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THE BELL INN, The Street, Rickinghall IP22 1BN, England
01379 898 445
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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the meal was very average, not worth £ 37.95. fish & chips. 7 chips! fish. not much taste. peas. crushed frozen peas ? scampi. cooked but just warm. had to ask for condiments and tartar sauce. deserts.£ 4.95 !!!!!! crème brulee ? so small .two desert spoons. two strawberries. one small shortbread... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Called in as we were passing,very old furniture ,cold atmosphere,very nice young lady behind the bar.The menu was very limited and quite expensive.it wasn't busy so we thought the food would be served quite quickly.how wrong we were,seemed to take ages for two lots of sandwiches,the bread was very dry,obviously not that days.tiny bit of garnish and not much else.They... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

the meal was very average, not worth £ 37.95. fish & chips. 7 chips! fish. not much taste. peas. crushed frozen peas ? scampi. cooked but just warm. had to ask for condiments and tartar sauce. deserts.£ 4.95 !!!!!! crème brulee ? so small .two desert spoons. two strawberries. one small shortbread biscuit in half.the dish was 3 inch diameter... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Stopped off here for Sunday lunch this week with our dog as we are on holiday so couldn't leave her at home. We had a very friendly welcome from the Bar staff who clearly love dogs themselves. The food was very good and we didn't have to wait long. Free pud with your roast on a Sunday which my wife... More 

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Kingswinford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Called in to this pub on the way home from Lowestoft - saw it signposted off the A14 - wish we hadn't bothered! The only upside was the two girls who were serving behind the bar were lovely - we only wanted a sandwich and she said as they had a quiz on in the bar we could sit in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

My dad and his partner came here and she's a veggie. She had a chick pea dish and she felt the Peas had not been soaked long enough. She then suffered sickness and diarrhea for the next few days.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Myself and my partner stayed here for a night. The decor was scruffy. The walls between the rooms are very thin and we managed to hear the chips next to us being very "amorous" not ideal if you had children. There was only one set of towels even though I'd stated for 2.breakfast was included. However poor excuse for a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Well what can i say, we had high hopes from a previous experience and were looking forward to having triple cooked chips again. We were greeted by 2 clearly inexperianced socially awkward staff but sat down and tried to enjoy our evening. I ordered the burger and chips while my friend ordered fish and chips and these wernt particuarly cheap... More 

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Watford, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We popped in for a quick bite to eat having been turned away from several pubs because either they were not doing food or did not allow dogs. We were very pleased the Bell Inn had great food and allowed dogs in the bar. The lunch was lovely and the bar staff very helpful and friendly. Would definitely recommend.

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Bury St Edmunds
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

having just moved to this wonderful village, we were eager to try out the local pub's food. feeling we were well deserving of a treat after a full weeks decorating, we wandered into The Bell, to be greeted by friendly young bar maids, who quickly informed us that we could also sit inside and bring our small dog, which we... More 

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Staying with friends who we wanted to thankwith a meal. The dining room at the Bell is small but nicely decorated - not elaborate but clean and welcoming. The food was of a high standard and well presented. The waitress who served us was polite and friendly and had a lovely balance of professionism and relaxed chat. All of our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: THE BELL INN, The Street, Rickinghall IP22 1BN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Rickinghall
  • Phone Number: 01379 898 445

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

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