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The Five Bells at Cople

₹₹ - ₹₹₹British, , European
1-3 Northill Road | Cople, Bedford MK44 3TU, England
+44 1234 831330
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“paella” (12 reviews)
“tapas” (14 reviews)
“sunday roast” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Bar, European, Pub, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
1-3 Northill Road | Cople, Bedford MK44 3TU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are so lucky to have The Five Bells as our local pub/restaurant. Set in the heart of the lovely little village of Cople, this traditional village pubis perfect for couples, families or groups. Pop in for a light lunch or come for a delicious...More

Thank Charles P
Patsypatsy51, Manager at The Five Bells at Cople, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time for such a positive review, it make us feel very proud. Just wanted to use this opportunity to thank our wonderful team, without them this would not be possible and will continue to work to improve. Thank you, Agatha...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Travelling from Suffolk to South Wales and asked good old Google for restaurants near to our location. The five Bells was nearest. What a find! Hoping to get something edible we had the most amazing paella, the best I’ve had outside of Spain. Will recommend...More

Thank Gill C
Patsypatsy51, Manager at The Five Bells at Cople, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Gill C We're very proud of our paella, not sure if it's the best outside Spain One thing we can guarantee is authentic Spanish food cooked with love. Agatha B

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fantastic, warm and friendly pub with a Spanish twist. If you want authentic Tapas dishes close to Bedford then look no further. We visited for my Daughters 22nd birthday lunch. Only 20 Tapas available on a Sunday lunch (only 20! that is plenty...More

Thank SimonB4830
Patsypatsy51, Manager at The Five Bells at Cople, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Simon for your beautiful review And we're glad your daughter enjoyed her Birthday meal. The 20 tapas made me giggle - we have more on our main menu Thank you Agatha Burgos

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our usual pub could not take us and I am very happy because I found the Five Bells at Cople. This typical English pub has Spanish owners and the menu reflects this. We have a house in Spain so we were delighted to find a...More

Thank Bobdally
Patsypatsy51, Manager at The Five Bells at Cople, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Muchas Gracias !! Thank you for your comments Agatha B

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Granted the pub was quiet, this was Thursday lunchtime. We were warmly welcomed, given a table with good lighting as discussed over a friendly booking phone call. Given time to peruse the menu. All choices were voted excellent, my chicken and pepper hanging skewer was...More

Thank Dreamer802072
Patsypatsy51, Manager at The Five Bells at Cople, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your beautiful comments Hope to see you soon Agatha Burgos

Reviewed 8 September 2018

Went with large crowd on a Tuesday evening Steak night, although the restaurant was very busy we still received great service and more importantly great food, didnt have Steak myself but went with the Spanish option and my wife vegetarian, both excellent and everyone else...More

Thank billgl0ver
Patsypatsy51, Manager at The Five Bells at Cople, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

We're glad your party enjoyed Steak Night Tuesday and thank you for your beautiful comments. Hope to see you soon. Agatha Burgos

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

For a change why not try out this old pubs Spanish menu. It was recommended to us and at a celebration party we had the opportunity to try out lots of lovely tasty and some spicy spanish dishes.We intend going back to try the paella.A...More

Thank ToddingtonB
Patsypatsy51, General Manager at The Five Bells at Cople, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Hi Thanks very much for your lovely comments, They're very appreciated in our little pub. Agatha Burgos

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

I went to the restaurant for dinner with some friends and we were pleased when we found the restaurant was not busy. However, sadly despite it not being busy we found service to be very poor. Although a drinks order was taken quickly and our...More

Thank Wln17
Patsypatsy51, General Manager at The Five Bells at Cople, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Hello, We're very sorry to hear that you were not left feeling satisfied with your visit, we like to give the best service we possibly can everyday so it deeply sadens us that you do not feel this was met and for that we are...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Ate in the pub twice one week with friends from New Zealand. The first time we shared some anchovies (not the salted ones) and some mussels in a spicy sauce- delicious followed by 2 different paellas. They were both excellent and we somehow managed to...More

Thank andrew D
Patsypatsy51, General Manager at The Five Bells at Cople, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Thank you Andrew for your lovely review Hope to see you soon The Five Bells Team

Reviewed 25 July 2018

We went here for a private event at lunchtime. We were given an area at the back of the pub - looked newly decorated - and had a tapas buffet. It was absolutely delicious, no complaints at all and would definitely go back/

Thank nmg34
Patsypatsy51, General Manager at The Five Bells at Cople, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Thank you very much Glad you've enjoyed the tapas buffet The Five Bells team

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 Northill Road | Cople, Bedford MK44 3TU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: +44 1234 831330
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Description
The Five Bells is a beautiful 400-year-old pub in the village of Cople. Traditional English and Spanish food is served. Open fire, patio area and garden
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