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The Bell Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
High Street, Frome BA11 2QT, England
+44 1373 462956
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (16 reviews)
“lambs liver” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
High Street, Frome BA11 2QT, England
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11 - 20 of 136 reviews

Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

The Bell Inn Buckland Dinham Really tasty burger, extra chillis in my spicey prawn tagliatelle, excellent Butcombe ale, friendly and efficient bar staff as always. Nice atmosphere with the log burner going. Stuffed and happy, looking forward to next time.

1  Thank Diane S
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Lovely Sunday roast with the family, I just loved the red cabbage, cauliflower cheese and veg with the roast. My beef was perfection. The bar/waiting staff were friendly and attentive. If I didn't live so far away I could really get used to spending time...More

1  Thank Claire T
Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I called in for Sunday lunch and I had the chicken. I wish I had tried something else as the chicken was overdone, dry and burnt. The wife had the pork which she said was okay. We were asked if we wanted...More

5  Thank slickspivSheffield
Reviewed October 24, 2016

We popped in a couple of weeks ago for a snack and a drink and were impressed enough to try it again for a Sunday roast. We weren't disappointed . It was one of the best Sunday roasts we've ever had. I had pork and...More

2  Thank kevin g
Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

The Bell Inn is on the Radstock road in Buckland Dingham about 2 miles away from Frome. Staff were friendly and helpful. I had the lambs liver and it was superb and so tender. It was served with mashed potato in a sumptuous onion gravy...More

2  Thank Airshowsafety
Reviewed August 29, 2016

A last minute BH decision got me a pitch in the campsite behind the Bell inn. The young lady behind the bar was very helpful and chatty, always nice when travelling solo. She helped with my gluten free options and a wonderful fish and chip...More

1  Thank tanwen
Reviewed August 21, 2016

A very attractive pub and very friendly staff (Tania). Beer was good and food was very nice. We thought it was overpriced at £32 for two beers, a lasagna and fish & chips. We thought the menu could do with a few cheaper options for...More

Thank bathman15
Reviewed August 10, 2016

lovely cheery staff and lovely food well worth waiting portions we quite large but i was so hungry i managed it

1  Thank celiahayward1
Reviewed July 6, 2016

On arrival found not all of menu was available(run out of things) but all found an alternative choice.Food arrived hot and well presented.,and I cannot fault any of the choices , I enjoyed mine as did everyone else, we tried quite a good range of...More

1  Thank jane40Bath
Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Stopped off at pub for light lunch en route to Bath. The pub had lunch time specials two courses for eight pounds . Food was fantastic for price. Very tasty great hearty portions. Definitely recommend this place.

Thank Gregfinch1
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January 8, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from BellatBuckland | Property representative |
Thankyou for your enquiry. Yes a taxi is no problem - we are 3 miles from Frome (where the Cheese and Grain is).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $20
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Frome BA11 2QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Frome
  • Phone Number: +44 1373 462956
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Stunning 16th Century traditional village inn with beer garden and courtyard dining, restaurant, log fires, child and dog friendly bar, private function room available for parties, events, private dining and licensed for weddings. Campsite open all year and 3 annual music festivals. Our menus change with the season and we use fresh locally sourced produce.
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