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Reviewed 1 April 2018

The bell is a lovely restaurant, very good service & food & we have enjoyed our evening meals previously. However went with family for Sunday lunch today; it wasn't the worst we've had but came close. A Sunday lunch should be at least as good as you cook at home if not better. The three slices of pork & beef was so thin you could read the menu through it, Yorkshire puddings looked good but but had no substance, just a crispy shell with nothing in the middle, gravy was thin, watery & no flavour. For a total cost of £145 for 4 people it was not value for money, left very disappointed. Suggest chef comes round to our house on a Sunday so my wife can show him how to cook a proper Sunday roast.

Stayed: April 2018, travelled with family
Thank Colin H
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belleoxford, General Manager at The Bell at Hampton Poyle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Thank you very much for your constructive review. We take pride in our consistency and we are very sorry to hear about your disappointing Sunday lunch. We will definitely raise the issue with our head chef and will ensure this does not happen again. We hope you can give us another chance. We appreciate your loyalty and would like to discuss this matter further over the phone. I look forward to hearing back from you. Best wishes.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Amazing food and venue food was amazing great staff, if you visit you must try the prawns.

Tiny niggle was the coldslaw was left under the heat lights so was warm, usually I'd not care but I'm sure if it had been cold or at least not warm it would have been amazing.. Tiny niggle this is a great venue for a birthday, wedding or treat!

Stayed: March 2018, travelled as a couple
Thank Carl K
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belleoxford, General Manager at The Bell at Hampton Poyle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thank you!!! We are pleased to hear that you have yet again enjoyed your experience with us. I will speak to our head chef and make sure that the incident does not happen again. We look forward to seeing you again! Kindest regards.

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

A little out of the way, but so worth it. Tiny little bed and breakfast in a quaint little village. The room was small but super cosy with beautiful decor. The bathroom was spacious and I loved the shower room! The staff were pleasant and happy to provide service. There is a lovely restaurant on the ground floor, which is a must-try. You won't be disappointed!

Stayed: March 2018, travelled as a couple
Thank Claudine O
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belleoxford, General Manager at The Bell at Hampton Poyle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words. We are all very pleased to hear that you have enjoyed all of the aspects of the Bell and we hope to see you with us again soon. Best wishes.

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Great gastropod with well fitted comfortable bedrooms. Staff very helpful and friendly. Bar and restaurant have a relaxed ambience although it can get very busy indeed. Book early. Excellent food and wine list. Prices a little high but worth it. Good base for Blenheim Palace.

Stayed: March 2018, travelled as a couple
Thank jonathanhf
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belleoxford, General Manager at The Bell at Hampton Poyle, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thank you very much for taking time to review the Bell. We are extremely pleased to hear that you have enjoyed all of the aspects of the Bell and that our hard work does not get unnoticed. We wish you all the best and hope to see you in the near future. Regards.

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Such a treat to be taken out for lunch by my family! We had delicious food, the staff were friendly and helpful and there was a wonderful atmosphere. This is our 5th visit to the bell and every time it exceeds expectations!

  • Stayed: March 2018, travelled with family
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Thank katemacnamara1
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belleoxford, General Manager at The Bell at Hampton Poyle, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

How wonderful! Thank you very much for your kind review. We are very pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your Mother's day lunch, it was a busy service but we are glad to hear that all went well. Kindest regards and we look forward to your 6th visit hopefully soon!

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