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A Warm Welcome

Outstanding food, served in comfort.

01522 813778

Our Opening Times

  • Wednesday - Saturday

    5:30pm - 11pm

    Early Bird

    Weds - Thurs - 5:30pm - 7pm
    Friday - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

    Sunday Lunch

    12:00pm - 3:00pm

    Children over 8 Years of age Welcome


Christmas 2019

Join us at The Bell this Christmas for outstanding dishes, seasonal hospitality, log-burners, and some festive cheer.

Our Christmas Party Menu is served Wednesdays to Saturdays, from Wednesday 3rd December up until Saturday 21st December, with our normal Sunday Lunch served on Sunday 22nd December.

Christmas Eve Dinner Menu is available on Tuesday 24th December, and our Christmas Day Lunch Menu on Wednesday 25th December.

The Bell is then closed Thursday 26th December - Friday 27th December.

Open Saturday 28th December and Sunday 29th December for lunch.

Closed Monday 30th December.

Open New Year's Eve for Dinner on Tuesday 31st December.

We will then be closed for Wednesday 1st & Thursday 2nd January.

Normal opening hours then apply until Sunday 5th January.

We shall then take annual holiday, re-opening Wednesday 22nd January 2020.

We wish all and future customers our very best and warmest wishes. Paul Vidic.

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Gift Vouchers

Why not treat someone special this Christmas with a Gift Voucher for The Bell. Please get in touch with us on 01522 813778.

Our Story

  • Paul Vidic, well known Chef Patron renamed the Bell Inn, The Bell at Coleby, in 2011 following a full refurbishment and re-launch of the pub and restaurant. Now a thriving pub restaurant, the Bell at Coleby offers a tranquil, welcoming and friendly space where food is served in comfort with passion.…
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What people are saying about us...

  • "It is a picture book English pub, no thatch but plenty of beams and an open fire which is the focal point of the bar area. It’s a setting which will impress not just locals but will enchant any visitors too."

    Caroline Smith, Lincolnshire Life.

    "The owners and staff are so welcoming. The food is exceptionally good."

    ix_Romanul, Tripadvisor review

    “Booked at last minute and as usual Paul and Lisa were most obliging. Must be at the top of the list for best food, ambience and service in Lincolnshire.”

    Stephen H, Tripadvisor review

    “We had the most wonderful stay with Paul and Lisa they couldn't have done more for us the bed was devine and we both slept like babies. The room we were in was spacious with a fantastic ensuite all meticulously clean."

    Virginia F, Tripadvisor review


  • Please call us on 01522 813778 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    The Bell at Coleby, 3 Far Lane, Coleby, Lincoln, LN5 0AH
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  • Directions

    From Lincoln

    If approaching from Lincoln on the A607, take the 1st right into the village of Coleby. Turn right at the Church. The Bell is on the Left.

    From Grantham

    If approaching from Grantham on the A607, take the 2nd entrance into the village on the left. Turn right at the Church. The Bell in on the left.

    From A17

    If approaching on the A17 take the turning signposted Brant Broughton (also Carlton and Brassingham). Go through Brant Broughton and drive on for a approximately 4 miles. Turn right at the Colby signpost (2nd right after Navenby). Turn 1st left into the village and straight on at the Church. The Bell is on the left.