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The Bell, Bath

103 Walcot Street
Bath
BA1 5BW
Phone: 01225460426
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Moby Duck left this review about The Bell

Large pub and live music venue, the bar area to the right remains "pubby"in feel. Nine beers were available from fairly local west country brewers, I went for Butcombe Rare Breed which was good enough, the pub had a few punters in on a Tuesday afternoon and led to a decent real pub feel about it.

On 18th March 2020 - rating: 7
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Real Ale Ray left this review about The Bell

A large friendly pub with a good range of ales across eight pulls on our visit. The staff were friendly and welcoming and had a nice laidback approach. They were also downloading some good music, which was been played on our Friday afternoon visit. We went for the RCH Pitchfork, which was in decent condition. The right hand side of the pub was quite traditional in style, where as the larger area was less elaborate and served its purpose as a live music and DJ venue.

On 17th October 2016 - rating: 8
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Bucking Fastard left this review about The Bell

ORIGINAL REVIEW June 2011
A bohemian atmosphere with an emphasis on music but with the widest selection of ale on my crawl.The stage area to the left of the entrance does look odd when occupied by tables and chairs and as this is the route back from the gents to the bar ,some caution needs to be exercised.The interior is basic,with a mixing desk in one alcove and table football in another while there is a good sized benched garden out the back.
Nine handpumps were offering,among others Bath Ales Gem,Stonehenge Danish Dynamite,RCH Pitchfork,Summer Lightening,and brews from Cotleigh and Otter Ale with a helpful chalkboard listing.
Beer quality very good ,a pub to include on a crawl but not a noteable interior.

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Another very good real ale line up,with ever reliable Hop Back Summer Lightening seemingly a regular ,and an excellent BBF Independence leading to an upgrade from me,not to be missed on any real ale crawl around town.

On 11th July 2016 - rating: 8
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2011 GBG crawl by Bucking Fastard
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Conrad Heard
Bath Spa, 0.94 miles, 18 min walk (show)
Oldfield Park, 1.52 miles, 29 min walk (show)
Freshford, 5.03 miles, 1 hr 37 min walk (show)
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3rd Apr 2020, 23:50
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3rd Apr 2020, 23:29
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  • Accommodation : No last updated 12 March 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Bar Billiards : Yes last updated 21 November 2010 by David McNally
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 12 March 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Car Park : No last updated 12 March 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Darts : No last updated 12 March 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 18 October 2010 by hondo .
  • Function Room : Yes - According to Twitter - last updated 21 July 2015 by Dave McNally
  • Live Music : Yes last updated 12 March 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 12 March 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Micropub : No last updated 12 March 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Pinball : No last updated 12 March 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Pool Table : No last updated 12 March 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
  • Real Cider : No last updated 12 March 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Wheelchair Access : No last updated 12 March 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
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