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The Bluebell

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Batts Corner | Dockenfield, Farnham GU10 4EX, England
+44 1252 792801
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This fairly remote gastro pub has a very checkered history indeed. Sometimes closed for long periods, sometimes with new owners and sometimes serving excellent food, one never quite knows what to expect. One time frequent users, we really should try it again.

Thank Guy S
Alton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't know why we haven't been here before as it's not too far away Nice country pub with a relaxing cosy feel. Very welcoming and friendly staff Good value lunch menu and quality home cooking Will definitely be back again soon for another lunch or evening meal

Thank James B
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Had great lunch at the blue bell after long walk around alice holt if in area would remained a visit any time

Thank 1965dave
Alton, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Really nice people. Service was good and the food well cooked and presented. The menu is not extensive but is of very good quality. The pub welcomes dogs and children. Lovely big garden in the summer. They have a large number of different gins for gin lovers

Thank Philip H
Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Well I'm very happy to say I have never had such a more welcoming into a pub, staff was fantastic, locals was great, all so friendly, the atmosphere was amazing, and if you have a dog this is the place to go. My dog Rufus loved it. Food was amazing proper food grub. Will be going back very soon.

Thank Kim K
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I had lunch today at the Bluebell,Dockenfield,Farnham. The food was superb,the service excellent and the owners,Robin and Lucy,with a young family of their own were lovely and very welcoming. A place to be recommended for atmosphere and value for money. I would wholeheartedly recommend.

Thank annvan5333
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

First visit in many years and was surprisingly impressed by the decor and atmosphere, the staff were friendly and welcoming and the food was excellent. One of our group felt the main course could have been a touch warmer but mine was spot on, I'll definitely be coming back to try Sunday lunch,

Thank busby68
Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We returned to The Blue Bell in Dockenfield with family friends last Sunday. We enjoyed an excellent leisurely roast lunch, with a very good dessert. The food was piping hot, the service was very attentive, and the surroundings were very pleasant. We were in no hurry to leave, and we shall definitely be going again.

Thank AlanandAnneS
ash vale
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

and lovely location however the food was mixed.The whitebait was good however the pasta starter was a tad too greasy.On the other hand the beer was in excellent condition and the front staff exceedingly pleasant.Just need to get some consistency in the food offering to get a higher rating.

Thank nigel1949
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Always a great place to visit for food or drink whether you are going during the day or in the evening. The garden is lovely and equally the real fire inside is lovely to relax by. Can't wait for the warm cider to be back on the menu again but in the meantime there are lots of great gins to... More 

Thank jla2006

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$18
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Batts Corner | Dockenfield, Farnham GU10 4EX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Farnham
  • Phone Number: +44 1252 792801

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?