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The Bell

Shipston Road | Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon, Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8NY, England
+44 1789 450414
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sea bream” (8 reviews)
“beef” (20 reviews)
“plaice” (8 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Shipston Road | Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon, Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8NY, England
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1 - 10 of 577 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We tried the bell for the first time this Sunday for lunch, and it will be the first of many visits. Very impressed with the service, which I can only say was first class and the quality of the food was equally impressive. I recommend...More

Thank whitey7777
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lunch here was a very mixed bag. There were 6 of us for a family lunch. Some had a full meal, others a lunch sandwich. The steak sandwich was really good, and although slightly pricey was ok value. On the other hand the main course...More

Thank Rob E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My father was 90 years old on Saturday 6th January and we had a family celebration for him in the private dining room at this lovely gastro pub. The room was perfect for the 22 guests my father had invited and the staff at The...More

Thank sallymorris2010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I enjoyed the most delicious Christmas Day lunch yesterday. The food was exceptional, the service first class. Everyone was very attentive and we left feeling rather full! I have been coming to The Bell for many years now, and in the past...More

Thank Pat M
TheBellOwner, General Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We have a brilliant team in place and we are really pleased that your Christmas Day Lunch was special - as it should be! Merry Christmas and a very happy New Year.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here before and really enjoyed it but not been back for a while, they have really raised their game the food and the service were excellent. Thoroughly enjoyed it all

Thank Greagor
TheBellOwner, General Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We have a brilliant team in place and we are really pleased that this has been recognised. Thank you.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Bell at Alderminster just outside Stratford upon avon has been a great pub/restaurant for decades. But over the last 10 years or so the "landlady" Emma Holman West has taken it up to a new dimension. And never more so than with the recent...More

Thank neil l
TheBellOwner, General Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you! You’re clearly a fan and it’s great that you appreciate what we do and have to offer. Your feedback is much appreciated and we look forward to seeing you back again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good - large group catered for well. Pre ordered food selection was good and well cooked. Staff friendly and Helpful. I would go again

Thank Derek W
TheBellOwner, General Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Excellent thank you! We look forward to your return.

Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

We were only passing and popped in for lunch. I had the ploughmans, it was to die for, very hearty too. Home made piccalilli was amazing, beef, ham and pork pie. My wife had the veggie pitta which she really enjoyed. Very warm welcome. Would...More

Thank emerypts
TheBellOwner, General Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

That’s great to hear and thank you for choosing The Bell. We hope you will return.

Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

A wonderful party made by the perfect service and great food. The team were very flexible in their timings to accommodate the speeches and food was served very professionally and quickly. Lovely 3 course meal and wines.

Thank Tim M
TheBellOwner, General Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Really pleased your party went as planned and that you all thoroughly enjoyed what The Bell has to offer. Thank you for choosing to have your party with us and we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 9 December 2017

most enjoyable. staff really happy and friendly. food very tasty and priced about average. We went on a Tuesday - not too busy. would go there again.

Thank 232bobby
TheBellOwner, General Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

We would be very pleased to see you again.

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Rene H
16 March 2017|
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Response from TheBellOwner | Property representative |
Hello - Firstly apologies for this VERY delayed response! We are more than happy to accommodate well behaved dogs in the bar, where you can eat and choose from any menu, however dogs are not allowed in the restaurant or... More
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helenet733
19 October 2016|
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Response from TheBellOwner | Property representative |
Hi There. We have lots of customer car parking adjacent to the premises. Kind regards.
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Deanm1972
27 December 2014|
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Response from TedHeath | Reviewed this property |
I do not think that they have a pool. BUT the rooms are lovely and definitely include towels.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17 - US$35
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shipston Road | Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon, Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8NY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Stratford-upon-Avon  >  Alderminster
  • Phone Number: +44 1789 450414
  • E-mail
Description
Country pub, restaurant and boutique B&B situated about 4 miles south of Stratford upon Avon on the edge of the Cotswolds. Award winning gastro pub with emphasis on taste and flavour, all dishes are imaginative and cooked fresh to order. Menu changes with the season to accommodate fresh, local and seasonal produce. Wines are handpicked and guest ales run alongside Guiness, Alscot Ale and Robinsons cider. Each of the nine rooms are individually styled with en-suite facilities and added luxuries such as L'Occitane toiletries and fresh milk and Monsoon Estates coffee. The perfect retreat for any occasion.
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