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“Great food, great pub, lovely gardens”
Review of The Bell Inn

The Bell Inn
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Burton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great food, great pub, lovely gardens”
Reviewed 23 May 2014 via mobile

Me and my family visited The Bell a week ago. The pub itself is lovely, sat on lovely kept gardens. The food was amazing and very well priced. Generous portions of food. The staff were lovely to. We will definitely be returning and would recommend to friends.

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  • English first
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English first
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great food”
Reviewed 22 May 2014

This restaurant is amazing, we are regular visitors.
I am something of a food critic as i am a very good cook myself, i am regularly disappointed as i always think 'i could have cooked that better myself' however the food here is outstanding everytime and full of flavour!
The only bad thing i would say is because the resturant is so popular its always busy and when booking a table i have been told a couple of times that they can take the booking but they need the table back by a certain time (which puts pressure on you a little) but they have never 'hoofed us out the door'
highly reccomend for a romantic meal.

  • Visited October 2013
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Derby, UK
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102 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Enjoyable experience”
Reviewed 14 May 2014 via mobile

We were a fairly big group that visited for an evening meal and chose the Bell Inn based on Tripadvisor reviews and we weren't disappointed.

Camembert topped with mushrooms highly recommended. Mains were perfect all around, my ribeye steak was excellent and the chips are to die for, must be triple cooked.

Desserts very, loved the sponge pudding presentation with the custard in a syrup tin!! Creme brûlée was outstanding.

Only downside was that the restaurant was very busy with a number of big tables so we were a bit rushed to order before the other tables ordered. But on the positive side it did demonstrate good planning and no long waits!

Would definitely recommend the Bell Inn and also make a return visit.

Visited April 2014
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Derby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Superb, Superb, Superb.”
Reviewed 1 May 2014

Just arrived home from our first visit to the Bell Inn after a birthday treat with some special friends, and what a treat it was !!!, The food was excellent , my Lamb was cooked to perfection and was fresh and hot when served. It is plain to see that Kev the proprietor and Chef takes a great pride in the food he serves and even took the time to come and ask us himself how we had found our meal. brilliant friendly staff and good atmosphere also helped make this a place we will certainly return too and recommend to our friends,

  • Visited May 2014
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themarle
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80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
“Consistently high standards of food served by polite and pleasant staff”
Reviewed 12 April 2014

Been to eat here three times now and have not been let down by any aspect of this friendly pub/restaurant. The staff are all very polite and eager to please. Food is exceptionally well prepared and cooked. Good fresh ingredients and all presented well. Prices are average I would say for the area. In addition to the good food I also noticed on each visit how clean and well kept the place is. Definitely will be returning sooner rather than later.

  • Visited April 2014
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