The Bell Hotel in Saxmundham is setting the stage for a year filled with remarkable events and experiences, making it the place to be for those looking to enjoy great dining, celebrate special occasions, or simply enjoy an outing with friends and family. Here’s a glimpse into the exciting happenings at The Bell Hotel this year:

Bottomless Brunch

On the 23rd of March, we invite you to our first ever Bottomless Brunch. For 90 minutes, from 11.30 am to 1 pm, guests can choose from a menu which features favourites such as American pancakes with crispy streaky bacon, French toast Club Sandwich with rosemary fries, or a choice of Eggs Royale, Benedict, or Florentine.  Theres plenty of menu items to choose from  – and you can enjoy  while sipping on an endless supply of prosecco, beers, and soft drinks.

Priced at £45 per person, this brunch promises a fun start to your weekend.

Best of Suffolk menu tasting evening

Head Chef Anthony O’Farrell is ready to take you on a gastronomic journey on the 18th of April with the “Best of Suffolk” menu tasting evening. This six-course feast showcases the best of local produce, starting with an amuse-bouche of miniature Yorkshire pudding and leading up to a delicious Suffolk red apple tart tatin dessert. The evening is a celebration of local suppliers and the rich cuisine heritage of Suffolk, making it a must-attend event for food lovers.

Father’s Day

Celebrate with us on Father’s Day, 16th of June with a special treat at The Bell Hotel. Enjoy a hearty roast with the family, and dads receive a complimentary pint with the purchase of a two-course meal. It’s a perfect way to show appreciation for the fathers and grandfathers in your life.


From the 21st of September to the 12th of October, we embrace the spirit of Oktoberfest by featuring German beers and dishes on our menu. It’s an excellent opportunity for beer enthusiasts and foodies alike to immerse themselves in German traditions without leaving Suffolk!

Festive lunches and dinners

Adding to our event lineup and ensuring that the Christmas spirit is alive – we introduce our festive lunches and dinners from 29th November.  Whether you’re looking to celebrate with colleagues, friends, or family, we offer a beautiful setting with tempting dishes that will impress everyone.

Available daily, excluding 25th, 26th & 31st December (evening).

Christmas and New Year celebrations

The hotel becomes a festive retreat with our Christmas Day Lunch and New Year celebrations. Enjoy a five-course Christmas lunch or relax the day after with a Boxing Day roast à la carte lunch. Welcome 2025 with a bang at the New Year’s Eve Dinner,  with canapés, champagne, and a four-course dinner, and kick off the first day of the New Year with a delicious à la carte roast lunch.

We are not just offering meals; we’re providing experiences. Each event is planned to ensure guests enjoy not only the food but the atmosphere, the company, and the overall experience. Whether it’s the excitement of a bottomless brunch, the discovery of local flavours, or the celebration of Christmas and New Year, The Bell Hotel is the place to create memories throughout the year.