The Bell at Charlbury

The Bell in Charlbury is being opened by Daylesford this autumn after an extensive facelift, it was announced this week.

Daylesford already has a great reputation for running successful Oxfordshire country pubs with The Fox at Oddington READ OUR REVIEW HERE as well as The Wild Rabbitin Kingham READ OUR REVIEW HERE and The Bell now looks set to follow suit.

Situated in the picturesque Cotswold market town of Charlbury, the 17th century inn has always been popular with locals and will remain a welcome space for the community, families and visitors to the area when it reopens. 

Daylesford’s The Fox at Oddington. Martin Morell_ The Saddle Room

Daylesford’s architects are restoring its original features using local and recycled materials to minimise any impact on the environment.

Daylesford already has a great reputation for running successful country pubs with The Fox at Oddington and The Wild Rabbit in Kingham

The bar will still form the heart of the pub, crafted using ash from the Daylesford Estate, while inglenook fireplaces will offer a warm spot by the fire. 

The Daylesford Organic Farmshop

The 50-cover pub will serve a selection of hearty pub classics using seasonal produce where possible from local suppliers and growers, as well as from the farm at Daylesford Organic.

Another menu option will be abundant platters of seasonal produce to be eaten inside or al fresco.

The Wild Rabbit is also owned by Daylesford

In addition, The Bell Barn, which can be used as part of the restaurant or for private hire, boasts a 30 cover open-plan dining room with its own open wood-fired grill.

12 bedrooms sit above the pub and The Barn, including a family suite for those wanting to stay over.

And the pub garden is heavenly – just under an acre in size, the orchard garden is planted with apple trees with a stream running through it. 

Food at The Wild Rabbit

And if you’re free next weekend, Daylesford’s nearby Organic Farm is celebrating with a grand summer festival READ ABOUT IT HERE

Watch this space for further updates!

The Bell, 1 Church Street, Charlbury