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Open again: 9th to 12th July, then from 14th July:

Pub Opening Hours
Mondays: Closed
Tuesdays to Saturdays: 12:00 - 22:00
Sundays: 12:00 - 21:00

Food Service Opening Hours
Mondays: Closed
Tuesdays to Fridays: 12:30 - 13:30 & 17:00 - 20:30
Saturdays: 12:30 - 20:30
Sundays: 12:30 - 19:30

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Bell Inn

High Road
SS17 8LD

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Saturday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

12 - 1.45, 6.30 - 9.45 Mon - Sat
12.30 - 7.45 Sun

About the Pub

Popular 15th-century coaching inn, where beamed bars feature wood panelling and carvings. Run by the same family since 1938. Note the hot cross bun collection, a bun has been added every Good Friday for more than 100 years. Three regular beers plus two guests, including ales from Essex breweries. The award-winning restaurant is open daily, lunchtimes and evenings. Booking is advisable. Gourmet nights are held - see website for details. Accommodation is available in 27 bedrooms.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Crouch Vale Brewers Gold
  • Greene King IPA
  • Sharp's Doom Bar

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

No fixed beer source.

Source: National

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Bell Inn, Horndon-on-the-Hill


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals

    Coincides with Horndon Feast & Fayre.

  • RealHeritagePub Heritage Pub

    Interior of Some Regional Importance

  • Quiet Quiet Pub




  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Accommodation Accommodation

    27 Rooms available.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Three function rooms available for private dining room hire or meetings.

  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area

    In addition to the pub restaurants (both downstairs and upstairs) there is also The Ostlers restaurant adjoining the pub.

  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Bell Inn

High Road
SS17 8LD

Sat Nav Reference

51.523486, 0.406097

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Nearby Bus Routes (120m)

First Essex: 11 (Bus service approximately every 90 miniutes)


Near centre of village, almost opposite the Woolmarket and Orsett Road

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