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The Brisley Bell

$$ - $$$, British,
The Green, Dereham NR20 5DW, England
+44 1362 668040
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“calves liver” (7 reviews)
“scallops” (8 reviews)
“sea bream” (3 reviews)
Closes in 28 min
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Green, Dereham NR20 5DW, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a birthday Sunday Lunch at the Bell this was our 1st visit but came on a recommendation . We arrived to a smile from the lady at the bar and there was a good atmosphere in the bar area. We were swiftly taken...More

Thank Chris h
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went here for first time with friends from Australia. Service was great, food was delicious and the whole place had a lovely atmosphere. Have booked to return as gets booked up so quickly. Can see why! It's decorated beautifully too. Loved it.

Thank Norfolk30something
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the Bell on 6th of this month, had been before and had high expectations., we were pleasantly surprised to find them exeeded, food was delicious and the staff attentive, especially Penny whose help with the wine was much appreciated. We would not hesitate...More

Thank Pete C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Holidaying in North Elmham we decided to take others advice and go to the Brisley Bell for lunch.What a treat. I heard it has recently been redecorated so I cannot comment on how much of an improvement it is, but we thought the ambiance overall...More

Thank shofar2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was recommended by the owners of the B&B we were staying at in the area. Booked last minute without a problem but we did want a table for 6 o'clock so it wasn't busy when we arrived anyway. Service very friendly and attentive and...More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried the Bell after a few recommendations. A friend and I called in on mid week lunchtime without a booking. The building has been nicely refurbished although a little cool and could have done with a blast from the heating. On approach to the bar...More

2  Thank noisyfrogs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended to go to The Bell by friends we had never heard of Brisley so we took a chance on Sunday without booking. The car park was heaving as was the bar but they were really friendly and found us a table. We...More

Thank Legallez
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a huge choice on the menu but the staff are willing to adapt if there is a problem. Lovely setting and well worth a visit.

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely building refurbished to a high standard. Steak was excellent. But the food is very limited. Not Suitable for vegetarians.. One vegetarian dish only that included Stilton Cheese, Not impressed. The staff are a bit unattentive and frankly look like people who are just passing...More

1  Thank bobbitybobbob
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely refurb of a cracking pub, was good food with an added twist. Lovely location too. Will return to try more dishes and re-write the review accordingly

Thank Geoff D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Green, Dereham NR20 5DW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Dereham
  • Phone Number: +44 1362 668040
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The Brisley Bell is a traditional country pub in the heart of Norfolk
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