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Bear and Bells

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££ - £££, British,
11 Old Market, Beccles NR34 9AP, England
+44 1502 712291
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“pineapple” (2 reviews)
“sunday roast” (5 reviews)
“homemade pies” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
11 Old Market, Beccles NR34 9AP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in for lunch, nice friendly welcome and good selection of beers. The lite lunch menu was just fine, very nicely presented and fresh. The desserts were also very good. We would come again

Thank Winelover19
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I haven't eaten here but the food looks good. We enjoy going here because the staff are so friendly and there is always a warm welcome for our pup.

Thank vixbrown5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was staying in Beccles whilst on holiday and we had a drink here quite often, good beer and ciders, nice staff and nice place to sit outside for a drink when the weather was good, would visit again without doubt.

Thank MelvinNewportGwent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here with a friend for lunch today (Monday) as most of the other eating places seem to close on a Monday. Very tasty pasta dishes, friend's was lasagne, mine vegetarian cannelloni. Served quickly and hot, very reasonable 8.95 per dish. Would go there again...More

Thank CathysClown
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this dog friendly pub last time we were in Beccles and the food was so good, we went back. The Sunday roast was probably the best I have had in years and the other meals were also delicious. The staff were helpful...More

Thank Lynn U
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Came here for a weekday drink with my partner and had an uncomfortable experience - men at the bar were openly playing porn on a phone. My partner went to get us drinks and they showed it to him and made a seedy comment about...More

Thank ZH208
Reviewed 2 May 2018

A proper pub with great food, friendly staff and welcoming. Dogs are allowed and the food is freshly cooked and above the standard of restaurants labelled 'high end' in town. A great all rounder!

Thank Dee C
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Took the short walk up the hill from the river. Friendly pub, dog friendly. We had the Monday night fish and chips. It was LOVELY. Super value, really good food, huge fish. Don't miss this place when in Beccles. Special mention to Daniella behind the...More

Thank carjams
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We were staying in a nearby Airbnb house with friends and the owner recommended this pub. It looked quite ordinary from its Facebook page - but the food was well above average. Everyone raved about the roasts and my halloumi and pepper burger was delicious....More

Thank D3mure
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Taken out by my partners' stepdad for a walkabout in Beccles and looking for somewhere to eat with our dog. Not enough places allow dogs as yet (although dogs are generally better behaved, less noisy and cleaner than a lot of humans) so it was...More

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Mike B
5 July 2017|
Response from Jane R | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is dog friendly
Mike B
5 July 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Old Market, Beccles NR34 9AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Beccles
  • Phone Number: +44 1502 712291
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