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The Bell

$$ - $$$, British,
The Wharf Bowden Hill, Lacock SN15 2PJ, England
+44 1249 730308
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“beer tapas” (7 reviews)
“mixed grill” (7 reviews)
“prawns” (8 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Wharf Bowden Hill, Lacock SN15 2PJ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited last Friday as part of a group of 13 where we had pre-ordered our meals.My wife and myself used to visit on a regular basis but now use eating places nearer to home.I was pleased to see the pub remains very busy.My braised...More

Thank PeterWaldon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went back here after a few years good staff was amazing as it was a few years ago. Service good clean and super portions.

Thank Johnny C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

had a really good meal the waitress was very helpful nothing was to much trouble we had every thing we asked for and due to allergies some things had to be changed around which they were happy to do

Thank ps5110w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I do like eating here and nearly every time the food is good. We came here for Sunday lunch recently with friends. I wasn't too impressed I'm afraid with the Sunday roast this time. The Yorkshire pudding came out flat and soggy and the food...More

Thank julie B
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Shocking is probably the best word to use Lovely pub. Terrible Food Service not good Ordered 4 prawn cocktails Probably get about 101 prawns per portion with a dob of seafood sauce Prawns still frozen from the sack they arrived in from booker Onto the...More

Thank malmesburyj
thebellinnatlacock, Owner at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

As people will note from our TripAdvisor page we do not respond to comments as a rule, whether good or bad, as we would much rather talk to people face to face or at least via email/phone. We are a family run pub that are...More

Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Went here on the recommendation of a friend and was not disappointed. Staff are very friendly and fairly efficient. A pleasant selection of ales which were not the normal ones you’d expect in the area. We all had starters and a main course and pretty...More

Thank Cardboard_Cockney
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

We were a party of 10 ladies and lucky for us our other choice of venue was booked up.. so we opted for the Bell. When we arrived there were many locals in the bar area and the pub felt quite full (good sign!) We...More

1  Thank Dawn R
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

I cannot rate this restaurant enough. The staff at the Red Lion need to go here for some training! The staff are fantastic. We didn’t actually get a table in on the day we tried to book, understandably so- it was so busy! The chap...More

1  Thank Jo T
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Came here for the work christmas get together,food was good plenty of it,hot plates !!!!!! Great service ,lovrly evening everyone was happy.

1  Thank atworthWiltshire
Reviewed 17 December 2017

I promised friends and family that after eating 4 turkey dinners over 7 days, I would review each and place them in an order and post the results on Trip Advisor. So here we go. We visited The Bell for a Christmas lunch, midweek. On...More

Thank jules230
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Alexander J
15 February 2017|
Response from debbiedavis1974 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure don't actually work for the bell I just visited! But I think that they have a menu on the website
2 April 2016|
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Response from janine50_12 | Reviewed this property |
sorry for late response,i,m not sure haven,t seen any dogs in there ,but they do have a large garden.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Wharf Bowden Hill, Lacock SN15 2PJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Lacock
  • Phone Number: +44 1249 730308
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The Bell is a friendly, family run pub on the outskirts of the beautiful National Trust village of Lacock.
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