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The Bell

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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London Road, Aston Clinton, Aylesbury HP22 5HP, England
+44 1296 632777
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went on Sunday for a family meal, the waitress was pleasant up until I made a complaint that the lamb rump served to me was in fact beef/steak , I asked it to be taken back for the chefs comment only to be told it was lamb!! I asked to see the chef and was invited to the kitchen but... More 

Thank Don-Michael-A
Rushden, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately we can't do this more often than once a year but this is the third time we have managed a Christmas/New Year get together for us and once again it did not disappoint. I booked the table in mid- December, explaining that we would also have our mother (aged 91) with us with special dietary needs. The staff at... More 

Thank Jasmineandboo
St. Albans, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't say enough about this place...log fire great food ,fair prices. The best possible friendly helpful staff. The great young lady steff who looked after us was everything a true professional should be. Definitely returing ASAP . Great for dog owners who can enjoy a meal in the bar and side rooms. Five star in my book....great value...four very happy... More 

Thank Peter W
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived, we had to wait for a table to be placed up even though there was table ready! Got our drinks and then it was ready, Alice gave us the menu and was super friendly always smiling! The food was good little bit pricey They need to update the pub as the light fittings,cracks in the wall need... More 

Thank Megan C
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to go for New Years Day lunch having been for lunch at the end of November and had a good meal. Lunch was booked so we booked at 5.30pm Nice table but we hadn't been told there was a set choice menu when we booked, which then turned out to have some flexibility but we didn't discover this... More 

1 Thank jlewis1575
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for a meal on NYE with our family, and have to say the food and service was faultless! A special mention goes to our server Arthur, he dealt with us promptly, was good with the kids, was very friendly and happy, and made sure we were well looked after. I would highly recommend the winter vegetable tart,... More 

Thank kelbels78
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90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say this is a beautiful looking pub/ restaurant inside & out. I haven't been here in a long while and thought it would be nice for a change. Coming in for an early lunch at 12.30 there was so much that was unavailable on the menu. That left us all with very little choice. Had there been... More 

1 Thank Grimsby247
Chesham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner here with friends, very helpful staff. Not rushed at all , sadly bresaola had sold out, but the deep fried Brie was delicious as was the wagyu burger and brownie. Lovely setting and we all thoroughly enjoyed the evening with a good bottle of Rothschild savingnon

Thank nwc71
Aylesbury, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A new venue for a work Christmas lunch and what a disappointment. Cold food, slow service & too many people crammed into a room meant that food could only be served by guests passing plates to one another. Vegetables arrived so long after main courses that some people had almost finished eating theirs. The Bell gets my prize for the... More 

1 Thank Liz C
Mark_Jackson101, Manager at The Bell, responded to this review

Dear Liz C, Firstly let me take this opportunity to thank you for leaving your feedback following your recent visit with us. I'm so sorry to hear that you did not have a enjoyable experience. We normally pride ourselves on our great service and quality of food however it seems like we have let ourselves down on this occasion. I... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

Apparently this place used to be a very reputable establishment frequented by celebrities and dignitaries from the world over. Sadly not any more. The Bell is a beautiful old building set in a lovely garden in a prominent location. There seems to be signs of neglect all over the property. The first thing I noticed when entering the Bell was... More 

Thank nordoing
Mark_Jackson101, Manager at The Bell, responded to this review

Dear Nordoing, Firstly let me thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us here at The Bell. I'm sad to hear that on this occasion we do not seem to have impressed you as my team work very hard to ensure each and every guest, whether dining, staying in our rooms or just having a relaxing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 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
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Road, Aston Clinton, Aylesbury HP22 5HP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Aylesbury  >  Aston Clinton
  • Phone Number: +44 1296 632777

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