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“An excellent Country Pub”
Review of The Bell Inn

The Bell Inn
Ranked #39 of 204 Restaurants in Banbury
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Pub
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed September 29, 2008

Sunday lunch here was superb with attentive service, well cooked food and an excellent choice. Expect to to pay about £15 a head for two courses including drinks. Good choice of beers and wine by the glass. A rare find.

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Reviewed August 7, 2008

The Bell at Shennington, near Banbury and on the edge of the Cotswolds is what we would call a traditional country pub - close to the green in the lovely village of Shennington, this fine establishment is lovingly run by Tony and Jen. They offer rooms on a B and B basis (although being local we have not had the need to use them!), as well as what we consider to be some of the best food available in the County, with real ales and good quality and value wines too.

A simple menu of home cooked food awaits those who cross the threshold of the 18th Century Hornton Stone building, and in the winter, a good old roaring fire too.

Simple classics of garlic prawns, smoked salmon, and home made soup for starters, followed by a range of mains featuring local produce and what we feel is THE BEST fillet steak you will have had in a very very long time.

Tony and Jen are great hosts, the food always piping hot, and always great quality - not too fancy, proper well thought out meals that always hit the spot.

And dont forget to ask for the dog - thats the dog shaped black board that the puddings are on - also excellent!

Would suggest you book at a weekend - but do give it a try as we are sure you wont be disappointed......

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