Bell Hotel, Sandwich

Welcome to The Bell Hotel Sandwich, Kent.

An historic hotel dating back to Tudor times, The Bell is a truly special place to dine, drink and stay in Sandwich.

We are open and can’t wait to welcome you back

We recommend you book in advance for food, either by phone or online. Walk-ins are welcome for both food and drinks, although you may have to wait for an available table. Please visit our Guidelines page ahead of your visit.

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  • Eat Out to Help Out

    Eat Out to Help Out

    We are taking part in the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme. Every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday throughout August we will be offering 50% off all food and soft drinks, up to a value of £10 per person.

  • Bell Hotel - River View Suites

    Stay with us...

    Complete relaxation is guaranteed at The Bell Hotel in Sandwich. Our 37 en-suite bedrooms are individually decorated in classic style, with many featuring exquisite touches like roll-top baths and four-poster beds.

  • Food

    Dine with us...

    A passion for fine food is evident in the hotel’s delicious bar and restaurant menus, offering light bites, á la carte creations and even private dining experiences. Dishes here are crafted from the finest Kentish produce.


From the moment you step through the Edwardian revolving doors at The Bell in Sandwich, a delightful, traditional hotel greets you, brimming with character and a touch of chic, modern magic.

Set in an enviable spot overlooking the River Stour, The Bell has been welcoming guests to Kent since Tudor times, and despite extensive refurbishment in recent years, the hotel has retained many of its charming period features. 

The result is some of the finest accommodation in Sandwich, promising a relaxing break that will leave you feeling refreshed and revitalised - but you don’t have to stay the night to enjoy the atmosphere of the place.

Indeed, the hotel boasts a beautiful pub, restaurant and terrace with some of the town’s finest food and drink - and also offers the opportunity to savour special occasions with a host of stunning function spaces.

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Opening times today

11:00 - 15:00, 17:00 - 21:00

Serving food today

12:00 - 15:00, 17:00 - 21:00



Please note that the opening times and food service times are as a guide to non-residents.
Breakfast times for residents is 07:00 - 10:00 Mon - Fri, 08:00 - 10:00 at weekends.

How to find us

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Bell Hotel

The Quay,
Sandwich, Kent
CT13 9EF

01304 613 388

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Opening times

Opening times

  • Mon - Thu - 11:00 - 15:00, 17:00 - 21:00

    Fri - 11:00 - 15:00, 17:00 - 22:00

    Sat - 10:00 - 11:30 (For Breakfast), 12:00 - 22:00

    Sun - 10:00 - 11:30 (For Breakfast), 12:00 - 21:00

Food serving times

  • Mon - Fri - 12:00 - 15:00, 17:00 - 21:00

    Sat & Sun - 10:00 - 11:30 (For Breakfast), 12:00 - 21:00

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