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Great for after-work beers and lunch

As an employee of a firm locally, this is an ideal spot for working lunches, birthdays and new... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago
James G
Good view and serice

We visit the Bell Inn every couple of months and have always had good service and good food. Their... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Rita M
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Ware Street, Bearsted, Maidstone ME14 4PA, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

As an employee of a firm locally, this is an ideal spot for working lunches, birthdays and new starter / leaver’s meals, with a typical pub-grub lunch menu. It’s also great for post work beers, well priced, convenient and with ‘enough’ parking for those driving....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit the Bell Inn every couple of months and have always had good service and good food. Their roast dinners are delicious.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attended Ska and Rum festival on Saturday. Really good DJ, 1st band were pretty good once they got going but 2nd band really disappointing. They played commercialised modern rubbish, not ska.Considering it was a rum festival very disappointed with selection of rums and cocktails, pina...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beer - reasonable selection - maybe too many as most not moved quickly and not really looked after.Food - fried - usual fare, obviously WITH CHIPS!Staff - not unfriendly, but hardly welcoming.Atmosphere - mixed - but have had a few good nights there when bands...More

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Williams7travel, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

A little confused as to how you can tell A) the volume we sell without me telling you. B) Not really looked after, Lines cleaned weekly, All Ales rested min 3 days, Cellar correct temp. It might be that when you visited the casks you...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Had lunch time hamburger meal, very tasty, nice size portions. Big car park , under cover area outside .

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Williams7travel, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Jilly for your kind review

Reviewed 31 July 2018

Went for a family Sunday lunch. Food ok portion size average, Yorkshire rock hard! Overall did not think meal was value for money.

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Williams7travel, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thank you for your review Colin, shame we did not meet your expectations..

Reviewed 17 July 2018

As a single female I never walk in to pubs on my own! The Bell is an exception because from the moment I walked into the door I felt welcomed, so much so I stayed for the whole evening listening to the band, chatting to...More

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Williams7travel, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

How lovely to read your review, we have tried so hard to create a place where anybody can feel welcome, looks like we are getting there... thankyou so much.

Reviewed 9 July 2018

We were there for the World Cup match Sweden V England!! and thoroughly enjoyed the vibes with the locala who were accomodating and friendly.Shame we were only visiting in the area still we had a great time

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Williams7travel, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Nice to have a place where you can watch football with out all the drama's, the no bad language policy really helps regulate who comes in so you only get a passionate crowd who respect others. thank you so much...

Reviewed 18 June 2018

A bit biased as it is my local, but there is a reason for it being my local. Staff are fantastic, drinks are fairly priced, the food is excellent and they have some great ideas for dishes, and the menu is updated all the time....More

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Williams7travel, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you Carl, much appreciated and you of all people can see the changes we have made over the last 4 years.

Reviewed 14 June 2018

Good night band very good . food was spoilt by being told to order all courses together because they were busy.More

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Williams7travel, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Hi Melville63, Can be a frustration when we are fully booked i appreciate, the team are just making sure that they can time your meal so it is delivered without further delays. I will be having a word with kitchen to see if there is...More

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Didn't see any " small " children there. How ever I'm sure there was a childrens menu.
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