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The Hunny Bell

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The Green, Holt NR24 2AA, England
+44 1263 712300
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Hunny Bell for a friend's birthday dinner. All of us driving so no wine on this occasion. I was tempted based on previous Trip Advisor ratings. I have to say the food was a little disappointing. I had a soup to start with which was rather thick, and the mains were fine, perhaps not quite the... More 

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2 Thank Rhiannon J
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

After a wet 4 mile walk 6 adults and dog arrived to a warm welcome at the Hunny Bell. We had pre-booked a table in the bar as we had the dog. The owner was polite and welcoming. The bar was warm and cosy. I had Aberdeen Angus roast. It was delicious. My husband had beer batter fish and chips... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Visited the Hunny Bell at Hanworth on a prebooked Christmas lunch and oh what a superb lunch we both had. The food was very very good for a local pub and the service is spectacular and very responsive to the customers requests even know it was a 70 cover lunch. I have noticed over the past years how small establishments... More 

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1 Thank Barry F
Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We have been to Hunny Bell today for a family of five Christmas dinner, we were greeted with a glass of prosecco followed by nibbles, we had pre ordered and I had the fish platter starter followed by beef and then a cheese board to finish off before coffee and mince pies with fudge and Turkish delight. All our meals... More 

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1 Thank NorfolkSimon
London
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I visited the hunnybell on Friday 2nd Dec and must say how lovely it was the atmosphere was fantastic with the dark evenings this little warm pub is a real pleasure . Staff could not do enough for us which goes a long way these days . I thought the menu was really well balanced with good variety and tasted... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

My friend and I were staying at an Air BnB in the area and wanted a pub close by for dinner. The pub was warm and cosy and staff were all so friendly and attentive. Not a lot of chice on the menu and very pricey for pub food; however we both had Fish and Chips and the portions were... More 

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Thank Emma W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Have been here 3 times and each visit I have tried something vegetarian. They have a good variety of veggie options, however I found the Risotto to be quite bland and sickly, perhaps a personal preference but not a fan of bright yellow food! The burger was delicious and the staff were more than happy to provide a "doggy bag"!... More 

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Thank Shauna00007
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Food was piled up very unappetisingly on plate and covered in a very oily gravy. Mashed potato was cold, Yorkshire pudding doughy! Greens chewy. Parsnips and carrots limp. Waiter returned it to the kitchen and head chef agreed it was unacceptable.

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1 Thank lrh619
Romford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Had a truly amazing time Sean and penny made us and our two dog's very welcome. We will be back and highly recommend you visit. Thanks for making our weekend memorable x see you soon Rod ,Terry ,molly and pixie

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Thank Rod H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Booked a table, requested by the wood burner in the bar and they kindly obliged. We both ordered pork belly which was beautifully presented and cooked to perfection....lovely soft pork and a piece of wonderful tasty crackling 😋 with creamy mash and veg...complimented with a nice apple sauce and gravy. Excellent! Husband then had an equally tasty apple and shortbread... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$36
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Green, Holt NR24 2AA, England
  • Public Transportation: Holt- Norwich Bus link, outside pub.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Holt
  • Phone Number: +44 1263 712300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?