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The Bell

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The Street | St. Nicholas-at-Wade, St Nicholas-at-Wade CT7 0NT, England
+44 1843 847250
12:00 - 23:30
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 23:30
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Six of us had lunch today, for four of us it was our first visit and wow, what a delicious experience it was, there wasn't one morsel left on any of the plates. Piping hot food and piping hot plates. Everything was beautifully cooked, delicious sauces. Excellent service. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Magsie49
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended to this jewel in St Nicholas at Wade and have been a few times over the last couple of months for lunch on Sunday and during the week and have also popped in for just a drink. Our latest visit was a family lunch on New Years Day. The Bell has a warm and welcoming atmosphere whether... More 

1 Thank Helen E
Manila, Philippines
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78 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Great food! Went there for dinner, as we were tired to prepare a meal...Tried fish pie and homemade onion rings! It was spot on! Loved it! Local pub scene.......

Thank beautyandbeyond
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Called in on off chance and were lucky to get the last available table. Excellent menu choices. We chose from the specials board, had two drinks for under £15. Staff were very busy but still made time to be friendly. Will certainly go again.

1 Thank sistersusie000
Northampton, United Kingdom
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250 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We have been been a couple if times now over the last years. We had to wait for a while for our food on the first visit, but it really was worth the wait. Food was superb. Young waitress was very pleasant, and more importantly, the beer was great! I hope we get to come again!

Thank TwinRoom
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Went here last night, the first thing I would like to say is the attitude of the waitress who clearly isn't happy with her job, she rolled her eyes constantly when asked by us and other customers for things. Her friend was also sat at the bar and we saw her continually go to her friend to complain about the... More 

2 Thank Rackoskeels
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Had a family weekday lunch there and we were all very pleased with our visit, especially my 6 year old granddaughter who was really obligingly catered for. The service was very efficient, pleasant and helpful. Although we waited half an hour for our food we were happy to do so as this meant our meals were freshly prepared and cooked.... More 

Thank Dilly057
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The pub decor sadly needs updating. It's great for inexpensive or budget meals though. The food is standard Hungry Horse.

Thank GeminianDragon
Kent, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We visited the Bell at St Nicolas with our friends on a very sunny Tuesday ,we sat in the garden and had a very nice meal with fantastic service and a very varied menu with plenty of veggi options. The pub has a very country feel and is very cosy either in the restaurant or outside in the garden. There... More 

Thank Trevor G
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

God that a proper long wait to be served....nice pub and food looks nice but as a 'food pub' staff would be handy.

Thank Charlie G
Mazz100, Owner at The Bell, responded to this review

So sorry you had a long wait. It is so difficult to guess who will be arriving for a meal as we only had 8 people booked. At the end of service we had served 54 covers which is more than expected. We are addressing the problem as it seems that the only thing (hopefully) that causes a problem to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street | St. Nicholas-at-Wade, St Nicholas-at-Wade CT7 0NT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  St Nicholas-at-Wade
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 847250

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