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The Bell @ Skenfrith

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Skenfrith NP7 8UH, Wales
+44 1600 750235
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at this restaurant just by chance yesterday. We had not booked but they accommodated us with a table. They were serving a set menu 2 or 3 course lunch. We had the 2 course, dinner and pudding. It was the best Sunday lunch ever! I had lamb and my husband had pork. The veg was all fresh with... More 

Thank Janet P
Level Contributor
92 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off here for a drink after a walk around the castle. We didn't order food but the people around us had and it looked delicious. We sat outside in the sun and enjoyed the ambience. Staff were friendly and helpful and the toilets were immaculate (always a good sign.) Would definitely come back here and try their food as... More 

Thank FrankiePrice
Cirencester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had lunch at The Bell with friends we hadn't seen for many years. It was a beautiful Spring day. The Bell is situated in a stunning setting, a meeting of several valleys. The decor of The Bell was very comfortable and welcoming. I had beef and ale pie followed by lemon posset for lunch. My wife... More 

Thank john w
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Although good reviews our midweek lunchtime meal was mediocre to say the least. Home made sausage rolls starter, actually one 2 inch sausage roll v dry, seemed to be heated in microwave as edges of meet and pastry v tough, Main meal cod in batter burnt as batter was almost black in places. Not one to complain but it is... More 

Thank Alan D
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

When trying to book a place for my wife's birthday, I was looking for a place away from our norm of restaurants in the city centre or Cardiff Bay. The Bell at Skenfrith was recommended to me and BOY was I glad that it was. Situated in Skenfrith it's a short drive from Monmouth, which put us just about an... More 

Thank Lucas H
Orleton, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We had Sunday lunch here today and all four of us thoroughly enjoyed our meal. 3 had the crab starter and 1 the butternut squash soup with tarragon. For mains, 2 lamb, 1 beef and 1 risotto (a huge portion). We all managed desserts too, which were all excellent. The service was good, attentive but not obtrusive. The wine list... More 

Thank 3waltons
Newport, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Managed to book a table the same day. The Bell is a lovely country style pub/restaurant set next to the river. The interior is very warm and inviting, it looks to have had a modern and recent refurbishment but still manages to have a warm and cosy country feel with a large, open fireplace in the bar area. The staff... More 

Thank danB6437RD
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

When we called by, sadly the pub was closed for renovation but the staff still opened up and let us in to use the phone and wait in the warm. Very friendly and helpful staff.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Newport, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

It was a recommendation from one of my wife's colleagues. Place itself is in a lovely setting and looks very inviting from the outside, a theme which continues on the inside with its slab floors and log fire giving it a very homely feel. Staff were very welcoming and kindly. Usually, places like this are a little dark inside but... More 

Thank markprice2412
Newport, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We had Sunday lunch in the lovely dining room looking out over the gardens and fields. The menu is more interesting than many at Sunday lunch. The food was excellent as was the service and atmosphere. We had a Saturday lunch here in the summer when you are able to sit outside. On that occasion we had some very fresh... More 

Thank Caroline T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 40 - US$ 72
British, Welsh
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skenfrith NP7 8UH, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Monmouthshire  >  Skenfrith
  • Phone Number: +44 1600 750235

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?