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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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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good27%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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 October 2016 via mobile

Went there for our wedding anniversary with both our families. There was another party going on and clearly it was too much for the staff. We waited forever to place our orders and it took ages for our drinks to finally arrive...We were even about...More

2  Thank PurpleFleurDeLys
Reviewed 3 October 2016

ok its an easy pun, a sandwich in Sandwich! We were peckish after our seal spotting trip [see separate review] so popped in for a pot of tea and a snack - we had a cheddar sandwich served on a board, lovely fresh bread with...More

Thank chris t
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We attended as we had won a meal for two in a local raffle and prior to arrival we were a little concerned that the service and food we would receive would be slightly less than that offered to regular "paying" customers. How wrong could...More

Thank SBAD1
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Just stayed the one night as golfing locally as a birthday treat so "went for it" at dinner, after a couple of fine pints of Shepherd Neame. Duck starter was very nice Very professional waiter. Fillet steak SUPERB Wine very nice Cheese very nice. Brandy...More

Thank WhiteLionCrewe
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Whilst we came up to visit friends in Kent we stopped at the Bell for food. My Friends got married here two years ago so it was lovely to visit the place again. The Bell was amazing as a wedding venue with great food and...More

Thank Emma B
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

For some reason, my smoked salmon sandwich had grit in it, the same thing you get sometimes when salad is unwashed. I valiantly tried to ignore it but couldn't finish my meal. I wonder how on earth the salmon picked up grit?? And it wasn't...More

1  Thank Kimbrini
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We enjoyed the dinner we had and breakfasts are excellent, especially the Eggs Benedict. The menu is the same for dinner each day.

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Such a shame, recently wrote a good review, but different night, different deal, sadly. Waiter wasn't as friendly Specifically asked for tuna rare but not delivered rare, and was dry and fishy Risotto bland and boring, with chunks of cheese Fish and chips were also...More

Thank LondonLola17
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We stopped off here for a quick bite; after all, what's better than having a sandwich in Sandwich? (We actually ate in the cafe but there was no listing for it.) I had the roast beef sandwich and it was quite good. The bread was...More

Thank Dale W
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Had a family reunion here. Some of the party were staying at the Bell for the evening. Our food was fantastic. The staff were very good too.. We ended up staying at the bar area and they were extremely accommodating to all our needs. Will...More

Thank sbf1987
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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