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The Old Bell

1 Bell Lane, Thetford IP25 7HD, England
+44 1953 884934
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Pleasant garden and good food

Sat in the garden for a drink a few times - comfortable seats - and on one occasion ordered nachos... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rich13
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Very tired

The Bell hotel is very old however that said there is no need for the rooms to be old and shabby... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
Irene D
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1 Bell Lane, Thetford IP25 7HD, England
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"dad's army"
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"naming"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sat in the garden for a drink a few times - comfortable seats - and on one occasion ordered nachos and a sharing platter. Food and drink good value and food nice balance of quality and quantity with generous portions. Pleasant place to spend an...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

The Bell hotel is very old however that said there is no need for the rooms to be old and shabby, no double glazing, smelly towels, cold and in need of some tlc. The bar was the worst area of all, service dreadful, no wine...More

Thank Irene D
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely meal here , the service was excellent and the staff couldn’t do enough for us , it was our first visit to the Hotel. The food was quickly served and piping hot , highly recommend place to eat and stay !

Thank Mark P
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

What can I say, staff don't smile, got to room window open in this cold weather, towels smelt, In the evening we met family there and had meal at hotel we sat down in restaurant tables dirty and very sticky. Would not stay there again....More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Nice big rooms, albeit in need of a little tender care. Staff were really good. Breakfast was great and included in the rate for the room. Good central location, although I was disturbed by the noise coming from youngsters coming back from clubbing. Would go...More

Thank Ade1964
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

"Dad's Army" had been filmed in Thetford, we were to discover that this hotel was the very place where cast and crew were billeted whilst filming the series. There are photographs on the walls and by the naming of several locations within the hotel. From...More

Thank Poppet_10
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

On our travels around mid-Norfolk looking at properties we found this little gem in the pretty village of Saham Toney. A warm welcome from the staff in a traditionally old pub with log fires burning at both ends of the bar. A good varied lunch...More

Thank Graham C
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

Visited there as a group. There was a roaring fire in the resteraunt. The food was good as was the service.

Thank Malcolm N
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Travelling to North/West Norfolk, we had already booked a stop-over for a night's b&b in Thetford. Although knowing already that "Dad's Army" had been filmed in Thetford, we were very pleasantly surprised to discover that this hotel was the very place where cast and crew...More

Thank SignorMaRcOpOlO
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

Visited this pub a few times whilst staying close by, great staff, great food and fab atmosphere. Hope to visit again..................

Thank Uglynet
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