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The Bell Inn

££ - £££, British,
2 Ely Road | Denver, Downham Market PE38 0DW, England
+44 1366 381127
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“skewers” (2 reviews)
“puds” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2 Ely Road | Denver, Downham Market PE38 0DW, England
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us went for the Tuesday two for one deal.Rung first to check availability.Friendly staff,good service,good value.All chose different meals.Hunters chicken,veg lasagne.beef lasagne and black & blue chicken.Thumbs up from us all.Return visit? Definitely.

Thank Jackie P
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Have eaten here several times, and never been disappointed. The Sunday carvery was great, with a choice of 4 meats, crispy roast spuds, lovely Yorkshire puds, and well cooked veg. They do good chips too!! The staff are also very welcoming and helpful. Couldn't fault...More

Thank poppetnchicken
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

This pub was local to the camp site I stayed at with 9 other family members. The pub itself is clean and well kept. There is a large garden area with children's play area and an outdoor bar. There were only two draught ales, IPA...More

Thank gonze
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Nice little place with decent pub grub. It's a very traditional English Pub in a nice little village. The menu is decent, without being too exciting and the food is all cooked to order and cooked well. Wine selection is OK too and a reasonable...More

Thank tropnevad_jon
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Went for Sunday Calvary roast and it was fantastic .Great service very nice place and a great atmosphere, hope to return soon

Thank Barry W
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

I recently had cause for a family get together to celebrate the passing of a close relative. We chose to have a buffet lunch using the back restaurant room as the venue. I chose buffet B and could not have been pleased. The food was...More

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

About twelve of us for meal Saturday at four o’clock, was so cold in the room they had the lights from where they do a carvery Where they keep the meat warm,said they had it on all day to warm the room up and they...More

2  Thank Sally D
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Went to The Bell on a Thursday night with my family whilst on Holiday in Denver, Nr Downham Market. The menu was not extensive but all four dishes we chose were plentiful, well cooked and delicious. Desserts were very good too. Service was pleasant, attentive...More

Thank paul d
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We arrived at good 15 minutes before our booking for Sunday carvery and had a drink in the bar we were finally shown to our table 35 minutes late and then had to wait in a queue for our food for 10 minutes. They then...More

1  Thank Tim A
James A, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review the Bell Inn and my sincere apologies to you that we were not able to demonstrate the fully rounded service that we normally offer so consistently. The Sunday carvery Service suffered quite a setback back this last...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018

It was very busy when we arrived so we got a drink at the bar and waited for our table which was booked beforehand. We were then taken to our table and had to wait another half an hour to queue up. There was virtually...More

2  Thank lupo2310
James A, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review the Bell Inn and my sincere apologies to you that we were not able to demonstrate the fully rounded service that we normally offer so consistently. The Sunday carvery Service suffered quite a setback back this last...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Ely Road | Denver, Downham Market PE38 0DW, England (Formerly The bell inn,)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Downham Market
  • Phone Number: +44 1366 381127
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Description
Restaurant and Bar - Refurbished and reopened for 2018. Sunday carvery a specialist and curry night on Thursdays. Superb food serve from Monday through to Sunday
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