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The Bellhouse

) #10 of 106 Restaurants in Leigh-on Sea €€ - €€€ , British,
321 Rayleigh Road | Eastwood, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 5PX, England
+44 1702 524271
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Opens in 18 min
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
321 Rayleigh Road | Eastwood, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 5PX, England
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1 - 10 of 635 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Delicious food, attentive staff, good ambience. We love to go there as it is always a pleasurable experience.

Thank Jacqueline B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful evening, great food and wine. Very pleasant staff indeed. Been several times and definitely go again. Oh and by the way compliments to the Chef and our waiter/waitress David & Athena. They were very pleasant indeed

Thank Podpoo
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went here today with my wife and family for lunch. Only booked yesterday as plans were last minute and had no problem getting a table for 6. The food and drinks menu here were superb as always. The Sunday roast selection is very good and...More

Thank essexboy1972
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went here for our date night. Having told the venue in advance they put rose petals and candles on our table to make it extra special. The food was excellent and reasonably priced. Service and atmosphere was fantastic. Would highly recommend! Thank you for...More

Thank Clair B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our party of 3 received a warm welcome from the outset. Our waitress Kyra along with other members of staff were very attentive and served us with a delicious roast dinner along with tasty starters and desserts. We shall definitely be returning in the near...More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with friends for the evening meal, service and food were excellent. Have been here several times for lunch and dinner and always had really great food. Would thoroughly recommend it.

Thank mcook1304
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely evening at the bellhouse with excellent food served by a delightful young man and a very nice waitress. It was a mid week evening but still plenty of people dining which gave it a nice atmosphere.

Thank suejknowles
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bellhouse is a lovely pub for a drink and also has a lovely restaurant, the pub is very quaint and has a lot of history to it, which you can read about in the pub. On a sunny day you can sit in the...More

Thank mariekerrik
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was served by a young man called Dave on the bar who was so attentive and could not do anymore for us!. Amazing service amazing staff !

Thank d040484
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had an 80th birthday meal for a group of 24 people (including young children) at The bell house, (we have been to other restaurants that struggle on a large group being served at the same time) but not here service was brilliant couldn't of...More

Thank rachhay
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Liz H
4 November 2016|
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Response from EastAngliaPubs | Property representative |
Thank you for notifying us of this oversight, you can now find a copy of our sample bar menu on our website
John B
24 September 2016|
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Response from BELLHOUSE321 | Property representative |
Yes we have wheelchair access, just not to the upstairs part of the restaurant. Thank you
2 September 2016|
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Response from EastAngliaPubs | Property representative |
All our christmas menus are now available online via our website
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$51
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 Rayleigh Road | Eastwood, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 5PX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Leigh-on Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 524271
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The Bellhouse an idyllic country restaurant and pub located in the quaint village of Eastwood. Set in beautiful surroundings, the recently refurbished, family run 15th century Bellhouse steeped in history and charm really is the perfect place to relax and unwind with family and friends. Our fine selection of beers, traditional real ales and extensive wine list can all be enjoyed within our grounds, dining al-fresco on our large patio or simply cosy beside our open fires, whichever your preference you will be following in the footsteps of your Royal Heritage.At the heart of our pub is a team of highly experienced chef’s and staff who are all passionate about food. The style of our food is traditional British, influenced from all that is available locally and seasonal. The meat we use is of the highest quality, our roasted leg & loin of pork is from our Scott’s Hall farm in Canewdon which has proved to be equally as popular as the succulent Dedham Vale roasted rib of beef on a Sunday.All of our cured meats and smoked products are produced in house by our chefs. Fine mouth-watering examples include our house hot smoked salmon with pea puree confit cherry tomatoes and soft duck yoke and our house smoked wood pigeon salad served with butter roasted hazel nuts and toasted walnuts. We are equally passionate about using seasonal vegetables. Our chef’s take a lot of pride in their on-site herb garden. Other fresh ingredients arrive daily, some of our most exciting seasonal produce can be experienced on our daily specials board. A great deal of time is taken in preparation for your arrival and every meal is cooked for you to order.We are very conscious of our countries depleting fish stocks and try to utilize more sustainable species, as specials, which we find can be more flavoursome and offer a much greater variety.At the Bellhouse we are proud to support British farming. We hope you share our ethos of supporting local producers and suppliers and share our passion for Great British Food
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