Eat, Drink, Sleep, Relax
A Warm Welcome Awaits You at
The Bell Inn
Welcome to the Bell Inn website.
Owners Glen and Sally Harms and their dedicated team look forward to welcoming you to the Bell Inn to sample your favourite tipple and enjoy their classic bistro food.
The Bell Inn sits in the heart of the village of Thorpe Le Soken which is set in the picturesque Essex countryside close to the Victorian seaside towns of Clacton on Sea, Frinton on Sea and Walton on the Naze.
The building has been used as an Inn since the middle of the 16th Century, but originally it was the guildhall of St Michael’s Church.
The Bistro is open for lunches, snacks and evening meals every day and sample menus can be found here.
Join us on the picturesque terrace overlooking St Michael’s Church or warm yourself by the fire in our lounge bar.
We regularly host evenings of entertainment with musicians, singers and entertainers for our diners to enjoy.
We offer a private dining facility in the Monet Room and can host functions including Funeral Teas and Christenings.
The premises have recently been lovingly renovated and the bedrooms are currently being refurbished to a high standard and are expected to be open soon.
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What People are Saying
“Loverly atmosphere and superb dining experience.”
“Fantastic food, staff and ambience. A very welcome addition to Thorpe. Highly recommended.”
“Excellent food, Excellent Service
Staff are so helpful, friendly and very welcoming”
“Wonderful food with very welcoming staff“
When We Are Open at
The Bell Inn
MON – SUN
11:00am – 11:00pm
12:00 Noon – 2:30pm
6:00pm – 9:00pm
12:00 Noon – 5:00pm
Drop Us a Line
Don’t be shy. Let us know if you have any questions!