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The Blue Bell Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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A quaint British pub, with open, roaring fires in winter and old timber beams built in approx. 1257 And frequented by RAF Bomber Command Squadrons during the Second World War.
$9 - $20
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in for a drink at 8.30 pm. The beer was good. We were informed that they were closing at 9.00 pm as it was so quiet.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Richard B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Squeezed us in for a light lunch on Sunday. Full menu available, which was great as we wanted somthing light. Beer was great, staff were very friendly. We will definitely return.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank The State of Ar... G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are regular visitors to the Blue Bell and eat both evening meals and lunches there. Never had a bad dish yet and we are slowly working our way through the menu! Food is beautifully prepared, lots of it and a good varied menu to...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank lynettd123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Blue Bell and asked a few times about a menu. Went to bar and got a round and asked for menu. Once drinks ordered was told could not order food and we had not booked. There were plenty of spare tables and the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We call into the pub on occasion for lunch and managed to stop and take in the history of the place. Today there were people doing a documentary on the pub. They were from Florida over here for a few days with a veteran. Having...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Tarcey69
Reviewed May 12, 2019

Had a great night at The Bluebell Inn, food was brilliant, service was fantastic, choice of beers was great, the history of the place, with all walls decked with RAF memorabilia, airmen signatures on the ceiling, is amazing. A stunning place to visit, I'll be...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Andy A
Reviewed May 10, 2019

What a lovely pub! We had a good look round, as it is more like a ww2 museum. Oak beams on the ceiling inbetween the air man had written their names and dates. So many never came back, and coins are in the cracks of...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Adamsfamily2016
Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

Called in on my way home. The front door was open and I entered to be greeted by a polite lady who informed me the pub was closed for a private party. The bar was completely empty and they could have accommodated me easily. No...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Cagey1960
Reviewed May 6, 2019

This is a pub you will not want to miss if you have an interest in World War Two memorabilia as there are many examples already mentioned by previous reviewers. A Grade II listed building with oak timber beams, real fires and a rich history...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank kensmoon
Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

I went here a few weeks ago with a friend as they live near tattershall it’s the first time I have been and it’s a lovely little pub. The food is all homemade I had a warm baguette with salad coleslaw and homemade chips it...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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January 4, 2019|
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Response from David J | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, I'm afraid. They seem very accommodating, though, so I'll bet it's worth giving them a call.
Angela S
October 7, 2017|
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Response from jckennewell | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I'm sure dogs are welcome in the bar, as seems to be mostly the case with pubs locally. Meals can be eaten in the bar areas, so no problem if you want a bite ..................... so long as Fido doesn't, so to... More
May 25, 2016|
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Response from richardanderson854 | Reviewed this property |
I have not seen dogs inside the pub, but I believe you could sit outside under a covered area with a dog when it is warm.
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