The Bell Inn

The Bell Inn, Brook, Nr Lyndhurst, New Forest, United Kingdom, SO43 7HE
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Opening Information

Open Daily from 12-3pm & 6pm-9pm
Afternoon Teas available 3pm - 5pm (these need to be booked direct with the Inn.)

Facilities
  • 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.

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Casual
Price point:
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Visited On Thursday, 15 August 2019

Lovely place to stay in the New Forest. My only criticism would be that the buffet breakfast was disappointing. They had the smallest fresh fruit salad ever which was mostly apple. No Danish pastries and when we were there they ran out of croissants before we came down to breakfast.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

Great roast beef! Lovely staff. Highly recommend for Sunday lunch

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Visited On Saturday, 10 August 2019

Fantastic meal with great service. Our black Labrador was thoroughly spoilt. Thank you 😊

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Visited On Tuesday, 06 August 2019

Excellent lunch, plenty of choice

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Visited On Saturday, 03 August 2019

A very pleasant evening - good food, service and ambiance in a lovely part of the New Forest

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Visited On Saturday, 03 August 2019

The whole team of bar staff and restaurant staff were welcoming, efficient and had wonderful smiles.!! Am issue with the card machine not connecting was dealt with to preserve the cards identity and not charge us twice but I will check my account to be sure!!!

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Visited On Wednesday, 31 July 2019

The food was superb. The menu offered a wonderful range of dishes, all of which sounded superb. In particular, it was fantastic to see a choice of vegetarian meals that are not the 'usual' fare of British restaurants. The desserts were also notable for being a bit different and beautifully presented - the pistachio parfait and Sicilian lemon were both utterly delicious. The only thing that slightly spoiled an otherwise lovely evening was a group of old men on a nearby table who were coarse and loud, but sadly, this can happen anywhere.

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Visited On Saturday, 27 July 2019

Lovely venue, fantastic food, will definitely visit again

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Visited On Saturday, 27 July 2019

My good lady and myself travelled from Ascot to the Bell Inn usually a quick hours drive a little longer this time due to M3 grief therefore was looking forward to our lunch Starters were lovely and my main was warm but the veg was stone cold. The good lady's main was cold and had to be sent back (Gnocchi) Most unusual service for the Bell Inn as it is usually perfect, but on this occasion we were left disappointed We will go back but one more small complaint and it will be a new location for this trip which we both look forward to

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Visited On Saturday, 27 July 2019

Great food would recommend the fish and chips!

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Visited On Friday, 26 July 2019

Fantastic staff, very efficient, friendly and attentive

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Visited On Friday, 26 July 2019

Celebrating a birthday, a last minute booking. Very good meal with excellent service from our waitress

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Visited On Saturday, 20 July 2019

Good service, friendly staff and a very good meal. Also, an excellent sound track playing over dinner.

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Visited On Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Excellent food.

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Visited On Sunday, 21 July 2019

Food excellent. Good choice of dishes on the menu, plus specials. Homemade ice cream was fantastic.

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Visited On Wednesday, 17 July 2019

We had a lovely evening. Staff very attentive.

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Visited On Friday, 19 July 2019

A really lovely evening; one of the best meals that I have had in a little while.

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Visited On Thursday, 18 July 2019

We had a great lunch in such a lovely setting. Our waitress was excellent, really helpful and friendly. Many thanks!

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Visited On Sunday, 14 July 2019

The food was fantastic. Beautifully presented and extremely flavoursome. I have dined at some Michelin starred restaurants and I would have to say that with a couple of tiny tweaks this restaurant and food would be right up there with the very best.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

A really lovely find only two criticisms it was quiet so lacked atmosphere and secondly the sautés potatoes and veg were drenched in butter even James Martin would raise his eyebrow. Having said that a lovely meal, a varied menu and nice accommodating staff. Will return

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Visited On Thursday, 11 July 2019

Excellent food. We shared Whitebait for starter and lamb and pork chop for mains. All delicious and clearly good quality meat . Mains were a generous size and we could have omitted the starter. Excellent service frim Belarus waitress was a bonus ! Felicity & Tony

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Visited On Monday, 08 July 2019

We love the Bell Inn. Great food, friendly staff and lovely surroundings!

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Visited On Sunday, 07 July 2019

Lovely staff amnd good food.

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Visited On Friday, 05 July 2019

Lovely place to stay. Excellent location. Very friendly staff and wonderful food.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 July 2019

Great customer service from the team and excellent quality of food. Will be returning highly recommend.

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