The Bell has just appointed a new chef, although new to the pub Tom Mackins, is no stranger to the county, he is a Wiltshire boy who has returned home and all I can say is how lucky we are to have such a talented and creative cook right here on our doorstep.

The award-winning Bell at Ramsbury is a traditional pub with a contemporary edge. Their food is delicious and seasonal, more often than not it is sourced directly from the Ramsbury Estate. They have recently appointed a new chef, he too has an award-winning background, and as Georgie Green discovers he knows the county well.

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