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The Bell

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Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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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.
PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$46
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In a typical British traditional setting the bell offers a unique warm atmosphere where dining and have friendly chat close to a real wood fire. The quality of food is excellent and the staff attentive and courteous. Really recommended!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Ndr981
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Ndr981 and thank you for reviewing your stay at the Bell. Thank you for recommending us to the world - much appreciated. Regards Howard

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely food, great staff, relaxing and dog friendly, you couldn't ask for more. My wife and I arrived after a long drive across the country, we were early for booking in but the satff were so welcoming sat us down in the bar gave us...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Floatheart
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Floatheart and thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Bell. I'm reaaly pleased that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you tomorrow (or whenever you are able to make it back) Regards Howard

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been here a couple of times and never been disappointed. Tonight was another level. The team are always delightfully informal and friendly while being ruthlessly effective! I had the Salmon cervice starter with “tiger milk” which was simply lovely. The beef on the special...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank semprini27
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello semprini27 and thank you for taking the time to review dinner at the Bell. Such kind words - you've made us blush! Hope to see you again soon. Regards Howard

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just been to a wedding there. Great location with some different rooms available to stay in. The individual cottages in the gardens are just great. Great place for a special event.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello RelaxedBee and thank you for reviewing your stay at the Bell. Kind words, which we love! Regards Howard

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for for lunch after a visit to a local shop - highly recommend the food and the friendly service - loved the ambience and the soup!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MrsDuc
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello MrsDuc and thank you for reviewing lunch at the Bell. Shopping and Soup! Bliss! Thank you for teling us about your visit. Regards Howard

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a meal here with friends who had recommended it. Eclectic would be the best description, very interesting with things to see in every corner. The meal was good the service also good. Enjoyed the meal very much and the surroundings.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 21taffallan
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello 21taffallan and thank you for taking the time to review your time at the Bell. We very happy to be described as eclectic. So pleased you ate well and enjoyed exploring our nooks and crannies. Regards Howard

Reviewed 19 January 2019

We stayed here for two nights with our pups. it has been beautifully done out and the breakfast was fantastic! we had supper one evening and it was scrummy. will return when next in the area!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank granmuddaflaff
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hellogranmuddaflaff and thank you for reviewing your stya at the Bell. Glad you enjoyed your stayand dinner in all its scrumminess. Regards Howard

Reviewed 19 January 2019

Just spent two days at The Bell and absolutely loved it. Firstly, on our arrival the staff were very welcoming and gave a good impression straight away. They took the time to show us to our lodge explaining everything clearly that was provided including times...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Brian M
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello BrianM and thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Bell. We loved having you both here and Alfie too - hope to see you soon. Regards Howard

Reviewed 7 January 2019

Found this little gem on secret escapes to kick start my husbands 50th yr celebrations. We were upgraded to one of the lodges (between the lines) an absolute treat! the room is on split level with a spiral staircase in the room, the huge queen...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TedfordKeating
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2019

Hello TedfordKeating and thank you for reviewing your stay at the Bell. We love your kind words. Thank you for not keeping us under your hat, but instead revealing your secret discoverry to the world. See you again soon. Regards Howard

Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

We attended a wedding here recently and it was a gorgeous, unusual, venue for such an occasion. You need to go and see it to understand how special the rooms are. It has four lovely quirky bedrooms in the grounds and a further 7 in...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank trompej
Howard C, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019

Hello trompej and thank you for reviewing the wedding you attended at the Bell. What a fabulous review to start the year - you're very kind Regards Howard

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steve m
4 August 2018|
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Response from MarkE802 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Steve It took us around 20 mins or so, that was a nice easy slow walk. The person that said 8 mins must of been jogging!!!! Enjoy
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lauratuck2017
27 March 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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