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The Bell at Caerleon

) #26 of 357 Restaurants in Newport $$ - $$$ , British,
Bulmore Road | Caerleon, Newport NP18 1QQ, Wales
+44 1633 420613
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Bulmore Road | Caerleon, Newport NP18 1QQ, Wales
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited during the week for a family meal, there were 4 of us, plus a dog! Great atmosphere, really friendly staff and delicious fresh food. All the food was freshly prepared and the flavour combinations were so original, I had salmon with crispy cod...More

Thank H O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there on Friday 4th August a large group. Situated in a small village close to Celtic Manor. Good atmospheric pub. Varied and large menu food was delicious. Staff very helpful and friendly and the service was great.

Thank Liz R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with a group of friends. The staff were extremely helpful and attentive and the food outstanding. Excellent value for the quality of food. We shall certainly return when next in the area.

Thank Spagirl51
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been looking for a dog friendly place to eat for a while, as whilst some say 'dog friendly' they are actually dog tolerant. We found it!!! This place is fab! Staff are brilliant, nothing is too much trouble and we were made to feel...More

1  Thank Sally B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with a party of 9 the pub was full with a few barking dogs we like dogs but some of the customers had the dogs sat on there laps at the tables we understand that it's a dog friendly pub but tell the customers...More

2  Thank boodera
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for dinner on Saturday night with hubby. All I can say is "fabulous" . The staff were very attentive and we didn't want for anything and the food............was amazing, everything was home cooked even the bread rolls we had with the homemade pate. We...More

Thank Cerrie B
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Came here for my dogs birthday! They have a menu just for dogs !! The staff were incredible! We had a total blast! The food was outstanding! Will definitely be coming again. Recommend highly to all dog lovers!!

Thank brunosmum
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Great food, lovely staff and good value. One of the nicest traditional Sunday lunches that we've had from a restaurant and would recommend a visit! Make sure you book, it's very popular. We are really lucky to have this lovely restaurant on our doorstep.

Thank Fiona H
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Went to the bell with misses. I thought on entry looked friendly place also dog friendly 👍👍 Food was nice. Portions small. Price mmmm spicy for what you get. Top of Salt n Peper cellars looked rusty. Food took a while considering it was quiet....More

1  Thank dafydd g
Charlotte W, Owner at The Bell at Caerleon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hi there, thankyou for visiting our pub, I'am sorry you didnt enjoy your experience, we always wish our customers to leave happy and our slogan is "nothing is too much trouble" so we would have certainly made your experience better if we had known you...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We'd booked for the three of us to have Sunday Lunch. A lovely welcome. There is a little 'right hand doesn't know what the left hand is doing' aspect about who knows where people are booked to sit and whether or not it's ok instead...More

2  Thank tcsunbounce
Charlotte W, Owner at The Bell at Caerleon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

hello and thank you for your comments, we greatly appreciate any and all feed back and always use this as a tool for improvement. I would like to reply to your comment regarding how the sunday lunch meats are cooked. The lamb (boned and rolled...More

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17 February 2017|
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Response from Charlotte W | Property representative |
Hi there, yes we do it is on the top of this page or on our facebook page - the bell inn with charly and jo - it will link you straight to it sorry it was a bit late in responding Thankyou Charly and Jo
alan g
15 March 2015|
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Dragon Taxis set price is £7-50
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bulmore Road | Caerleon, Newport NP18 1QQ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +44 1633 420613
  • E-mail
Awarded Best Food in the South Wales Echo Food & Drink Awards. The Bell has stood in the ancient Roman fortress town of Caerleon for more than 400 years. An old coaching inn, nestled on the edge of the Celtic Manor Resort & The beautiful Usk Valley, many a merry time has been had. The Bell today is true to its traditions and offers a uniquely Welsh atmosphere,a very warm welcome, award winning food, real ales, ciders and perries and a lovely wine list. We look forward to warmly welcoming you to The Bell.
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