Food Service Times
Monday - Closed
Tuesday - Closed
Wednesday - 12pm to 8.30pm
Thursday - 12pm to 8.30pm
Friday - 12pm to 8.30pm
Saturday - 12pm to 8.30pm
Sunday - 12pm to 6pm
Subject to change.
- Free WiFi
- Families and Children Welcome
- Outdoor Seating
- Event Space
- Dogs Welcome
- Car Parking
- Baby Chairs
About The Five Bells Inn Brabourne
The Five Bells is a stunning 16th century inn overlooking the rolling hills of the North Downs in East Brabourne. A quintessential English country pub with four gorgeous guest suites. Proud to have been twice voted Kent Life Pub of the Year and winner of Kent Pub of the Year at the 2019 National Pub Awards.
Our menus are based around the best local and seasonal produce the South Coast of Kent has to offer, showcasing the finest ingredients from land and sea. We are equally passionate about our drinks offering as we are our food with a fabulous range of beers, wines and ciders, sourced from the producers on our doorstep and further afield on the continent.
The Five Bells sits within The Pickled Egg Pub Company, a unique group of 4 beautiful Kentish Pubs around the South of Kent, all owned and operated by chef Mark Sargeant and restauranteur Josh De Haan.
Always a lovely atmosphere, good food and friendly staff
The food was very good indeed, the wine by the glass was very good, my Wife's Caesar salad was a little too salty given it had some lovely anchovies but my Burger was excellent . The service was provided by a pleasant and attentive young man. Our table for two was a little small and the space somewhat cramped backing onto the fireplace. My Wife's chair was too low against the table for real comfort. Clearly the screening between tables was well thought out and overall best use made in a lovely old Inn. We like the 5 Bells very much and given the awful circumstances of this Virus are doing a grand job!
They have dealt with the restrictions well, hand sanitiser on arrive smells wonderful. Disappointed they didn’t have a vegetarian option. Have been here many times and the food is normally wonderful today it was just ordinary. The prawn cocktail was too vinegary and didn’t have any other option as a vegetarian. Shame they seem to have lost their way a bit.
Waited 45 minutes for my starter which didn't arrive as the waitress brought the main course. She then asked me which starter I'd ordered after having taken the order earlier. We then waited for the starter which came followed by the main course some 30 minutes later. This was obvoiusly the original main course that had been kept warm. We ordered drinks but they never came until we reminded the waitress. Not impressed with the service by this particular waitress at all.
Lovely food, good service and really enjoyable atmosphere. Will definitely be back
Very enjoyable evening - excellent food and service and felt very comfortable with all the COVID-19 precautions that had been put in place but which did not detract from the enjoyment of the evening.
We had a fantastic evening. Can’t thank you enough! Great choice for vegetarians, delicious food and great ambiance
Lovely pub, lovely outdoor area. Nice food but be nice to have more of a variety on the menu. Staff lovely but could do with a bit quicker.
Fantastic on every level! Service amazing, food sublime and I can’t wait to go back!
Service was very good. The staff were very helpful. Food was very nice. We will be coming back for more!
Lovely pub.. few more smiles from bar staff would be nice but overall very good!
Great night! Made it feel completely normal and the new menu is delicious! Give it a try! I can’t wait to go back...
Excelent cooking and we enjoyed our meal. We felt very confident that we were in a safe environment with the measures you had taken and abiding by in relation to the pandemic. Thank you.
Lovely evening with excellent food, comfortable rooms and super breakfast. Every member of staff had a smile. Can't find fault.
Didn’t get the 30% off applied to our bill
The food was first rate, hats off to the chef, staff friendly and welcoming, very nice!
Drinks slow in arriving Food was good No loo roll in toilet
Nice lunch for two of group who ordered pizza, but the two who ordered the potato dumplings left feeling hungry. Very small portion. Why do restaurants think vegans have small appetites. Also bring back the March burger. Service good as usual
For starter I had the special muscles. This was a simple dish which would have benefited from a slice of bread on the side. For main I had the special brisket which was absolutely Devine. Potentially could sell better if worded more cleverly on the menu. Our waiter wasn’t personable and was the dampener on our experience.
Nice that they change the special menu quiet often. lovely atmosphere. Squid is very yummy
Social distancing outside was a little lacking - we had a table of 12 people (not all from same household) next to us and found it unnerving, Food and service was lovely,
Very good attentive service. Food is excellent. Good experience.
excellent food as ever but it took a little while to take the order although that may have been our fault for not making it clear that we were ready even though a member of the party was not at the table