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The Bell

€€ - €€€, British,
London Road, Aston Clinton, Aylesbury HP22 5HP, England
+44 1296 632777
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“sea bass” (6 reviews)
“duck salad” (5 reviews)
“crab” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
London Road, Aston Clinton, Aylesbury HP22 5HP, England
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1 - 10 of 511 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I popped in for a late lunch on our way home from a weekend away. As we had stuffed ourselves all weekend we both had a sandwich and a drink. I opted for the filet steak sandwich and my wife had the...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped here on Sunday after a long drive looking for some lunch. The outside looked lovely so we thought we'd give the place a go. Really lovely welcome and a charming restaurant. As for the food, we both had the trio of roasts and we...More

Thank Rachel K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited today as part of a table of 11, with a relatively late-in-the-day booking (14:15). All the staff were incredibly friendly, but the service was really quite slow. Our two youngish children were ready to climb up the walls after 45 mins of waiting for...More

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice lunch and the staff were fabulous. We each had a three course lunch which was all all delicious and came out quick, considering it was a Sunday lunch. Recommended.

Thank Rhys D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here to have Sunday lunch and we were not disappointed we had the trio roast dinner and it was delicious . Staff were lovely and very pleasant

Thank shellrhys16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having not been to the Bell for nearly 20 years and only living 15 minutes away we thought we would give it a try. In the day this was a top dinning venue, with a reputation to match its ambience. These were the days when...More

Thank Greg57eat
General Manager A, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Greg57eat, thank you for taking the time to let us know how we did, I am very pleased that you enjoyed your visit back here after nearly 20 years. We have an excellent team here and I will be sure to pass on your lovely...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife, son and niece went to the Bell for an evening meal on Thursday August 2nd. I believe that everyone should know, that the food was exceptional, the service second to none: I had fish and chips by the way. My wife, had the...More

Thank DavidSHarris
General Manager A, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi David, thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review, reviews like this give us motivation and help us ensure we provide high-quality care. I will be sure to pass along your comments to the team and we look forward...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Met with friends for dinner there was 6 of us food was ok veg tart needs rethinking as its the 2nd time I have had it as not much to choose if you dont what meat or fish the pastry is hard and the filling...More

Thank wendyporter
General Manager A, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Wendyporter, thank you for your review, we truly appreciate your honest feedback. I am glad you found the staff to be friendly and helpful on your visit, as we pride ourselves on having a great team here. I am disappointed that you did not...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First impressions were good ,nice large bar area and the staff were friendly and there was a good selection of drinks.Nice size restaurant with seating outside.the menu had a good variety of dishes,food was well presented and tasty all in all hit the spot.

Thank David A
General Manager A, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi David A, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience! Thank you for the great review and we hope to see you back very soon! The Bell

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived bang on time for our 7.30 reservation to be met with an abrupt woman that could barely crack a smile and say hello (not a great first impression). We were told they were running behind and asked us to sit at the bar and...More

2  Thank Stacey C
General Manager A, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Stacey, it's upsetting to hear that you did not receive the top-notch service we strive to provide. Falling short of meeting your expectations is not to the standards we wish to achieve, and I am very disappointed we did. Thank you for leaving feedback and...More

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kerry b
26 June 2018|
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Response from 240zoe | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in a double which was very nice, large and airy so I would imagine the family rooms are quite well proportioned.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Road, Aston Clinton, Aylesbury HP22 5HP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Aylesbury Vale  >  Aylesbury  >  Aston Clinton
  • Phone Number: +44 1296 632777
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