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The Bell

) #1 of 6 Restaurants in Danbury €€ - €€€ Bar, British, Pub
128 Main Road | Danbury, Danbury CM3 4DT, England
+44 1245 222028
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (9 reviews)
“pie” (10 reviews)
“liver” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
DETAILS
128 Main Road | Danbury, Danbury CM3 4DT, England
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1 - 10 of 139 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Whatever the time of day lunch, early evening or evening just as last orders is called you know you will always be greeted by a smiling face behind the bar Nothing is too much trouble for this great local Keep up the good work-great chicken...More

Thank Stephen W
crath121, Owner at The Bell, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feed back. We try to run the Bell as a traditional pub selling good home made food. As you kindly mentioned we do Currys on Monday as well as home made pies Wednesday and roasts on Sunday. See you soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have visited The Bell several times now and have found Kym and Lorraine to be most welcoming! The food is fantastic; good home cooked grub! We have also ordered off piste a few times and have not been disappointed! Can't recommend...More

Thank Julie B
crath121, Owner at The Bell, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and the nice things you say about us. Its always nice to see you and Steve.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to try out The Bell tonight to see what it's like as I can't remember the last time we visited. We received a very warm welcome on arrival from the barman, who directed us to our table and took out drinks orders. We checked...More

1  Thank Chris S
crath121, Owner at The Bell, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. So happy you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for posting the pictures of our desserts. Our young Chef enjoys creating these as well as many other dishes.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We regularly pop in for lunch as the foods good, at reasonable prices. Crystal (our husky) enjoys coming in with us, which makes for a nice family outing

Thank PatMat
crath121, Owner at The Bell, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us. There is always a bowl of water waiting for Crystal.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

best well kept beer in essex staff always make you feel very welcome and go out of their way to ensure your visit exceeds your expectation

Thank Paul B
crath121, Owner at The Bell, responded to this review

Its always nice to hear back from happy visitors. I'm glad you enjoy your trips to us. We like to keep our beer good and genuinely enjoy meeting people.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to the barman richard "dickie" we had a great night (somone give him a promotion) , fantastic atmosphere nice food quite cheap as well.

2  Thank jimspooner
crath121, Owner at The Bell, responded to this review

Glad you had a nice evening with us and thanks for reviewing us on TripAdvisor. "Dickie" has been given a bonus and promoted to head barman.

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Went for food Monday night - friendly staff found us a great corner table with plenty of space for our dog. Great value, tasty home made pub grub - curry for a fiver and a chilli for £8. Then had the honeycomb cheesecake which was...More

Thank EssexTraveller1972
crath121, Owner at The Bell, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit with us and our home made cheese cake. Our young chef Richard makes many lovely desserts including crumbles and brownies. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 6 April 2017

A very enjoyable afternoon spent at this friendly establishment with the family. The English weather meant we got to enjoy the beer garden (very spacious and well kept) and, as the sun vanished, moved inside to a warm and hospitable atmosphere. The owners seemed very...More

Thank E8CST
crath121, Owner at The Bell, responded to this review

Many thanks Craig for your kind review. I'm glad you had a nice afternoon with us and took the time to review us. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Last minute Mother's Day booking for a group of 5. Good choice on the menu and excellent value. Warm welcome, good food and friendly service.

Thank dmarti32
crath121, Owner at The Bell, responded to this review

Thank you. Mothers day is always a very special day and I'm glad you enjoyed it with us.

Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

A large group of us visited late Sunday afternoon with children and dogs in tow. Service and food was fantastic. No request was too much trouble. Great menu choice, including good children's menu. I opted for the roast beef, which was lovely. All meals arrived...More

Thank Twinkle071
crath121, Owner at The Bell, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your trip to us and hope to see you again soon.

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Dawn W
Do you accept groups with dogs to eat?
8 January 2017|
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Response from crath121 | Property representative |
We do. We like a booking in advance.
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Linda W
Are you open Boxing Day please?
20 December 2016|
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Response from crath121 | Property representative |
Yes. All day. Food served 12-7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Main Road | Danbury, Danbury CM3 4DT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Danbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 222028
  • E-mail
Description
A traditional friendly pub. Serving many home made dishes all day.