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Blue Bell Inn, Melton Mowbray

36 Main Street
Hoby
Postal town: Melton Mowbray
LE14 3DT
Phone: 01664434247
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Ian Mapp left this review about Blue Bell Inn

Good Beer Guide 2021 Entry - Everards House and their range was on. Tiger was in perfect condition.

Lovely beer garden - where they are still offering table service for drinks/food. Great service but it did deprive me of a mooch around inside.

The food was excellent and quickly served. £16 for a ploughmans gives you some idea to the amount of content - as it was still reasonable value for money.

Nice village pub.

On 8th August 2021 - rating: 7
[User has posted 797 recommendations about 789 pubs]


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Blue Scrumpy left this review about Blue Bell Inn

The Blue Bell is the only pub in the village of Hoby and it is run by Everard's.

We sat outside in the garden, which slopes down towards the valley. There are great views and a few petanque pits. Beers are all from Everard's - Old Original, Beacon Hill, Tiger & Sunchaser. The cider is Old Rosie. The interior looked dark and traditional.

Covid precautions are a little strange. After walking through the pub to order at the bar, we were instructed to take a seat and wait for somebody to take our order. Unlike many places, our order was taken quickly and our drinks arrived quickly. But when asked for the bill, the waitress directed us to pay at the bar. If this process is in place to reduce people's trips to the bar, it failed dramatically for us, as we ended up making 2 trips, instead of the single trip we would have made in pre-Covid times. A little common sense is called for.

On 2nd September 2020 - rating: 6
[User has posted 682 recommendations about 682 pubs]


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stuart gregory left this review about Blue Bell Inn

improved alot in last few years and lots of pub sports going on most of the year. the pub has two teams in the asfordby and district darts league and two skittles teams playing out of the pubs skittle alley, there are also two petanque pits in the grounds of the pub with a number of teams playing out of them in the leicestershire 1990 league. the grass is well maintained and monday meal deals attracts lots of customers. the pub also holds a xmas darts competition on boxing day and all money raised gose to local charities. the local horticultural socierty holds its open skittles competition there along with the village fate every two years and open gardens every two years, the next hoby open gardens will be in summers of 2012-2014-2016-2018 and fate july 9th 2011 and then summer of 2013-2015 and 2017.

On 2nd July 2011 - rating: 9
[User has posted 24 recommendations about 20 pubs]


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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Tris C
Sileby, 5.29 miles, 1 hr 42 min walk (show)
Syston, 5.62 miles, 1 hr 48 min walk (show)
Melton Mowbray, 5.98 miles, 1 hr 55 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Blue Bell Inn, Hoby
9th Aug 2021, 15:43
Web Link submitted by Tris C approved
 
9th Aug 2021, 08:59
Picture submitted by Ian Mapp approved

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  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 02 September 2020 by Blue Scrumpy
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 02 September 2020 by Blue Scrumpy
  • Car Park : Yes last updated 02 September 2020 by Blue Scrumpy
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 02 September 2020 by Blue Scrumpy
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 08 August 2021 by Tris C
  • Micropub : No last updated 08 August 2021 by Tris C
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 15 October 2010 by hondo .
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 02 September 2020 by Blue Scrumpy
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