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“the best restaurant ever!!!!!!!!!!”
Review of The Bell Inn

The Bell Inn
Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Rode
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Stroud, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“the best restaurant ever!!!!!!!!!!”
Reviewed 9 July 2014

I would like to say a big thank u to the cook and the bar man as well the hoisting skills it was a really pleasant evening and the food was out of this would well done to the chef and the specials was amazing

I would recommend it to friends and family

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank becky c
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Bristol
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Why should we want to sit in a cold restaurant?”
Reviewed 30 December 2013

One of the previous reviewers commented that there were no logs on the fire. We arrived to find a roaring fire – but then pointed to our table in the restaurant where there was no fire or any heat from the radiators.

After sitting for some time with coats on we did ask to move into the bar to try to get warm. The food was fine – but why would we want to want to have a meal sat in a cold restaurant?

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank Bristolvisitors
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Dilton Marsh, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Excellent all round”
Reviewed 8 December 2013 via mobile

Visited as a group of 4 adults and 2 children for Sunday lunch. The atmosphere was excellent with snug log fires and festively decorated for Christmas. The staff were extremely efficient, polite and friendly. We all had roast dinners. Both the pork and beef were excellent, large portions of vegetables and excellently presented. Deserts were equally good. Great venue, food and staff. A British pub at its best. Can't believe it wasn't busier.

Visited December 2013
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1 Thank Andy X
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Lacock, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
173 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Start by putting the logs on the fire.”
Reviewed 2 November 2013

Why is it that pub landlords and managers spend fortunes on refurbishing establishments into fashionable open plan bar/diners and then expect one fire to heat the whole place leaving lots of lunchtime diners sitting in the cold looking at a pile of logs and next to a cold radiators.This does not encourage return visits summertime is over.The food is around average no more,and as another reviewer commented the staff were friendly and polite but had the all to common habit of calling customers 'guys'.We drive past quite often and I think that's what we will continue to do until we see a bit more smoke coming out of the chimneys.Sadly disappointed.

  • Visited November 2013
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1 Thank Sheepclan
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Favourite place!”
Reviewed 30 October 2013

I just joined tripadvisor and felt compelled to give this place a review as it is one of my favourite ever pubs and my boyfriend and I always make an effort to pay a visit every time we pass through on the way back from visiting friends. The food is always beautifully cooked, the staff pleasant and friendly, the prices very reasonable and the atmosphere cosy and welcoming. Big portions, too! Its great for casual lunches or posher dinner dates!

Wish I still lived in the area so I could go more often!

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Jess A
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