Welcome to The Bell & Chimes Restaurant

The Bell & Chimes is a traditional pub and restaurant offering the very best in English cuisine with a hint of Mediterranean and Asian influences accompanied by an excellent selection of ales, lagers and good wines.

Located on Rettendon Common, and just a 10 minute drive from Chelmsford it the ideal venue for business or pleasure for dining or enjoying a relaxing drink with friends.

Walk through the door and feel the warm, relaxed atmosphere - From the bar to the restaurant area, the Bell & Chimes is a really versatile space.
Enjoy a drink and a bite to eat in the bar which is open all day, or with a meal in the restaurant which opens it's doors nightly and lunchtime on Sunday.

The 50 cover restaurant is also available for private functions, or for a buffet style occasion we can accommodate 100 people.

We can also offer the additional feature of al fresco dining at the front of the premises.

Above all, the Bell & Chimes cherishes its customers. Our knowledgeable staff are friendly without ever being obtrusive, because we know that quality of service makes a meal.

Whether it’s a quick brunch, lunch, a quick bite after work, a social gathering, a celebration, a business lunch, a private dinner or just for drinks, then the Bell & Chimes is ideal for you to eat, drink and have a good time!


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Hours of Business

Mon – Sat 11.30am – 11pm
Sunday  12noon – 10.30pm

Food Served
Sun -Mon - Tues 12pm - 8.30pm
Wed - Sat 12noon till 9pm

Restaurant open

Tue – Thur 7pm - Last orders 9pm

Fri & Sat Night
6.30pm till Last orders 9.15pm

Sunday 12noon - 4pm
Last orders 3.30pm