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The Bluebell at Cocking

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The Bluebell Bell Lane, Cocking, Midhurst GU29 0HU, England
+44 1730 810200
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is the first time ive tried this restaurant and i was very surprised how good this restaurant was ive travel all over england for meals nd this is won of the best ive been to the waiter or owner name was simon he was beyond good they should be very proud of him the service and food was 5... More 

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Thank alan s
Midhurst, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well - as the title says, we absolutely love this place. That includes my fussy 4 year old, my husband and even my Mum. The food is always fresh and cooked well, the staff are friendly and the environment is calm and a pleasure to eat in. I recommend the salmon or the roast on a Sunday - not to... More 

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Thank JESSICA W
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

We popped to the Bluebelle for an evening meal and found a very, very nice restaurant. The menu was superb with plenty of Game on offer including Partridge which was my choice of main seeing as it's not often available in many places. The pub had nice atmosphere and nothing was too much trouble, the Smoked Haddock fishcake served with... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent Gluten free roast dinner. The staff are very friendly and accommodating with a sense of humour. My mother in law can't eat big portions and they had no problems allowing her to have a child's portion. My son wanted to slightly change what his roast dinner came with and they didn't mind at all. The pub is clean and... More 

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Thank JMNT
Croydon, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Looking for somewhere to get lunch on my way to an hotel, found this on a rating website. Parking was a bit of a pain, but persevered, the main dining area was full, it looked like a pensioners party (I qualify). The friendly staff directed us to a table and the menu for lunch was really comprehensive, although all we... More 

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Thank Eric W
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Don't be deceived by the understated exterior - this is a real find! We booked a table for a special celebration and were definitely not disappointed. From the champagne waiting on ice when we arrived to the delicious puddings, this restaurant delivered. The food was all tasty, fresh and hot but the thing that sets this establishment apart is the... More 

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Thank Sue B
Brighton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Went yet again for lunch at the Bluebell Inn. They constantly maintain an extremely high standard together with a wide choice of food. Cannot speak highly enough of this pub. Oh! service is also good - thanks Simon. Give this place a try either during the week or Sunday lunch. Good food, good value great service. Thanks to all at... More 

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Thank nothappy_man
Midlands
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We popped in on spec on a Tuesday lunch time, and the restaurant was quiet as you would expect. We were greeted warmly and excellently served by Leeanne, who was informative and knowledgeable. Very good menu and wine offering, we enjoyed our lunch very much - compliments also to the chef.

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Thank uklizMidlands
Simon T, Owner at The Bluebell at Cocking, responded to this review

thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit, we appreciate you doing it and are pleased you enjoyed your lunch. I would also like to take the opportunity of thanking all those other guests who have taken time to also write kind reviews on their visits. we do work hard to try and make sure all of... More 

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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped at the pub on our way back home and stopped when we saw the sign. Great selection on the menu. The food was freshly cooked and was tasty and good value. The service was excellent I recommend this pub

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Thank Gareth D
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Wednesday night asked for a seat in what looked like a very quiet pub. We were asked if we'd booked and when we said we hadn't were told we'd have to sit by the wedged open door by the car park. Very condescending attitude by the server who was also barman and seemed to be doing everything else. I had... More 

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Thank Martin H
Simon T, Owner at The Bluebell at Cocking, responded to this review

thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent visit to The Bluebell. I would also like to thank your dining partner who has taken the time to write the review prior to this one. I am obviously disappointed to hear that you didn't enjoy your meals. having read both of your reviews and also being... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 32 - USD 39
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Bluebell Bell Lane, Cocking, Midhurst GU29 0HU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Midhurst  >  Cocking
  • Phone Number: +44 1730 810200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?