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The Bell

€€ - €€€, British,
High Street, Ticehurst TN5 7AS, England
+44 1580 200300
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (51 reviews)
“fish and chips” (27 reviews)
“pork belly” (7 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
High Street, Ticehurst TN5 7AS, England
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1 - 10 of 522 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved loved loved this place! Visited on a Saturday and despite being in the midst of them hosting (what looked like a superb) wedding reception the atmosphere was fantastic. Decor is stylish with lots of cool things to look at and the staff were lovely....More

Thank Londonshopper_2010
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Londonshopper_2010 and thank you for taking the time to review your visit to the Bell. A stylish and splendid review - thank you! Regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a great quirky pub to stay at. All the rooms have different themes and I have no doubt that they’re all as brilliant as each other. The breakfast was delicious. We also dined in the pub in the evening and we enjoyed...More

Thank Gemma S
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Gemma S and thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Bell. We wish you'd been able to stay longer too - hope to see you again soon. Regards Howard

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed a night at The Bell and it has to be said that a lot of thought and effort had gone into this place. It’s quirky, fun and appealing. Thoroughly enjoyed and will return but Team take note of other comments from previous reviewers because...More

Thank AVoiceofExperience
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello AVoice ofExperience and thank you for taking the time to write your review of the Bell. Thank you for the lovely five star rating - I'm pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. The people that work here look at this site every...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After having a fabulous meal the previous night at the bull inn we thought we would try the bell to compare. Wish we hadn’t. The menu was very limited - for vegetarians or pescatarians there were only two options - fish and chips or wild...More

Thank Dawn B
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Dawn B and than you for taking the time to review your visit to the Bell. I appreciate your observations and comments and will discuss them with the team.I am sorry that you did not enjoy your mac n cheese, which is gratinated just...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had really high hopes when we arrived at The Bell. Really welcoming bar, great hand-pulled ales and a fantastic roaring fire in a stunning inglenook fireplace. We got there about half an hour before they started serving food for the evening, so ordered our drinks...More

Thank Alex H
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Alex H and thank you for reviewing your visit to the Bell. We take food hygiene extremely seriously here at the BelI and have a five star rating food hygiene rating from Rother District Council. We receive regular hygiene spot checks from an independent...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In a world of chains and identikit pubs, The Bell in Ticehurst is a real find. It has impressive event spaces and a series of one-off lodges to stay the night. The main dining area is welcoming and food was washed down with a fine...More

Thank Tom J
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Tom J and thank you for reviewing your visit to the Bell. Good news that you enjoyed your time with us - hope to see you again soon. Regards Howard

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Went here today on the off chance and had a glass of wine and fish and chips and I must say it really was delicious. Nice looking pub, friendly staff and delicious food- what more could you want!

Thank Stacey242013
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Stacey242013 and thank you for your review of lunch at the Bell. What more could you want? Nothing! See you again soon. Regards Howard

Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We visited for one night in March and I have to say it’s so beautiful, quaint and quirky. We stayed in the Benefit Of Doubt room and the main attraction of this room is the beautiful copper bath, which was amazing. We had drinks in...More

Thank Ps2367567
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Ps2367567 and thank you for your review of the Bell. So pleased you enjoyed your room, the food and even a splosh around in the big copper bath. Come back and see us soon - and don't forget your rubber duck! Regards Howard

Reviewed 8 April 2018

The Bell really is our cup of tea. We have stayed overnight and had dinner on four occasions now, and have never been let down. The room we stayed in this time was The Love's Nest, which was as quirky and wonderful as all the...More

Thank bambifalls
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello bambifalls and thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Bell. Long may we remain your cup of tea and long may you go a bit overboard! Hope to see you again soon. Regards Howard

Reviewed 7 April 2018

I have passed many times and wondered if it was still the same as when we visited a number of years ago. A little disappointing, it looks pretty busy, you expect a warm welcome, good food and wine. We sat outside. Its pretty noisy and...More

Thank Betty B
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Betty B and thank you for taking the time to review your visit to the Bell. Thank you for your observations. Although there's not much I can do about the fish and chip van opposite, it does help to have customers' insightful observations about...More

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Response from Ginga_John | Reviewed this property |
To be honest I have no idea, I stayed in a lodge and never made breakfast once as the late nights did not readily transend into early mornings, the staff are really friendly and a quick call should get you the answer you need
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$47
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Ticehurst TN5 7AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Ticehurst
  • Phone Number: +44 1580 200300
  • E-mail
Description
The Bell is a truly quirky pub with rather marvellous rooms in the heart of the village of Ticehurst, East Sussex. Warm and comfortable with extraordinary events and intuitive hospitality, weddings and celebrations a bit of a speciality.
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