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

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

Event times

There are 10 events at this location

Sorted by title / date & time

Beth Porter, Jools Scott & Friends

Live music from cellist Beth Porter and friends.

Sun 18 Dec

Free / 01225 460426

Errol's KItchen

Instrumental funky jazz from the Bristol-based band.

Mon 12 Dec

Free / 01225 460426

Hot Tin Roof

Stripped back jazz/blues duo.

Wed 14 Dec

Free / 01225 460426

Johnny G

Blues music from Johnny G.

Mon 26 Dec

Free / 01225 460426

Leonie Evans

Soulful jazz artist.

Tue 20 Dec

Free / 01225 460426

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Mango Factory

Funk, jazz and Latin collective.

Wed 28 Dec

Free / 01225 460426


Classic ska band.

Mon 19 Dec

Free / 01225 460426

NYE Party

A night of live music to bring in the new year. With a fancy dress theme of Circus, the bands performing are the Contraband Breaks Ensemble, the Mighty Dub Generators, plus DJ Nathan Stardust.

Sat 31 Dec

£19 / 01225 460426

The Soul Ingredients

A night of soul music and R&B.

Wed 21 Dec

Free / 01225 460426

Spin Te Kú

Eight-piece playing klezmer, ska, balkan and punk.

Wed 7 Dec

Free / 01225 460426