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The Bluebell at Cocking

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Cocking $$ - $$$ , British,
The Bluebell Bell Lane, Cocking, Midhurst GU29 0HU, England
+44 1730 810200
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Bluebell Bell Lane, Cocking, Midhurst GU29 0HU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Blue Bell is still open but up for sale or to let. The two gentlemen, who have run it for some years now, are moving on.

Thank Malcolmo93
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Visited as a group of 3 - we were staying locally so decided to go for dinner - we arrived at 7:50pm and the staff were very friendly and allowed us to still order even though they stopped serving food at 8pm. The food was...More

Thank Mazda2017
Simon T, Owner at The Bluebell at Cocking, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

thank you for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed your food and am sorry you felt it expensive. unfortunately when you have a leasehold business you have many costs to cover and I have to say they are very high in this area. this...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017

Last week we visited the Bluebell at Cocking (Midhurst) for dinner and were met by a charming host Simon and some beautifully cooked, flavoursome food. The lamb shank was so good In fact, that we changed our dining plans for the next night. The second...More

Thank S M
Reviewed 26 June 2017

A group of 4 of us had dinner while walking the South Downs Way as it's the only place to eat in Cocking. We weren't disappointed with the food but we did find the prices a little high. Sitting on the South Downs Way there's...More

Thank Paul F
Simon T, Owner at The Bluebell at Cocking, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

thank you for your review, I am glad that you enjoyed your visit and your meal. I am always glad to hear positive comments. with regard to our prices, unfortunately as we are in such an expensive area, it just isn't possible to offer cheaper...More

Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We ate here whilst walking the South Downs way and we each ordered the vegetarian pasta and a side of sweet potato fries to share! We then shared a cheeseboard and washed it all down with some of the local bitter. Food and beer was...More

Thank 85walker
Reviewed 20 June 2017

The food was fine, but expensive for what it was...a pity as the bar area is attractive, though sparsely populated the evening we were there.

Thank cmcoulson
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Catherine and I had an Amazing three course meal at The Bluebell, Cocking. We enjoyed perfectly cooked Scallops, Scrumptious Fishcake and Two Main courses which equally delicious. Followed by a Chocolate, coffee Mousse to die for. As always Simon was a pleasure in providing great...More

1  Thank Christopher L
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We went as a family of 3. We've eaten in loads of local restaurants and tried the Blue Bell given the good reviews, however it was really quite disappointing. We had the bread and olives to start: the bread was shop bought pre-sliced bread, the...More

Thank njd32
Simon T, Owner at The Bluebell at Cocking, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

i'm sorry you didn't enjoy your meal with us when you came for lunch on Sunday, it was in fact me that you spoke to (the owner) when you paid your bill and mentioned you were disappointed with the bread served. I said then that...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017

The food was good but not excellent, not bad although. You have to try it and judge yourself. I had the lamb at was very good. You have to go there by car and there is not much to do in the neighborhood.

Thank PWHenkie
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We were ready for a good meal after walking the South Downs Way in the rain. This was a very busy pub/restaurant and the only waiter was working his socks off. He managed to keep everyone happy with prompt attention. How he kept this friendly...More

Thank Leveller_10
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Margaret B
2 July 2017|
Response from Richard P | Reviewed this property |
The Bluebell at Cocking is open for meals 6pm on Monday and Tuesday. Wednesday to Friday 12 to 3pm and 6pm Onwards Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$32 - US$39
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Bluebell Bell Lane, Cocking, Midhurst GU29 0HU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Midhurst  >  Cocking
  • Phone Number: +44 1730 810200
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