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The Bell at Caerleon

€€ - €€€, British,
Bulmore Road | Caerleon, Newport NP18 1QQ, Wales
+44 1633 420613
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (16 reviews)
“steak” (43 reviews)
“pork belly” (6 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Bulmore Road | Caerleon, Newport NP18 1QQ, Wales
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1 - 10 of 570 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in today (5 adults and 3 dogs) for Sunday dinner . First thing to mention is the staff! They're all excellent and they all go out of their ways to make a fuss of the dogs and couldn't do enough for us to...More

Thank Lori861
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Bell Inn by pure chance after walking up Sugar Loaf. We had a table reserved elsewhere but we were too late and ended up at the Bell and we were SO glad!!! We were a group of 7 ranging from vegans...More

Thank jessimin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked down a country lane but it is worth finding. We went twice and each time both the food and service were excellent. I do no often compliment the service in my reviews! We will go again.

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food wonderful service. Good potions . Atmosphere great . Good value for money . Car parking. Clean and friendly . A must for everyone

Thank Cheryl W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My nephew lives near The Bell and he treated us to Sunday lunch when we visited him. I don't like Sunday roasts except home cooked so I was not really looking forward to it. However, all four of us cleared our plates and thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank 512julia54
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated about 45 mins walk from The Celtic Manor Lodges, an old traditional local pub that served us an amazing lunch washed down with local beverages. Very reasonably priced and definitely worth a visit.

Thank David H
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Popped into this pub before checking in at the nearby Celtic Manor. Even though it was the day after Wales had been knocked out of the world cup all the staff were very friendly towards us two cockneys. The garden is lovely and the decor...More

1  Thank sstarzing
Reviewed 10 October 2017

After reading all the trip advisor reviews I decided to take my partner for a meal and can only say how poor the food was sadly. The chicken skewer starter was burnt black on one side. I had seafood pasta and it resembled a tin...More

2  Thank garysnelgrove
Charlotte W, Owner at The Bell at Caerleon, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Hi there, I'am terribly sorry you did not enjoy your food with us here at The Bell Inn. But i can assure you i checked back on you myself and my colleague did also to see if everything was okay with your meals and you...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We found this whilst looking for a motorway break with a dog and pint. What a find. Whilst we only had a snack at lunchtime, we had the cheesy bagete option, it was the best ever and so tasty never had anything like it before....More

Thank Ian B
Charlotte W, Owner at The Bell at Caerleon, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thankyou so much for your review and coming to see us!! We love all our guests and Meg was gorgeous!!! We hope to see you again soon! thankyou so much for coming!! Charly and Jo

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing meal with very good service even though the place was packed! 8 of us for dinner all had different meat but all perfect! Very friendly staff who couldn't help you enough. Thank you very much

Thank Candyandrichard
Charlotte W, Owner at The Bell at Caerleon, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thankyou so much for coming and for your very kind review! We hope to see you again soon we loved having you! :) Charl and Jo

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17 February 2017|
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Response from Charlotte W | Property representative |
Hi there, yes we do it is on the top of this page or on our facebook page - the bell inn with charly and jo - it will link you straight to it sorry it was a bit late in responding Thankyou Charly and Jo
alan g
15 March 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bulmore Road | Caerleon, Newport NP18 1QQ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +44 1633 420613
  • E-mail
Awarded Best Food in the South Wales Echo Food & Drink Awards. The Bell has stood in the ancient Roman fortress town of Caerleon for more than 400 years. An old coaching inn, nestled on the edge of the Celtic Manor Resort & The beautiful Usk Valley, many a merry time has been had. The Bell today is true to its traditions and offers a uniquely Welsh atmosphere,a very warm welcome, award winning food, real ales, ciders and perries and a lovely wine list. We look forward to warmly welcoming you to The Bell.
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