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The Blue Bell Inn

39 High Street, Desford, Leicester LE9 9JF, England
+44 1455 822901
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Warm, welcoming with great food

First visit to this place for a lunch after a visit to nearby tropical birdland. Very friendly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
simonleics78
via mobile
Gorgeous Place to Stay

Quaint but modern bed and breakfast with all the facilities you need. Comfortable bed in a large... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2018
Nicci S
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3 weeks ago
“Warm, welcoming with great food ”
7 Feb 2018
“Gorgeous Place to Stay”
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39 High Street, Desford, Leicester LE9 9JF, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to this place for a lunch after a visit to nearby tropical birdland. Very friendly welcome, large al a carte menu, specials board and a lovely menu with 2 courses for £9.99. I had whitebait to start and my partner had chicken goujons,...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Quaint but modern bed and breakfast with all the facilities you need. Comfortable bed in a large room. We had the 'Sewing Room'. Friendly staff were very welcoming. This is the best place we've stayed yet and wish we could stay longer than only one...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We came here on a Friday for lunch. The pub looks lovely from the outside and there is lots of parking. Inside we were welcomed and offered two menus. A regular menu and a 2/3 course set menu. Bar service was friendly and efficient. We...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Went here late June for a meal and a couple of drinks, very friendly and helpful staff but our table was sticky from we are guessing the previous customers so asked the staff to clean it, but also the glasses and plates where both smudged...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Mixed feelings about this place. Nice traditional pub atmosphere. Ordered a Diet Coke it was flat and didn't really taste of much. Bar lady soon bought a replacement that was equally as bad. We both ordered roast beef. Veg and potatoes lovely, beef clearly pre...More

Thank Emma F
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

We ate here at the weekend for a special occasion and, once again, had an excellent meal. All of the food was of a high standard, in particular the wonderful pizza's and the homemade tapas. This was all supported by the fantastic service we received...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I visited here a long long time ago but my, how it's changed. Lovely atmosphere, lovely staff. Oh and the Rosies cider..... I hope it's never taken off! Kid friendly, dog friendly and all in all a great place to chill and relax

Thank 1303dls
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

since new owner took over the pub, beers are more real ale, good pub food, and better table and chairs all round.. spent some money on the inside too....

Thank kevin h
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Had lunch here today had gammon it was excellent large portions and excellent service waitress Mary very professional and very cheerful would definitely recommend and come again

1  Thank LeicestershirePaul
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Arrived without a booking on December 29th and had no problem being offered a table. The menu was varied and all at a reasonable price. They seem to specialize in pizza, which is not my favourite, but there were plenty of other choices. The steak...More

Thank Andy H
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