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The Old Dining Room at The Bell Hotel

The Quay, Sandwich CT13 9EN, England
+44 1304 613388
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good28%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (5 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Quay, Sandwich CT13 9EN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

went to the Bell Hotel for a meal, as it has always had good reviews by people. We was very dissapointed with regards to the meal not what we expected, substandard service and substantard food. I odered the steak which i was very much looking...More

Thank PatrickJames79
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the bell hotel for some dinner with my partner in the old dining room and I ordered the steak medium rare. Came out well done. My partner ordered the lamb, rare, came out just perfect but when I spoke to the waitress she...More

Thank EmmaGeen99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Room ok with clean comfy bed.Bathroom rather bare and cold..could do with double glazing and update.Dinner menu limited and extremely dissapointing opted to miss breakfast because of it,would not return.

Thank Deborah W
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

My husband treated me to tickets to the Bell Hotel's Murder mystery evening. Started off as a bit of a disaster. We weren't on the seating plan even though we had tickets, then a staff member realised that our surname had been completely changed. The...More

Thank Michelle V
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent lunch, very good service and charming staff. I opted for the cod and chips, which I could not get through as it was a large serving. I would certainly return. Excellent value for money and well cooked food. Our waitress was friendly and helpful.

Thank KrisS100
Reviewed 1 June 2017

At the bar, we waited while a couple of ladies were being served by a young lady behind the bar. They had already received their drinks and were reviewing the menu and submitting food orders. A male employee arrived and started harassing the female employee...More

1  Thank Gla_Rangers
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Just took my partner and our son out for lunch and have been very disappointed. As a chef myself I think it's disgusting that a "chef" could send out a meal so poor. I had the slow cooked lamb shank which was flat and looked...More

1  Thank Alex B
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We had a table booked for 6 for Sunday lunch. Friendly and quick service and very good value for money 2 or 3 course set Sunday lunch menu. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Waited an hour and a half for our main course. When it arrived it was overcooked. Won't be going there again!

Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We had several meals at The Bell Hotel. In general, the food was very good and the portions generous. Our only complaint was that the ham sandwich was a little light on ham.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Quay, Sandwich CT13 9EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Sandwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 613388
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  • This restaurant is at The Bell Hotel
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