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The Bull on Bell Street

57-59 Bell Street | Henley on Thames, Oxon, Henley-on-Thames RG9 2BA, England
+44 1491 576554
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (24 reviews)
“pizza” (16 reviews)
“crab” (6 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
British, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
57-59 Bell Street | Henley on Thames, Oxon, Henley-on-Thames RG9 2BA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Traffic delays made us late for the cinema (next door to the pub) and we had not eaten. The staff were amazingly helpful, found us a table and managed to get us fed in time to catch the cinema showing. Not only that but the...More

1  Thank Gizmo71_UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place was surprisingly busy. We ordered drinks and light food to share as we were not very hungry. Waiter and waitress were welcoming and polite. Chips were actually very tasty as well as squid. There was no delay even all tables were occupied and...More

Thank falcon692016
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quelle surprise, we were stuck in traffic on the way to Henley, so unfortunately were 20 mins late for our Sunday lunch booking. Nervous & panicked, we arrived, but thankfully everything immediately got better. Our table had still been reserved for us and we were...More

Thank JamieButler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We regularly visit this pub, especially for pre cinema drinks and snacks. They ran an event on Shrove Tuesday, during half term, offering pancakes for the kids. We were a group of 14 and they did a fabulous job. We sat in 2 of the...More

Thank Sophie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Last year when we visited the Bull on Bell Street in Henley on Thames, I gave it high marks. This time we were very dismayed at how the standards of the food have fallen. My guess is there is a different chef in the kitchen....More

2  Thank Roadwarrior1000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely atmosphere, one of my favourite pubs but Sunday lunch at 2pm took ages to arrive despite it not being that busy and was cold when delivered. Had to be sent back only to reappear after a toasting in the microwave. Cauliflower cheese served separately...More

2  Thank Sue L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been here twice. The second visit confirmed by first view. Food OK, Service terrible. You find a seat, note your table number and order from the bar. This is where the issue is. On both occasions it was relatively quiet (half full), mid-week. But it...More

2  Thank trainman2017
Reviewed February 10, 2018

Spent a long lazy afternoon with my husband watching the rugby. Was great atmosphere and lovely staff. food was good and the champagne was perfect. Thanks for a great afternoon!

Thank jedwards48
Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

Been here before, not disappointed this time, very relaxing atmosphere for a quite drink or food. Plenty of choice.

Thank Alan k
Reviewed February 9, 2018

Great atmosphere and busy on a Saturday, which is why the food was a little slow coming to us, just had the pizza and it was hot and crispy. nice bar and friendly service.

1  Thank hardybarry70
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Questions & Answers
May 24, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from joshwinterpod | Reviewed this property |
Oh it’s defeatly gone downhill
Vivienne L
October 26, 2016|
Response from Dean B | Property representative |
Hi Vivienne the music is in the bar area and is 80's 90's R&B nothing to heavy but great to listen to. the restaurant is away from the music so it's the best of both worlds!! kind regards Simon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $42
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57-59 Bell Street | Henley on Thames, Oxon, Henley-on-Thames RG9 2BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Henley-on-Thames
  • Phone Number: +44 1491 576554
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A beautiful Bar and Restaurant with an on site micro brewery set in the heart of historic Henley on Thames. With extensive inside and outside seating spaces, offering lots of diversity. From coming in for a morning coffee, a light lunch or indulging in our delicious evening menu. The Bull has it all, with live music every Friday evening from 9pm and Brunch served every Sunday from 10am-1pm
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