• Great British Pub of the Year 2021 • Sunday Times, Best Places to Stay 2021 • Telegraph 50 foodie stays: The Best Pubs with Rooms in England 2021 • Good Food award 2022 • Good Hotel award 2023 • Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastro Pubs 2023 • Southern Enterprise Awards, Most Charming Inn with Rooms 2023 A TRADITIONAL COUNTRY INN, WITH AWARD-WINNING FOOD, ROOMS & GARDEN This renovated 17th century pub retains many of its original features (with two inglenook fireplaces) and has oodles of atmosphere. With two restaurants, a dog friendly snug, bar, patio and a large beer garden there is also plenty of variety and space. Celebrating local artisan suppliers, pub lovers and foodies alike can indulge in a broad selection of drinks and a fresh homemade menu; full of flavour and seasonal goodness. With a beautiful beer garden, alfresco dining, open fires and cosy corners, whatever the season The Brisley Bell is an idyllic setting to relax, unwind or catch up with friends. All ensuite rooms in the inn are equipped with tea and coffee making facilites, a flat-screen TV, a variety of luxury, eco-friendly toiletries, as well as some complimentary sloe gin and home baked short bread. Pets are allowed in two of the accommodation rooms (Hindol & Beeler) on request, please note that an extra charge of £17.50 applies. The pub is ideally situated between the North Norfolk coast and the city of Norwich and is the perfect base from which you can enjoy all that Norfolk has to offer. There are some lovely walks and cycling routes direct from the pub, the historic town of Holt nearby and multiple opportunities to fish and play golf within 10 miles. The nearest airport is Norwich International Airport, 28 km from the property.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Free private parking available on-site


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Room type
Number of guests
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Brisley
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Vern
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Rooms were excellent and the pub was fantastic. Gardens surrounding the property were well kept. Food at the restaurant was top quality and good value for money.
  • Gillian
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Lovely pub very ambient. Would like to see the fire lit as you walk in. Nothing bleaker than an empty hearth on a cold wet day. Really enjoyed our dinner,but it was just huge! A bit too much for us,but in saying that 100% times better than some of...
  • Josh
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Lovely clean pub with great staff. Nice decor and spacious, well equipped rooms

Property surroundings

1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Traditional • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of The Brisley Bell
Great facilities! Review score, 9.4

Most popular facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Restaurant
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Alarm clock
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Garden view
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Darts
  • Fishing
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Pet bowls
  • Daily housekeeping
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Air conditioning
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Higher level toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages spoken
  • English

Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

The Brisley Bell takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 to 21:00


From 07:30 to 10:30



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 18 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

Payments by Booking.com

Booking.com takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.

The fine print

Table reservations
• Guests are advised to make table reservations in advance otherwise the property cannot guarantee a table in the restaurant.

Monday & Tuesday
•Staying guests are welcome to check in from 3 p.m. The pub is open 5pm until 10pm. (Drinks only for non-staying guests).
•A set menu will be available to staying guests at 6.30pm only (3 courses for £30 or 2 courses for £25 - with four choices for starters and mains). Booking is essential.
•A continental breakfast is offered on Monday and Tuesday from 8 am-10am.

Wednesday to Saturday- Open all day.
• Lunch service 12noon – 2pm. Dinner 6 pm – 8.45 pm. Sunday • Lunch / Supper 12noon – 6 pm (the same menu all day

• Pets are allowed on request, please note that an extra charge of £17.50 applies,charged at check in.
• If a twin room and or Z bed is required, please message the property to confirm these requests.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

FAQs about The Brisley Bell

  • Check-in at The Brisley Bell is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

  • The Brisley Bell has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • The prices at The Brisley Bell may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The Brisley Bell is 850 yards from the centre of Brisley. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at The Brisley Bell include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double

  • The Brisley Bell offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Darts