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The Bell at West Overton

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99 Bath Road | West Overton,, Marlborough SN8 1QD, England
+44 1672 861099
12:00 - 15:00
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Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped for lunch without booking. Excellent table in bar area. Warmed by log burning stove. Efficient service without being annoying. Good selection of starters and main courses. Fish and chips excellent (fish portion size not too large) with well made mushy peas.

Thank OldFinish2017
Bangor, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The quality of the food was fine, the service was slow, the portion sizes were an absolute joke. Cannot understand why a restaurant chooses to serve such measly and inadequate portions. Wont be going here again. Left feeling hungry and ripped-off.

Thank sardineandsalmon
Marlborough, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu is varied for each course but one's first impression is that a three course meal was going to be expensive. That aside orders were placed and expectations rose! When the food arrived, in our case after a long wait (the restaurant was not full) the portions were quite small: the soup in a lovely dish was minute, the... More 

Thank 662Aud
Worcester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent. The service was good, leaving a good space of time between courses. Staff were polite and helpful. Very friendly too. Would recommend to anyone.

1 Thank Eve M
Marlborough, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a family group of 5, who popped in for an early dinner. Returning, having had an excellent meal previously, this time we left disappointed Maybe we had too high expectations. 4/5 of the dinners were fine, guess I just lucked out this time. .

Thank Tony M
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food very well presented and very tasty. Staff were very friendly and we were made to feel very welcome. We had a large family group including children and they were treated very well though there isn't a separate childrens' meal.

1 Thank AnotherEnglishInOz
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103 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Popped in on NYE on a whim for lunch. Very nice. Well cooked and presented. Really good service. Was a little pricey for pub grub but not exorbitant. My only moan was the portion size.......I didn't have enough chips with my fish..........

Thank Steve W
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The Pub was busy while the decoration was looking a little tired it was clean and comfortable We had a soup of the day Moroccan Lamb which was much appreciated by my companion. The Pork terrine was also excellent The staff were also friendly and effective Lovely day beautiful countryside and excellent snack

Thank Michael J
Swindon, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I had a spicy soup for starter with Pork as my main course. Both were very nicely presented and tasted as good as they looked. The restaurant is most comfortable and nicely laid out with a lot of space between tables and was spotlessly clean. We were greeted on arrival and our coats were taken away to be hung up.... More 

Thank john w
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We visited this pub today with friends and found the menu to be small on choice and small on portion size but keen on price steaks £22 i personally couldnt see that price justified it was just a steak with chunky chips nothing special at all. The cheese board was my biggest shock £11 for the smallest meanest board i... More 

1 Thank CheverellG

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Bath Road | West Overton,, Marlborough SN8 1QD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Marlborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1672 861099
Excellent gastropub about 5 minutes drive west of Marlborough. Large outside terrace with river views. Very good food and friendly servicePhone number is 01672 861099

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