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The Bell Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
The Street, Middleton IP17 3NN, England
+44 1728 648286
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
The Street, Middleton IP17 3NN, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Four of us went and the food was excellent. Great choice of meals-we had roast duck, crab and asparagus linguine and calves liver withe a great selection of fresh veg. Beautifully cooked. Couldnt fault it. Best pub meal since the last time we went there....More

Thank burbidgecatherine
AmyandJulian, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your recent review we are delighted you had such a memorable birthday meal.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a family dinner here based on a local recommendation, the food was excellent although the very slow service let it down. It seemed our waitress was more interested in chatting at the bar than serving! The food is more like a restaurant than...More

Thank Goblinmad
AmyandJulian, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Delighted to hear you enjoyed your dining experience at The Bell Inn, we look forward to welcoming your family again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked for an evening meal and from the moment we arrived there was nothing but friendly courteous service. The gravity pulled Adnams is very drinkable, especially the Ghost Ship for me. The food was obviously freshly made but there was little delay in serving and...More

Thank dave2018529
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch, my husband had Sunday roast and I had Chicken Caesar salad. Friendly staff, good service.... very enjoyable.

1  Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am so impressed with this small quaint,tucked away, little pub serving 5* quality food. Me and my partner turned up here after a long day of traveling, quite late we was sure we would be turned away but no nothing but smiles and a...More

3  Thank meg-mog1988
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We passed buy on Sunday and made a concerted effort to call in. I am sure glad we did the hosting was great from the get go and although we had not booked ahead they were able to accommodate us and our black lab without...More

3  Thank timbevan594
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Bell was recommended by the owner of our nearby B&B, for its serving of real ales (Adnams). The service was friendly and the food was good although we needed to add a fair bit of our own seasoning to the mushroom tagliatelle (much better...More

1  Thank StarsForEyes
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

We came here by chance on our first day on holiday. We had to change our plans so we could come back again. The food was absolutely amazing and the choices meant we could eat here every day for 2 weeks and not have the...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Went as a group of 4 , one with special dietary requirements . Very welcoming , food was excellent quality and well presented , restaurant was nicely decorated! And excellent value for money ! Very highly recommended.

1  Thank Dave A
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Firstly,we were concerned also about a local or two as they spoilt our last visit in September.It is a shame as the pubs these days need visitors to keep them going. But the warm welcome from the staff put us at ease. Ben the chef...More

1  Thank Cambridgegal67
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Darren W
9 May 2018|
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Response from Andie G | Reviewed this property |
I haven’t found a website for the Bell and I’m not sure they do letting rooms either, you could always call them?
28 September 2017|
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Response from Tony P | Reviewed this property |
Not being a Veggie person, I'm not able to confirm as to the choice on the menu, but I'm sure from the friendliness of the staff they would make sure you were a happy diner . . .
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,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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