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Colchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for the weekend having stayed in another nearby inn last year, when we had stopped off at the Bell for a pint and ploughman's at the end of a walk. We liked the buzz of the place (and the Ghost Ship on draught) and decided to stay here this year. On booking our room we had also... More 

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Halesworth, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The three of us called here for a weekday lunch. We were not too impressed with this rustic type pub. I guess it is okay for some but not for us. The staff were pleasant and the food was adequate.I guess that's about it.

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Cromer, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Where do I start ... 9 of us in total 5 children 4 adults. It was very busy so we were advised there would be a 30 minute wait on food that wasn't a problem an hour later the food arrived and we Were starving, my husband had the terrine and sticky ribs, it was dry obviously old and he... More 

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Thank Justin C
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

The hotel has six bedrooms and we took five of them for our Friday-Sunday stay. You can see how the interior of the pub was once traditional with more than one bar and a snug. The owners have opened it out but left lots of nooks and crannies. The bedrooms were excellent with everything that you need for a pleasant... More 

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Thank Celia M
London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I wish I'd seen the reviews of this place before we went, as going there only confirmed what a number of people have said about it here: incredibly rude and unhelpful staff and, in particular, the appalling attitude of the lady behind the bar. I asked if there were any vegan options, having been led to believe - by the... More 

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Thank Ruderies
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Our dear friend Katie took us out to lunch yesterday - both of us recovering from surgery -so a special outing and we were not disappointed . This was my first ever visit to the Bell and we had a really delicious lamb kofte and rocket and courgette salad with pitta bread - beautifully fresh and delicious .All washed down... More 

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Thank Sarah L
Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Loved staying at The Bell and sad it was only for one night. Room was well appointed and the food in the evening and breakfast was very good. The location was excellent for visiting the local area and walking into Southwold across the river bridge or by getting the ferry.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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453 reviews
71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We try and eat or drink here on our regular visits to Southwold. The menu, drinks and prices are the same as its sister pub across the river, the Harbour Inn at Southwold, only the location is not quite as good, as there's no view of the river . But there is a large garden which is handy on a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We had fish and chips. The fish was fresh and tasty and the batter crisp and light. Perfect. The chips were excellent too. Crisp on the outside, fluffy inside. As for the passion fruit posset - heaven in a glass. With a delicious pistachio biscuit. The beer is very well kept.

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Thank Geoffrey B
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We discovered this gem last year when we took the short walk to Southwold upon our return the Inn is still very popular with a menu backed up by a large specials board. Coliacs are not forgotten with Glunten Free Bread ( only available as toast) and plenty of Gluten Free options. The welcome was warm and the meals excellent... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about The Bell Inn

Address: Ferry Road, Walberswick IP18 6TN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Walberswick
Price Range: €82 - €153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
The Bell Hotel Walberswick
Bell Inn Walberswick
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“We had room 3 which was said to be the largest. watch the low ceiling though :-)”
 of 5 bubbles Rambl1ngMan, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There are two rooms on the ground floor, some rooms are of restricted height upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 572celiam, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I do not even know if the pub has rooms - we were only there for lunch .”
 of 5 bubbles X239UAsarahl, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“It's a busy pub. Some rooms are noisier than others”
 of 5 bubbles Wasitanygood, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Did not stay overnight.”
 of 5 bubbles mj18797, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
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