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The Bell Inn

The Street, Middleton IP17 3NN, England
+44 1728 648286
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Street, Middleton IP17 3NN, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had left it a bit late and were looking to grab some lunch when we stumbled upon the Bell, most I imagine stumble out.. We were the only diners and had excellent service. Our meals arrived quickly, my crab salad was wonderful, we all...More

Thank Giles H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just wanted a light pub lunch .. my wife had a pate which was excellent .. and I shared a crab salad with a friend. Service was quick and friendly. All in all a village pub that I would be very happy to go...More

Thank fidgetbuzz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying locally and booked a table based on reviews. I'd say definitely book as the pub isn't huge. There is a the main restaurant area, which is in the middle of the building, there's then a smaller room off of this which also...More

Thank NichaUk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived to a great welcome. Service was superb, as was the food . Excellent gluten free choices too!

Thank Carol A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came here as part of group of 20 for a family celebration. Everybody enjoyed the food, and the staff were lovely. We finished off the day with a game of boules in the garden. A perfect day!

Thank WilliamAdenis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Bell manages to be a village pub AND a good place to eat..lots of places are now just food orientated. So you can come here, have a few pints and a bag of healthy pork scratchings OR you can come here and have a...More

Thank simonjt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch with my family. Lovely meal had, staff friendly, food & drink was delicious. Pub had a lovely village feel about it.

Thank Rebekah F
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Sunday lunch for Six, resulted in four different meals, all extremely well presented, more than adequate quantity and tasty. Adnams Broadside on Tap was for me a bonus. Hungry after a five mile cycle ride my taste buds were wet after scanning the comprehensive menu,...More

Thank Tony P
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I booked the Bell for my mothers 80th and I cannot recommend it highly enough. Communication from the start was excellent with direct dialogue with the chef, so he understood what we would like and we understood what was possible. On the day the staff...More

Thank Joanna H
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Came for Sunday lunch and was disappointed. I often avoid ordering a roast dinner for the precise reason I wish I hadn't bothered here, the beef was ok. Slightly over even though they 'warned' us it was pink. The roast potatoes were rock hard bullets,...More

Thank Claire E
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Sally S
1 June 2017|
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Response from 0_Herlihy | Reviewed this property |
If school holidays I would, otherwise prob take a chance,
Anna S
19 February 2016|
Response from spritzer24 | Property representative |
hi there labrador very welcome in the bar area where we normally have an abundance of puppies! look forward to seeing you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street, Middleton IP17 3NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Middleton
  • Phone Number: +44 1728 648286
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