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The Bell Inn

) #30 of 78 Restaurants in Frome ££ - £££ , British,
High Street, Frome BA11 2QT, England
+44 1373 462956
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“belly pork” (8 reviews)
“steak” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
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LOCATION
High Street, Frome BA11 2QT, England
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51 - 60 of 132 reviews

Reviewed 5 July 2015

We based ourselves at the Bell for a weekend, some of our party used the on site camping facilities, I used a B&B opposite. We were made really welcome, the setting of the pub is amazing, beers were all very good, a large selection of...More

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

Impromptu visit whilst at longleat safari park, food excellent and good sized portions, staff were great. Access for the disabled member of the group pretty good too. Would recommend to all.

1  Thank Chris C
Reviewed 10 June 2015

First visit to this beautiful old pub! Well presented, very friendly staff and great food too! Easy to park in the Pub car park with beautiful surroundings. We had the Sunday lunch which was really nice. Nice little Garden to the rear with beautiful views....More

1  Thank Alzey
BellatBuckland, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2015

Thank you for your review and kind comments. We are pleased you enjoyed your meal with us and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind Regards Karen, Nick and the team at The Bell Inn, Buckland Dinham

Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

After a first date drink we returned to the Bell for food! Having read reviews about the chips we opted for two burgers with the triple cooked chips! Simple put, the burgers were massive and delicious; the chips lived up to previous reviews. Excellent. Not...More

Thank NatandRob C
BellatBuckland, General Manager at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2015

Thank you for your review and kind comments. We are pleased you enjoyed your meal with us and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind Regards Karen, Nick and the team at The Bell Inn, Buckland Dinham

Reviewed 25 May 2015

Family of 4 generations booked by my 96 year old Great Aunt! We had a lovely Sunday lunch with massive starters & a gorgeous set of roasts; 3 of us had beef which was lovely, chicken and mixed 3 meat all with fresh veg &...More

2  Thank L M
BellatBuckland, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2015

Thank you for your review and kind comments. We are pleased you enjoyed your meal with us and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Regarding the loos - they are work in progress and the refurbishment work should be completed shortly. Kind Regards...More

Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

First visit to the bell. Not over impressed! Trainee waitress had clearly had no training-had no idea about menu & no idea where toilets were when asked! For which management must take the blame! Food ok, chips good! Staff all round could look smarter toilets...More

1  Thank xxxxxxxy
BellatBuckland, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2015

Thank you for your review although I was just a little bit shocked by your report and I also see that this is your first Tripadvisor review so I don’t quite understand why you felt so strongly to write about us. You and your partner...More

Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

My second visit in a fortnight which I guess says it all.On both occasions the food was good and it has to be said the chips were the best I've had since 1982. Service is always important and whilst on neither visit was the pub...More

2  Thank Phillicj
BellatBuckland, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2015

Thank you for your review and kind comments. We are pleased you enjoyed your meal with us and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind Regards Karen, Nick and the team at The Bell Inn, Buckland Dinham

Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

The last owners were very camper friendly and a group of my friends camp here every year. We are all guys in our mid 30's and were worried that the new owners wouldn't be so accommodating. How wrong we were. An absolute pleasure to sup...More

2  Thank Chardym
BellatBuckland, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2015

Thank you for your review and kind comments. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind Regards Karen, Nick and the team at The Bell Inn, Buckland Dinham

Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

Called in for a Friday evening meal as we were staying in a local B&B. The food was tasty and well presented and the building was beautiful. Couldn't fault a thing. :-)

Thank Sara P
BellatBuckland, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2015

Thank you for your review and kind comments. We are pleased you enjoyed your meal with us and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind Regards Karen, Nick and the team at The Bell Inn, Buckland Dinham

Reviewed 4 May 2015

Had 1/2 dozen or more visits now to this wonderful little village pub so thought about time I shared with all on here. Each time we visited we walked away extremely satisfied and impressed with the quality of food and service we received. You know...More

Thank Matt W
BellatBuckland, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2015

Thank you for your review and kind comments. We are pleased you enjoyed your meal with us and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind Regards Karen, Nick and the team at The Bell Inn, Buckland Dinham

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scrabbly102
8 January 2017|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$19
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
Description
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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