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The Smarden Bell

) #2 of 3 Restaurants in Smarden $$ - $$$ , British,
Bell Lane, Smarden TN27 8PW, England
+44 1233 770283
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (3 reviews)
“beef” (10 reviews)
“ice cream” (8 reviews)
Closes in 3 min
12:00 - 21:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, International, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Bell Lane, Smarden TN27 8PW, England
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1 - 10 of 290 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went for lunch with family found the waiter to be rude he wasn't interested and had no customer service skills whatsoever. The food was ok but have eaten In a lot better. Might give it a miss next time

Thank Suraj B
Reviewed 2 days ago

We hadn't eaten at the Smarden Bell for several years. However, we decided to try it on Saturday night. The pub was quiet, but we were pleasantly surprised. The staff were excellent, very helpful and friendly. We ordered the chicken burger and regular burger. Both...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went for sunday meal , staff very nice and helpfull ,Sunday menu , mainly roast dinners , but ordered the lamb , all very nice , not long wait ...food hot and tasty , had Eton mess , which was lovely ....all in all a...More

Thank kingsAshford
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went here for a meal with family (who have been before, also excellent) and everything was spot on. Service was excellent as was the food. Great ingredients and well put together and full of flavour! Will defiantly be returning! Staff always friendly and helpful. Keep...More

Thank epicfatty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bell is an attractive pub with a nice garden and good size car park. Staff were extremely pleasant and helpful but the food let it down. The Thai curry had no spice in it at all and not a hint of Thai flavouring. It...More

Thank PJ1743
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oh how its changed, this was a great pub but now just very average. Food was ok but nothing special service a bit slap dash. Bring back the old days.

Thank tony b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Given a table for two.ordered drinks then found of the four things on the menu two were off (steak and pie) .we decided to go elsewhere .barmaid meet us coming out with our drinks and we went to place the drinks on the corner table...More

Thank lunchpeople
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Went here today for a quick lunch as on the hunt for a house in the area. Very warm welcome. Had the dogs with us so we're directed to the snug area with comfy sofas and out of the main bar so felt like we...More

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Popped in today before going to the big cat sanctuary. Lovely place with great service and food was amazing

1  Thank diane d
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Booked a table but very quiet so probably didn't need to. Service was very friendly and starter of pate was good. Mains of steak pie, lamb burger, ham, egg and chips plus linguine were also very good. Puds lovely too. Quaint pub so will definitely...More

1  Thank Phil41yellow
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$38
Bar, British, Pub, International, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bell Lane, Smarden TN27 8PW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Smarden
  • Phone Number: +44 1233 770283
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