Not bad, fed well, good service but not a taste sensation. I got what I expected and will come back again.
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We've eaten here several times in the past. Such a quant little pub and just a short walk across the downs for a birthday treat with family. The food is a little pricier than other pub grub but you get what you pay for and...More
The Bluebell, brings so many wonderful memories of lovely occasions. As a family, it has been a favourite, especially for special get togethers. The food has always been exemplary, and reflected the hard work, from all involved. Not cheap, but certainly not expensive....For the food...More
We dined here when staying overnight after day 2 of 6 walking the South Downs Way. We were very well looked after by Simon, and I thoroughly enjoyed my whitebait followed by risotto, with Ballards Best to wash it down. It is a great shame...More
After a long day walking the South Downs Way, my meal was delicious and they took very good care of my partner's gluten free, dairy free needs. Thank you!
There isn't much (any!) choice in Cocking for an evening meal, but fortunately this pub served great food. There was a lot of choice on the menu and we all enjoyed our meals, suitably sized and well presented. The beer variety was lacking however (2...More
Stopped here for an evening meal whilst walking the Southdowns way. Vegetarian choices were above and way beyond normal pub food, carnivore option was out standing. Had the duck leg myself and the meat just fell off the bone. Staff and service were excellent. The...More
Whilst walking a section of the South Downs Way, we asked if we could park our car for the day at this pub. No problem. As a thank you, and rather than drive straight home after a pretty gruelling walk, we decided to have an...More
The Blue Bell is still open but up for sale or to let. The two gentlemen, who have run it for some years now, are moving on.
Visited as a group of 3 - we were staying locally so decided to go for dinner - we arrived at 7:50pm and the staff were very friendly and allowed us to still order even though they stopped serving food at 8pm. The food was...More
thank you for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed your food and am sorry you felt it expensive. unfortunately when you have a leasehold business you have many costs to cover and I have to say they are very high in this area. this...More