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Welcome to our friendly village pub in the heart of the South Downs.
The perfect spot to start your adventure in the National Park.

Please note from 1st May we have new opening times please see base of page for details

In the centre of Cocking village, immediately below the South Downs Way, and now owned by the local community, the Blue Bell at Cocking is a welcoming free house, serving fresh local produce and a choice of local ales, and excellent coffee. We have a garden with Downs views and are dog friendly in our public areas. We are also an official South Downs Information Point, providing comprehensive information on the surrounding area, and offer cycle repair facilities on site.

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Bed & Breakfast

The Blue Bell has three lovely rooms available for bed and breakfast accommodation. They all have newly refurbished en-suite bathrooms and are a mix of double and twin rooms.

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Food & Drink

Honest quality food is what’s on offer. Whether it’s breakfast, lunch, dinner, morning pastries or afternoon cake, the Blue Bell can cater for your needs.

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Book a Table Now

Don’t miss out, plan in advance! For reservations, please use our online booking system. Alternatively, we accept phone enquiries so feel free to call.

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Opening Times
(from 01 May)


Monday to Thursday: 10am to 10pm
Friday and Saturday: 10am to 11pm
Sunday: 12pm to 10pm


Monday to Saturday

Breakfast: 10am to 3pm
Lunch: 12pm to 3 pm
Dinner: 6pm to 9 pm

Bar Food: All Day from 12 pm


Lunch only: 12pm to 4pm