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The Six Bells

11 Covent Garden, Cambridge CB1 2HS, England
+44 1223 355559
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub
11 Covent Garden, Cambridge CB1 2HS, England
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Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

I came in to the six bells for Easter lunch as I have heard about the amazing roasts that they do there. I was served by the land lord of the pub. I was warned that he can be some what grumpy! (Isn't that every...More

Date of visit: April 2017
1  Thank Thickastheives
Reviewed April 9, 2017

the six bells was very welcoming, all the bar staff were lovely and really helpful and e land lady was an utterly lovely lady who accomodated our every need! really great food all round great pub! would highly recommend!

Date of visit: April 2017
1  Thank Karenmcgachen
Reviewed March 28, 2017

I was going to eat as I'd been told the food was good, but when I saw how dirty and unkept the place was I changed my mind. The landlord I found as one of the rudest publicans I've ever come across, and when he...More

Date of visit: March 2017
2  Thank smithe2
EileenOBrien, Owner at The Six Bells, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2017

I have been thinking about your review since you left it two weeks ago. You must really have hated our pub to go to the trouble of creating a Tripadvior account and leaving your first review. You state that our pub is dirty and unkept....More

Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

The Six Bells is a traditional backstreet city centre pub, wooden floors, live music (on many evenings and weekends), a bespoke menu and well read locals who love to chat. The pub is relatively small, with a central bar and two saloon areas that spill...More

Date of visit: January 2017
1  Thank Matt757200
Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

te Six Bells is a gem, tucked away off Mill Road and capturing the bohemian, eccentric and cosnopolitan spirit of the area. Sunday lunch is a particular highlight along with great beer, welcoming locals and a regular ptogramme of live music.

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank JohnCPFC
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a pint...great beers in this busy local. No frills just a good trad pub. Sunday Lunches are apparently very good value.

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Gus T
Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Nice local pub. We arrived there at 9:30 pm and only crisps were available as food. Good beer. Good atmosphere.More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank fabio m
Eileen O, Owner at The Six Bells, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2016

Hi Fabio, I'm sorry that you weren't able to eat at the Six Bells last night. We close the kitchen for hot food at 9pm every night (except Sunday when we finish at 5pm) but wee serve sandwiches until 11pm. I apologise if that was...More

Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

The Six Bells is a very friendly pub that serves a great Sunday lunch, fantastic steak and chips on a Thursday and a splendid chicken curry and chilli con carne during the week. Great value for money too.

Thank harlowhero
Reviewed May 5, 2016

It's such a great place for music and basic (enormous) meals, served up by Aunty Eileen O'Brien. Friendly locals, a true central Cambridge location.

Date of visit: May 2016
1  Thank nickellis2016
Reviewed April 17, 2016

This pub is the best in Cambridge . A real community pub . I have some very happy memories there. Always holds a special place in my heart

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank Jilly C
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Questions & Answers
Lisa U
June 10, 2015|
Response from EileenOBrien | Property representative |
About 20 mins walk. Cross Parkers Piece to the Swimming Pool, once on Mill Road we're the 2nd turn on the right
Lisa U
June 10, 2015|
Response from EileenOBrien | Property representative |
About 5 mins walk, just across Parker's Piece
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $15
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Covent Garden, Cambridge CB1 2HS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 355559
  • E-mail
The Six Bells is a traditional local pub off Mill Road which has been here for over a century. The pub is deceptively large with the two wood panelled front bars leading onto a conservatory with comfy sofas, and a pool room. At the rear there is a patio garden. We have a pool table, dartboard and a great jukebox. Free wireless broadband access. We serve five real ales, a choice of lagers, Guinness and cider as well as wines, spirits and soft drinks. Home cooked food is served every day from 12pm to 9pm, except on Sundays when our Roast Lunch is served from 12pm to 5pm. Sandwiches available until 11pm. We have a Quiz Night every Monday from 9pm and Live Music every Saturday night. We also host an Open Mic on alternate Sundays from 5pm. We also provide a meetng place for various community groups and are happy to cater for parties. Please be aware we do not accept credit/debit cards.
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