Open Daily from 12-3pm & 6pm-9pm
Afternoon Teas available 3pm - 5pm (these need to be booked direct with the Inn.)
- Disabled Access
- Private Dining
- Free WiFi
- Outside Seating Area
- Families and Children Welcome
About The Bell Inn
Here at The Bell Inn, we offer delicious food, simply prepared, using the freshest locally sourced produce. Enjoy our menu in one of three dining areas to fit your mood! Choose from our relaxed, traditional bar or light and airy Garden Room overlooking our beautiful New Forest Garden. Or choose the Oak Room, our quintessentially country farmhouse dining room.
Excellent and attentative service - brilliant and could not fault
Booked one night with dinner at this beautiful village hotel. Room and lounge/bar area was warm and welcoming. Staff very friendly. Reception staff excellent. The best part was the outstanding food created by the Chef. I have to say it was the best food I have had in the New Forest. Top marks for the Chef and his team. We will return.
Beautiful food in a beautiful environment. The staff achieved a perfect balance of being friendly but professional.
Very welcoming and courteous staff. Our room was spacious and very clean
My booking of 35 for Sunday lunch was brilliant. Not a single issue and the food was lovely. All my guests commented on the quality of the food and the excellent service from the staff. Many thanks for a lovely afternoon.
First time at the Bell inn yesterday, when we had lunch. Both my husband and I had the catch of the day which was plaice. Whole fish cooked on the bone and absolutely perfect. Would recommend
Played both courses. Forrest course not up to much. Manor course fantastic. Roast Beef tough. Other food breakfast etc very good. Bedroom clean comfortable bed.
Really great 24 hours. Great value an£ superb service. Lovely room. If I am picky I was a little disappointed with the breakfast. My friends egg was bought with her porridge so cold and solid by the time she ate it but otherwise all really good. Will go again.
Service could be better. Just a little more proactive ness would go a long way. Took half an hour before my glass of wine appeared! Food fantastic. Presentation outstanding. £11.25 for a large glass of NZ SB!!!! Pricey!!
Excellent food . Both dinner and breakfast
The Bell Inn was the perfect venue for our large family event. Booking was extremely easy and the team were fantastic in organising the private dinning room for our large party. The food was equally superb and enjoyed by all. The staff were so welcoming and went above and beyond to ensure all had a great stay, including the smallest member of our party who particularly enjoyed the ride on toy tractor in the garden!
Everything was lovely. Shame the chef forgot to sauté the potatoes on his special so we ended up with part boiled potato.
Fantastic local produce, superbly prepared and beautifully presented
Lovely meal served by friendly staff in a relaxing atmosphere
A thoroughly enjoyable stay, all the staff are helpful and friendly, excellent room, comfortable and well equipped. Overall atmosphere very good. Our dining experience was good, but the four stars is due to both our main courses being spoilt by an excessively rich sticky jus. However, breakfast was excellent on all levels. Recommended.
Unfortunately one of the burgers was not cooked to our liking . We were not asked and all the burgers were red . There was also bone/ gristle not sure what it was in one of the burgers.Otherwise the food was good.
We arrived for our lunch table at 2pm and were informed there would be a long wait food, which was disappointing. We were then advised that the lamb on the Sunday lunch menu had run out, which is what we’d both been looking forward to. Thankfully the roast beef was delicious, and a great size portion. They did however run out of horseradish sauce! After chasing down the bill we waited for a long time to pay. When we managed to catch the waitress she said to pay at the bar. We’d ideally preferred to pay at the table, or at the very least have been told so that weren’t waiting around for ages. Overall food very good, but disappointed by menu availability and service.
Thoroughly enjoyed our first visit. We will be back.
Excellent location, well informed and friendly staff. Great food ,very dog friendly. An all round Fab hotel.
Super attentive and helpful service and nice food from a varied menu.
Great place fantastic room ideal for one nights stay. The staff were great.
Very enjoyable evening in a very relaxing atmosphere.
First visit to the Bell on bank holiday Monday for my fiancé birthday. Didn't realise when we booked it was a set menu for that day rather than the menu on your website. However it looked really nice so we ordered 3 burgers and the 3 southern chicken pieces. Food looked great and the service was extremely quick, nearly too quick but all looked nice. The 3 burgers were all nice albeit a little too pink inside. However the 3 chicken pieces were all very bloody and pink on the bone area and were very chewy. I did mention this to a passing waitress who had her hands full, but no one came back to see us. By this time the 3 guest with the burgers had finished and I had to leave the chicken as now cold. Therefore we just up'ed and left, without having a sweet and didn't make for a great birthday meal. Sadly today I have an upset stomache which I can only put down to the uncooked chicken as I haven't eaten anything since. Deeply disappointed as the pub looked lovely in a great location and I went on the reviews for great food but we unfortunately didn't have that experience. Gutted as would have definitely returned given it close to where we live.
Fantastic experience. Our first time but definitely not our last.
The food was amazing for both dinner and breakfast we were really impressed. All of the staff members were very helpful too