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“Thursday night drink”
Review of Bell Inn

Bell Inn
Ranked #41 of 140 Nightlife in Nottingham
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Rugeley, England, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Thursday night drink”
Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

Popped in for a drink on our way back to our hotel. Order red wine and a bottle of prosecco. Wine was presented in an ice bucket (with ice and water) as it was slightly warm. Half way through the bottle I asked for a top of the ice as it had all melted. I really didn't appreciate being told it normally served as half ice half water - maybe the lady behind the bar should check the 'ice' bucket before giving a lecture. Apart from the it's a lovely pub with charm and personality but I probably wouldn't order the prosecco again

Visited July 2014
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English first
Level Contributor
30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Homely in that old-but-well-maintained pub sort of way”
Reviewed 7 April 2014 via mobile

Lots of bar access, lots of little areas to get comfy. Good atmos. Very old-and-wooden on the inside. Could easily be mistaken for an "old drunk" kind of bar but no such hassle; would recommend as a drink with a good atmosphere, and would certainly recommend over the various bland chain pubs in the area.
Addition- bizarre but not unwanted presence of fantastic violinists gathering on Sundays to play piratey ensembles in the bar.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Belfry Restaurant Hidden Treasure....”
Reviewed 2 April 2014

Did not know that this quaint little restaurant existed upstairs in The Bell !
Had a lovely meal with great service last night.
Menu had great choices plus a specials menu.....all at reasonable price.
Will definitely be back......lovely atmosphere.
Thanks for a great night !

Visited April 2014
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Thank MsW163
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los angeles, ca
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57 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Nice Pub!”
Reviewed 23 January 2014

A nice old pub, established in the 1400's. A few beers/ales on tap and a dinner special. A good place to eat, not too expensive.

Visited January 2014
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Sparse service. Not 'Unlimited' potatoes and veg! Burnt food and lost reservation”
Reviewed 27 October 2013

Dry meat, Merry Christmas bunting in October, service was non existent, felt bad bothering her when she did swing by our table once every blue moon. She was lovely but very rushed, they need more staff. The 'unlimited' potatoes and veg were in fact limited to one request! A lot of potential but these points let the pub down.

Visited October 2013
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