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The Bell Inn The Street, Rickinghall IP22 1BN, England
01379 898 445
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On arrival which was later than we had expected we where shown to our room, the first room had a funny odour and the light switch in the bathroom didn't work. So we contacted the very helpful young ladies behind the bar and arranged a alternative room for us, although this rooms lights worked it was evident the room hadn't... More 

2 Thank Andy F
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Loving the new look Bell and food was great too (special thanks to the staff for being super helpful in taking me through the gluten free options - my burger was delicious!). We'll be back.

Thank Jem S
Norwich, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We used to go here when there was a sunday carvery, 2 for £15, now it has changed hands it is £9.95 each. The dinner was a 40 mins wait which seemed excessive as most people were drinking as it was a hot day and not eating. The sunday roast arrived, as I said late, tepid and on a cold... More 

Thank nono323
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

I would suggest it takes account of the fact that when it states a four poster bedded room, the décor is adjusted to suit the increase too, unfortunately was expecting grandeur and got mediocre, in need of some cash injection I would suggest, nice staff and the usual ale on tap, we arrived back at 10pm to find the place... More 

Thank noosy37
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Nice looking pub from the outside, but the bedroom carpet need a good clean and the bathroom was awful. No cold water in the sink and only a trickle of warm. Apparently this is an on going problem. We felt it was expensive for what was on offer. All the staff were pleasant and breakfast was ok.

Thank Margaret K
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

The Bell Inn looks attractive from the outside, with ample parking for visitors. We were welcomed by the very pleasant lunch time waitress who got us a lunch in double quick time, even though we were rather early for lunch, as we has a 1pm appointment. The soup was tasty and beautifully presented in a small kilner jar! Our initial... More 

Thank mike_kinnear
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here on a business trip to Diss. Pub Looks lovely and quaint on the internet pictures. Don't be fooled! Bedroom was cold on arrival but I put this down to the fact that it was an old building and you are staying in a country pub. The biscuits in the complimentary pack were half eaten. The light in the... More 

Thank alex h
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

Our party consisted of eight people requiring a breakfast stop on our way to Corton in Suffolk.We had stopped on three previous occasions and had a great breakfast with no complaints,that all changed on this visit. I contacted the Bell Inn five days before our visit to book for eight breakfasts,which was confirmed by Danny the manager.We entered the Inn... More 

Thank TunaCatcher_13
Diss, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

We decided to try the Sunday carvery and it was excellent. The best roast beef we had tasted for a long time. Very good selection of vegetables nicely cooked and hot. A good pint of beer to wasah it down too.

Thank Charles M
Rickinghall, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Treated by my Mum for a Sunday lunch. She's a regular to the new carvery and has enjoyed it. I was a bit doubtful but have to say I was very pleasantly surprised. The beef was a bit over cooked for my liking. There was however a great selection of fresh vegetables, good roasties, new potatoes, parsnips, carrots, good red... More 

Thank Duncan D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Bell Inn The Street, Rickinghall IP22 1BN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Rickinghall
  • Phone Number: 01379 898 445

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