The Blue Bell Inn is situated in the heart of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the village of St John's Chapel. 

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Opening Times

Monday to Wednesday: 17:00 - 23:00

Thursday & Friday: 14:00 - 23:00

Saturday & Sunday: Noon - Midnight

Food Service Times

Tuesday - Friday: 17:30 - 21:00

Saturday: 12:00 - 21:00

There is no food on Sunday or Monday. Supper Club takes place on the first Friday of every month, where no food is served from the pub kitchen. On Supper Club evenings pub patrons bring their own dishes based on a theme each month to be shared. Please see our Facebook Events to find out the coming theme. 


Bank holidays times may vary


12 Hood Street

St John's Chapel

Bishop Auckland

DL13 1QJ


+44 (0)1388537256