The Five Bells


Village Pub, Restaurant and B&B
Nestled in the heart of Claypole on the borders of
Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. A stones throw from the historic
market town of Newark on Trent.

Call 01636 626 561 for all bookings and enquiries

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Opening Times

These are our normal opening times.
They can change do to private functions and maintainence work etc.

MondayTuesday WednesdayThursday FridaySaturday Sunday
Restaurant6pm-9pmClosed12-2pm / 6-9pm12-2pm / 6-9pm12-2pm / 6-9pm12-2pm / 6-9pm12-3.45pm

Cooking with Fire

The Difference? We Cure, We Smoke, We Dry Age
Real home cooked food, using local produce and local suppliers.


Sunday Lunch

Join us for a proper Sunday Roast, dry aged joints roasted in our Bertha Oven. Served with all the trimmings and our giant Yorkshire Puds.  Gluten Free Options availabe.


Stone baked Pizzas

Available on Wednesdays aswell as Thursday and Friday lunchtimes. Homemade from scratch, stone baked and wood fired.  
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday lunch is Buy one Get One Free on all Pizzas!


Thursday Night is Burger Night

We have a special Burger menu availabe for Thursday evenings, all homemade from locally sourced ingrediants.


Dry Aged Steaks

We have two state of the art dry aging fridges. These fully climate controlled cabinets create our mouth watering steaks. We use locally reared beef, sourced from our local village butcher and then dry age for up to 100 days.



Bertha is our Wood and charcoal Oven. Designed and made in London, she is found in some of the best restaurants in the world.


Cookshack Smoker

All the smoked dishes on our menu are produced in house in our American Cookshack Smoker. From home cured Pastramis to cold smoked cheeses.


50 Gins Available!

Real Ales & Ciders, Lagers, Spirits and Fizz


Real Ales and Ciders
We always have a selection of Ales and Ciders available on our CAMRA award winning bar. We select from local small breweries and some of the larger well known names to ensure theres always something to suit.

Gins,Gins, Gins
We proud our selves on our gin selection. We have one of the best collections in the area with an average of 50! gins available. From local small batch distilleries to gins from the other side of the world. 


Sourced for us by a local company, our wine menu offers a selection Reds, Whites, Rose's and Fizz perfect to accompany our food.   (Click the photo to see the winelist)

Teas, Coffees and Soft Drinks
We serve traditional loose leave tea and stock a varied range of Black and Green Leaf as well as Herbal Teas.
We serve Cafe Cereza Coffee. An ethical coffee company that works directly with growers and producers.
Our bar also has an extensive range of soft drinks, tonics and child friendly juices.


Bed and Breakfast

Stay the night in one of our four comfy modern rooms
Call (+44) 01636 626 561 for Bookings

  • Private Ensuite - All rooms have there own ensuite bathrooms, with showers
  • Tea and Coffee - Tea and Coffee making facilities, including loose leaf Lincolnshire Tea and Fresh Ground Coffee with Cafetiere.  Plus some of our homemade biscuits
  • Free Fast Wifi - With average speeds of 72mbps

Our Contacts

Please note we don't have online booking facilities or use third party companies
Please telephone directly for all bookings and enquiries.


The Five Bells, Claypole, Lincolnshire,
NG23 5BJ


+44 (0)1636 626 561


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