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The Bell

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Alderminster $$ - $$$ British, ,
Shipston Road | Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon, Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8NY, England
+44 1789 450414
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Shipston Road | Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon, Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8NY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the bell as a family of 4 2 adults travelling with 2 kids aged two and thirteen. Staying locally and the bell was recommended to us for an evening meal and it did not disappoint. On arriving the bell is very well maintained both...More

Thank Dandandandanandan
TheBellOwner, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hey don't worry even we break glasses! It's certainly not enough to stop us giving out smarties to well behaved kids. Really pleased you enjoyed your visit - ambience, food, service and all and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Thanks for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice fixed price menu and service. Food was tasty and good value. Very nice fish and park belly, the puddings looked good. It was very busy and lively. I will go again when I visit Stratford.

Thank Sara B
TheBellOwner, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Delighted that you enjoyed it - hope to see you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a delicious lunch yesterday, the Prix Fixe - great value at £14.50 for two courses Had pan fried breast of lamb on mashed potato with cabbage & cauliflower. Followed by a delicious dessert of peach & vanilla cheesecake with a scoop of lovely ice...More

Thank Mumsie42
TheBellOwner, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Really pleased that you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited after going to the cinema midweek, and the restaurant was quite busy. It has been a while since we came here and it will be a while until we come back. The menu was incredibly poor and lacking in choice of anything tempting,...More

Thank AntoniaRobinson
TheBellOwner, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Why? Extensive choice of menus for lunch and dinner that caters for most tastes, dietry requirements and wallets - prix fixe, a la carte, classics and snacks just for good measure. No glitz. All menus and full gallery are available to view on the website....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Here cos it was our "local" for the weekend, but obviously had read good reviews for this pub. We weren't disappointed. Excellent food and even better service. ALL the waiting on servers were so lovely and helpful. Special mention to the lass who booked us...More

1  Thank mazzaManchester
TheBellOwner, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great to hear thank you. Portions are always slightly smaller when ordering from any prix fixe menu but there are plenty of menu choices for lunch and dinner for when you visit again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It doesn't take much for a restaurant team to take it's eye off the ball bringing severe consequences to both trading levels and reputation. Sadly I think that The Bell is in danger of experiencing such a turn down. Arriving with friends, the (head?) waiter...More

1  Thank Colin S
TheBellOwner, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

In response to the over charge, the manager did spot this straight away and he did apologise (several times) and correct it straight away. For this we are very sorry that it occurred in the first place and glad that we managed to correct it...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maybe a Sumday night is not a good night to eat out after all that hectic roast lunch service . All that aside what spoilet this meal for us was the amateur service. The five of us arrived on time but had to wait a...More

1  Thank jenmike064
TheBellOwner, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sincere apologies. As you didn't/haven't made the management aware, directly, of the issues please can we politely ask that you make contact with us. Please contact Ness on Stratford 450414 we would very much appreciate this so we can resolve appropriately.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We regularly eat at The Bell and it is consistently excellent. There is a lovely atmosphere, a light and airy dining area, an enchanting garden with seating and plenty of parking. The menu changes regularly and there is always a good, interesting choice of dishes...More

Thank hilary152
TheBellOwner, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your recommendation - much appreciated and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ample parking and a lovely garden with extensive views, this Is a lovely bright modern restaurant. We enjoyed the three course menu, which was delicious. Innovative in parts - fried capers with the pickled mackerel and traditional in others - plaice cooked in butter with...More

Thank moses_karibu
TheBellOwner, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you - delighted that you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great place to eat - could not fault the food or the service Will be back in December when we next stay

Thank Kate B
TheBellOwner, Manager at The Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We look forward to it, the pleasure is all ours!

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Rene H
16 March 2017|
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Response from TheBellOwner | Property representative |
Hello - Firstly apologies for this VERY delayed response! We are more than happy to accommodate well behaved dogs in the bar, where you can eat and choose from any menu, however dogs are not allowed in the restaurant or... More
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helenet733
19 October 2016|
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Response from TheBellOwner | Property representative |
Hi There. We have lots of customer car parking adjacent to the premises. Kind regards.
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Deanm1972
27 December 2014|
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Response from TedHeath | Reviewed this property |
I do not think that they have a pool. BUT the rooms are lovely and definitely include towels.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$32
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shipston Road | Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon, Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8NY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Stratford-upon-Avon  >  Alderminster
  • Phone Number: +44 1789 450414
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Description
Country pub, restaurant and boutique B&B situated about 4 miles south of Stratford upon Avon on the edge of the Cotswolds. Award winning gastro pub with emphasis on taste and flavour, all dishes are imaginative and cooked fresh to order. Menu changes with the season to accommodate fresh, local and seasonal produce. Wines are handpicked and guest ales run alongside Guiness, Alscot Ale and Robinsons cider. Each of the nine rooms are individually styled with en-suite facilities and added luxuries such as L'Occitane toiletries and fresh milk and Monsoon Estates coffee. The perfect retreat for any occasion.
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