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Bell Inn Stilton

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Dining (7)
Room & Suite (5)
Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
The Bell Inn, historically an important stop on the Great North Road between London and York, is one of the finest surviving examples of a 17th century Coach House. Famous as the Birthplace of Stilton Cheese, this popular inn sits at the heart of the village.Built around the old courtyard our Village bar and Bistro, Galleried Restaurant and Bedrooms have been skilfully blended into the ageless stonework offering old world charm, relaxing comfort and the most modern facilities.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Historic Hotel
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  • English
Popular mentions
Food was very good........waitress did not smile and seemed miserable and did not engage with you......we was in the bar area perhaps we should have been in the restaurant for waitress service you would normally expect especially as we had 3 course meal totallaling over £200 for
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Visited with 3 friends. Lovely cosy atmosphere, service was good although did wait over 5 minutes for our green veg that came with the sausages and mash and as such we had already started eating. For £14 sadly it was lacking in flavour although you do get 3 sausages.All 3
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Splendid new vegan menu which suits quite a few in our family now. The menu now presented in such a way that it may be a permanent fixture. Excellent and well thought out choices - very impressive. Always topped with first class friendly service and a couple of beers thank you. .
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My husband & I needed a little get-away after a very busy period at work. We chose to go to Stilton, which turned out to be a lovely 'sleepy' village, made very special by our selected accommodation, The Bell Hotel. We were bowled over from the minute we arrived by how
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Response from toptable10, General Manager at Bell Inn Stilton
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Jane, Thank you for taking the time to review us and for visiting our hotel. Excellent customer service is our top priority closely followed by some very good food! All the team work really hard to make the Bell truly shine for our guests. I am delighted you enjoyed you time with us and look forward to seeing you again soon. Our new vegan menu comes out at the end of January, so that will give you one more reason to visit us again. Kind Regards, Johanna Grimshaw
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Anniversary lunch in the Brasserie...we had dined here before and were most impressed. I had the ham hock on Spiced red cabbage...most tasty. My wife had the Turkey and "all the trimmings". When it arrived it was "gravied out!" . My wife asked for it to be served dry with gravy
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Response from toptable10, General Manager at Bell Inn Stilton
Responded 5 weeks ago
Good Evening, Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear that you didn’t enjoy your meal. I can honestly say that I really don’t know what happened, we have served hundreds of the turkey main course over December and not received any complaints. I must apologise for this and also the drowning of turkey in gravy and our poor response to your complaint. Please let me know prior to your next visit so that we can improve on your last impress of our food and service. I look forward to hearing from you. Kind Regards, Johanna Grimshaw General Manager
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Room 34
Our room with four poster bed
In one of the rooms with four poster bed
Gardens used for wedding photos
Side view of front
Hello, thank you for your enquiry. We would be happy to see you for breakfast on Sunday morning. We serve a full English breakfast priced at £9.95 per head. We ask that you let us know your name and how many guests there will be and we will make a note to expect you at 8.00am. Kind regards Reception
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Hello, yes we do have a car park at the rear of the hotel and there is on-road parking available as well. Kind regards Reception
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Is the bar area dog friendly
Thank you for your enquiry. I very much regret that dogs aren't allowed in the Bar but they are very welcome in the Courtyard any time of year. Kind regards Reception
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Bar bistro is a modern comfortable and relaxed environment
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"Garden Rooms are very quiet."
"Not applicable"
"We didn't stay in the hotel."
"Eaves room is nice but 3 stories up"
"Get there early to secure a parking spot"
$119 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
bell inn stilton hotel peterborough
United KingdomEnglandPeterborough
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