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The Middle Bell - CLOSED

33 Main Street, Barton-under-Needwood, Burton upon Trent DE13 8AA, England
+44 7920 747119
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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“pizza” (35 reviews)
“steak” (22 reviews)
“fish and chips” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Spanish, Greek
££ - £££
33 Main Street, Barton-under-Needwood, Burton upon Trent DE13 8AA, England
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1 - 10 of 276 reviews

Reviewed 8 March 2018

Here is a superb traditional english pub at the centre of a likewise traditional english village. Could be a brilliant place if the the woefully incompetent pub chain that owns it could keep it open for more than 5 minutes. May I suggest to them...More

6  Thank STEPHEN G
Reviewed 1 January 2018

I have been going to the middle bell for many a year and have always had a great time, but the new owners are awful. Only 2 people on the bar on new years eve, took at least half an hour to get a drink...More

6  Thank angryboy2018
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Very disappointing, new owners very rude brought a drinks at 11.30 last orders and was ordered to leave at 12 by the owner very rudely as she shouted at me for my glass and told me to get out after being a loyal customer for...More

6  Thank Abigail B
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Popped in for a festive drink to find a barren place, no fire, no Christmas tree, no atmosphere, cash only......felt like the soul had been ripped out!

3  Thank jacbam
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Disastrous! Met my daughter here and she had ordered a bottle of Prosecco. Still half a bottle left and she was asked to leave in the most discourteous way by the new 'management' at 11pm. They have a board outside asking for Customers to apply...More

2  Thank meadjohnson
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Called in at the end of October for a few drinks and to check out the menu. Two lagers and two basic gin and lemonade dashes came to £20 all but a few pence. No customers and no food offering. We have moved to a...More

2  Thank Byron F
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Sign outside says "customer needed" no chance with the miserable staff, Shocking! Close early and was stood over to drink up the bottle of prosecco sold.

3  Thank Phil B
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Came here on Bank Holiday Monday and had a lovely meal. The staff on in the pub were great and very friendly. They were also very good with our dog. Would definitely recommend.

Thank kaymccon
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We visited this pub on a Saturday evening with friends, we were surprised how empty it was when we arrived at 7.45pm, there was a few people at the bar but only about 2 other tables were actually eating. We were shown to our table...More

2  Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

On arrival I asked for a wine list and I was asked what I wanted (which was a bizarre response) I asked what champagne they had available and again the response was "what do you want". It's a tricky question to answer when you have...More

2  Thank Dominique W
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$7 - US$42
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: 33 Main Street, Barton-under-Needwood, Burton upon Trent DE13 8AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Burton upon Trent  >  Barton-under-Needwood
  • Phone Number: +44 7920 747119
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