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The Blue Bell

West Green, Cottingham, England
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Ranked #11 of 20 restaurants in Cottingham
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Hull
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I wasn't expecting the amazing atmosphere, service and food that Blue Bell delivered on our visit. We arrived without booking, and were told there was unfortunately no room in the restaurant, but that we could eat outside in the beautiful garden. Seeing as it was a lovely sunny evening we decided this would be fine. If you want to sit... More

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Hull
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

9 of us went to Bluebell to celebrate my Dads 60th. I hadn’t been since it has changed owners and as soon as I walked through the door I was pleasantly surprised. The lovely décor, cosy seating and friendliness of the staff was very refreshing and made us all feel very at ease. There was a good selection of food... More

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Cottingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My partner and I recently visited Blue Bell and were charged around £5.60 for two pints of blackcurrent cordial and water! This is the price I would have expected to pay for two pints of larger nevermind juice! The manager was also rather rude when I questioned if a mistake had being made seen as this is a disgusting price... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We stumbled on this resturant/pub by accident, what a find! There is a pleasant atmosphere and the staff were friendly, cheerful and helpful. The food was fantastic and we all received M A S S I V E portions at very reasonable prices. Down south we would have been given portions half that size. The choice of beer was excellent... More

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I went for dinner with a group of friends. We expected to have to wait for our meal which was fine as we all ordered different things and were all served at the same time. The food was excellent but at 9pm (we went on a Wednesday maybe this is not every night) a musician started to play in the... More

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Cottingham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We weren't happy with the service and asked to speak to the manager/owner and he wasn't even prepared to talk to us. His attitude towards the young inexperienced staff was awful it made us and the other diners very uncomfortable. In the end we left before finishing our meal. Avoid this establishment there are far nicer places to eat in... More

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Hull, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

We bought a round of bottled vk drinks only to find they where over a year out of date, when we confronted the bar man he was rude and aggressive and told us they do not serve out of date drinks, he threatened to ban us cleared all our drinks away while we were at the bar and would no... More

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Sutton Coldfield, England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Although huge portions the food was lovely and very tasty! My first visit whilst staying 'up north' with family. Friendly, helpful and attentive staff in a lovely, cosy place that made for a fab eve out! The wild boar, fillet steak and lamb shank meals were all tasty but defeated all of us because of the amount on the plate.... More

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Fabulous food, generous helpings, lovely cheese board and great staff. Been twice now and will be returning in the next week or 2. Been both times on a Sunday and the menu is very good. Meat and fish eaters have a huge choice and the quality of the food is amazing. I'm a veggie and I have enjoyed the food... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I had occasion to have lunch and an evening meal on the same day in this establishment; This was my first visit. The lunch was unbooked with just two of us, but the evening meal was by prior arrangement as a party of six. There is a lunch menu which is less expensive than the evening menu. At both 'sittings'... More

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