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High Street, Ticehurst, England
01580-20-02-34
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 106
    Excellent
  • 66
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 39
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  • 28
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
After all the hype, I expected so much more.

Having heard really good things about The Bell; my husband and I along with two friends visited for dinner. We ordered prossecco and waited well over five minutes at the bar as they had none available and couldn't locate the keys to get some more! The bottle of prossecco arrived, we then waited... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
Victoria C
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Mayfield, null, United Kingdom
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English first
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

not a clue about customer service. Over Rated, over priced. Don't bother. Poor management. Poor communication.

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Had a group of 18 people and 2 dogs. Called on the phone 3 times to be told lee or Zoe would call me back. Never happened. I finally called back and spoke to Zoe the events manager who confirmed our booking. Arrived on time to be told that they could not accept dogs in the restaurant, never booked the... More 

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Having visited The Bell on numerous occasions we were extremely disappointed when we decided to take a group of friends there for a meal. We booked a table for 8 people. We had drinks in the garden which was lovely but sadly as soon as we sat down to eat the evening went rapidly downhill. As we started to place... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Lovely location in village with modern and quirky touches. Buzzy with a great atmosphere and comprehensive menus without being overloaded with choices.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

So much enjoyed the quirky generosity of the original refurbishment of this pub (including imaginative plantings) on early visits and cannot believe it is still under the same management. Extraordinary slow service at the bar considering not hugely full.. asked for menu.. none forthcoming and eventually had to find one lying around.. my wine slurped via a metal measure from... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Everyone told me this was a fantastic place to have a meal, so I booked, both my husband and I were looking forward to it, arrived early so we had a drink in the garden, went to the table, menus laid in front of us, no offer of a wine list, 10 minutes later he came back for our order,... More 

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Mayfield, null, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

Having heard really good things about The Bell; my husband and I along with two friends visited for dinner. We ordered prossecco and waited well over five minutes at the bar as they had none available and couldn't locate the keys to get some more! The bottle of prossecco arrived, we then waited several minutes for glasses. We had a... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Stayed for a night in the suite within the pub,quirky excellence! Food was superb, service was good. If your thinking of staying try and book one of the lodges they look fantastic.....especially the "Love Nest" Lovely fire pit with seating in the garden.

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Rye, United Kingdom
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30 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

My husband and I had heard several good things about the bell so we decided to dine there yesterday...we both had the beef roast which was so tender and the roasties were soooo good.... I could have eaten a tray full.to follow we had the banoffi pie which was amazingggggggggggggg !!!!!! thanks to all the staff who were very cheerful... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We visited the bell this Sunday for lunch for the first time in a year. And it was delicious we were looked after by all the staff especially the Chef Ricki who recommended the roast Sirloin and the homemade burger and it was beautiful . Considering we live in Ticehurst we rarely eat in the village but will be returning... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: High Street, Ticehurst, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Ticehurst
  • Phone Number: 01580-20-02-34

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

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