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The Bell Inn

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, British
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Warminster Road | South Newton, Salisbury SP2 0QD, England
+44 1722 743336
12:00 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Tue - Thu 18:00 - 23:00
Wed - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Combe Martin, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in for lunch whilst staying down the road, lovely pub, friendly owners, and our lunch was freshly cooked, good value and delicious.

Thank Sharon O
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have now eaten here on several occasions, the steak burgers are one of the best burgers I have ever eaten, possibly the pink Himalayan salt gives it the edge. Friendly service, good beer and very reasonably priced wine.

1 Thank Tim W
Bath, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Two friends and I stopped for lunch at the Bell by chance. We had no idea what the pub or the food was like. We were so happy we did. We received a friendly welcome and I was delighted to find I could bring my two dogs in. We had an excellently cooked roast pork, with crisp roast potatoes and... More 

Thank Carol F
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

My son treated us to a pre Christmas evening meal here. The food was delicious. We had the full turkey with trimmings meal, although the main menu was also available. New owners and we will definitely be back.

Thank Hildabyoung48
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic meal here today for our granddaughter's birthday. The food was excellent and very good value for money. Very clean and welcoming.

Thank Peter E
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Popped in for dinner to break up a long journey. The pub itself is pristine and the landlord and landlady can't do enough for you. Prices extremely reasonable, wouldn't have minded paying a lot more as the food was freshly cooked, beautifully presented and full of taste. The children's food was brought out first which is always appreciated and my... More 

Thank Kazaragi
Camberley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Dropped in on a Saturday evening as we were staying up the road. My wife was very pleased to discover there were 4 or 5 vegetarian options. The main courses were really big and tasty, I had the fish and chips which was great, then greedily tried a bite of my wife's veg en croute as it was too much... More 

Thank jw_guildford
Brixham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Found The Bell by chance on a Sunday road trip from the New Forest to Bristol. It was ten to three the kitchen closed at three but with absolutely no hesitation we were offered the full menu. The rack of lamb was succulent, hot and came with perfectly cooked veg and Yorkshire pud. We were even offered more gravy. I... More 

Thank CeeCeeBee55
West Byfleet
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59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

Through the door and a warm welcome from the landlord, yup, a,' hello,are you ready for lunch ?' welcome. Yes,a chap who was genuinely pleased to see customers ! Drinks were quickly served and the menu explained. I chose from a selection of fresh sandwiches and had probably the best hot roast beef and horseradish sandwich' in the Universe, accompanied... More 

Thank Snevetsnitram
Wales, UK
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Called in for a few pints on Sunday with a few friends, we were four adults and six kids, had a great welcome, and fantastic service, the young guy behind rhe bar couldn't have been more helpful. Didn't try the local ales, weather was too warm, but the usual lagers and bees in our round all tasted good. Called back... More 

Thank welshjonah

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$19
Bar, Pub, British
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Warminster Road | South Newton, Salisbury SP2 0QD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Salisbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1722 743336
Traditional English Inn dating back to 1737. Bar, dining and 5 en-suite bedrooms, 1 fully accessible. Beer garden and riverside seating. Allergen aware - most of our menu is available Gluten and dairy/Lacto free-even desserts!

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