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The Bell Inn

The Street, Middleton IP17 3NN, England
+44 1728 648286
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Street, Middleton IP17 3NN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I am so impressed with this small quaint,tucked away, little pub serving 5* quality food. Me and my partner turned up here after a long day of traveling, quite late we was sure we would be turned away but no nothing but smiles and a...More

Thank meg-mog1988
Reviewed 4 days ago

We passed buy on Sunday and made a concerted effort to call in. I am sure glad we did the hosting was great from the get go and although we had not booked ahead they were able to accommodate us and our black lab without...More

Thank timbevan594
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Bell was recommended by the owner of our nearby B&B, for its serving of real ales (Adnams). The service was friendly and the food was good although we needed to add a fair bit of our own seasoning to the mushroom tagliatelle (much better...More

Thank StarsForEyes
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here by chance on our first day on holiday. We had to change our plans so we could come back again. The food was absolutely amazing and the choices meant we could eat here every day for 2 weeks and not have the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went as a group of 4 , one with special dietary requirements . Very welcoming , food was excellent quality and well presented , restaurant was nicely decorated! And excellent value for money ! Very highly recommended.

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly,we were concerned also about a local or two as they spoilt our last visit in September.It is a shame as the pubs these days need visitors to keep them going. But the warm welcome from the staff put us at ease. Ben the chef...More

Thank Cambridgegal67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here last year and back this year and not dissapointed. It seems under new manageship. A great warm and welcome greating on entering the Inn by the lass behind the bar. Beer from the well stocked on tap barrels (Adnams). Ordered food from...More

Thank Andie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a weekend stay in this cosy, friendly and authentic pub. The rooms are comfortable and the food and beer are great. Staff are accommodating and really looking after you. Breakfast is to die for...

Thank gboscherini
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Pub looks a lot brighter inside but the food was poor. some dishes needlessly over complicated. Starters ok, Camembert could've been cooked a little more. One of the group ordered a steak medium rare, came out well done and tough. He sent it back &...More

2  Thank sarah o
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We used to visit the Bell regularly and always had good food, however after a brief lapse, we were very surprised to find that management and chef had changed last year. The interior had been decorated and was still as cosy but the food SO...More

Thank penelopeIpswich
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Darren W
May 9, 2018|
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Response from Andie G | Reviewed this property |
I haven’t found a website for the Bell and I’m not sure they do letting rooms either, you could always call them?
September 28, 2017|
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Response from Tony P | Reviewed this property |
Not being a Veggie person, I'm not able to confirm as to the choice on the menu, but I'm sure from the friendliness of the staff they would make sure you were a happy diner . . .
Sally S
May 31, 2017|
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Response from 0_Herlihy | Reviewed this property |
If school holidays I would, otherwise prob take a chance,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street, Middleton IP17 3NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Middleton
  • Phone Number: +44 1728 648286
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