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The Bell Inn

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The Street, Middleton IP17 3NN, England
01728 648286
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What can be said about The Bell Inn......in a nutshell 1st class,this village hostelry just epitomizes what a good English country pub should be,real ale,excellent food at very fair prices,a varied menu,no wide screen TV,no games machines,character,cleanliness,good attentive staff,beautifully presented both outside and in,and of course cannot ,must not forget Nick,the landlord,always accommodating,generous in thought and deed,entertaining,very amusing,the perfect host,all... More 

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Bressingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Have visited The Bell several times each time the meals have been excellent and nothing is ever too much trouble The landlord Nick is an excellent landlord and a loveable character always pleasant,charming and always makes time to greet you and to make sure everything is alright

Thank Diddleydee57
Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were welcomed by a very friendly cheerful landlord . When we asked if our well behaved dog was welcome, he came around from the bar with a handful of dog treats. We both ordered Roast dinners, which were beautiful ,the Yorkshire puddings were enormous ,the beef tasty and plenty of fresh vegetables. The ginger sponge was to die for... More 

Thank car0linel0ng
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After having read some of reviews, my wife and I decided this pub was a must visit. We weren't disappointed: the food was excellent and the beer from barrel. The landlord is a great character who made us very welcome. We will certainly return and recommend The Bell at Middleton with the full five stars.

Thank brianhunt2005
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48 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Decided to visit the Bell during our visit to the area having read the excellent reviews. The welcome from Nick the landlord to this beautiful thatched pub was fantastic and he made us feel at home immediately. The selection of Adnams beers were spot on. We ate here for 2 consecutive evenings and the meals were fantastic. The chef was... More 

Thank Rob F
London, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

we usually dine at The Bell once during our stay in Middleton, always having our first holiday drink there - Broadside,bitter and a glass of Aspall's cider for me (though not in the usual nice goblet) For supper we ate fish and chips with peas which was good, great chips... husband had steak with masses of extra things like huge... More 

Thank tusko963
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely night out at the Bell Inn. Our host was very welcoming and chatty and made us feel at home. I explained about my nut allergy and the chef came out to discuss the menu with me - turned out that everything was safe to eat. Great to have the full run of the menu, which doesn't... More 

Thank Miss_Bags
Gorleston-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Last night My husband and i visited the Middleton Bell Inn. We had a lovely welcome greeting from landlord Nick, who then proceded to show us the menus on blackboards I settled for the pate (which was a real plate full) and the gammon steak, whilst hubby settled for the white bait and the gammon steak also. All meals were... More 

Thank linda l
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Met up with tow friends at the Middleton Bell. We had a lovely meal in the restaurant which was nearly full when we arrived. Menu was on blackboards and you ordered at the bar. The portions were a really good size and the range of food available was excellent. Service from the charismatic landlord was good. We had a Rib... More 

Thank TriManLowestoft
Middleton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

The Bell is our local pub and we use it a lot. Normally for the excellent beer and food and fun. Last night we rang to book for Sunday lunch for myself ,my wife and father in law. Nick bent over backwards to fit us in as we needed to visit mother in law in hospital in the morning. Just... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street, Middleton IP17 3NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Middleton
  • Phone Number: 01728 648286

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?