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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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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“paella” (10 reviews)
“tapas” (12 reviews)
“bbq burger” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
British, Bar, European, Pub, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1-3 Northill Road | Cople, Bedford MK44 3TU, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After personal recommendation we booked table for a Saturday night. Two starters and bread, and a big dish of paella between 2 if us. Plus one pudding and couple of drinks. Nicely decorated, good relaxed atmosphere. Friendly owner and staff. Little wait for the paella...More

Thank Philippa F
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We booked at the last minute and were fitted in, even with the dog who was provided with treats. We had an excellent soup to start and then rib eye steak which was a bit thinly cut but very nicely cooked. There was live music...More

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

I booked a table at the five bells as I have friends in Cople who have been raving about how good the five bells are after it has been recently taken over. The original pub had a pool table at the back and the new...More

1  Thank Justin S
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We went here with a group of around 15 for a Christmas meal and it was absolutely lovely! I will definitely go again.

Thank nicole_dommes
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We have been here before with some friends and had the tapas. This time we were here with other friends who had not been to the Five Bells. They and us, inluding our teenage daughters, all loved it. It has a lovely atmosphere and even...More

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

First time we have eaten here and today we ordered a selection of tapas and wow it was excellent. Good selection on the menu and the wine choice was good too. We probably ordered one dish too many but it all sounded so nice...it was...More

Thank Melanie R
Reviewed 5 October 2017

A Spanish night, complete with live guitar playing and delightful company and hosts. A very varied selection of Tapas and main meals, pickled anchovies, griddled squid were delicious to start, Hanging Chicken Kebab was succulent, and tender, as was the Prawn Kebab. Well worth a...More

Thank AGL1948
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We called in here for a Sunday Roast and were seated in a separate dining room from the rest of the pub. It actually looked a little more like somebody's house rather than a Pub dining room! The Roast was a Carvery, we ordered and...More

Thank 404Robert404
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We were on our way back from Althorp and came across this pub after a previous pub was full for Sunday Lunch. Whilst the decor looks a bit tired they have very friendly staff and we were escorted to our table. We all decided we...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

An unpretentious village pub but with authentic Spanish food and hospitality. We enjoyed 6 tapas dishes culminating in Giant Prawns in garlic - every course excellent. Agatha our hostess was charming and the whole experience one we would wish to repeat. Finish your meal with...More

Thank Cliff D
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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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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