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The Bell

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The Wharf, Bowden Hill, Lacock SN15 2PJ, England
01249 730308
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 78
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 11
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Having past the Bell on several occasions and wondering what it might be like as the outside often makes the place look closed. This Sunday purposely went to investigate. I am so pleased I did. Along with the rest of the family we went for three roast dinners. The food was good although not out of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
Jacqueline C
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Devizes, United Kingdom
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  • Special occasions
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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Lacock is blessed with many fine eateries but, in my opinion, the best by far is The Bell. I have been there many times and always had a very good meal and at sensible prices although one can push the boat out if it is a special occasion.

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Amazing food at The Bell, the staff were very friendly and accommodating could not fault. The food was delicious with ample portions. Good choice and selection nothing too much trouble.

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Having past the Bell on several occasions and wondering what it might be like as the outside often makes the place look closed. This Sunday purposely went to investigate. I am so pleased I did. Along with the rest of the family we went for three roast dinners. The food was good although not out of this world but well... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We have been to this little pub once before (ages ago) for drinks and a bite to eat. The food was nice back then, which is why we have chosen to come back here. They have a wide selection which is nice to see, with lots on each course...!! The pub is very small and you feel slightly squished! They... More 

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Excellent service at the bar, polite and helpful waitresses. Good choice of food, and specials. Good quality food served promptly despite being really busy. The lasagne, mixed grill, pie of the week and blade of beef were all hits with us. Pudding menu looked really good and some more unusual options but sadly we were too full. Good prices. We... More 

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Great venue that delivers every-time... staff and owners always friendly, beer great, food reasonable, and good, and just a stones-throw from the lovely Lacock.... They have a wonderful range of desserts too...

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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Popped in at lunchtime pub was fairly busy ordered a steak and a lasagne food arrived in around 15-20 minutes portions were of a good size and excellently cooked. Only gripe was on arrival we were told an area was booked and we could not sit there. Yes surprisingly during our hour long stay the area was vacant. Instead we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is a very nice little pub great staff food was amazing good views nice garden the mixed grill was really good not just the smaller bits of meat they were a good size

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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302 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Stopped in for a drink on a summer evening and enjoyed a warm welcome and a decent pint and a glass of wine. The place was full of locals (always a good sign) and the certificates which adorn the walls attest to the ethos of the place- Regional CAMRA pub of the year more than once and loads of charitable... More 

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Sun was out so where else to head after work but the garden at The Bell. Hit the spot for a lovely pint of real ale, a decent salad and lovely welcoming staff, as always. Heading back in a week or so with friends and looking forward to it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Wharf, Bowden Hill, Lacock SN15 2PJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Lacock
  • Phone Number: 01249 730308

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

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