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The Eight Bells

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Not far from the railway station

Old pub with history, Dick Turpin, Dickens. Good draft ale, from one who appreciates lager and... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
History in a pint glass

I have wanted to visit here for ages. What a wait. Lovely historic pub in old hatfield. Great stop... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2016
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  • Average8%
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8 Mar 2018
“Not far from the railway station”
21 May 2016
“History in a pint glass”
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2 Park Street, Hatfield AL9 5AX, England
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Old pub with history, Dick Turpin, Dickens. Good draft ale, from one who appreciates lager and pilsner beers...Food serving only in wkend.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank RHorea
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

I have wanted to visit here for ages. What a wait. Lovely historic pub in old hatfield. Great stop off if you visit Hatfield house. Nice range of drinks. Thatchers is the cider on tap. Food selection very British, sort of place you can guarantee...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank bexy81
Reviewed 4 May 2016

This is a nice oldy-worldy pub with dark interior and nooks and crannies. They serve real ales as well as popular lagers and all the usual stuff. Occasionally have live bands and there's an excellent magician doing the rounds with his card tricks.

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank John B
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Always keen to support local pubs. The Eight Bells has always been a favourite. It's a popular pub with a friendly atmosphere and popular with locals. It's a pub without all the modern chintz and is in keeping with Old Hatfield

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank LeeK78
Reviewed 16 December 2015

This pub is located in the picturesque old town of Hatfield which is close to the Rail Station for easy access to and from London. Situated on a street corner close to the church, the pub consists of a couple of old cottages knocked into...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Very friendly staff and a great atmosphere. They hold regular open mic nights and occasional events. Lovely little place to hold a get together or arrange a party. The bar manager is very accommodating.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Tom M
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Given the reviews on this page we must have caught the pub on a bad day. The Eight Bells is indeed an olde pub, but even olde pubs need to ensure certain standards. The lunchtime food was dreadful, the place was unkept and untidy and...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank samjames
Reviewed 26 August 2015

charming little old pub, beams and low ceiling lots of original features, nice atmosphere, lots of events,

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank 12nat44
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Nice place worth visiting. I went to this place over the weekend with my friends. I highly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank ta08aap
Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

Found this place in old Hatfield shortly after moving in locally. I was instantly at home amongst the low ceilings and quirky spaces created in this centuries old building. A comfortable warm atmosphere through and through. Bar staff were friendly and the food was quality,...More

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