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Ashington, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great and warm welcome from all of the staff. Spotless rooms and the breakfast is just one of the best we have had. In a wonderful part of Northumberland, this old coaching inn is, in our opinion, the best place to stay

Thank robinlawrie
2 reviews
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Reviewed October 8, 2016

Great meal, lovely food and good service....... Spoilt I am afraid too say by a table of young people where the ladies of the party seemed only capable of using the F word, which was unacceptable particularly as there was a family with two young children behind them. No need for this and very disappointing.

Thank Martin B
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

We called in here on our way home from Edinburgh airport at around 6:30pm on a Saturday. We'd call into a few other pubs the either couldn't fit us in or didn't look great but this one looked lovely and there was plenty on the menu for me (vegetarian) and the kids. They had initially said they couldn't fit us... More 

Thank laura k
BBTD12, Owner at The Blue Bell, responded to this review

Dear Laura, thank you for the kind review after your visit on your way back from Edinburgh. It's good to hear you found the both the Vegetarian and the Children's options from our menu both varied and suitable for you and your family. I shall let our chefs know the food was delicious, and I'm equally pleased it was served... More 

Newcastle Upon Tyne
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2016

A very friendly pub with good service, good food and very good real ales. Situated in a great location in north Northumberland just south of the Scottish Borders there is plenty to do. I've never stopped here but plenty people do.

Thank 564carlh
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed June 20, 2016

The Blue Bell proved to be the ideal location for an impromptu weekend away. Friendly, welcoming and knowledgeable staff, good food and a lovely comfy and clean room. Perfect for a romantic night away from it all. And its location next to the Flodden battlefield was an added bonus.

Thank Elspeth M
Ontario, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We found the blue bell after seeing a notice on a board up at the monument for the battle at Flodden fields. The pub was easy to find and had ample parking as well. The landlord and staff were incredibly welcoming, even putting a table together for us in a side room, as they had a wake coming in shortly... More 

1 Thank rjmac1983
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2016

Stayed here for the weekend. From walking in to leaving we were made to feel so welcome by staff and locals alike. The room was clean, the bed comfortable and the shower hot. The food was excellent - Stevie the chef was extremely accommodating. All in all a brilliant weekend break that couldn't be faulted.

2 Thank Alison K
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58 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Wow we called in on way home to Hexham tonight. It was fantastic food and the people that served us really knew what good service is and answered every question from a table of fussy guests on another table. A very welcome break to the road. Thank you for very lovely food, well prepared and yummy.

1 Thank Kitti_kat28
Epsom, United Kingdom
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263 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed April 2, 2016

This place is a simple pub, doing simple food and is very good at just that. We just had a main each for lunch with the choice limited - fish and chips, scampi, a meat pie and two different vegetarian dishes. The fish was an absolute whale but the scampi seemed a couple short really. Their chips are superb and... More 

Thank HHH666Y
Inverness, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
86 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed February 29, 2016

What a great place! We drive past here fairly regularly, travelling from Scotland to Northumberland, and have been meaning to stop off and have a meal for ages. Now that we have, we will definitely be doing it again. Very friendly service, a lovely cosy bar area - and a really top-notch Sunday roast with plenty of gravy, monster Yorkshire... More 

Thank DW67
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about The Blue Bell

Address: A697 | Pallinsburn, Crookham TD12 4SH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Crookham
Price Range: $77 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Blue Bell 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Never stopped here.”
 of 5 bubbles 564carlh, Aug 24, 2016 | Read review
“As the only residents we were upgraded and had a great view of the surrounding countryside”
 of 5 bubbles 475alisonk, Apr 10, 2016 | Read review
“Family room was VG”
 of 5 bubbles 724wanderer, May 12, 2015 | Read review
“We did not stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles Kiki230564, May 9, 2015 | Read review
“Did not stay - meal only”
 of 5 bubbles Weandre, Apr 27, 2015 | Read review
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