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The Five Bells

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Station Road, Stanbridge LU7 9JF, England
+44 1525 210224
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Busy local pub that has a very good adjoining Restaurant. Great beers, Restaurant food very good, Service friendly and efficient.

1 Thank Alan253
Leighton Buzzard
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121 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on Easter Sunday for lunch. The car park was busy so I resigned to having a long wait and poor service. But no, loads of room inside. All the staff were pleasant and helpful. Our orders were served in excellent time and were of great quality and quantity. Prices were not bad either. All in all it was a... More 

1 Thank MJWMAN
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Five Bells is nearly the perfect village pub. It boasts some great ales and lagers and it accompanies these with some lovely food. The location is ideal for locals and out-of-towners alike and the building is absolutely gorgeous. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable about the menus. I live in Stanbridge and decided to take some family up for... More 

1 Thank Ben B
Luton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came back with a friend at 1pm for lunch. The staff were really friendly and offered a taster of beer before buying a pint which not everywhere does - this was greatly appreciated. The food again tasted really good. Good serving size swell. There was maybe 6 other tables in the whole place that were eating but we didn't... More 

1 Thank Hilary S
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for dinner with friends, from the minute we walked through the door we were made to feel welcome. The staff are all so friendly and nothing is too much trouble. We ate in the restaurant and the four of us all had three courses sharing our starters which were all first class. Our main courses were cooked perfectly... More 

Thank Theresa P
South East England, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice country pub in a nice village. The atmosphere was good and can get busy as is popular, good choice of food and ales.

Thank Taffrodo
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2017

At a time when the village pub is shutting down at a crazy amount per week I have found an oasis and well worth popping for a pint and meal. whilst driving home from a business meeting I dropped in for mid week lunch and wasn't disappointed, the food was very tasty, the service was friendly and the general ambience... More 

1 Thank Brewkit
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

My husband has eaten here before and recommended it. Food excellent , and service very good. Will come again!

1 Thank K M
Luton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed February 22, 2017

I've been here several times and always had good food. They often have a large fire which is so nice on the colder days! And you can bring your dogs. Perfect!!! It is a well presented, quiet pub with a separate area for fine dining which is also very nice to be in. I had the wild mushroom and spinach... More 

1 Thank Hilary S
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed February 12, 2017

Our family visited here for Sunday lunch and we were not dissapointed. On arrival the car park was full so whilst a little difficult to park it was a sure sign this was a popular place to eat. The food is very tasty, well prepared, and wholesome. The price seemed very reasonable for our dishes and drinks. If you're in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $38
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, 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, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 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: Station Road, Stanbridge LU7 9JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Stanbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1525 210224
The Five Bells in Stanbridge is a quintessential English 17th Century public house adorned with low ceiling beams, open fires in winter and large outdoor area for warmer months.

The menu changes seasonally and uses the best local suppliers and ingredients to create a well balanced concise menu that is all cooked to order and made on site.

The public bar provides a great place to meet with friends or enjoy a well earned drink after a long dog walk. Dogs are welcome in the bar area so long as they are supervised.

All in all, a charming, warm and friendly local with great beer, great food and great company.

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