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The Bell Inn

££ - £££, British,
Newport Road, Tong TF11 8PS, England
+44 1952 850210
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (44 reviews)
“chicken” (17 reviews)
“pudding” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Newport Road, Tong TF11 8PS, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stop for a quick bite on the way home. Had eaten here before a while ago and thought it was OK. This visit was very disappointing. Starters were not bad but very slow considering it was quite. Main courses were even slower and not good....More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not one to write bad reviews and you can look through my past reviews to see that. My family and I came here for Boxing Day lunch. We were very disappointed as we'd been looking forward to a special Christmas meal together. We had...More

Thank Camilla C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having enjoyed the Xmas lunch meal in 2016 we decided to book again for 2017. Unfortunately the standard had dropped considerably. Small portions and didn't even have pigs in blankets. Veg was minimal and already on our plate however the previous year it was in...More

Thank Fay M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly, I’ll start off with saying the food was of decent standard, simple stuff really. But this was Ruined by the Terrible service by the staff. Firstly, no one came to our table to take food or drinks order; there was only 4 of us...More

Thank Ellie W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived at 4.45pm to be told 3 of the deserts ordered they had run out, not a good start. The starters appeared to be good for everyone but the wait to main course was ridiculous. When it arrived the carrots and parsnips had been roasted...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have visited and had a few meals here which have all been good. Service is good but pub is getting tired and could do with an update.

Thank Julia P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My colleagues and I went for a Christmas Meal at The Bell Inn yesterday. There was approximately 20 of us and we had prebooked and paid for the meal including our menu choices. After sitting down at our table, those that had starters had to...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We stopped here as it was the last pub before the motorway & we wanted a bite to eat . The service was good & quick and we had Chicken Baguettes with cheese & chicken & bacon club and Peroni lager , The portions were...More

Thank Phil570
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We visited on Sunday 29th November as an end of half term treat for our 14 year old son. The pub was busy and so we were advised that there would be a 40 minute wait for food, which would have been acceptable had the...More

Thank LockleyRichard
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Met friends for an evening meal. very good choice of food including vegetarian. All of a good standard and quality. Good beer although not a very wide selection.

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3 October 2017|
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Response from Nannyann92 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, best to give them a call.
Lisa N
3 November 2016|
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Response from Cath3940 | Reviewed this property |
I think they open at 12 noon and close at 11.00 but just give them a call for sure. It does get busy so booking is advisable.
Johanna T
19 February 2015|
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Response from GHMillhouse | Reviewed this property |
Hi Johanna - I'm not the owner, but I can answer your question! Yes, it's open all day every day, and there are a couple of bar areas, so you can just have a drink. If the weather's nice, it's got a lovely beer garden as... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newport Road, Tong TF11 8PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Tong
  • Phone Number: +44 1952 850210
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