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The Bell

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££ - £££, British,
High Street, Ticehurst TN5 7AS, England
+44 1580 200300
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (51 reviews)
“fish and chips” (27 reviews)
“pork belly” (7 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
High Street, Ticehurst TN5 7AS, England
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1 - 10 of 517 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

In a world of chains and identikit pubs, The Bell in Ticehurst is a real find. It has impressive event spaces and a series of one-off lodges to stay the night. The main dining area is welcoming and food was washed down with a fine...More

Thank Tom J
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Tom J and thank you for reviewing your visit to the Bell. Good news that you enjoyed your time with us - hope to see you again soon. Regards Howard

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here today on the off chance and had a glass of wine and fish and chips and I must say it really was delicious. Nice looking pub, friendly staff and delicious food- what more could you want!

Thank Stacey242013
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Stacey242013 and thank you for your review of lunch at the Bell. What more could you want? Nothing! See you again soon. Regards Howard

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for one night in March and I have to say it’s so beautiful, quaint and quirky. We stayed in the Benefit Of Doubt room and the main attraction of this room is the beautiful copper bath, which was amazing. We had drinks in...More

Thank Ps2367567
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Ps2367567 and thank you for your review of the Bell. So pleased you enjoyed your room, the food and even a splosh around in the big copper bath. Come back and see us soon - and don't forget your rubber duck! Regards Howard

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bell really is our cup of tea. We have stayed overnight and had dinner on four occasions now, and have never been let down. The room we stayed in this time was The Love's Nest, which was as quirky and wonderful as all the...More

Thank bambifalls
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello bambifalls and thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Bell. Long may we remain your cup of tea and long may you go a bit overboard! Hope to see you again soon. Regards Howard

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have passed many times and wondered if it was still the same as when we visited a number of years ago. A little disappointing, it looks pretty busy, you expect a warm welcome, good food and wine. We sat outside. Its pretty noisy and...More

Thank Betty B
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Betty B and thank you for taking the time to review your visit to the Bell. Thank you for your observations. Although there's not much I can do about the fish and chip van opposite, it does help to have customers' insightful observations about...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights having booked through Secret Escapes. Our lodge was spotless and very cosy with the inclusion of a loft room comprising of daybeds and a record player with a varied selection of LP’s and random books- very entertaining! The little patio...More

Thank KagsA
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello KagsA and thank you for writing your review of the Bell. We'd definitely like you to come and stay here again. There's chips.....just saying...... See you soon. Regards Howard

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very friendly. Good local food. Quirky decor but fundamentally a pub in the heart of a genuine Sussex village

Thank Lynette120
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Lynette120 and thank you for taking the time to review your visit to the Bell. Lovely review - a pub in the heart of the village is what we aim to be! Regards Howard

Reviewed 28 February 2018

Travelled down from London simply to find location as wife is working here later in the year. Decided to stop for sunday lunch and this was a good idea. We had starter, main course (roast beef) and desert, which all three courses were difficult to...More

Thank Peter R
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Hello Peter R and thank you for taking the time to review Sunday lunch at the bar. Lipstick aside, for which I apologise, I'm glad you have found us and hope to see you later in the year. Regards Howard

Reviewed 26 February 2018

We went to The Bell to celebrate my sisters 21st birthday, and we couldn't have chosen a better venue. We were lucky enough to have 'The Stable' which was perfect with plenty of space for drinks before the feast that was served on what can...More

2  Thank Hannah M
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Hello Hannah M and thank you for taking the time to review your sister's birthday lunch at the Bell. I was a pleasure to look after you all - and such a memorably unique theme too - Knights and Damsels. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 22 February 2018

Booked with another couple for a birthday celebration and stay over. We opted for the Lodges...fantastic space. Original,comfortable and special...great bathroom....comfy bed and lovely touches..very unexpected and website does not do justice Jorge who welcomed us was charming and professional. The meal was excellent and...More

Thank wintonktd
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Hello wintonktd and thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Bell Thank you for the very kind words - yours is my new favourite review!. Pleased you all enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. Regards Howard

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Response from Ginga_John | Reviewed this property |
To be honest I have no idea, I stayed in a lodge and never made breakfast once as the late nights did not readily transend into early mornings, the staff are really friendly and a quick call should get you the answer you need
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$50
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Ticehurst TN5 7AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Ticehurst
  • Phone Number: +44 1580 200300
  • E-mail
Description
The Bell is a truly quirky pub with rather marvellous rooms in the heart of the village of Ticehurst, East Sussex. Warm and comfortable with extraordinary events and intuitive hospitality, weddings and celebrations a bit of a speciality.
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