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The Bell

High Street, Ticehurst TN5 7AS, England
+44 1580 200300
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (51 reviews)
“fish and chips” (29 reviews)
“pork belly” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
High Street, Ticehurst TN5 7AS, England
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1 - 10 of 526 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

A coaching Inn from the 16th Century, this place has a wonderful atmosphere. Quirky features include birch trees 'growing' through the bedrooms, pillars of books in the restaurant & varied artwork adorning the walls. The staff are delightful & the menu allows you to 'pick...More

Thank ed_culverhouse
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello ed_culverhouse and thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Bell. I'm pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again soon. Regards Howard

Reviewed 5 days ago

what a fantastic place ,really quirky décor, very nice environment to be in. I understand this is what they called a community pub . I like gin so I tried a samphire one. which as odd as it sounded came recommended and I ended up...More

Thank snowbits
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello snowbits and thank you for taking the time to review the Bell. Come and move here. Drink gin. Repeat. That is all. Regards Howard p.s.Don't forget to bring your dog back too.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Imagine, if you will, an old-style inn which has changed little in a couple of centuries, full of atmosphere and frequented by local people from all backgrounds. At the same time, the food is outstanding, beautifully-prepared and presented - the Scotch eggs are like nothing...More

Thank Alistair M
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Alistair M and thank you for reviewing your visit to the Bell. Congratulations on reaching your hattrick. We hope to see you on many more occasions Regards Howard

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed eating at this quirky, well restored inn. Interesting art in the bar - Picasso etc

1  Thank marvelmartin
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello mavelmartin and thank you for reviewing dinner at the Bell. Pleased you liked both food and artwork. Regards Howard

Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Loved loved loved this place! Visited on a Saturday and despite being in the midst of them hosting (what looked like a superb) wedding reception the atmosphere was fantastic. Decor is stylish with lots of cool things to look at and the staff were lovely....More

Thank Londonshopper_2010
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Hello Londonshopper_2010 and thank you for taking the time to review your visit to the Bell. A stylish and splendid review - thank you! Regards

Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

This is such a great quirky pub to stay at. All the rooms have different themes and I have no doubt that they’re all as brilliant as each other. The breakfast was delicious. We also dined in the pub in the evening and we enjoyed...More

Thank Gemma S
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2018

Hello Gemma S and thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Bell. We wish you'd been able to stay longer too - hope to see you again soon. Regards Howard

Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Stayed a night at The Bell and it has to be said that a lot of thought and effort had gone into this place. It’s quirky, fun and appealing. Thoroughly enjoyed and will return but Team take note of other comments from previous reviewers because...More

Thank AVoiceofExperience
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018

Hello AVoice ofExperience and thank you for taking the time to write your review of the Bell. Thank you for the lovely five star rating - I'm pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. The people that work here look at this site every...More

Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

After having a fabulous meal the previous night at the bull inn we thought we would try the bell to compare. Wish we hadn’t. The menu was very limited - for vegetarians or pescatarians there were only two options - fish and chips or wild...More

Thank Dawn B
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Hello Dawn B and than you for taking the time to review your visit to the Bell. I appreciate your observations and comments and will discuss them with the team.I am sorry that you did not enjoy your mac n cheese, which is gratinated just...More

Reviewed April 24, 2018

Had really high hopes when we arrived at The Bell. Really welcoming bar, great hand-pulled ales and a fantastic roaring fire in a stunning inglenook fireplace. We got there about half an hour before they started serving food for the evening, so ordered our drinks...More

Thank Alex H
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018

Hello Alex H and thank you for reviewing your visit to the Bell. We take food hygiene extremely seriously here at the BelI and have a five star rating food hygiene rating from Rother District Council. We receive regular hygiene spot checks from an independent...More

Reviewed April 18, 2018

In a world of chains and identikit pubs, The Bell in Ticehurst is a real find. It has impressive event spaces and a series of one-off lodges to stay the night. The main dining area is welcoming and food was washed down with a fine...More

Thank Tom J
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2018

Hello Tom J and thank you for reviewing your visit to the Bell. Good news that you enjoyed your time with us - hope to see you again soon. Regards Howard

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March 26, 2017|
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Response from Ginga_John | Reviewed this property |
To be honest I have no idea, I stayed in a lodge and never made breakfast once as the late nights did not readily transend into early mornings, the staff are really friendly and a quick call should get you the answer you need
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$47
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Monday
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Friday
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Ticehurst TN5 7AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Ticehurst
  • Phone Number: +44 1580 200300
  • E-mail
Description
The Bell is a truly quirky pub with rather marvellous rooms in the heart of the village of Ticehurst, East Sussex. Warm and comfortable with extraordinary events and intuitive hospitality, weddings and celebrations a bit of a speciality.
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