We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Bell

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
The Wharf Bowden Hill, Lacock SN15 2PJ, England
+44 1249 730308
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“beer tapas” (7 reviews)
“mixed grill” (7 reviews)
“prawns” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
The Wharf Bowden Hill, Lacock SN15 2PJ, England
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (277)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 277 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with friends for lunch on a lovely sunny day , so sat outside . Lunch was great , service was friendly and efficient , could'nt fault it.

Thank waperth
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Have visited here several times most recently last weekend with adult family. Food is good and plentiful. Beer selection very good ( though not all to my taste, there are always one or two good ones). Staff always efficient and friendly.

Thank IMH1960
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Cannot fault anything about The Bell, all of the staff were warm and friendly and the food was absolutely amazing. Will definitely be returning very soon. Absolutely fabulous, thank you to everyone who works there.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

If only I could rate more than 5 stars!! Excellent locally sourced food cooked to perfection! Service was quick. Staff extremely helpful and polite. Will certainly be back for another visit soon.

Thank jakki72
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We visited last Friday as part of a group of 13 where we had pre-ordered our meals.My wife and myself used to visit on a regular basis but now use eating places nearer to home.I was pleased to see the pub remains very busy.My braised...More

Thank PeterWaldon
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Went back here after a few years good staff was amazing as it was a few years ago. Service good clean and super portions.

Thank Johnny C
Reviewed 20 February 2018

had a really good meal the waitress was very helpful nothing was to much trouble we had every thing we asked for and due to allergies some things had to be changed around which they were happy to do

Thank ps5110w
Reviewed 19 February 2018

I do like eating here and nearly every time the food is good. We came here for Sunday lunch recently with friends. I wasn't too impressed I'm afraid with the Sunday roast this time. The Yorkshire pudding came out flat and soggy and the food...More

Thank julie B
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Shocking is probably the best word to use Lovely pub. Terrible Food Service not good Ordered 4 prawn cocktails Probably get about 101 prawns per portion with a dob of seafood sauce Prawns still frozen from the sack they arrived in from booker Onto the...More

1  Thank malmesburyj
thebellinnatlacock, Owner at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

As people will note from our TripAdvisor page we do not respond to comments as a rule, whether good or bad, as we would much rather talk to people face to face or at least via email/phone. We are a family run pub that are...More

Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Went here on the recommendation of a friend and was not disappointed. Staff are very friendly and fairly efficient. A pleasant selection of ales which were not the normal ones you’d expect in the area. We all had starters and a main course and pretty...More

Thank Cardboard_Cockney
Nearby HotelsSee all Lacock Hotels
The Red Lion
364 reviews
1.03 km away
Beechfield House
792 reviews
3.31 km away
Bowood Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort
1,426 reviews
3.99 km away
Shaw Country House Hotel
204 reviews
4.42 km away
Nearby Restaurants
King John's Hunting Lodge
395 reviews
1.09 km away
Sign of the Angel
467 reviews
1.15 km away
George Inn
671 reviews
1.19 km away
Nearby Attractions
Lacock Abbey
1,196 reviews
.78 km away
Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey
536 reviews
1.10 km away
St Cyriac's Church
73 reviews
1.09 km away
Tithe Barn
69 reviews
1.06 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Alexander J
15 February 2017|
Response from debbiedavis1974 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure don't actually work for the bell I just visited! But I think that they have a menu on the website
2 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from janine50_12 | Reviewed this property |
sorry for late response,i,m not sure haven,t seen any dogs in there ,but they do have a large garden.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Wharf Bowden Hill, Lacock SN15 2PJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Lacock
  • Phone Number: +44 1249 730308
  • E-mail
The Bell is a friendly, family run pub on the outskirts of the beautiful National Trust village of Lacock.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing