The Bell Inn

The Bell Inn
103 Walcot Street, Bath, Somerset, BA1 5BW
  • Telephone 01225 460426
  • Opening times Mon–Sat 11.30am–11pm; Sun noon–10.30pm.
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The Bell Inn

The Bell has live music three times a week ranging from jazz to folk, with an open mic night on Thursdays and DJs on the weekend.

A historic free house and music pub on the edge of Bath city centre: it is owned by 536 of its customers, fans and workers under IPS CoOperative rules. We have live music three times a week ranging from jazz to blues to folk to other things, open mic nights on Thursday, plus vinyl DJ nights at the weekend – always free.

We stock seven real ales plus two guest ales. We are in The Guardian and The Observer guides to summer pubs as well as the Lonely Planet, Rough Guide, the Good Beer Guide and Le Guide du Routard. For your amusement we have table football, bar billiards, chess, backgammon, free wi-fi, a real fire and even a launderette.

Bath Chronicle Pub of the Year 2013 Winner
Bath Life Awards 2014 Winner
CAMRA Bath and Borders Pub of the Year 2014
Independent Bath Awards Pub of the Year 2015
Top Three Pubs in Bath ( 2015
Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016

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  • Provides: Free wi-fi

Events at this venue

There are 4 events at this location

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Ma Polaine's Great Decline

It's blues, roots and country all the way by this twosome from London.

Sun 13 May

Free / 01225 460426

  • 13:00

Mark J Lee & Band

Country from the artist formerly known as Howling Lord.

Sun 29 Apr

Free / 01225 460426

  • 13:00 – 15:00


Dirty electro-funk and synth-led grooves.

Wed 25 Apr

Free / 01225 460426

  • 21:00 – 23:00

Professor Nohair And The Wiglifters

Blues and jazz from the London-based three-piece.

Mon 30 Apr

Free / 01225 460426

  • 21:00 – 23:00