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The Bell

$$ - $$$, British,
The Wharf Bowden Hill, Lacock SN15 2PJ, England
+44 1249 730308
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“beer tapas” (7 reviews)
“mixed grill” (7 reviews)
“prawns” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Wharf Bowden Hill, Lacock SN15 2PJ, England
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Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Came here for Sunday lunch and we only booked on the day and they managed to squeeze us in on a nice table by the fire in the front. Great friendly service from start to finish and nothing was too much trouble. We had the...More

Thank Hannah S
Reviewed December 9, 2016

The food was excellent, really tasty fillet steak & crispy home made chips followed by a banoffee cream pie with lashings of really thick fresh whipped cream. The staff were friendly and it was really refreshing to be waited on by somebody you felt wanted...More

Thank Lloyd H
Reviewed December 4, 2016

The food here is nothing short of awful. My side order of vegetables were so overcooked they were limp, dry and just mushy. We ordered a chicken pie and the chicken was so dry it was inedible, the side order of chips were limp and...More

4  Thank Holly S
Reviewed November 26, 2016

The garlic mushrooms are lovely! I had fillet steak which was cooked to my liking, my partner had the chicken for his main meal and we shared a desert, white chocolate/ginger cheesecake,which was absolutely gorgeous!! Would definitely recommend this restaurant! we have been here a...More

Thank debbiedavis1974
Reviewed October 30, 2016

Enjoyed a quiet pint of Wadworth 6X and a Ginger beer here, before strolling around the town and visiting the Abbey. The beer was just right and the atmosphere was good.

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Found the bell at the end of a walk and what a great find. The staff are welcoming, its cosy and warm with different spaces. We stopped off for drinks and snacks. Good selection of beers, the menu looks interesting and the dining spaces were...More

Thank Fizzy P
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

We had a fabulous roast here last Sunday. Gorgeous home style cooked food, lovely ambience, very friendly and professional staff. A real treat! We highly recommend & also recommend booking as it is very popular!

Thank murphysmum98
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

The bell is really well decorated and organised of the planning of the pub, as they have got the bar where people can drink and eat and talk loudly and then they have got the restaurant around the corner which is a bit more romantic...More

Thank Will F
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

We keep returning to the pub regularly, as it's a favourite of ours. Always welcoming and look to make the effort to fit you in. We were glad that when the pub changed hands that it went to people who already worked there! Overall, a...More

Thank DGlo85
Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

We were staying in Lacock at a Inn and wanted to get food outside of the typical tourist path. We found the The Bell Inn from local recommendations. What a choice! Bit of a walk from the town but well worth it. Great food, warm...More

Thank Wesley W
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Alexander J
February 15, 2017|
Response from debbiedavis1974 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure don't actually work for the bell I just visited! But I think that they have a menu on the website
April 2, 2016|
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Response from janine50_12 | Reviewed this property |
sorry for late response,i,m not sure haven,t seen any dogs in there ,but they do have a large garden.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Wharf Bowden Hill, Lacock SN15 2PJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Lacock
  • Phone Number: +44 1249 730308
  • E-mail
The Bell is a friendly, family run pub on the outskirts of the beautiful National Trust village of Lacock.
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