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The Bell Inn

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Middleton €€ - €€€ , British,
The Street, Middleton IP17 3NN, England
+44 1728 648286
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lambs liver” (5 reviews)
“duck” (13 reviews)
“ribeye steak” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
The Street, Middleton IP17 3NN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sunday lunch for Six, resulted in four different meals, all extremely well presented, more than adequate quantity and tasty. Adnams Broadside on Tap was for me a bonus. Hungry after a five mile cycle ride my taste buds were wet after scanning the comprehensive menu,...More

Thank Tony P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked the Bell for my mothers 80th and I cannot recommend it highly enough. Communication from the start was excellent with direct dialogue with the chef, so he understood what we would like and we understood what was possible. On the day the staff...More

Thank Joanna H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for Sunday lunch and was disappointed. I often avoid ordering a roast dinner for the precise reason I wish I hadn't bothered here, the beef was ok. Slightly over even though they 'warned' us it was pink. The roast potatoes were rock hard bullets,...More

Thank Claire E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Middleton is not on the way to anywhere, so the Bell is a way to escape the tourist crowds. It still has an old fashioned bar with barrels of Admans on display -straight from the barrel. Food can be good. Kids can play in the...More

Thank rfortey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to The Bell Inn tonight August 2nd with 2 other families,11 altogether.The staff where welcoming,the food was outstanding,hot,delicious and very reasonable priced.Would highly recommend

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We popped in early on a tuesday and even at opening time it was getting busy The menu board had an excellent range and our two dishes were delicious and the lady on the next table was equally pleased. We all had one constructive comment...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely pub with very pleasant staff. Nice pint of Adnams ale. Good pub food and not costly. Menu and choice good, with local seasonal veg.

Thank wally1953
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We had two dinners and a lunch here this week and all were delicious. There is a smallish menu on a blackboard and it is obvious that your choices are individually cooked by the chef. The welcome at the bar and the efficient service is...More

Thank Pat H
Reviewed 13 July 2017

So, we are on a week's holiday in Suffolk, staying in the nearby village of Westleton, which has every feature to represent a gorgeous English village. We booked a table for my birthday lunch at The Bell, Middleton, with a toddler, two Lurchers and three...More

Thank Moandtim
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Our first visit since the pub changed hands. The welcome was less than effusive, not a smile in sight, but I think we were used to the previous landlord who greeted everyone like his long lost friend. We decided to try lunch as it is...More

Thank casamartin48
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Questions & Answers
Sally S
31 May 2017|
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Response from 0_Herlihy | Reviewed this property |
If school holidays I would, otherwise prob take a chance,
Anna S
18 February 2016|
Response from spritzer24 | Property representative |
hi there labrador very welcome in the bar area where we normally have an abundance of puppies! look forward to seeing you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street, Middleton IP17 3NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Middleton
  • Phone Number: +44 1728 648286
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