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“Amazing find”

The Five Bells at Cople
Ranked #39 of 462 Restaurants in Bedford
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 6 - US$ 26
Cuisines: Bar
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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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
Reviewed 6 October 2018 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 to anyone I know in the area and remember for our next trip east.

Thank Gill C
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Patsypatsy51, Manager at The Five Bells at Cople, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks 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

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Reviewed 1 October 2018

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 for anyone especially if they are this good). We nearly did not have pudding which would have been a big mistake. The Almond cake (with a complimentary glass of port) was delicious but the San Sebastian baked cheesecake was incredible the best i have ever tasted.

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Thank SimonB4830
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Patsypatsy51, Manager at The Five Bells at Cople, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

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

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Reviewed 24 September 2018 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 brilliant Paella, lovely tapas and other favourites mixed with British dishes. Really great service and a super atmosphere in an ancient English pub. Booked our next table before we left this time.

Thank Bobdally
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Patsypatsy51, Manager at The Five Bells at Cople, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Muchas Gracias !!
Thank you for your comments
Agatha B

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Reviewed 20 September 2018

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 very tasty. Had thought no room for a pudding, looked at the list and changed our minds, chose ice creams and churros, so sharing occurred. Was pleased to see prices were not over the top. I can recommend this venue and we were alresdy discussing what to have for out next visit.

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Thank Dreamer802072
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Patsypatsy51, Manager at The Five Bells at Cople, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

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

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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 seemed to rave about the steaks, although local I’m not a regular diner as its a bit close to home and normally go a bit further afield (not sure why!).

Thank billgl0ver
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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

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