Broughton Gifford, Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12 8LX

Bell on the Common

We are now open!

We are so pleased to welcome you back, we have been busy making sure we are following the government guidelines so all our customers and staff are safe. 

The Bell is open 5 days a week but we will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. 

We would like to say a massive thank you to all our customers for all the support we have received and thank you for respecting the new measures that are now in place. 

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Main Courses
Side Orders
Light Bites (See light bites Board for more )
Omelettes served with salad garnish
Main courses
Side orders
Selection of Bread £3.95
Fowey River Mussels Roscoff onions, garlic, white wine, cream, dill £8.50 / £14.50
Smoked Mackerel Pate Cucumber and crostinis £6.50
Homemade Soup With baguette and butter £5.00
Crab Bisque Rouille, croutons, cheddar £7.50
Warm Goats Cheese Tart on Tomato Fondue Served with roast beetroot and confit shallots £7.50
Salt & Pepper Squid Served with aioli £6.50
Avocado Salad ( vegan ) With cucumber, green pepper, celery, apple, dill and a kiwi dressing £8.00
Chicken and Bacon Salad With potatoes, onion, egg and a cider dressing £8.50
Striploin Steak Triple cooked chips, flat mushroom filled with duxelle, provençale tomato £22.00
Peppercorn sauce or garlic butter £2.00
Beer Battered Fish and Chips Tartare sauce, minted pea puree, lemon £13.50
Homemade Cheese Burger Homemade relish, chips and salad garnish £12.50
Vegan Burger Homemade relish, chips and salad garnish £13.50
Scampi and Chips With salad garnish, sweet chili sauce and tartare sauce £13.00
Seafood Bouillabaisse Crab claw , mussels, market fish, potatoes, and leeks £17.00
Risotto (Please ask a member of staff) £14.50
Grilled Ham and Eggs Chips and side salad £11.00
Pan Roast Chicken Supreme With garlic sautéed potatoes, provençale tomato, seasonal vegetables and cider sauce £15.00
Homemade Chicken Curry Rice with fennel seeds, mango chutney and yoghurt dip £13.00
Homemade Beef Lasagne With a side salad £12.50
Plat du Jour Available Monday - Saturday £12.00
New Potatoes £3.50
Mixed Salad £3.50
Onion Rings £3.50
Vegetables £6.50
Crushed potatoes £3.50
Chips £3.30
Cheesy Chips £4.30
Madagascan Vanilla Crème Brulee Served with a fruit of the moment compote and a sable biscuit £6.00
Dark Chocolate Fondant With a beetroot & griotte cherry ice parfait and clotted cream £7.00
Sticky Toffee Pudding Toffee sauce and vanilla Ice cream £6.00
Selection of Homemade Ice Creams or Sorbets - £2.00 per scoop
Homemade Iced Nougat With a raspberry coulis £6.50
Cheese Board 4 Different cheeses, celery, apple, homemade chutney, crackers, grapes £10.00
Smoked Salmon, Beetroot Mousse and Dressed Crab £9.00
Heritage Tomatoes With Buffalo Mozzarella and Basil Pesto Sourdough Croutons £7.00
Charcuterie Board to Share Pate, Milano Salami, Napoli Salami, Chorizo, Prosciutto Ham, Quail egg, Cornichon & Olives £10.00
Pan Fried Scallops On Creamed Leeks Shellfish Sauce £10.50
Grilled Plaice Crushed Potatoes, Greens and a Caper Butter £12.00
Confit of Duck Dauphinoise Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables and a Honey and Thyme Jus £18.00
To Share Cote de Boeuf Triple Cooked Chips, Garlic Butter and Side Salad £38.00
Raspberry Crème Brulee Tart £6.50
Pear and Almond Tart £6.50
Ploughman’s Cheese or Ham with pickles, salad, apple, grapes and baguette £8.95
Crab Sandwich (please note may contain shell) when available £9.50
Egg Mayonnaise £4.75
Prawn Mary rose £8.50
Cheese & Tomato £5.25
Home Cooked Ham & Grain Mustard £5.50
Home Smoked Salmon £9.50
Fish Finger Sandwich with tartare sauce and chips ( white or brown bread ) £9.25
Salt & Pepper Squid £6.50
Hot Bacon & Brie Baguette £6.50
Hot Cornish Steak Pasty £5.95
Cheese & Ham £6.50
Cheese £5.95
Mushroom £5.95
Homemade Chicken Curry basmati rice with fennel seeds, mango chutney & yoghurt dip £13.00
Home Made Beef Lasagne with a Side salad £11.00
Beer battered Fish and chips tartare sauce, pea puree £13.50
Homemade Beef Burger homemade relish, chips and garnish £12.00
Ham, egg & chips served with a side salad £11.00
Scampi and chips with salad garnish and two sauces £12.50
Risotto (please Ask a member of staff) £14.50
Chips £3.30
Cheesy Chips £4.30
Mixed Salad £3.50
Onion Rings £3.50
Fresh Vegetables £6.50
Garlic Baguette £4.00
Cheese board Celery, apple, caramelised red onion chutney, crackers, grapes £9.50
Home Made Iced Nougat with Raspberry Coulis £6.50
Madagascan vanilla crème Brulee served with fruit of the Moment Compote & Palmier Biscuit £6.00
Dark chocolate and praline fondant with beetroot and Griotte cherry ice parfait £7.00
Sticky toffee pudding Butterscotch sauce and vanilla ice cream £6.00
Selection of Home Made Ice Creams or Sorbets per scoop £2.00

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Corvus Stout
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Henry’s IPA
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Kronenbourg 1664


Stowford Press
Westons Cider


Thatchers Gold Cider
Thatchers Cider


Thatchers Haze
Thatchers Cider

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Opening hours...

Mon - Tue: Closed
Wed - Thu: 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat: 11:00 - 00:00
Sun: 11:00 - 23:00

Food served...

Mon - Tue: Closed
Wed - Sat: 12:00 - 14:30, 18:00 - 20:30
Sun: 12:00 - 15:00, 18:00 - 20:00
Bell On The Common
Broughton Gifford
SN12 8LX
ph: 01225 782309

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