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The Bell Inn

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Ashford Road, Ivychurch TN29 0AL, England
01797 344355
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4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: 16th century pub with a good selection of real ales, excellent atmosphere...
16th century pub with a good selection of real ales, excellent atmosphere and a huge variety of really good food
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Visitor rating
  • 25
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
amazing LOVELY please read

this pub is truly lovely countryside pub the owners are amazingly welcoming and the beer is great UNFORTUNATELY there are people that wish to say bad things because they have a grudge against fox hunting Such a shame.

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 24, 2014
countrygirlkim
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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51 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

this pub is truly lovely countryside pub the owners are amazingly welcoming and the beer is great UNFORTUNATELY there are people that wish to say bad things because they have a grudge against fox hunting Such a shame.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

A great pub with good quality pub grub. There is also a good selection of real ale which is very well kept by the landlord.

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Lympne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

What a great evening we had. Myself and my husband went for a meal with a couple of friends, what a great atmosphere, and really nice friendly staff, a people place not the clicky atmosphere you sometimes find. What can i say about the food.. The best meal we've had in a very long time, if you like home cooked... More 

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Lydd, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

As pub grub goes you've got to go a long way to beat this. Five real ales available doesn't hurt either. I'm writing this review as a bit of swan song to young Ricky, who's about to go off to uni to study aeronautical engineering or some such thing. Either way, it's not rocket science! Nor is serving up good... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Absolutely brilliant went for family meal all ages, lovely food, great staff serving and behind the bar. Will be recommending to family friends and will be returning thank you for a great friendly evening.

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We had high hopes about The Bell and went for an evening meal to check it out before booking for a large family celebration. When we entered the bar area ahead of sitting down, we were asked by the lady behind the bar what we would like to drink. I asked for a glass of white wine, expecting to be... More 

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Manchester
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60 reviews 60 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The Bell's restaurant area is quite small, so it's best to reserve by ringing ahead,but with all home-cooked food and huge portions, plus daily specials, it's difficult to choose what to eat.The pub is popular with the (very welcoming) locals, and has a lively atmosphere (as well as a lovely suntrap of a garden)...and as if that weren't enough, the... More 

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tunbridge wells
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Went for lunch yesterday, and will go back, very friendly, lovely food, good prices for beer and food, we sat in garden as a beautiful day all hanging baskets ready to go up is going to be lovely. We were recommended last year and hadn't got there, have told friends all going there now.lovely cottage pie cabbage cauliflower carrots broccoli... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Another visit to a delightful pub set almost in the middle of nowhere. Great staff and owners and amazing home cooked food. The Pork Shank was succulent beyond belief. Great choice of Ale and Ciders. Hige, and I mean huge roaring log powered range fire in the Winter.

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Echternach, Luxembourg
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

When we entered the pub it was nice to see a good crowd of local people enjoying a drink. It gave a lively atmosphere to the pub. The menu had some interesting things on it, lots to choose from and a change from the usual pub food. I had liver and onions, the first time for years and it was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ashford Road, Ivychurch TN29 0AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ivychurch
  • Phone Number: 01797 344355

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub

Description

16th century pub with a good selection of real ales, excellent atmosphere and a huge variety of really good food
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm

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