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The Bell

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Bar, British, Pub
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The Wharf Bowden Hill, Lacock SN15 2PJ, England
01249 730308
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australia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bell was recommended by our accommodation in Lacock as a good place to have dinner and they were not wrong. After an enjoyable walk up from the village we were warmly welcomed and enjoyed a great pub meal (the vegetables were well cooked also) served by our friendly host.

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Thank wandaAustralia
Fareham, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in here after the Lacock 10k race. It was busy from the start but we didnt5wait long to get served and we were allowd5to try the beers before we bought. We sat in the garden and ordered our food. It was a great choice and when my husband asked for cheese to go with his ham salad they... More 

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Thank Elaine H
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Godmother gave to visit us as we actually live in the local village and she asked if we would like to go here and we were all so glad we did! The food, staff and just the overall atmosphere was delightful and no task was to much to ask for the waiting staff who were all very friendly and... More 

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Thank kells O
Bath, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food in the main could try and put some Beef in the Lasagna far too much Cheese it was like lucky dip we don't need Veg in Pies and on the Side / the Roast Beef they say is from a local supplier although not much of it Chips Frozen ones tasted O K / The Ales are First... More 

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Thank 351ozzie
Rainham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly and efficient staff, provided good quality, tasty hearty food. A little walk out of Lacock but worth the walk. The walk could be abit tricky in the wet or in the dark. The young staff are helpful and friendly

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Thank Pete N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just got home from a wonderful evening,,, excellent food, staff made you feel so welcome, couldnt do enough for you,,,, highly recommend a visit,,,, they put all the banners, balloons etc up for me,,,,, looked very special xx

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2 Thank Margaret B
East Molesey, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been made very welcome on every visit to this charming little pub. The food and drinks are second to none and nothing is too much trouble. The menu is small and ensures that everything is cooked fresh. The steaks are amazing and the mixed grill is unbelievable. The sausage sandwiches made especially for us were fantastic! One is... More 

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1 Thank Morganbaz
London, United Kingdom
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222 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We walked from Lacock over the bridges and only the last bit was a bit hairy due to the lack of footpath but we got to the pub within ten minutes of leaving Lacock centre and thought it proved well worth the walk, I had salad which had I think potentially an entire lettuce in, it was very nice though.... More 

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1 Thank JHollie
Wiltshire
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We've visited this pub several times now, both to eat and just to drink so it's about time we wrote a review! Every time we visit we are greeted with a warm smile and you really are made to feel that you are very welcome and are not just another punter. There is always a great selection of real ales... More 

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2 Thank Guinness_maiden
Essex, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Had an an excellent couple of nights here. We had dinner both nights and then some drinks. Service was excellent and the menu had a good choice of meals. A great selection of Gin's - Ben behind the bar was an excellent host. Much preferred this place to the other pubs in Lacock, the food is much better.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Wharf Bowden Hill, Lacock SN15 2PJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Lacock
  • Phone Number: 01249 730308

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?