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Blue Bell Inn

Rhosesmor Road, Halkyn, Holywell CH8 8DL, Wales
+44 1352 780309
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Excellent range of beers and ciders

Nice place. Chance to stop over in the area. Comfortable pub, good atmosphere. Must visit for some... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
Neil B
Cosy pub

Nice cosy pub with good selection of real ales, popped in for a couple of drinks on a Saturday... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2017
MartinBibby
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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We're an independent, family run, award-winning freehouse . At 850ft near the top of Halkyn Mountain we've spectacular 70 mile views over Dee & Mersey rivers, distant Cumbrian mountains & Pennine hills. Dogs are welcome.Our extensive events list is enjoyed by walkers, riders, cyclists, musicians and locals alike. Award-winning walks are on our website and a free WiFi keeps you in touch. Real fires in winter add to the warm welcome. Open Sun-noon/12am, Mon-4pm till 12am, closed Tues, Wed-4pm/12am, Thu-4pm-till 12am, Fri-12pm/midnight, Sat-noon/midnight, Bank holidays-noon/12am.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“the pub” (13 reviews)
“real ale” (4 reviews)
“warm welcome” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Rhosesmor Road, Halkyn, Holywell CH8 8DL, Wales
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+44 1352 780309
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

Nice place. Chance to stop over in the area. Comfortable pub, good atmosphere. Must visit for some more ale.

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Reviewed November 5, 2017

Nice cosy pub with good selection of real ales, popped in for a couple of drinks on a Saturday evening. Unfortunately they only seem to do baguettes and not meals, but if they did, could easily spend the night there.

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Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Myself and the sister and her family went for a couple of drinks and what a lovely idea it was! The BR man Gary is a total gent and a good laugh! Also he had music on on the Friday and even the nephew knew...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

We to the blue for Sunday afternoon pint the new landlord gave us a warm welcome and told us what real ale was on the pumps flintshire beers we had one of each we found them really Nice so we had a few more it...More

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Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Great little pub, fantastic ales & ciders, local folk music & small pool table (50p). Amazing view out the window, great service, welcoming to all including dogs & small children. Also a post office!

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Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

What a lovely place. We called in after a walk in the very pretty local area. Fantastic range of beers, and especially ciders. They also serve a wide variety of interesting hot and cold soft drinks. A warm and friendly welcome in this comfortable and...More

1  Thank Liz B
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Steve M, Owner at Blue Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2017

Thank you Liz, we'll look forward to seeing you again :)

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Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

We've been to this pub lots of time. It's a small country pub with a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. The owners are always really nice and welcoming and the layout is cosy. The choice of ales and non alcoholic drinks is great... There really is...More

1  Thank Lisa E
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Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We were met with wonderful views towards Liverpool on a Sunday afternoon. The pub is also a post office and had lots of information leaflets and maps. On entering the bar our eyes were drawn to the ceiling which is covered in beermats of all...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Lovely little local, without the feeling of imposing as a non local. Very welcoming and a fab arcade game.

Thank Nicola P
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Steve M, Owner at Blue Bell Inn, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2016

Thanks Nicola, we always try and welcome everyone as long lost friends. ;)

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Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here overnight in our motor home. The landlord and landlady were fantastic, even lent us a corkscrew for our wine bottle. The pub is traditional serving good ales, cider and a good selection of single malt whiskies. The pub is also a post...More

1  Thank archyspin
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Who k D
August 24, 2016|
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Positively ukulele friendly! (IO}===::
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Sarah R
January 21, 2016|
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Oops, a bit late with the answer - we've been doing New Orleans street style trad jazz for nearly 10 years at 3:30pm every Sunday
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Yes, I've seen a pet dog with their owner in the pub.
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