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“Great hospitality with fantastic food”

The Bell Inn at Old Sodbury
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $33
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed June 25, 2014

Myself and my partner decided to try the bell as we had been to nearly all the other pub restaurants in the area and we fancied a change.
From the outset the staff made us feel very welcome indeed we were served by the manager who has fantastic customer skills and is a very likeable character. He couldn't do enough for us and in my opinion he carried out his duties above and beyond what would normally be expected. This level of service is rare and full credit must be extended to the manager as he really was an advocate for the pub and it was clear he is a consummate proffesional in his approach.
The food was excellent and cooked to perfection.
I had the burger and my partner had the surf and turf.
The food was presented impeccably.
We have been back to the bell since with family and recieved the same level of service and food quality.
We have definitely found a pub that we will be returning to and I have already recommended this pub to friends and family.
Full credit must go to the staff and the manager for a job well done.

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Greg G, Owner at The Bell Inn at Old Sodbury, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to give us such a great write-up here on Trip Advisor.

Lee was so pleased with your comments and we cannot agree more that he really does go above and beyond in looking after customers and ensuring they have a great experience with us.

We were so pleased to read how much you'd enjoyed the food here and that you have been back to us again subsequently.

Thanks once again for your comments and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

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Reviewed June 25, 2014

We were a large group. This lovely traditional village pub with beer garden, frequented by the locals. The bar staff were very helpful, using their own car in dropping some of us off at the hotel up the road as they had insufficient rooms for all of our group to stay. The young barmen and women were friendly and courteous. The menu had a good selection including scallops and fresh fish. Our food was excellent quality and excellent value for money.

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Thank Chrissiemc76
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Greg G, Owner at The Bell Inn at Old Sodbury, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with such lovely feedback on Trip Advisor.

It was a shame that our own B&B rooms were fully booked and that all of your group were not able to stay here but it was great to read how accommodating the staff were in transporting you to where you needed to be.

We were really pleased to read how much you enjoyed your meal with us and what great value for money you thought it to be.

Thank you once again for your kind comments and we look forward to welcoming you back to The Bell in the near future.

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Reviewed June 19, 2014

Went to the Bell to celebrate my husbands birthday. We had a very warm welcome from Lee the manager who looked after us for the entire evening. Excellent food choice which was served piping hot. Can't wait to go again!

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Greg G, Owner at The Bell Inn at Old Sodbury, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with such great feedback on your recent visit to The Bell.

Lee, the manager, is quite the character and always provides an incredibly warm welcome to all customers. We were glad to read that you enjoyed the food just as much as the service.

Thanks once again and we look forward to welcoming you back to The Bell in the near future.

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Reviewed June 4, 2014

I am writing this after two Sunday lunch visits to the Bell. On both occasions we were thoroughly impressed with the quality of welcome, ambience and food. On the first visit, my mother was with us. She is notoriously difficult to please yet her one comment was that she'd had the best meal she'd ever had while staying with us. That is proof enough that it is worth trying.

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Greg G, Owner at The Bell Inn at Old Sodbury, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2014

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor.

It was a real pleasure to read how much you enjoyed the service, ambiance and food here at The Bell. The fact that we have managed to impress a 'notoriously difficult to please' mother is even better praise - please pass on our regards :-)

Thank you again for your very kind comments and we look forward to welcoming you back to The Bell in the near future.

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Reviewed June 2, 2014

Paid another visit to The Bell - again good friendly service and excellent food. We all enjoyed our visit.

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Greg G, Owner at The Bell Inn at Old Sodbury, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2014

Thanks for taking the time to review us here on Trip Advisor.

We were delighted that you enjoyed another visit to us with great food and service.

We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit.

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