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“Slight slippage second time round !”
Review of The Middle Bell

The Middle Bell
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $25
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Private Dining, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Private Dining, Reservations
Reviewed October 15, 2012

First visit of two for lunch was just after the present proprietor took over after an extensive refurbishment.

The premises are now very good indeed. The ambiance cannot be criticised- a lovely comfortable Staffordshire pub, I would struggle to find a better in the area.

Food on the first visit was very good and the service was quick and efficient-no complaints whatsoever in fact just the opposite. However the return visit was slightly marred by indifferent service The food was still excellent but the gap between courses was really too long. As luck would have it we were with friends whom we had not seen for some time so the lengthy time taken was to a degree acceptable but the management would not have known that!

Local view seems generally to be that a visit is worthwhile and I would certainly do nothing to depart from that judgment.

I look forward to another visit in the near future.

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Thank amason446
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Reviewed October 5, 2012

i went to the middle bell a few weeks ago, we had a fab meal including amazing deserts and great starters. i would deeply recommend the fish and chips which are battered and then come out their homemade tomato ketup!! the staff are very freindly and they tell u all about the meals and the special board. i would defintely go back to the middle bell again as it is a great village and has a fablous pub !!!!!

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Thank MrFussyLichfield
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Reviewed October 1, 2012

Lovely restaurant, nice food, fancied. Spag Bol and weren't disappointed, good value for money. Little pricey but once in a while you can afford to push the boat out. Not many customers, but again it was Sunday evening when we visited

Thank sandra4t4
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Reviewed September 17, 2012

Clean, modern, fresh , bright smashing staff very helpful and a good range of food. very nice all round.

Thank crystalbobbie
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Reviewed September 13, 2012

The recent refurb is excellently done. Very tasteful and fits the village really well. The staff are also excellent sadly the staff did not live up to the rest. But it was ok.

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