet! The business changed ownership earlier in the year and the service and food have hugely...More

3  Thank Harborneclarebear
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Popped into this Lovely traditional country pub a couple of days ago for lunch. Ordered a ploughman sandwich, which was huge and also came with a salad and chunky chips. It was delicious, chips cooked to perfection. I didn't need anything else to eat for...More

1  Thank lesleyl0u
A B, Owner at Bell & Cross, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Hello Lesley, Thankyou for visiting the Bell & Cross. The whole team love to receive positive feedback as they work smart (and hard) to deliver the best Clent Hills dining & drinking experience possible. We are looking forward to welcoming you back again very soon....More

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We were visiting for a double wedding anniversary celebration. My parents had been to this pub on numerous occasions and really rated it. We got there at 1.30 and were seated in a lovely private room at the front of the pub. Problem 1. No...More

5  Thank KittyC2016
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$14 - US$28
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Holy Cross Bromsgrove Road, Clent DY9 9QL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Worcestershire  >  Clent
  • Phone Number: +44 1562 730319
  • E-mail
REFRESHED & REIMAGINED We are embarking on an exciting new chapter at The Bell & Cross and our new website will launch soon. In the meantime, we’re still serving fabulous food in the cosy and comfortable surroundings we’re famous for.
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