Something special
in Sapperton

The Bell is a multi award winning country pub that sits between the towns of Stroud and Cirencester in a beautiful and sleepy little village called Sapperton, famous for its stunning countryside, long canal tunnel and association with the 20th Century Arts and Crafts Movement.

Roaring log fires and cosy corners in the winter, and a beautifully landscaped garden and courtyard for summer means the Bell has something for all seasons.

Famous for our food and drink, owners Chris Wright and Peter Austen have put together a team that delivers friendly and relaxed service with hearty, traditional food prepared with fresh ingredients, respect for the produce and a smattering of magic from head chef Ethan Rodgers. The awards have already started to come our way and in October 2018 Giles Coren included us in ‘The Times Top 100 Places To Eat’ having had a cracking lunch here in the summer. Simply put, we serve great pub food and drink, well priced and with a smile.

FREE parking
for horses,
(and asses)

We have horse parking if
you would like to drop in for
refreshments during
a ride.

The whole family is
(even the mother-in-law)

The Bell at Sapperton is a great place
for families – enjoy one of dozens of walks in the stunning surrounding countryside and then pop in for a cuppa, lunch or dinner.
We are child friendly and
have baby changing facilities.


Restaurant, Bar / Pub, Child friendly, Dog friendly, Horses welcome,Horse parking, Indoor Seating, Outdoor Seating, Baby changing, Disabled access, Private Dining Room, Ramblers toilet

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Unfortunately, we can’t take reservations for tables outside. These are first come first served. If you arrive for your booking and would like to dine outside, you are more than welcome if there are free tables

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Opening Times
Tuesday – Saturday: 11am – 11pm
Kitchen Opening Times:
Tuesday – Thursday: 12pm – 2:30pm and 6pm – 9:00pm
Friday: 12pm - 2.30pm and 6pm - 9.30pm
Saturday: 12pm – 3pm and 6pm – 9:30pm
Sunday: food served from 12pm – 4pm
Bar Opening Times: Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 11pm
Sunday 12pm – 9pm
CHRISTMAS We are also open on Mondays for Christmas Eve 12pm - 3pm and 6pm - 9pm and on New Year's Eve 12pm - 3pm and 7pm to 10pm for food.