The Bell Inn
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On Monday lunch-times we offer two for £11.95 for any items on our specials board.
Booking is advised.
Whether you are planning a Christmas Office Party, a night out with friends or a family get together our menu will suit your needs. View the full Xmas menu here :Xmas menu
Download a pdf Christmas booking form here : Xmas bookings
At The Bell Inn, every other Thursday, from 9.00 pm.
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The Bell Inn
The Bell Inn, frontage
You are always assured of a warm welcome at The Bell Inn in the village of St.Nicholas-at-Wade, a traditional English pub run for ten years by Danny & Marian, offering a wide choice of food from an à la carte selection and specials, to bar snacks, accompanied by wines and an ever changing range of real ales.
Join us in one of our bars or more private dining areas, or in summer our delightful garden at our busy, friendly, cosy pub in this sleepy little village tucked away in The Garden of England.
featured ale A Good Stuffing
Wells & Young's Brewery's
A Good Stuffing 4.5% abv

Tasting notes : A fine balance between malt and hops delivers a satisfying and rounded pale ale with an amber colour, fruity nose and good hop aroma.
What’s the story ? Charles Wells was a Chief Officer in the Merchant Navy. In the early 1870s he met his sweetheart Josephine Grimbley while on leave and the pair later became engaged. However Charles’ prospective father-in-law wouldn’t give his daughter’s hand to a sea-faring man so he took a drastic career change buying a brewery and thirty two pubs..
Our lunchtime menu is available between 12 and 2.30 pm from Monday to Saturday, featuring such favourites as skate wing in black butter, smoked mackerel, or cod in beer batter.
See the latest full menu here : Lunchtime menu
a la carte
Our à la carte menu is served between 6.30 and 9.00 pm Tuesday to Saturday, with starters including tempura battered king prawns, or soup of the day, mains from steak to sea bass, there's sure to be something for everybody. See the full current menu here : Lunchtime menu
Bar menu
Served alongside our à la carte menu between 6.30 and 9.00 pm from Tuesday to Saturday, the bar menu covers everything from steak'n'ale pie to ham, egg & fries with plenty in between. See the current selection here :Lunchtime menu
Bar menu
Our Sunday menu is served between 12.00 and 4.00 pm (6pm in summer) every Sunday.
View the full current menu here: Sunday menu
History Old picture of The Bell
The Bell Inn has a relatively modern frontage, but a trained eye will discern the inn's Tudor origin. In the time of Queen Elizabeth I the timber framed building was entered from the side, the two ancient doorways can still be seen in outline, whilst inside, in the bars, the original Tudor crossbeams are much in evidence.

Whether The Bell was purpose built as a Tudor beer-house is not known, but it was definitely operating as a hostelry in 1622 when the landlord was William Chambers.
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Then why not try our Fruits de Mer ? Fruits de Mer
Just give us 48 hours notice and according to market price and availability let us serve you up a platter of your choice from oysters, mussels, lobster, crab, king prawn, langoustine, you decide !

Christmas is coming so it's an ideal time to visit The Bell and sample some of our seasonal cuisine. How about a Chicken Liver & Brandy Pate served with a red onion chutney, spiced piccalilli & melba toast, followed by a Marinated Lamb Rump on minted fondant potatoes with a honey & rosemary jus served with a fresh vegetable selection and then Poached Pears in mulled wine for dessert to finish.
View the full Xmas menu here :Xmas menu

When any of our menus are being served we will also have a number of specials available, find details of these on the blackboards positioned in the bars. A typical selection might include : Lamb's liver served with bacon, or perhaps you might be tempted by Oven roasted duck breast served with dauphinoise potatoes, fennel & orange sauce.

To follow, check out the board for sweets. There you might find such traditional delights as treacle tart or spotted dick alongside the likes of our cappuccino cheesecake or Mint crème brûlée. Selections change daily, check the boards.