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“Charming and hearty, good value food”

Ye Olde Bell & Steelyard
Ranked #36 of 91 Restaurants in Woodbridge
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $22
Cuisines: German, Central European, British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
77 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“Charming and hearty, good value food”
Reviewed February 1, 2014

Liked all of it. Lovely garden, lovely food, lovely characterful atmosphere. Best pub in Woodbridge.

Visited September 2013
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English first
Stafford, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
225 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
“Best we found in Woodbridge”
Reviewed November 20, 2013

Tried two pubs in town but their menus didn't excite so went in a third and it had so many dogs in I'd be amazed to see their hygiene certificate!!!!!!!!!!However ,fourth time lucky and the atmosphere here was lovely and our host Jonty very good.Great choice of beers and food was lovely.Not the swiftest to be served but worth the wait and would definately return here.
Woodbridge is quintessential England and this was worth the search.

  • Visited November 2013
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Hastings, United Kingdom
1 review
“A Great Pub”
Reviewed November 17, 2013

A great pub with great beer, great food, and great service. The best pub in Woodbridge & surrounding area by far. I strongly recommend it.

  • Visited October 2013
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Suffolk
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Great Old Pub + Disabled Toilet!”
Reviewed August 13, 2013

Apart from the great beer, the great food and the great atmosphere, the historic building, the service and the large garden, it is one of only two pubs in Woodbridge (the other is a long way from the town centre) which has an accessible toilet!

Bar staff will direct you around the back for access to the pub via the garden (or find your own way). Ramped access to this stunning old building. A treat in Woodbridge

This is a pub that literally has it all (unless you want fruit machines and loud music)

Love it.

  • Visited August 2013
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Braintree, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
398 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
“Step back in time for real Pub welcome”
Reviewed July 26, 2013

A great old , very friendly, pub. Unusually, it has many of the traditional pub games. Bar Billiards, skittles etc etc. Great food with plenty of choice.
It has saved it's traditional charm, unlike many pubs that have 'modernised'.
I loved the place.

  • Visited February 2013
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