With a growing fan base and a ﬂood of positive reviews in recent months, The Bell Inn has beneﬁted from a change in ownership and a new spark of life. Current owners Caroline and Jan have revived the historic 15th-century inn, offering a warm welcome, hot food and jovial atmosphere to everyone who walks through the door. The traditional wooden beams and timeworn exterior stay true to British pub tradition, helping this ﬁne establishment to retain a charming sense of nostalgia.
Guests looking to ﬁll up on good food won’t be disappointed. The menu pays homage to pub tradition and lists a wealth of familiar favourites. On hazy summer days, begin with the smooth farmhouse pâté, or savour homemade soup in winter. The home-cooked steak and ale pie comes with a choice of chips, mashed potatoes, new potatoes or jacket potato, so you can enjoy the dish exactly how you like it. Visit on a Tuesday or Thursday night for offers on delicious steak dinners. The extensive selection of homemade desserts changes on a regular basis, and a fruit crumble made fresh to order is available throughout the year due to popular demand. Elsewhere you’ll ﬁnd dishes such as homemade brandy snap baskets ﬁlled with fresh fruit and cream, indulgent banoffee pie, and show-stopping homemade meringues.
The selection of cask ales and lagers will please any beer enthusiast, and there’s an extensive wine list. The popular indoor pool table and pretty beer garden overlooking the nearby church add to the pub’s unassuming charm.