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The Six Bells

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Church Road | Felsham, Stowmarket, Suffolk, East Anglia, England, Felsham IP30 0PJ, England (Formerly The Six Bells, Felsham Nr Stowmarket)
+44 1449 736268
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is OK but when it says "homemade" I don't expect frozen roast potatoes and Yorkshire puddings.

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2 Thank The I
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

As locals we were sad when the Six Bells closed last year but very relieved when it reopened with a new landlord and landlady. The pub has always had a great welcoming atmosphere but the new team have spent a lot of time and effort repairing behind the scenes, cleaning and refurbishing the interior to what can only be described... More 

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Bury St Edmunds
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I used to like going to this pub as not many proper pubs like it left! The food was always pretty good and reasonably priced along with a good atmosphere with a good mix of local regulars and eaters. Food now very poor and regulars seem to have diminished somewhat. Drink prices are up and hosts not that good at... More 

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Thank binaround_10
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Early days but first thoughts after seeing a sign on the door saying "we reserve the right to close if the bar is not busy" are not good. Not over welcoming but food is OK, home cooked style, reasonably priced, nothing really though to set it apart from the many competitors.

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1 Thank Miles294
Essex
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We've used this pub regularly for the last few years. This was our first visit since it changed hands. Still a nice friendly atmosphere. Dogs still allowed down one end of the pub. The pub has been re-decorated and looks clean and fresh. New carpet in the "non-dog" part. The pool room has been brightened up and now looks an... More 

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Thank Lee S
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

It was good to see the Six Bells open again, with a team from the nearby Five Bells in Hesset as the new landlords. We have enjoyed our previous visits to the Six Bells, more for drinks and crisps, than the food - not always up to the mark! Its a good traditional village pub, the food is good well... More 

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Thank Maisie33
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Traditional pub with delicious home cooked food. Portions were generous, staff were friendly and the atmosphere was greqt

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Thank Douglas M
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Went to this pretty little pub for the first time on Friday lunchtime. Classically as it was Friday I had the Cod and Chips. Superbly cooked fish and Hand cut and cooked chips to die for, I believe they are cooked in dripping, tasted excellent. My only gripe would be that it is not necessary to serve both the peas... More 

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Thank Clive R
England
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We decided on a whim to take a run out to this pub, which we had not visited since I had my 60th birthday party there 9 years ago. At that time, both the food and atmosphere were excellent.To say that nothing had changed is a an understatement. The pub interior is both scruffy and claustrophobic. We had booked a... More 

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Thank Biker3England
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Always very impressed with the food down here- as a family we visit perhaps every other Friday/one Friday a month for food- they do not disappoint! The Kentucky style fried chicken is to die for! The chips and coleslaw are amazing and the owners of the pub are always cheery and friendly. One of the best pubs around!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Road | Felsham, Stowmarket, Suffolk, East Anglia, England, Felsham IP30 0PJ, England (Formerly The Six Bells, Felsham Nr Stowmarket)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Felsham
  • Phone Number: +44 1449 736268

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?