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Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited the restaurant on Sat. 13th May, 2017, with two friends and we all ordered the shin beef pie. It in no way resembled a pie, being a piece of shin beef on which was plonked a two inch disc of pastry. it certainly didn't need a chef to prepare this dish. Suggest ignore the hyperbole on the website regarding...

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Kate F, General Manager at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback following a recent visit to Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, I am so sorry our shin beef pie did not meet your expectations. On reflection it would have made sense to explain our chef's quirky take on pie when your order was taken. Our new menu will be launched soon and we will take...

Wetherby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I called in for lunch yesterday & enjoyed a first class experience. Excellent food with friendly & attentive service. I have known Ye Old Bell Hotel for many years & it is wonderful to see it so lovingly restored.

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Kate F, General Manager at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for calling in, always a pleasure to see you! I'm delighted you enjoyed your lunch, I relish all feedback especially when it comes from a true professional like yourself. Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Kate Firth

Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our son and daughter in law held their wedding reception here last month and like most weddings, it was expensive, but at Ye Olde Bell, we felt that we got what we paid for. We were looked after very well by Chris and his staff and everything went really smoothly on the day. The Nielsen suite was laid out extremely...

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Kate F, General Manager at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

I'd like to take this opportunity to thank your family for choosing Ye Olde Bell Hotel for this very special occasion, I'm delighted we met all your expectations. I hope you visit us again soon, our new luxury Spa opens on 1 June so there is now even more reason to stay with us! Kind regards Kate Firth

Retford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a bucket list for me so I honestly didn't know what to expect. I thought it might be quite intense, cluedo style. It was far from it! It was an act that had us laughing from start to finish. There was ivana Fart who was drag! Our last vision was of her/him walking on his knees in a...

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Kate F, General Manager at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Ha ha.....great review Kara, thank you!! Talegate Theatre definitely know how to entertain....we can't wait for the next one. See you soon. Kate

St Albans
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service and food, comfortable if maybe slightly elaborate rooms for some tastes. They are building a state of the art health spa which looks awesome - a really good stopping off point on your way North - or South

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Kate F, General Manager at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for such a great review, we really appreciate your comments. We're all very excited about our gorgeous Spa...opening 1 June so not long to go now!! I hope you'll be visiting us again soon. Kind regards Kate Firth

Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the second time we have stayed in this hotel and will definitely come back. The room is lovely, plenty of room and the bathroom is lovely clean and spacious. We ate in the restaurant last night and the food was fantastic. The staff are all friendly and could not be more attentive, nothing is too much trouble. The...

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Kate F, General Manager at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm delighted you enjoyed another visit to Ye Olde Bell Hotel, thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We've got a great team and I'm pleased they made you so welcome. Thanks for the tip about mirrors, we'll definitely look in to that! Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Kate Firth

Bawtry, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I live fairly locally to Ye Olde Bell,but haven't visited for a number of years. I was invited to a Golden Wedding Celebration,and had a wonderful time. For the amount of people there I was surprised that we were given a choice of menu on the day. The food was first rate,the staff were most pleasant and obliging. I shall...

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Kate F, General Manager at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you, I was very pleased to learn that you enjoyed the golden wedding celebrations at Ye Olde Bell Hotel. Our guests do love the fact that they can order on the day and it makes life so much easier for the organiser too! I look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Kind regards Kate Firth

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I have stayed here before and I like the hotel. It can be noisy at the weekends due to weddings and events. The rooms are of a good standard and the surroundings nice. I would recommend staying here. The food is good quality and the staff friendly and helpful.

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Kate F, General Manager at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us recently and for taking the time to write a review. We are a popular destination for weddings and celebrations of all kinds but we will always find you a quiet room away from the hustle and bustle. Our elegant Restaurant Bar 1650 also provides a haven of peace and tranquillity where you...

Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Broke our journey here with a bed and breakfast stay. The food in the bar and restaurant was very good but the accommodation in the hotel was not too good. The carpet leading from the stairs to the bedrooms is very stained and the carpet in the bedroom was very dirty. The bathroom was old and needed updating and the...

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Kate F, General Manager at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking the time to write a review following your recent visit, we really appreciate the feedback. However, I am somewhat nonplussed regarding your comments about the standard of accommodation. All the rooms have super modern bathrooms, quality fixtures and fittings and the most amazing power showers. The furniture and particularly the curtains are of the highest...

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We visited this hotel for my sister in laws wedding on Monday, lovely venue with brilliant gardens/outside bar, however this only opened for about 1hour straight after the ceremony, which then forced us inside! BBQ was served outside for their afternoon meal, was disappointed when I went back out to get a hot dog, they had packed up straight away!...

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Kate F, General Manager at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a detailed review, I'm very sorry there were aspects of the day which did not exceed your expectations and I hope you will accept my sincere apology. The garden bar remained open until it was time for the guests to come inside to eat, I'm sorry you felt you had been forced inside, this was...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
17Th century hotel now passionately restored throughout by local owners to AA 4-Star + Rosette and combining history with contemporary style. Sheer luxury everywhere with rich fabrics, chandeliers, antiques and period features. Individually styled bedrooms and stunning suites, all with flatscreen TVs and contemporary bathrooms with walk-in power showers. Lounges with real log fires in winter and smart Garden Terrace Bar for summer drinks and dining al fresco. Trendy Restaurant Bar 1650 and rich ambient St Leger Bistro-by-the-Bar with extensive menu inc creative Rosette dishes plus traditional classics. Hotel Fitness Centre and hair and beauty treatment salons - brand new state-of-the-art Luxury Spa opens Spring 2017. Just off the A1 and on the border of Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Yorkshire - ideal for Sherwood Forest, Lincoln Cathedral, Nottingham Castle, Chatsworth House and Doncaster and Southwell Races. Just 5 minutes from Retford Mainline Rail Station and close to Robin Hood & East Midlands Airports. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant

Address: Old Great North Road, Barnby Moor, Retford DN22 8QS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Nottinghamshire > Retford > Barnby Moor
Price Range: RM678 - RM1,044 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant 4*
Number of rooms: 59
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