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The Old Dining Room at The Bell Hotel

$$ - $$$British, ,
The Quay, Sandwich CT13 9EN, England
+44 1304 613388
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good28%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
22 Feb 2018
4 Feb 2018
“The original eatery”
Restaurant Hours
British, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Quay, Sandwich CT13 9EN, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were driving along the coast from Whitstable to Ramsgate and made a detour to Sandwich, one of the Cinque Ports. What a nice place ... we were also surprised by the cosy restaurant in The Bells Hotel. The dishes were delicious, the welcome warm....More

Thank Geert G
Reviewed 24 March 2018

We had good choice of food with variations to fit our personal needs. Nothing was too difficult and service with a smile and friendly chat.

Thank tictod2000
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Had lunch here recently and have also breakfasted here too. Breakfasts are great value . The steak and chips was lovely, garlic butter was superb. Lovely relaxing place to sit and eat. Staff very nice too.

Thank Cath6310
Reviewed 4 February 2018

This was the original Bell hotel dining room, now much improved by the addition of the new larger section and bar. A bit uninteresting in the old bit, go for a table by a window in the new area.

Thank rochester604
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Booked a table for my mother's birthday on Friday 26th January. We ordered two glasses of Prosecco and were told little bottles were £8.50 each but it would be cheaper to buy a bottle at £25?! Which is extortionate. We received our starters. Beetroot and...More

Thank lisakathrynuk
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

The Christmas party was in a big, uninviting room. We sat down and soon the first course arrived. Scotch egg which was very nice (yolk should really be runny though). For the main I had rolled bits of pork. It was a huge portion of...More

1  Thank Philip O
Reviewed 11 December 2017 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

1  Thank PatrickJames79
Reviewed 19 November 2017 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

2  Thank EmmaGeen99
Reviewed 10 November 2017 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.

1  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

1  Thank Michelle V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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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