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The Blue Bell Inn

££ - £££, British,
36 Main Street, Hoby LE14 3DT, England
+44 1664 434247
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
36 Main Street, Hoby LE14 3DT, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent Olde English setting in Hoby village in the heart of Leicestershire countryside. This Inn offers plenty of rustic charm, food is served all day and there are several local and guest beers on tap. Everards is a local Leicestershire brewery company that does excellent...More

Thank AnilJethwa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, there were 8 of us and all the meals were great. Steak and ale pie was packed with meat and was delicious, portion sizes were large too. Not the cheapest place to go but by no means really expensive, the extra little bit...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our 40th Reunion of Farm Secs from Brooksby Agricultural College, just a mile up the road, was held here and it was brilliant fun. All our requests were catered for, the food was very good with extremely generous portions and they put up with a...More

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A busy and popular old style pub, serving good food at good prices. Staff were friendly and helpful and ensured we were happy with our choices. Recommend the Marmalade mash! Can get busy so booking ahead is a good idea

Thank jmcg147
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic find. Luvly old worldly pub.4 meals. Absolutely fantastic. Good prices. Real ales perfect. See you again soon.

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for lunch on my way to Ragdale. The place is lovely, a real genuine warm reception from the waitress, who now I'm assuming could be an owner? I ordered a starter of devilled mushrooms which was huge, hot and ever so tasty. My...More

Thank Jules K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great choice of meals. I chose ' The Proper' Steak in Ale Pie served with New Potatoes and Seasonal Veg, followed by the most scrumptious Chocolate, Orange & Whiskey Bread and Butter Pudding. The whole meal was thoroughly delicious. The service was excellent too! Thank...More

Thank BevT07
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on a Saturday for lunch - plenty of choice on the menu - and lots of specials on the board. I had the steak and ale pie - which was really good and the Mrs had the king prawn thermidor which she...More

Thank Romfordman
Reviewed 6 September 2017

It was interesting that when I mentioned to the server that I would like the steak to be cooked as the chef felt it would best show it to advantage the reply was "she's a cook not a chef". And a reluctance to run with...More

Thank smc1000
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I went for a midweek meal with a friend as she had been before, and the online menu stated that they catered for gluten intolerance. It's a nice setting, the staff were very friendly and helpful, and the food was reasonably priced. I had devilled...More

Thank chloerosser
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Main Street, Hoby LE14 3DT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Hoby
  • Phone Number: +44 1664 434247
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