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Welcome to The Brisley Bell, a traditional country inn with award-winning food, bedrooms & gardens.

Celebrating local artisan suppliers, pub lovers and foodies alike can indulge in a broad selection of drinks and a fresh homemade menu, full of flavour and seasonal goodness. Head Chef Hervé Stouvenel creates meat led, fresh and seasonal dishes, full of fantastic flavours, combining classic English cuisine with global influences.

Dog Friendly bookings: When booking to dine, you may choose to reserve a dog friendly table (our Snug and Bar are both dog friendly). The pub has two large inglenook fires for you and your four-legged friend to relax by in the colder months and a large beer garden with plenty of space when the weather gets warmer.

Regardless of if you are planning a restful few days’ away, a business trip, or celebrating a special event, the pub offers a warm welcome and is a great setting to unwind or catch up with friends.

Nestled between the North Norfolk coast and the City of Norwich, The Brisley Bell is the perfect base to discover and explore all that Norfolk has to offer. There are lovely walks directly from the pub and eight golf courses within fifteen miles.

Recent Awards

  • Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastro Pubs 2023
  • Good Hotel 2023
  • Good Food 2022
  • Sunday Times, Best Places to Stay 2021
  • Great British Pub of the Year 2021
  • Telegraph, The Best Pub With Rooms 2021

Stay at the Bell

The six individually designed en-suite rooms (two of which are dog-friendly and one fully accessible) are nestled in two acres of garden and offer a calming escape from everyday life. Designed with a focus on quality, comfort and relaxation each bedroom comes with homemade shortbread and sloe gin, a Roberts radio and complimentary eco-friendly toiletries. Both dog friendly rooms come with a dog bowl, towel and a complimentary bag of treats.

These award-winning rooms are converted (ground floor) barns that lead directly into the garden.

As per all listings on Dog Friendly Norfolk, we accept well behaved dogs.

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4.7
930 reviews
  • polly tudor-williams
    polly tudor-williams
    2 months ago

    Wonderful find! Fantastic decor & vibe. Cheery welcoming staff and exceptional service. Thank you Brisley Bell, you were brilliant from beginning to end, a proper relax, unwind & be looked after kind of weekend away. Exactly what we needed! The food was delicious. Top class. We feel so rested & rejuvenated. We can’t wait to come back.

  • Pippa Morris
    Pippa Morris
    2 months ago

    We we're very well looked after during our stay at the Brisley Bell. We stayed two nights as we explored the local area. The food was fantastic and the service made it even more lovely. The rooms were also great, really relaxing. I would have loved somewhere to hang my clothes but didn't take the shine off the stay at all.

  • GiGi Simpson
    GiGi Simpson
    2 months ago

    Hi, unfortunately I feel in need to post this review after my very displeasing experience in this place. I went there at about 6p.m to eat and drink something. I was expecting for something pretty okay counting the price but the quality was even less than mediocre: I think I'm not the best at evaluating food but the day earlier I bought some frozen meat at a mall for 1/4 of price and it tasted at least 3 times better. Anyway I wanted to close an eye on it and ordered some beer, hoping that it'd save my evening and let me forget about food. I was so wrong doing that decision, I should've walked away. when I got served my beer, I heard and saw a man probably in early fifties with dark hair and country clothes screaming at some workers, I'm pretty sure it was either the owner or a manager. I can't believe he treated his workers that bad, I got so mad I wanted to just throw my chair in the air along with the table and go away without paying. I can close an eye for food, I could even close an eye about prices, but the is absolutely no way in the world I can accept someone that treats their workers so badly. Of course I didn't even take a sip of my drink, I cleaned my face, delicately got up from the chair, and gave a very direct stare into that man's eyes and as soon as he saw me, no words came out of his mouth anymore. I walked up to him and said:"Thanks for the meal, and I truly hope that you'll get treated the same way you've treated those people". Placed the bill money on a table in front of him and walked away. You have earned my reward as top place where to never ever come back again. Goodbye and never seeing you again. -Gigi

  • Liliana
    Liliana
    2 months ago

    Amazing service and really good food. I have a hard time going to restaurants, I often come back home thinking I can do better at home! However this time I was presently surprised, the food was fantastic and the service was pretty amazing too! We had 3 course meal and a few drinks, affordable.

  • Andrew Cartwright
    Andrew Cartwright
    2 weeks ago

    On a short break in Norfolk and met friends for lunch at the Brisley Bell. Beautiful location, very friendly welcome, comfortable cosy pub with outstanding food! Menu covers all tastes and our service was Excellent. Thank you Brisley Bell

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