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The Bell

€€ - €€€British, ,
Shipston Road | Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon, Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8NY, England
+44 1789 450414
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Shipston Road | Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon, Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8NY, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We went into the bar for a sandwich this lunchtime, we were told there weren't any tables and were not made to feel welcome. We were very close to walking out. We said we were happy to eat in the bar and eventually we were...More

Thank Tony_Pearson_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We happened on The Bell by accident and what a brilliant accident it was. The room was quirky and very arty (based around covent garden opera) . It was warm, very comfortable and very memorable. Breakfast was delicious with a fantastic range of quality options....More

Thank mrsbloom70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great menu with lots of choice. Nice relaxed environment and great outside area. Food was served quite fast and pleasant staff

Thank 70ruj
TheBellOwner, Owner at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Short, sweet and much appreciated - thank you.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a not very impressive evening meal a few weeks ago we thought we would try a Sunday lunch. What a difference, lovely attentive staff, Great food and a friendly atmosphere . Very busy but everything arrived hot and tasty. Now to try a dinner...More

Thank jenmike064
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bell has always had a reputation locally as being very good but "for the oldies" indeed it was said that they did not offer lunch time deals because most of their business was done in the daylight. We went on a Saturday night and...More

Thank mebotwo
TheBellOwner, Owner at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

That reputation must be an old one? We are certainly always very busy in the evenings as well as day time, in the bar, restaurant and guest rooms, with a very varied crowd in terms of their years. Young and old always welcome. An extensive...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The outside belies the tardes within and the lovely grounds where lunch can ease into early evening G&T's in comfortable seating at the rear on the terrace. The local Cotswold range of Gins are really interesting and refreshing being beautiful presented with the complementing extras...More

1  Thank Anne G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a review as a B&B.I really like it here. Can't recommend it highly enough. The rooms are great value, the staff are faultless, food and drink are very good, and the design is distinct. I like it that it is a local that...More

Thank censington
TheBellOwner, Owner at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you. We're delighted that you enjoy staying with us. The rooms are all individual and well equipped, the food and drink is great, service friendly and attentive and your right the atmosphere is wonderful due to the both the team and our fabulous guests....More

Reviewed 10 September 2017

Fantastic stopover whilst attending local wedding. Staff gave us a genuine welcome.. The room (Alscot suite) - A spacious second floor suite located within the main building with internal access, sitting room with exposed beams, flat screen TV, DVD, and coffee making facilities, free superfast...More

Thank Alan P
TheBellOwner, Owner at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. We do have an accommodation page so feel free to read that too. All the rooms are individual and just as luxurious with another 8 for you to try! Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We recently had our wedding reception at The Bell, wow, what a day! From start to finish dealing with Ness and Sean has been seamless, they both go over and above to ensure everything was done, from building excitement every time we went in to...More

1  Thank hwhite58
TheBellOwner, Owner at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing to celebrate such an important day with us. It's a very special day and we were thoroughly pleased to have been part of creating those wonderful memories. Sean is always thoroughly delighted when he sees that guests have had a "good"...More

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

My daughter and my new son in law had their wedding at The Bell yesterday it was an amazing day, the staff were phenomenal and nothing was too much bother. Ness made sure every detail was perfect and Sean could not have been more attentive...More

Thank Local013
TheBellOwner, Owner at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was a very special day and we would not want it any other way. A special day to remember and it was an honour to be part of it.

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Rene H
15 March 2017|
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Response from TheBellOwner | Property representative |
Hello - Firstly apologies for this VERY delayed response! We are more than happy to accommodate well behaved dogs in the bar, where you can eat and choose from any menu, however dogs are not allowed in the restaurant or... More
18 October 2016|
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Response from TheBellOwner | Property representative |
Hi There. We have lots of customer car parking adjacent to the premises. Kind regards.
27 December 2014|
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Response from TedHeath | Reviewed this property |
I do not think that they have a pool. BUT the rooms are lovely and definitely include towels.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shipston Road | Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon, Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8NY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Stratford-upon-Avon  >  Alderminster
  • Phone Number: +44 1789 450414
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Country pub, restaurant and boutique B&B situated about 4 miles south of Stratford upon Avon on the edge of the Cotswolds. Award winning gastro pub with emphasis on taste and flavour, all dishes are imaginative and cooked fresh to order. Menu changes with the season to accommodate fresh, local and seasonal produce. Wines are handpicked and guest ales run alongside Guiness, Alscot Ale and Robinsons cider. Each of the nine rooms are individually styled with en-suite facilities and added luxuries such as L'Occitane toiletries and fresh milk and Monsoon Estates coffee. The perfect retreat for any occasion.
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