formerly New Bell
As of 2/12/20 pub has decided to only open Friday, Saturday and Sunday lunchtimes, at the moment and carry on with takeaways. Dining inside is only possible with members of your support bubble, or people you live with. Alcoholic drinks only available with a meal inside or outside.Opening times : Thur - Sat 530pm to 7.30pm & Sun 12pm to 4pm
Offers a simply furnished but comfortable public bar and a larger & characterful restaurant/lounge. Exposed oak beams throughout and a large fireplace with wood-burner in each bar. Scrubbed wooden floors in bar areas, tiled floor in restaurant. Popular for food.
The current building was originally four cottages dating from about 1625. They were converted in 1968 to create this attractive pub.
Dogs are welcome in the pub but not in the restaurant area.…
- Beer garden or other outside drinking area
- Beer served through handpumps
- Bus stop nearby (see transport links for details)
- Dogs welcome: Dogs are welcome but not in the restaurant area
- Evening meals
- Family friendly
- Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
- Quiet pub - no electronic games, piped music or jukebox
- Real fire
- Restaurant or separate dining area
- Separate bar
- Traditional pub games available
Nearest railway station
The original Bell is shown on this old OS map from 1883 (interactive map).
An inquest held by Mr Wood, June. In October 1835, at Cretingham, on the body of Ann Nunn, (wife of John Nunn), who while dancing at the Bell Inn, on Saturday night, with some friends at a largess spending, suddenly dropped down on the floor, and immediately expired…
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.