The Bell

About

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

Address
50 Middlesex Street
Whitechapel
London
E1 7EX
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7247 3459
Public transport:
Aldgate, Underground
Yelp Reviews

3.5 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

5.0 out of 5 5 March 2010
by Keith M.

This is one of the hidden gems of Spitalfields / Aldgate. I'm almost in two minds in writing this review as I want to keep this local boozer all to myself! Mur ha ha haaaa (evil laugh).

With an always-good atmosphere, friendly bar staff, a wide range of music and a good selection of beers, spirits and wines you really can't go wrong with The Bell. It has a varied collection of people types...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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