The Bluebell Inn

Welcome to The Bluebell...

We are situated in the small village of Whaplode St. Catherines, near Spalding, Lincolnshire. We have built up an unrivalled reputation for providing a great dining experience. A cosy country pub with two dining areas, one 24 seater, the other 40, create a perfect setting for that special occasion or just to enjoy great food or a drink in a warm atmosphere. Our extensive menu has something for everyone, including a large choice of homemade vegetarian options. The night can be topped off by our famous pudding board.

We take pride in our customer service and will decorate your table relevant to your occasion, therefore making it a meal to remember for Birthday, Anniversary, Christmas or Valentine's Day celebrations. Our Sunday carvery is renowned for being one of the best in the area so be sure to book in advance to secure your spot.

Opening Hours

Tuesday - Friday: 7pm - 11pm with food 7pm - 9.30pm

Saturday: 12pm - 3pm and 7pm - 11pm food 12pm - 2pm and 7pm - 9.30pm

Sunday All Day: 12pm - 10.30pm with Food 12.30pm - 7.00pm


To book a table please call us on 01406 540 300 to avoid disappointment.

More About The Bluebell Inn

Our well-established, tree-lined and secure garden area is a lovely setting for photo opportunities or simply a casual drink. In 2006, after winning the central region, The Bluebell Inn finished as one of the top nine freehouses in the country in the Morning Advertiser's 'Freehouse of the Year' Awards. We have also won South Holland District Council's Built-in Quality Awards 2007 for our Garden Room, finished runners-up in the Lincolnshire Free Press Business Awards 2007 for 'Business Person of the Year' and South Holland's Food & Drink Awards 2011 for 'Best Restaurant', and achieved a maximum of 'Five Stars' since inception of South Holland District Council's Food Hygiene Ratings.

South Holland Food Drink Awards 2011 Food Hygiene Ratings 2010 Built-in Quality Awards 2007 Lincs Free Press Business Awards 2007 Certificate Morning Advertiser Best Pub Awards 2006

Merchandise is also available to purchase from the pub. Bluebell mugs are on offer for just £2.95, polo shirts for £6.50, and Bluebell pint glasses for £2.95.

Classic Car Rally

On the first Wednesday of the month (summer months only), The Bluebell Inn hosts Classic Car and Bike Rallies. These have been extremely popular over the past few years and attracted enthusiasts from far and wide. Feel free to join us (no entry charge) to view these splendid vehicles and enjoy a bar snack and a refeshing pint of on-site brewed ale. The video below shows one of the rallies from Summer 2016.

Corporate Facilities

Our Garden Room can double up for Corporate Dining, Seminars and Functions during the daytime, Monday to Friday. Free WI-FI is included. We can also provide breakfasts for events such as Shooting and Fishing Parties.

Latest News & Events

Staff Holidays

11 Mar 2018 10:19

Due to staff holidays, the restaurant will be closed from Monday 12th March to the evening of Saturday 24th March. The bar will remain open as usual.

Winter Opening Times

18 Feb 2018 00:00

Contrary to wildfire rumour and innuendo and a surprising phone call received today, Sunday 18th February, our Winter Opening Times are as follows:  Bar o...

It starts in a barrel...

22 Dec 2017 12:36

Early Christmas 2017 gifts for the gentlemen's lavatory in honour of our on-site brewery. Introducing our already-iconic barrel loos!


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