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The Eight Bells, Saffron Walden - pub details

Address: 18 Bridge Street, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1BU [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 25169) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train stations Audley End (1.9 miles), Great Chesterford (3.2 miles), Newport - Essex (3.5 miles)

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> Current user rating: 5.4/10 (rated by 15 users)
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user reviews of the Eight Bells, Saffron Walden

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Very good food, with good sized portions and consistently good quality ale and good service. The prices may be a bit high but could be argued as good value for such a high quality establishment.
Zaphod_Beeblebrox - 8 May 2012 00:01
My wife and I had a light lunch there recently - our first re-visit since it opened again. Not a lot changed inside. Everything is clean and full of character and service was good. The old delicatessen area is now a general eating area, and the same food menu is now served everywhere. Standard range of beers at the bar, including good Adnams Broadside and a draught cider, plus usual lagers. We had a good light lunch (1 fish & chips, 1 caesar salad), but the prices seemed unreasonable. Is this place hoping to go up-market? Our snacks, and a beer each, cost nearly 30! Not surprising that the place was rather empty even though it was market day in Walden.
wuzatar - 9 Aug 2011 18:13
Nice Interior but the food was extremely disappointing for what you would have thought should be a high class menu. The food was like something on wetherspoons standard. I had pork belly which was about a 3 inch square and 1 cm thick, around a third of it was fat and to top it off it was burnt black on the outside and cost 16!!! How could a place that appears to be such a good venue send a meal out like that! I didnt like to cause a fuss as I was with a group but shall certainley not be suggesting this to my friends/clients in Walden nor will I willingly be visiting again. One to avoid!
country2010 - 17 Jun 2011 14:54
I have not visited since this establishment has obtained new management staff. Nor have I had a meal here before. But when visiting for a drink, I found the interior to be very tasteful and the bar service was friendly and fast.

Would recomend visiting, and I will go back there again very soon.
localyokel1 - 8 Jan 2011 18:23
The Eight Bells has gone under new ownership/management, and will be re-opened on Monday 6th December I believe.
peewi96 - 25 Nov 2010 16:07

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