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The Bell

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 143*
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Thirsk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We booked the GLANWYE room on The Bells website for their midweek deal of £70, absolute bargain for a luxury boutique room ! The full price with booking .com should have been £125 or £145 for a weekend stay. So an excellent start here! The Bell is situated in the quaint village of Alderminster, just a short drive from Royal...

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TheBellOwner, Owner at The Bell, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and thank you for taking time to write such detailed feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Glanwye really is a lovely room and we're so pleased that you appreciate the small things that make a big difference. It really was a good deal and thrilled that so many people...

Reviewed 4 April 2017

We stayed at The Bell over a weekend as part of a large family group, and the whole experience from arrival to departure could not have been better. Sean and the team strike the perfect balance of a relaxing, informal atmosphere along with fantastic service, a beautiful location and delicious, high-quality menus. The private dining room and terrace provided the...

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TheBellOwner, Manager at The Bell, responded to this review

That's so great to hear! Thank you for your comments and for taking time to post them. We are absolutely delighted that you found your experience and stay fantastic. We do hope you will be back - there are 8 other bedrooms to try and more menu options! Thanks again.

Warwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Have been to the Bell a few times over the years, having lived in nearby Stratford for a long time. I've always viewed The Bell as a lovely little spot for decent food and a great outdoor space. All of the above still rings true. However, the quality of the Al La Carte menu, new for this spring, was absolutely...

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TheBellOwner, Owner at The Bell, responded to this review

Thank you. We are thrilled with the new spring menu and would go as far as to say it's the best yet! Our head chef is really talented and passionate about food and isn't afraid to listen to what people want. He's certainly got this one just right. We have a lot of gluten intolerant diners and a great choice...

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

A great gasto pub with lovely rooms. Ideally placed for Stratford and the north of the Cotswolds. Superb food with a great menu. A beautiful conservatory dining room with views over the countryside. Comfortable, clean and well thought out rooms. Highly recommended.

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TheBellOwner, Owner at The Bell, responded to this review

Lovely thank you. Come back again so we can earn that extra star!

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

As we live fairly local we visit The Bell quite often and I had my 40th birthday Sunday lunch there for all of my family & friends a couple of years ago. Can't believe I didn't already review this place but as we enjoyed an outstanding lunch there again on Saturday I thought I'd let you all know! My husband...

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TheBellOwner, Owner at The Bell, responded to this review

Thanks Dawn. What a good choice you made! Look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for one night, and dinner. Atmosphere was spot on. The care taken by Tina and staff to make us feel comfortable was exceptional. They couldn't have been warmer; the perfect side of attentive. Dinner was delicious (we were thoughtfully given a more intimate table in the upper level). Room rates absolutely standard for the area but we were...

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TheBellOwner, Manager at The Bell, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to comment. It's what we do and we are pleased you enjoyed it. So glad to hear that you will be back and perhaps try one of the other guest bedrooms, there are nine altogether an all individually styled.

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We visited for the first time for Sunday lunch. The food was very tasty, albeit not very warm. The main disappointment was after ordering 4 roast lunches, we requested if we could have 1 additional Yorkshire pudding along with a just few extra carrots as my fiance doesn't eat greens. We were presented with the extra Yorkshire, and what was...

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TheBellOwner, Owner at The Bell, responded to this review

We are sorry that you were disappointed with lunch. To confirm the roast lunch/dinners are served with potatoes and vegetables included. If extra veg is ordered then we do charge for them as it states on the menu along with the price. Only beef comes with Yorkshire pudding, chicken and pork don't but if guests order Yorkshire pudding to go...

Strathdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

This is a favourite spot. Recently extended and visited during office party season. Service was slow and my meal was disappointing. Veg was cold and meat lacked the yum factor. Hope it was not typical and that the new layout will not mean a reduced service.

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TheBellOwner, Owner at The Bell, responded to this review

We are so sorry that you didn't enjoy your visit but we cant stress enough that we are always willing and able to rectify any issues there and then IF they are mentioned to us at the time. The new layout does not alter service and a reduced service couldn't be further from our minds. It is worth noting that...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here several times over the last few years - a regular treat to incorporate the theatre at Stratford upon Avon. However after extensive refurbishment to extend and modernise The Bell has lost some of the charm and atmosphere we loved. The ladies could not have been more helpful (and both visiting couples had problems in their rooms...

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TheBellOwner, Owner at The Bell, responded to this review

Firstly may I say that we are really sorry that you were disappointed and sorry to hear that you will not be coming back. By way of explanation, the rooms were not all full on Friday when you stayed. We did offer to upgrade you to a suite but this was declined and you opted to stay in your room?...

Boston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We had an excellent meal in celebration of my brother's 60th birthday. The menu was extensive with something to suit all tastes, and the portions were generous. The restaurant staff were very welcoming and friendly and had a good knowledge of the food they were serving. All the tables were taken in the restaurant, and there was also a wedding...

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TheBellOwner, Manager at The Bell, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind and positive feedback and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit. We do try hard with the menus to cater for as many palates as possible and so glad we achieved this, its always a good sign when guests want several dishes on the menu! We very much look forward to welcoming...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The interior of this award winning 18th century coaching inn successfully combines traditional and modern; a truly eclectic mix. The warm and welcoming bar has flag stone floors, low beams, open fires and candlelit tables. The well stocked bar ensures you can enjoy a host of traditional real ales including The Bell’s own Alscot Ale, guest beers and carefully selected wines, spirits and cocktails. Fresh morning coffee, brunch and afternoon tea are all favourites in this cosy area. The restaurant is more contemporary and oozes charm; it is attractive and vibrant with a buzzing atmosphere. The well designed individual areas lend themselves well to private dining, meetings and parties. Food is served in the bar, restaurant and spacious outdoor areas and the menu and daily specials change to accommodate the abundant seasonal and local produce. The spacious country pub garden with adjoining riverside meadow is ideal for families whilst the beautifully landscaped courtyard garden is a perfectly sophisticated area. The individually styled, well equipped boutique bedrooms (including a suite) are stylish and comfortable with a unique twist. Friendly staff and a relaxed atmosphere make this modern country pub a popular venue for any occasion. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bell

Address: Alderminster | Stratford upon Avon, Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8NY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Warwickshire > Stratford-upon-Avon > Alderminster
Price Range: ₹ 8,169 - ₹ 12,042 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Bell 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Alcott suite, lovely space but more suitable to those who are alright with climbing 2 flights of stairs.”
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