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Bell House Restaurant

721 Main St, Shelbyville, KY 40065-1239
+1 502-437-5678
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
721 Main St, Shelbyville, KY 40065-1239
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our beautiful daughter made reservations at the Bell House Restaurant in Shelbyville Kentucky for her husband’s birthday. We have eaten there many times & always get a great meal. All 9 of us arrived on time, the hostess (& establishment owner) greeted us to our...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After living in area for 7 years had not been to Bell House and husband and I stopped on a recent Friday. It was rainy and cold out and I was immediately taken with the warm inviting atmosphere. Not a huge place but very cozy....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Colleen E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the Bell House Restaurant while staying in Shelbyville with friends. We had 11 people in our party and they did a great job of making arrangements for all of us to sit together. The meal was first class, service was terrific. I had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 571ClydeM
Reviewed November 8, 2018

The Bell House is one of our "go to" restaurants when we want to treat ourselves. The wait staff are attentive, the atmosphere is quiet and relaxing, and the food is high quality. On this visit we had the goat cheese salad, which is exceptional,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ExPatBrit964
Reviewed November 3, 2018

I was blown away by Bell House Restaurant. The converted house felt luxurious and special from the moment we entered. I had chosen it for a first date with a woman I really wanted to impress, and Bell House delivered with an A+. The blackberry...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Joseph G
Reviewed October 1, 2018

This is a very pleasant homey space with very good food. The service was great. My wife had the Hot Brown which was great, but a bit salty and I had the Tuscan Cod. One of us enjoyed the pork tenderloin with barbecue sauce and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 608marvr
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Bell House was just delightful! Food was delicious and the desserts are heavenly. Will be stopping on my way back from Maine . The whole town is just lovely

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank DBoone
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We had reservations for 4 at 6:30 on a Friday evening. Within 15 minutes the entire historic restaurant filled. Yes this caused some delays, but they handled it well. Our meals were delicious, fresh tender salad, shrimp & grits, salmon and the Tuscan cod was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Seeker624
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

The house is super cute. Friendly staff. Worth the stop on our way from Louisville to Frankfort. A unique spot for a ladies’ lunch. Didn’t love the flavor of the water.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank amj1495
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

I went to the Bell House with my mother and father during our vacation in Shelbyville after a recommendation by a friend. I was not disappointed. The restaurant itself has a lovely and quaint atmosphere that was enjoyable to dine in. The food was very...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank MissMAB
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August 17, 2015|
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Response from Mary M | Property representative |
Alice, Thanks for your interest in our restaurant. We do not have control of what TripAdvisor posts as our menu, but if you'd look at our website, we keep our menus up to date! Our hours are Lunch on Monday-Saturday... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 721 Main St, Shelbyville, KY 40065-1239
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Shelbyville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-437-5678
  • E-mail
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