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Old Bell

$$ - $$$, British,
68 High Street, Oxted RH8 9LP, England
+44 1883 712181
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (6 reviews)
“sea bass” (7 reviews)
“sunday roast” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
68 High Street, Oxted RH8 9LP, England
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1 - 10 of 392 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Average not good not bad AVERAGE not In between not out between but average can’t say any more running out of stuff to say

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BrianInUK
Reviewed 2 days ago

We really enjoy visiting this one! Nice and quiet and very accommodating. Lovely home feel meals and great service.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed 3 days ago

My daughter booked a table to celebrate my granddaughter's birthday and we were delighted with the experience. The atmosphere was warm and welcoming and the waiting staff gave prompt and excellent service, even offering a couple of 'tasters' on occasion to enable us to choose...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lovetodance2016
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had to use our Tesco Clubcard voucher before it expired, so we chose the Old Bell in Oxted, which is a Chef & Brewer. We were not disappointed. The food, beers and service were superb.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JWR
Reviewed 4 days ago

First visit following a recommendation by friends, I booked with the new manager and explained it was my fathers 89th birthday. We were welcomed by name and they made a real fuss of my Dad, which was really nice and much appreciated, the service and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank russc127
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been to the Old Bell a few times in the past for lunch as a group, also as couples. We booked a table for 2:30pm Sunday lunch menu. We ordered mains of Roast Nut Wellington £9.19 ,Trio of Roasts £11.99, two Sea Bass...More

Date of visit: December 2018
HuwT59, Manager at Old Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for such a thorough review, the details incredible. I apologise if the roast was not served with crackling and apple, I assume that it was pork, and I sincerely hope that Gill rectified that issue with the chef immediately. I remade the Eton...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went here for my uncles 91st birthday. We wanted an easy accessible place as he is disabled and walking is not good. The car park allows two access points, if you go to the front entrance from the car park it's all on one level....More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank steven150
HuwT59, Manager at Old Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for choosing us to celebrate such a great occasion. I am really pleased that you enjoyed your visit and the food and service matched your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back soon, kindest regards Huw

Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited the Old Bell for a mid walk lunch and were met with smiles and a yes we can fit you in (even though they were busy). As we were walking and had limited time for lunch we served quickly and the food came...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Clareboop
HuwT59, Manager at Old Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

It was really nice to meet you, you are more than welcome to drop in anytime on your rambles (we are dog friendly too if that helps!). Glad we could squeeze you in, and that the service and quality of food was above expectations. I...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

This is an excellent venue. Good menu served promptly and hot. Lovely ambience with capacity for groups and individuals. Nice selection of beers and wines all at a fair price,. Table service was excellent. We were served by Huw a very professional lady who provided...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank StephenBCroydon
HuwT59, Manager at Old Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for the lovely review, I love the fact you missed out the word "and", but I know you meant "and a very professional lady". I do love the building myself too and the ambiance that can deliver. I am glad that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

I always meet with a friend here as its warm and very friendly. Service is fantastic even when we are being a fussy customer. Food I great lots of choice on the gin front too.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank julia v
HuwT59, Manager at Old Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review . Yes you certainly are fussy! I think it took me 3 times to get the drink right, but I rather use the word sophisticated rather than fussy. You know what you like and exactly how it should be served....More

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Questions & Answers
5 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from HuwT59 | Property representative |
YES it is, as long as the dog is bar friendly!
25 August 2015|
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Response from HuwT59 | Property representative |
Yep, I'm here .. check out the reviews 75% of the past 20 are 5 stars. Replaced all of the kitchen team in past 3 months, now working on FOH. I arrived in July 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 High Street, Oxted RH8 9LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Oxted
  • Phone Number: +44 1883 712181
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