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The Bell Inn

££ - £££, British,
High Street, Frome BA11 2QT, England
+44 1373 462956
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (16 reviews)
“liver” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
High Street, Frome BA11 2QT, England
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

Our walking group has been to what seems like every pub in Somerset at one time or another for our post-walk lunch, and The Bell was another gem. Plenty of parking and an unspoiled traditional decor complimented friendly and efficient staff. Our drinks were served...More

2  Thank Eddylevel
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We decided to eat here for Sunday lunch. We rang ahead and the person on the phone was very helpful. When we arrived we were greeted by friendly staff. We were served promptly. It was very busy. Our food came out quickly. My partner had...More

1  Thank chickyem
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We hadn't been to the Bell for a number of years. We were always impressed by the ambiance and the quality of the food. Went today for Sunday lunch and were entirely underwhelmed. The service from the lady behind the bar was good but the...More

3  Thank Spoursy
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Very dissapointed with this visit and i have been here several times before and not had any problems... there was one toilet that was not cleaned and overflowing and it was bank holiday weekend. The owners were intimidating, agressive and rude. There are also now...More

3  Thank Djrocco973
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

My partner and I had a very very nice lunch. The meals were very filling and enjoyable. Staff were very pleasant and the landlord/chef came to make sure we were having a nice meal. I highly recommend if you're travelling through Somerset to pop in...More

1  Thank ryanpaul206
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I haven't been to the pub for some years and as mid point met up with a friend for catch up and a bite to eat The pub hasn't changed a bit although a little quieter than my last visit Arrived at 6.30pm mid week...More

Thank LAD63
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We visited as a family and the staff were very friendly and helpful. The food was well above average for pub food and the atmosphere was true village pub. It's lovely to see little pubs like this still going and out performing their bigger rivals....More

1  Thank Merlin F
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I went to the bell on valentines eve with my parents and was not disappointed. We had not been for ages but when we arrived the place still had the same charm and lovely welcome as last time , albeit with a different owner. The...More

2  Thank nick p
Reviewed 12 February 2017

lovely Sunday roast with family & friends top quality service mouth watering roast beef and veg ! great dessert and good value traditional beers on hand! will visit again in the near future! top marks lovely charming village pub!

1  Thank sureian
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We were staying nearby and chose this pub for an evening meal after a long drive. The menu is simple but using good well souced ingredients. There is a specials list too. Excellent home made chicken liver pate follwed by beer battered fish for Sir...More

Thank Hilary H
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8 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from BellatBuckland | Property representative |
Thankyou for your enquiry. Yes a taxi is no problem - we are 3 miles from Frome (where the Cheese and Grain is).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$21
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Frome BA11 2QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Frome
  • Phone Number: +44 1373 462956
  • E-mail
Stunning 16th Century traditional village inn with beer garden and courtyard dining, restaurant, log fires, child and dog friendly bar, private function room available for parties, events, private dining and licensed for weddings. Campsite open all year and 3 annual music festivals. Our menus change with the season and we use fresh locally sourced produce.
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