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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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966 reviews
  • Erin Lewis
    Erin Lewis
    a month ago

    Food was faultless, amazing range of options, amazing Gluten Free options. The decor and atmosphere of the pub is great, however unfortunately the service we received was slow and a bit chaotic. The food price is reflective of the quality however the experience was dampened by the service. And unfortunately we were overcharged by £60 on top of a £20 tip, which we only noticed after leaving. It would be good to return and feel like the staff were well trained and had a good knowledge of the menu and service.

  • Nelsons Nest
    Nelsons Nest
    2 months ago

    Stayed for 1 night but wished we could have stayed longer! Room was amazing with everything you need, food was delicious and our very generous continental breakfast was lovely and fresh (we opted for continental as we couldn't face the cooked breakfast available due to still feeling stuffed from our meal the night before) We spent some time talking with the owner who was very friendly, with nothing seeming too much trouble for her! we will definitely be back in the future.

  • Al Hogarth
    Al Hogarth
    a month ago

    Probably the best pub in Norfolk. Does absolutely everything. Actual pub with great atmosphere and perfect place for a few drinks and to hang out with the locals but then a superb restaurant as well. The food is perfectly pitched, interesting and varied menu but then when it arrives you realise it’s a real chef in the kitchen and the food would not look out of place in 5 star city restaurant. In the summer there’s a huge space out the back perfect for long afternoons or families with kids. The rooms are 5 star as well. A true destination pub that it’s impossible to be too positive about.

  • Em
    Em
    a month ago

    Enjoyed a wonderful 2-night stay. Perfect pooch-friendly base from which to explore the beautiful county of Norfolk. Delicious food, delightful accommodation and well-maintained grounds to enjoy. Will be heading back for sure! 💜

  • Bromley Eagle
    Bromley Eagle
    3 months ago

    Delicious food, stunning decor and a beautiful location ensure that this is one of the best pubs that we have ever eaten at. The menu was extensive, the portions were substantial and each course was beautifully presented. We will definitely be visiting The Brisley Bell whenever we visit North Norfolk in the future.

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