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Lovely lunch

Lovely pub nice food with friendly service and nice to bring the dog even supplied blankets, would... read more

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Reviewed 9 November 2018
James C
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 16 September 2018
James G
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

Lovely pub nice food with friendly service and nice to bring the dog even supplied blankets, would definitely recommend.

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Williams7travel, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you James for your kind review, our hard work pays off.... Will share with the team

Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

I was looking forward to revisiting after a amazing meal in here a year or so back. Oh dear....gone down cheap nasty food route. Overcooked burger....not great chips..not good bread for the bun. Disappointing. While the waitress was very attentive perhaps actually dressing for the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jo678_10
Williams7travel, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2018

Thank you for your Honest review, will pass onto the team.... we have been in discussion of late about uniforms tbh, watch this space.

Reviewed 16 September 2018

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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Date of experience: September 2018
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Williams7travel, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2018

Thank you for your Honest review, will pass onto the team....

Reviewed 12 September 2018

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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Date of experience: September 2018
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Williams7travel, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2018

Thank you for your Honest review, will pass onto the team....

Reviewed 28 August 2018

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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Date of experience: August 2018
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Williams7travel, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2018

Thank you for your review, Music is a personal thing and to receive a review like this is unusual. I don't want to use this platform to educate on the music genre ska, but i think if you told Madness, The Specials & The Beat...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

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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Date of experience: August 2018
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Williams7travel, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

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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Date of experience: August 2018
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Williams7travel, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

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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Date of experience: July 2018
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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

Date of experience: April 2018
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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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Date of experience: July 2018
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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...

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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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