The Bell in Ticehurst

High Street, Ticehurst, East Sussex, TN5 7AS

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The Bell In Ticehurst, East Sussex

About

On the face of it The Bell is a quintessentially English pub – but poke your head through its welcoming doors and you will find much more. For all the world it feels as though an eccentric nobleman has travelled the world stuffing his home with curiosities from his travels.

The result is utterly charming. A truly independent public house, serving great local beers and splendid food cooked up by Colombian born head chef, Oscar. With his skilled team he blends essentially English cuisine with vibrant influences from his country of birth, bringing to the table original dishes making the best of what the local countryside provides.

Pick the right night and you may stumble upon one of the many cultural events curated by The Bell such as community film nights, world class comedy, talks and live jazz.

With a Big Room for celebrations, the Stable with a Table for private dining for 22, the snuggest of snugs and a stunning garden, the pub has many awards and accolades to its name, including the Michelin Guide and Sussex Life’s Best Sussex Pub Award. The Bell has been serving locals and travellers for over 400 years and a warm welcome awaits you.

Staying overnight at The Bell

There are seven comfortable bedrooms above the historic pub, which are quirky in the truest sense of the word. With sinfully comfortable hand-made mattresses, guests will delight in the attention to detail at every turn.

Venture through the willow arch to the garden within a garden to find three lodges and one unique Love Nest. The woven nest looks for all the world as if it is perched on top of a supporting trunk.

The maze-like structure around the fire pit definitely calls for a second look. These are carefully curated spaces where guests are free to create their own memories. They are the ultimate escape from the day-to-day, where everyone is encouraged to become part of the story of The Bell.

 

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Brilliana
      Gillingham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      A beautiful quirky hotel
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 24th August 2022
      We attended a friends wedding here and had a two night stay. The whole experience was fabulous, from the attentive and professional staff to the outstanding food. The yoghurt at breakfast is to die... Read full review
    • Kevin H
      Eastbourne, United Kingdom
      Overpriced for pub and pretentious pub grub
      2 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 14th September 2022
      We stayed here as we were given a voucher for dinner for my wife's birthday. Our room was quirky, clean and functional but at £185 for the night was overpriced, in our opinion. When we sat down to... Read full review
    • Deefoodie
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Nice but overpriced
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 26th September 2022
      If I could have given 3.5stars I would have. The pub is nicely done out with several quirky touches and the service was good. We had the roast. Having been for roasts the previous two Sundays at... Read full review

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    Opening Times

    The Bell Inn Ticehurst (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member Tourism South East Member 2021
    • Regional and Miscellaneous -Beautiful South Awards Winners 2018/19 – Gold Beautiful South Awards Winners 2018/19 – Gold 2018
    • Regional and Miscellaneous -WTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

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