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The Bell Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
The Street | St. Nicholas-at-Wade, St Nicholas-at-Wade CT7 0NT, England
+44 1843 847250
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rack of lamb” (2 reviews)
“baguette” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
The Street | St. Nicholas-at-Wade, St Nicholas-at-Wade CT7 0NT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have visited The Bell Inn several times over the years with friends and family. It is a cosy, charming, pretty and welcoming pub. The staff are helpful, pleasant and friendly. This evening (22/02) Rachel and a nice young waitress were working and they were...More

Thank Sweex
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I stopped here on way to minster Holiday Inn and very glad I did. What a great pub, nice and warm and busy on a Tuesday night. Open roaring fire, great menu, nice looking beers, I was driving!! I had the salmon and mussels on...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited various pubs and restaurants for lunch with my parents over the last few years within a reasonable distance of Herne Bay, all at different levels - from high end Reads Restaurant to the Rising Sun - all very enjoyable, but we think...More

1  Thank Paris090
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best places in Thanet for good quality food, the specials board never disappoints the food is delicious I would say Michelin star, the staff a lovely and friendly and it’s very reasonable priced, well worth a visit

1  Thank Vicki M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Bell Inn is a great place for Lunch and evening Dinner. The menu is extensive with the “specials board” always interesting. The food is good quality and reasonably priced. Great log fire in the bar during winter months. Lots of character, booking recommended. That...More

1  Thank Tony L
Mazz100, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Tony Thanks for your review it's greatly appreciated. I have one silly question though if you don't mind. What was it that let us down on a 5 star rating? I like to learn from our customers when i have the chance. Kind Regards...More

Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

After a long walk had a great lunch and drinks. Ham baguette and prawn baguette were wonderful and great value. Waitress could not do enough and so pleasant. Will be back again soon.

1  Thank EdClew
Reviewed 26 November 2017

The chef will prepare almost all of the dishes on his interesting menu to be gluten free. Normally eating out for coeliacs is a nightmare but I told them I am a coeliac when we booked and when we arrived the staff were aware of...More

Thank brown10442
Reviewed 24 November 2017

This was our first visit to The Bell Inn and it definitely won't be our last. We had heard the food was good but it was even better than expected. The Bell is a traditional country inn and it has a really good atmosphere, we...More

Thank alfieKent_England
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Impromptu evening meal out. All had the rack of lamb. 2 of our group asked for a Regig of the potatoes as they didn’t fancy the ones it came with. The waitress made no fuss, and it was no problem. All 4 of us had...More

Thank MissPughe
Mazz100, Owner at The Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Thank you for your lovely comment. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 12 October 2017

Had a great Sunday dinner at The Bell. Prompt response to our email requiring booking on the Sunday morning which I thought was efficient. Lovely fresh veg and tender lamb. Nice touch of having two types of potato. Good value as large plate . Easy...More

Thank marce13
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Questions & Answers
30 January 2018|
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Response from Tony L | Reviewed this property |
There are no huge car parks at St Nicholas. Narrow streets, but you will find somewhere eventually. You may be lucky and park outside the Bell or find a space in their car park.
24 November 2017|
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Response from Mazz100 | Property representative |
Yes we are dog friendly. We have a large area in the back of the pub for you. Regards Marian
11 July 2017|
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Response from Vwchick83 | Property representative |
There is a separate children's menu with choices such as cod, chicken nuggets, ham, egg and chips, etc. There is also a garden with a children's play area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street | St. Nicholas-at-Wade, St Nicholas-at-Wade CT7 0NT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  St Nicholas-at-Wade
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 847250
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