15 July 2017 Read more

Lions at The Brisley Bell

The Brisley Bell has been showing the 2017 rugby British and Irish Lions test matches, against the New Zealand All Blacks side on Sky TV. There was a fantastic turnout of both local and NZ rugby fans, coming together for 3 consecutive Saturdays to watch the games. The Saturday morning itinerary began with everyone grabbing […]

01 February 2017 Read more

The Brisley Bell Build

In Septemeber 2015, Marcus and Amelia became the official owners of The Bell. Since then they’ve spent months nurturing their vision and transforming it into a reality. Special thanks are in order to everyone below, without them The Bell as Marcus & Amelia imagined it would not have been. Anne Covell (Bawdeswell Garden Centre), Louis Clapburn, […]

30 January 2017 Read more

Ring Ring!

The time has come! As of 9.30am tomorrow morning we will be officially taking table bookings. The best way to make your booking for the launch weekend (and beyond) will be to call us on the number below. Space is limited and we anticipate that we will fill up fast. See you soon!

24 January 2017 Read more

What will I be drinking at The Bell?

As a freehouse, we will always have a great selection of beers on offer. One of the breweries we’re ecstatic to be working with is one you may already be very familiar with -the Norfolk Brewhouse! We’d like to be able to pride ourselves on supporting local, Norfolk breweries and this is our first step in […]

19 January 2017 Read more

Hard times for The Bell

After passing hands many times over the past years, The Bell began to lose its lustre.  A variety of factors stacked up against The Bell such as the smoking ban, and higher rents, rates, and taxes. However, during this time, tourism in Norfolk flourished and new businesses began popping up everywhere. Brisley C.E.V.A primary school […]

13 January 2017 Read more

What Will I be Eating at The Bell?

We’ve had a lot of questions about what food we’re going to have and what will be on the menu (see comment on our previous post), and I’m afraid for now, we’re being rather coy about it. However, we are very proud to announce one of our suppliers! Savory Farms will be supplying The Bell with Aberdeen […]

11 January 2017 Read more

The Countdown Begins!

Now we have an official launch (it’s the 11th & 12th of February, in case you haven’t already heard), we’re counting down the days – and so are a lot of you! We’re delighted that so many of you are as excited as we are to get the doors open. As there have been a few […]

06 January 2017 Read more

The Bell on TV

  In 1990 Henry & Ada had to pass on the pub, reluctantly retiring at the age of 89! The Bell was then sold on and updated. The reenvisaged Bell concentrated on the essentials: good ale and food, preferring not to have the modern jukebox and fruit machines of other establishments. Looking after its locals proved […]

04 January 2017 Read more

Ephiphany Recipe

To commemorate the end of the twelve days of Christmas, it is a French tradition to bake this delicious flaky pie. Much like the sixpence in the Christmas pud, you might find a couple of figurines hidden inside this delicious pastry. Whoever finds them will be crowned King & Queen for the day, and have […]

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