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Old Bell Restaurant

Abbey Row, Malmesbury SN16 0AG, England
+44 1666 822344
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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European, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Abbey Row, Malmesbury SN16 0AG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had seen The Old Bell advertise their brunches so made a reservation and went this morning to celebrate my daughter's birthday. We were ushered into the main dining room whereupon one waiter said to another "They're only walk-ins". So we were then ushered into...More

Thank henferdinando
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Early Dinner at the Bell for 5 and with the hound too (the Bell is really dog friendly which is brilliant). Glorious food and superb service as ever. The braised beef was divine and in fact everybody's meal was delicious. Having eaten there many times...More

Thank clairegred
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very nice, with a good range of starters and mains to muse over. The reason I have dropped the rating down to 3 and a half stars is that the gentleman who served us did not fill us with confidence that he...More

Thank Josh W
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Have eaten here many times. It is superb value, with great service and very pleasant surroundings. Far better value than the majority of pubs in the area.

Thank aysteph
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

The menu at the Old Bell has a good variety of British staples, with modern twists, although perhaps lacking seasonal influence. The aged beef is my choice on most occasions, reliably delicious.

Thank Stephen J
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Fabulous slice of history serving great food as well as nice place to go for evening drinks where you can retire with friends to one of the many reception rooms.

Thank Ewen V
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We ate here last week with the children and were once again impressed with the service. We pop in for a drink quite regularly so decided to go for a meal. The children loved the food, the staff we're attentive and very friendly and the...More

Thank Jambichops
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Food is now decidedly cafe style and very good if that is what you want, but the decor is appalling! Whoever chose it (from B&Q furniture store presumably) has managed to completely lose the cosiness and atmosphere of the dining room. This a very old...More

Thank Alan-Local
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Had a meal at the Old Bell on a Saturday evening with friends first class, The staff again first class,the food was very good and we didn't have to what very long before it arrived. The dining room was very full but the staff did...More

Thank paulneale54
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

What a find! We happened upon this lovely hotel restaurant on a weekend in the area and we're delighted. The food was very good standard and huge portions-sadly no room for pudding! The staff were warm and friendly, always on hand and attentive without being...More

Thank NomadKate84
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Hello, do you serve breakfasts to non-residents - and what time does breakfast service start? Warrior193.
29 August 2016|
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Response from Dai N |
I've been in at 8am and got a superb breakfast lots of choice
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Abbey Row, Malmesbury SN16 0AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Malmesbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1666 822344
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