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The Bell Inn

Certificate of Excellence
Ferry Road, Walberswick IP18 6TN, England
The Bell Inn
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Aylesford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a really nice meal here on the most gorgeous sunny October day, we sat outside, it was so busy (every garden table occupied) food did take a little while to arrive but they were literally a full house. When it did arrive it didn't disappoint. Food was really good, very interesting menu and all 6 of us enjoyed our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are regulars to the bell - staying at least three weekends a year . We love it here. It's within some amazing walks . Along the beach to Dunwich then in land through the nature reserve back or up to Southwold . We have walked these routes so many times but still never get bored . The inn is... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This was our first visit to the Bell and we only stayed for one night but we will definitely be going back, it is one of the most friendly pubs we have stayed at, the place is old and full of character with it's open wood fire, but it also has a modern touch. The bedroom was nicely decorated and... More 

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Nonington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Very spacious comfortable room (3), excellent breakfast and dinner menu - perfectly cooked and presented, welcoming staff and some extra nice touches like fresh flowers and local artwork on the walls made this a great place to stay. Lots of varied footpaths to explore from the pub - sea, beach, dunes, reed beds and river and there's a footpath to... More 

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14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

love this place, have been coming here for years. laid back and chilled out. food is really good, especially the mushy peas! Its really nice here on the weekends too, as there is always a cosy and bustling atmosphere that you can sit amongst for hours! full of families, locals and visitors too, the bell really is suitable for all.... More 

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Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Our previous experience of pubs with rooms has not always been that great, but The Bell at Walberswick was certainly not a disappointment. This pub is full of character serves good food and decent selection of local ales, cider and even local whisky! Our room was well furnished and extremely comfortable with no noise spreading from the bar area. My... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Our family group, 3 generations, 9 adults and 3 children just fitted into the darts room and we had a very enjoyable evening. We arrived at 5.30 as we were told the pub would be busy on the evening before New Years Eve, in order to be served promptly at six or just after. The staff were excellent, the meals... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We've been to this charming little pub several times in the last year for food after a bracing walk. It has never failed to satisfy. As well as being very welcoming to our doggies, providing 3 choices of bowl size, the food is simply perfect every time, the wine choices are good and the staff are very friendly. Well worth... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We stopped here for lunch on Christmas Eve with our two dogs and although it was busy, we got seated and served quickly. The pub is full off nooks and crannies and has a great atmosphere - we had lunch in the 'darts room' - a perfect little side room for us to tuck ourselves away with the dogs. The... More 

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Poole
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We took a long walk from Southwold for lunch with The Bell as our destination on recommendations from previous visitors to our holiday cottage. We were not disappointed. A beautiful, charming pub that appears to have stood against the tide of fake quaintness so pervasive in pubs today. They dealt with both the larger-than-average family we are and the Family... More 

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