The Bell


The Bell offer a wide variety of British gastro pub food dishes, as well as an extensive wine and spirit list.

Venue Details & Map

The Bell

50 Middlesex Street
E1 7EX
+44 (0)20 7247 3459
Public transport:
Aldgate, Underground
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews

3 out of 5 based on 14 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Bell

4.0 out of 5 21 September 2012
by Kevin S.

Since being taken over by Glynn and Natalie, this nice old pub has been renamed from the Market Trader to its original The Bell, and had its tackiness stripped out (sometimes a little too roughly!) to become a genuine warm welcoming local boozer on the corner of your street despite it's location near Petticoat Lane and just across from the City of London boundary. It has a mixed and variable...more

5.0 out of 5 19 July 2012
by happy_nerd

Our favorite place during out vacation in London. Cause the were no other tourist around :-)

Friendly staff and always fun with the other guest. Very nice atmosphere. And a little pool table in the cellarmore

3.0 out of 5 15 February 2012
by Kenneth M.

Had lunch her on Feb 7th. Pleasant atmosphere and a well stocked bar. My ham, eggs & chips was good vfm at £8.50 (half a dozen or so slices of ham) but £4 for a pint of Bombardier would put me off using it as a local if I lived in the area despite the fact that the club nights hosted there looked good (if you like Sixties Soul and the like). They did at least though have the courtesy to advise...more

4.0 out of 5 11 December 2011
by Helen E.

As this pub is 5 mins walk from Liverpool St I was expecting it to be 'just another City bar' but it wasn't. I really liked it. There was mixed youngish crowd, a good range of beers (bottles and on tap), plenty of board games, and no pretentious bar snacks. The decor was just right for me - 80% functional old fashioned pub and 20% eclectic vintage decoration (framed bird prints, maps,...more

2.0 out of 5 17 February 2010
by Chris F.

Simple corner boozer that serves a couple of ales and gets busy, but not too busy.

There is nothing horribly wrong here (apart from leaving too much head on a pint of ale) just nothing that would get me come back (unless I had a strange compulsion for a board gameas they have a few lying around). Then again I think this pub changed fairly recently, so might be worth keeping an eye on to see...more

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