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The Bell Inn

Newport Road, Haughton, Stafford ST18 9EX, England
+44 1785 780301
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (19 reviews)
“liver” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Pub, Bar, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Newport Road, Haughton, Stafford ST18 9EX, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Just enjoyed a night out at The Bell. First night there in a long time, but thought we would go as it has new management. The food was exceptional. My husband and I both had the salmon to start, followed by the pork belly with...More

Thank CLGB13
Reviewed yesterday

Arrived on time for a Saturday evening meal, ordered drinks at the bar and went to our table for two. After a while we ordered and then waited for some time before our food arrived. As soon as my meal was put down, the pork...More

Thank Roger P
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Bell has recently been taken over by Tom and Hannah. We have recently eaten there on two occasions and have found the food to be exemplary. The first time we both enjoyed delicious steaks, cooked to perfection and no need to request a steak...More

1  Thank Jules L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

TL;DR: waited, waited some more, sent some food back, waited a little more, and a little more, got some unwashed salad, got the bill while we were still eating, waitress lied, paid bill, left. Won't return. -Had to ask to be taken to our table...More

1  Thank Angryorchard
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from a meal at the Bell Inn and having experienced some of the worst service ever. Booked a table of 6 for 19:30 and all arrived on time for what we hoped would be a great evening based on the reviews we had...More

2  Thank Joy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a local we have used this pub regluarly over the last 2 years It was always great service and excelllent food. However last night we booked for 7-45 and arrived on time. At 9pm we still hadnt recieved anything nor offered further drinks. I...More

1  Thank Goffy12345
Reviewed 1 week ago

We read the reviews for this pub and decided to try it for lunch. Piping hot food, freshly cooked and presented. The homemade desserts were really nice and portions were very generous. Staff were very friendly too. Will try Sunday Lunch next. Excellent value for...More

1  Thank Mel R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Again a good variety on the menu, including traditional roast. The family enjoyed it. We noticed that the regular staff weren't around, then discovered a change of owners. The food had not suffered and the staff just as friendly

1  Thank Brymar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'd heard that some new people were now running the bell so we decided to give it a go. Let's be honest, it's not a fancy bistro pub it's a nice genuine village pub offering a good pint and basic well cooked food. I had...More

1  Thank Gary_7Telford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well, we knew Tom and Hannah had taken over from Ally and Rich, and although Tom had worked at The Bell for years, you are always a little apprehensive but congrats...great meal, good service, good atmosphere and still a great pint of real ale. Sirloin...More

Thank TheMillersofHaughton
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November 5, 2016|
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Response from Alison H | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for the message, we honestly don't know if its a competitor. Seems strange the person who wrote the Review also reviewed the other Eatery in the same village on the same day and gave it 5 stars? We believed we... More
August 20, 2016|
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Response from Alison H | Property representative |
Hi Phillip, would you like me to send you the menu via email? Regards Alison
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newport Road, Haughton, Stafford ST18 9EX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stafford  >  Haughton
  • Phone Number: +44 1785 780301
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We are a friendly Village Pub serving Real Ale alongside Real Pub food. Situated in the Village of Haughton which has won numerous awards for "Best Kept Village". We have a Bar Snack Menu and also a full A La Carte Restaurant Menu. You are sure of a warm welcome whether for a drink or bite to eat.
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