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The New Blue Bells Inn

££ - £££, British,
Stockton Road | Newton Bewley, Stockton-on-Tees, England
+44 1740 644846
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brie” (2 reviews)
“steak pie” (5 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Stockton Road | Newton Bewley, Stockton-on-Tees, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had Sunday lunch at the Blue Bells Inn and had to comment on how good the food and service was. The beef and pork were both cooked perfectly, a good selection of vegetables cooked just how we like them and sufficient of all. An excellent...More

1  Thank 1968MarkB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for an early bird meal with the family. There was a good selection of meals and starters and the prices for the early bird menu was good. I had my favourite, Lasagne, my husband the steak pie, my sone the parmo, my grandson...More

1  Thank Sally N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've eaten at this restaurant 3 times in the last three weeks and each time it's been very good. The first time a group of us went on a weekday evening. The atmosphere was a bit lacking as there were only two other tables in...More

1  Thank KazSE
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We (2 couples) booked for a late celebration of birthdays. My first impression was that the place smelt slightly damp. Once we got through to the restaurant the smell was not so noticeable. We ordered our food and drinks. Firstly the prosecco had run out...More

1  Thank Marg C
charnley101, Owner at The New Blue Bells Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Hi marg thanks for review I'm sorry there was some things missing from the menu that evening we were very busy over lunch time service and we only order so much fresh salmon every day unfortunately the salmon was popular that day so we sold...More

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Despite being greeted by possibly the grumpiest face from the waitress she did seem perk up a little later..... we visited for an anniversary late lunch. Arrived around 3.30 on a Saturday and we were the only ones in there. The menu and specials were...More

1  Thank Wadexplorer
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Called in on Friday lunchtime and after finally being seated we were served with drinks and a very good meal by the very friendly and professional staff. The food was excellent with good portions being served. Very good menu on offer with the best chips...More

Thank Gerry601
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Been twice in the last couple of weeks cant fault food or service Steak Night Wednesday excellent value Includes steak and glass of wine. Sunday lunch worth booking for Gammon cooked to perfection Just try their double cooked chips

2  Thank HappydaysG
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We visited as three friends for lunch, everything tasted amazing. Two of us had chicken parmo, the other had a chicken salad, see pictures attached. The food was glorious, piping hot and an exceptional taste. Would definitely recommend people to go.

2  Thank Emmwaar
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

If you're like me you will have driven past this place hundreds of times and never thought of stopping. Well you must because your missing out. I have just had a wonderful Sunday lunch with my wife. I had lamb and it was wonderful my...More

2  Thank Shaun S
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Visited with family for the first time in years and we were not disappointed. The staff were extremely helpful and polite, the service was good and the food was delicious and generous portion sizes. I would definitely recommend the Mixed Grill, and the Sticky Toffee...More

2  Thank Christine M
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Questions & Answers
6 April 2017|
Response from charnley101 | Property representative |
Hi it's advisable to book as we do get Very busy on Saturdays our menu is on the website and also have daily specials And you can find the phone number there. Too thank you
29 September 2016|
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Response from charnley101 | Property representative |
Hi I talked to the member of staff who spoke to you and they asked you if you would like veg or salad potatos or chips not a side and it states on the menus that all main dishes come with these choices sorry for any... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stockton Road | Newton Bewley, Stockton-on-Tees, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Stockton-on-Tees  >  Billingham
  • Phone Number: +44 1740 644846
On the main Billingham to Hartlepool road A689 owned by chef Matthew and wife Anna old pub reopened Dec 2011 Postcode TS22 5PQ
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