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Cock and Bell Inn

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Hall Street, Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9JR, England
+44 1787 379807
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“steak” (16 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Hall Street, Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9JR, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We go here for lunch nearly every week and I wrote a glowing review last January. However, we've felt that over the last three months things have been going downhill - food not cooked or presented so well, little details missed etc. Then it closed...More

Thank BricklayerLondon
Reviewed yesterday

It was mid afternoon on a Monday. The weather had done everything from warm sun to heavy rain. We were in Long Melford and we wanted something to eat. The smart exterior of the newly painted Cock and Bell caught our eye even though we...More

Thank HenryKLavenham
Reviewed 5 days ago

We thought we would try the pub out as it has been recently refurbished. The place has been done out really nicely ,BUT we had to wait over an hour for 3 sandwiches .In all fairness we were told there would be a wait but...More

Thank dizzycook
sjfourie, General Manager at Cock and Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello. Thankyou for your comments and we will pass on the gratitude to our fantastic team members. We are pleased that you were made aware of the wait on food as unfortunately the new equipment in the kitchen was still under restriction which had been...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely local pub with a great atmosphere. Good value for money and a varied menu for all palettes. Traditional pub food it can get busy especially at weekends. We have eaten twice here and would recommend eating at anytime especially if you are visiting...More

Thank AP1967
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been coming here for quite some time. Something has happened over the past couple of months or so and the food has definitely deteriorated. I regularly have the scampi and it used to come in a bowl with a Whitby scampi newspaper - all...More

Thank dollychops
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a family birthday and although the service was a little slow it was to be expected as there were 20 of us! I had rib eye which was very tasty and everyone enjoyed their choices. The dessert menu is a bit disappointing but...More

Thank Jackie89
sjfourie, General Manager at Cock and Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thankyou for your kind review. Im so glad you enjoyed our teams hospitality. Apologies if the desserts were a little dissapointing but i do hope you all enjoyed your birthday meal. Thankyou again and see you soon Kindest regards Jean Paul and the Team

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Went here with relatives that came to visit. As in previous reviews the steak and salmon were over cooked. One of the steaks was sent back and the second time was over cooked again. The burger and Caesar wrap were great. We did get our...More

1  Thank Karin J
Reviewed 4 August 2017

A very old fashioned type of family pub, with great atmosphere and service. The cost is very reasonable and the food is wonderful and very moorish. The staff were very polite and attentive as much as they could be in a busy pub. The atmosphere...More

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This restaurant has completely down the pan. Used to go regularly but the last couple of visits have been a disaster. Some in the group ordered steak, none of which was cooked as requested. Even salmon was overcooked!!. Avoid at all costsMore

3  Thank idmacpherson
sjfourie, General Manager at Cock and Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Hello im terribly sorry that you have felt the need to post on here. I do know it was myself who looked after you. We did apologise for waiting 30minutes for your food however we had completed 107 covers in 1.5hours that evening. We do...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017

Visited again for a quick mid afternoon meal on a Sunday with family. No problem finding a table and service was friendly and food arrived in good time. The food is average pub fayre but was well cooked, hot and tasty. Prices are good with...More

Thank Faiergreen
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bob s
8 February 2015|
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Response from Faiergreen | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is an online menu but unfortunately the Trip Advisor system won't allow me to put the link to it in this reply. Try searching for Cock and Bell Long Melford on your internet browser and it should bring up their... More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hall Street, Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Babergh District  >  Long Melford
  • Phone Number: +44 1787 379807
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