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The Street | Purleigh, Maldon CM3 6QJ, England
01621 828 348
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Ranked #40 of 77 Restaurants in Maldon
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Maldon, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The Bell pub is set atop a hill in the small village of Purleigh, Essex affording an amazing view of the surrounding area. Although I live just a short distance away I have not often visited this pub for no particular reason, I must add. However looking for a change we called in for a pint early one Friday evening,... More

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32 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

On a hill, not many of those in Essex, overlooking the Blackwater estuary in the distance and a great all round view from the village, the pub is found next to the Church and is an old world pub inside. It has a good range of beers, a meal specials board and even the bar menu is good. Food is... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Enjoyed a lovely lunch here as a last minute decision local to where my Sister lives. Have been in the Bell before but a long, long time ago. Had a lovely warm welcome and were looked after from the moment we walked in to when we paid the bill and left. Their lunch time menu had so much to choose... More

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162 reviews 162 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The Bell is located on a hill overlooking the marshes extending toward Maldon and Bradwell, outside Purleigh village. It's a low beamed place oddly shaped. Tables are well spaced apart. A standard menu (on website) is supplemented by large blackboard specials, including starters, mains. Our booking was for 7 pm, and we arrived early. It was a few minutes before... More

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The four of us had an excellent meal here from a good selection of main courses. The staff were very friendly and soon brought us our home-cooked selection.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We arrived five minutes before the cut off for serving meals. We were warmly welcomed and assured that our last minute arrival was not a problem. We were served by a delightful waitress who very quickly organised our drinks and took our food order. The food was excellent, two cod in bacon and two hawaii cheese, ham and pineapple on... More

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Maldon, England, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Lovely meal beautifully cooked. Can recommend the purleigh lamb leg and trio of puddings. Quite expensive for a pub meal but would like to try their lunch menu.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

Superb food very friendly staff , looking forward to returning ! My scallops were amazing and cooked to perfection . Definitely recommend . The others in my group thoroughly enjoyed their food too .

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London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Visited for lunch on a Thursday so it was fairly quiet when we arrived. Friendly service and food served quickly.

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Sunny Essex
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Stopped on the off chance with my wife for lunch. What a treat! Our starters were very tasty, there was a slight delay between ordering and service, but when you consider everything seems to be freshly prepared and cooked to order I think this is perfectly acceptable. The main courses were also beautifully cooked and huge. The only downside was... More

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Address: The Street | Purleigh, Maldon CM3 6QJ, England
Phone Number: 01621 828 348
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Maldon
Cuisine: English

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