The Bell Inn

“Excellent regional cooking at this village pub” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

SELSLEY, GLOUCESTERSHIRE

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Opening status: Open

Our View

In the picturesque village of Selsley, close to the busy market town of Stroud, The Bell dates back to the 16th-century but it has changed with the times and is now a destination dining pub. The kitchen looks to the immediate area for its ingredients so expect a starter of beetroot and Cerney goat’s curd salad with pea shoots to kick off a meal, perhaps followed by rump fillet of local beef with rösti potato, purple sprouting broccoli and shallots. Flourless orange and grapefruit cake with home-made ice cream makes for a satisfying finale. Ales from nearby Uley brewery keep local drinkers happy, as do the 70 gins on offer.

The Bell Inn
Bell Lane, SELSLEY, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, GL5 5JY
Phone : 01453 753801

Features

Children
  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
Facilities
  • Free Wifi
Room Rates
  • Main course from: £1
Opening Times
  • Open all year

About The area

Discover Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire is home to a variety of landscapes. The Cotswolds, a region of gentle hills, valleys and gem-like villages, roll through the county. To their west is the Severn Plain, watered by Britain’s longest river, and characterised by orchards and farms marked out by hedgerows that blaze with mayflower in the spring, and beyond the Severn are the Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley.

Throughout the county you are never far away from the past. Neolithic burial chambers are widespread, and so too are the remains of Roman villas, many of which retain the fine mosaic work produced by Cirencester workshops. There are several examples of Saxon building, while in the Stroud valleys abandoned mills and canals are the mark left by the Industrial Revolution. Gloucestershire has always been known for its abbeys, but most of them have disappeared or lie in ruins. However, few counties can equal the churches that remain here. These are many and diverse, from the ‘wool’ churches in Chipping Campden and Northleach, to the cathedral at Gloucester, the abbey church at Tewkesbury or remote St Mary’s, standing alone near Dymock.

 

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