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The Bell at Caerleon

$$ - $$$, British,
Bulmore Road | Caerleon, Newport NP18 1QQ, Wales
+44 1633 420613
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (45 reviews)
“pork belly” (6 reviews)
“scallops” (9 reviews)
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12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Bulmore Road | Caerleon, Newport NP18 1QQ, Wales
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1 - 10 of 562 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We found this whilst looking for a motorway break with a dog and pint. What a find. Whilst we only had a snack at lunchtime, we had the cheesy bagete option, it was the best ever and so tasty never had anything like it before....More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing meal with very good service even though the place was packed! 8 of us for dinner all had different meat but all perfect! Very friendly staff who couldn't help you enough. Thank you very much

Thank Candyandrichard
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I decided to bring our chocolate lab Bella to dinner with us in this fabulous dog friendly pub. We have eaten there many times and always enjoyed lovely food & wine. The Staff and the owner/chef were so welcoming to the dog...More

Thank Marie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've eaten here a number of times now and loved every mouthful! Their lunch menu is small but perfectly formed where as the evening menu has delights everyone will love! I can't wait to come back!!!

Thank Rhiainlewis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two of us visited for a drink on Sunday and felt so at home in the sunny and pretty beer garden behind the pub we stayed for food, which was excellent. Interesting range of veggie options and service was great.

Thank jane o
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a real gem nestled in a quiet part of Caerleon. The menu was excellent, with a whole menu for vegetarians (but not just the typical tacked on addition of a vegetarian lasagna), and there was a nice range of ciders on offer, along...More

Thank Robee147
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super friendly pub. The staff are friendly and helpful. It is also dog friendly which is a huge plus for me. Food is very good. Very nice garden which is currently being remodelled. Regular events. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank simplynoname
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I called in here for lunch on bank holiday Monday and once again the food was great. Husband had mixed grill and I had cheese and meat platter and homemade vanilla and mint chocolate ice cream for dessert, pictures supply. Once again...More

Thank zoe l
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We visited during the week for a family meal, there were 4 of us, plus a dog! Great atmosphere, really friendly staff and delicious fresh food. All the food was freshly prepared and the flavour combinations were so original, I had salmon with crispy cod...More

Thank H O
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We went there on Friday 4th August a large group. Situated in a small village close to Celtic Manor. Good atmospheric pub. Varied and large menu food was delicious. Staff very helpful and friendly and the service was great.

Thank Liz R
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18 February 2017|
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Response from Charlotte W | Property representative |
Hi there, yes we do it is on the top of this page or on our facebook page - the bell inn with charly and jo - it will link you straight to it sorry it was a bit late in responding Thankyou Charly and Jo
alan g
16 March 2015|
Response from Caroline1929481 |
Dragon Taxis set price is £7-50
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bulmore Road | Caerleon, Newport NP18 1QQ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +44 1633 420613
  • E-mail
Awarded Best Food in the South Wales Echo Food & Drink Awards. The Bell has stood in the ancient Roman fortress town of Caerleon for more than 400 years. An old coaching inn, nestled on the edge of the Celtic Manor Resort & The beautiful Usk Valley, many a merry time has been had. The Bell today is true to its traditions and offers a uniquely Welsh atmosphere,a very warm welcome, award winning food, real ales, ciders and perries and a lovely wine list. We look forward to warmly welcoming you to The Bell.
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