Welcome to The Bluebell Inn

Welcome to

The Bluebell Inn

About us

We are situated in the small village of Whaplode St. Catherine, near Spalding, Lincolnshire. Our foundations are built on a well-established, highly-respected and award-winning country pub and restaurant offering great food and drink (including ales from our on-site brewery) in a warm, cosy atmosphere.

Accommodation is also offered all year round: two luxury apartments available on Airbnb, The Fuggle and The Mash Tun, our fully-serviced campsite for Caravan and Motorhome Club members, and secure Motor Caravanners’ Club-certified Nightstop for short-stay motorhomes only.

For a uniquely chilled and traditional countryside experience, look no further.


  • Capacity for 35 diners across two restaurant areas
  • Beer Garden
  • Two Luxury Airbnb Apartments
  • Camping Amenities
  • On-site Bluebell Brewery
  • Classic Car and Motorcycle Meets
  • QUBEV 32amp Electric Car Charging Unit

Opening Hours

Wednesday and Thursday: 7pm-11pm
Food served: 7pm-8.30pm

Friday: 6pm-11pm
Food served: 6pm-8.30pm

Saturday: 12pm-3pm and 6pm-11pm
Food served: 6pm-8.30pm

Sunday: 12pm-Close
Food served: 12.30pm-6.30pm

To book a table, please phone 01406 540300 to avoid disappointment.

Latest News & Events

Christmas Opening Times 2023

5 Dec 2023

Saturday 23rd December - Open as usual Christmas Eve - 12pm - 3pm - Menu only (no carvery)                    ...
Big News Coming Soon!

15 Aug 2023

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Bike Rally

Classic Car Rally

On the first Wednesday of the month (May to September inclusive), The Bluebell Inn hosts Classic Car and Motorcycle Meets. 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 bar snacks and a refreshing pint of on-site brewed ale.

Our History

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.