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Pub, Gastropub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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Lunch, Dinner
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Under new management
1. Under new management
"the quality of the food is up there with some of the best food I have tasted"
deang226
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2. Great food
2. Great food
"The food was excellent, well presented & plenty of it"
dawneN8782BR
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3. Homely and welcoming
3. Homely and welcoming
" it has undergone a substantial refurbishment and the place looks amazing"
deang226
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Since the blue bell was taken over August 2023, the food is amazing and the service even better. Very Lucky to have it on our doorstep wether you are popping in for a drink or a meal, it is worth a visit.

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fabulous Chicken, hamhock & leek pie. Mouthwatering and we'll presented. Attentive and friendly staff. We'll worth a visit

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have heard good reviews about the Blue Bell so we thought we would give it a try for Sunday lunch. Everything from our friendly welcome to leaving was excellent. The food was very tasty and well prepared with great size portions. We had starters and...a main course we would have liked a dessert but we were full. The drinks are reasonably priced as is the food. The staff are friendly and took great care of us. All in all everything was top notch and we will definitely recommend the Blue Bell to others and visit again in the future.More

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an absolutely amazing meal at The Blue Bell Blaxton this evening. The Blue Bell offers the cosiness and friendliness of a 'local pub' with the quality of a top restaurant! I honestly can't express how prefect our meal was! The cocktails that we...sampled were made to perfection with exquisite attention to detail by Mark and the team. 10/10 we'll be returning ☺️More

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once again exceptional.Food/service/beer outstanding. 5 of us tonight all with empty plates and glasses by the end of the meal says it all. The guts are doing an amazing job and have created one of our go to places for a great meal. Love it!!

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the Blue Bell for Saturday lunch. OMG the food was amazing, service outstanding, atmosphere was relaxing and friendly. The music was played at a non intrusive level-really good playlist guys. We will definitely return and highly recommend.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can I say could t fault anything . A massive warm welcome . So friendly . It was pie night ( Thu) . Pies were homemade and hot . + They do blue light aswell . Highly recommended this place 100 percent . Certainly...will be going againMore

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 3 May 2024

Visited for pie night, the best steak and ale pie I have had, full of meat and pastry to die for. Excellent service and a excellent host, a credit to Mark and his team

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 25 April 2024

Lovely lunch ! Food was delicious, probably best sticky toffee pudding ever! Friendly, efficient service ! We will be back ! Thanks 👍

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 13 March 2024

Mark and his team were extremely welcoming - the quality and taste food was exceptional, every dish was perfectly balanced, the atmosphere was relaxed and welcoming with a warm fireplace and friendly welcome. Mark and team were hospitable, accommodating and attentive without being overbearing or...intrusive. The wine selection is incredible and Marks knowledge on wine pairing is unmatched. Thank you Mark and team!More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 3 March 2024

The Sunday Dinner was lovely. Cooked to perfection. I had pork loin.. while there I decided to have a cocktail, oh my it was beautiful, bit pricey but great nonetheless. Mark and his team are very attentive. Beautifully clean. The toilets are spotless.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 23 February 2024

Had a wonderful lunch with my family, the service from Mark and his staff was excellent as always. I opted for the fish of the day - an absolutely sublime trout dish! The fish was cooked to perfection. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 21 February 2024 via mobile

Excellent food. If you are wanting a friendly atmosphere and food that just melts in the mouth, then come here. The Ox cheek was sublime, and my partner had the Belly Pork. We could not recommend it highly enough. The menu is small but I...feel that this enables then to perfect the menu so you WILL come back again.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 20 February 2024

If you enjoy exceptional food this is the place to be , An extremely warm welcome, in a very relaxed place ,The food was beautifully cooked & well presented ,The service was second to none, I would say this is the best restaurant in the...area for a special night out , We would highly reccomend & will definstely be returning soon.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 18 February 2024 via mobile

Sunday lunch was excellent the lamb was cooked to perfection and the service from the staff is 1st class! Well done. Probably the best food in the Doncaster area.

Date of visit: February 2024
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The Blue Bell is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5