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Ye Olde Bell & Steelyard

$$ - $$$, British,
103 New Street, Woodbridge IP12 1DZ, England
+44 1394 382933
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (5 reviews)
“scampi” (3 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, European, Central European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
103 New Street, Woodbridge IP12 1DZ, England
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in after shopping in the town This is what I call a typical town pub with a country feel to it. Nice fire burning and made the pub very warm and cosy. St Austell tribute went down very well and the white wine (sauvingon...More

Thank Hatti S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We popped in for some pre dinner drinks. The pub had a lovely atmosphere, good selection of drinks and a cosy fire.

Thank jef00rd
Reviewed 19 October 2017

A good selection of cask ales. A limited menu but the quality of the food we had for dinner was excellent food. A very good convivial atmosphere with a mixture of locals and visitors.

Thank paulm1002016
northbanker117, Owner at Ye Olde Bell & Steelyard, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thanks for your comments Paul. Pleased you enjoyed your supper with us. Hope you had a safe journey back to St Neots Tom

Reviewed 3 August 2017

Visiting Woodbridge for the day and was passing here when it started to rain , a little to early for dinner so settled on drinks and snacks the bar itself is really cosy very old world as is the marvellous building did not use outside...More

1  Thank seafarer20162016
northbanker117, Owner at Ye Olde Bell & Steelyard, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Hi Really pleased you enjoyed our pub, its a pity it was raining as the garden is now in full bloom and looks a picture. Bit confused about chef running late, food starts and 6.30 and to my knowledge food service has started bang on...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017

Called in on a whim for a coffee on a Sunday whilst exploring Woodbridge and ended up staying for lunch as well. We had our dog with us so were impressed by the bowl of water outside and the sign saying they were dog friendly....More

Thank Ivana R
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The pub is a lovely old inn. The staff are friendly although there were not many customers for a Thursday night. I had the steak and ale pie which had delicious shortcrust pastry and the meet was tender and gristle free. It came with a...More

Thank sally r
northbanker117, Owner at Ye Olde Bell & Steelyard, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Thank you Sally for your positive comments, we are glad you enjoyed your meal with us and hope to see you again soon Tom

Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

A friendly, welcoming local. Excellent beers served by a charming young barman. Relaxed and civilised atmosphere.

Thank John M
northbanker117, Owner at Ye Olde Bell & Steelyard, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Thank you John for your favourable comments. We are a little confused that inspite of your positive comments you rated us as 'poor' ?????????

Reviewed 1 May 2017

We visited this pub as we had read it was a nice old traditional pub. Our dog was welcomed but when we tried to order a lunch at 2.02pm we were told everything was shut down. We only asked for a couple of sandwiches but...More

Thank Geoffrey B
northbanker117, Owner at Ye Olde Bell & Steelyard, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Sorry for your inconvenience. We do finish food service at 2pm daily as is advertised online and outside the pub. The kitchen is fairly prompt with this as they only have a few hours to prep for the evening. We will be pleased to serve...More

Reviewed 27 March 2017

An excellent pub with a blazing fire and good pub menu. The bar serves an excellent choice of local and guest ales.

Thank ken w
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I really like this Pub and try to visit if I am in Woodbridge. The wine I had was of good quality. There is a great atmosphere. It makes you wish you were one of their regulars! The historic exterior is well worth a trip...More

Thank Hilary B
northbanker117, Owner at Ye Olde Bell & Steelyard, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2017

Thanks Hilary Glad you enjoyed your visit, if you come in to us whenever you visit 'Woody' then you are a regular, introduce yourself when you are next in. Thanks again Tom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$22
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, European, Central European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 New Street, Woodbridge IP12 1DZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Woodbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1394 382933
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