The most enchanting season of the year is almost upon us, and The Bell Hotel in Saxmundham is all set to make your Christmas unforgettable. Whether you’re in search of a memorable office party, an intimate family gathering, or a delicious dining experience, The Bell has something special in store for everyone this holiday season. While our Christmas Day lunch reservations are fully booked, there are still opportunities to enjoy the holiday spirit with us on Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day, where we’ve created special menus to mark these occasions. We’re here to help you celebrate in style, no matter the size of your group.

Festive dining at The Bell, where you’re guaranteed warmth, good humour and the very best food and drink to accompany your family get-togethers, friend reunions and office parties.

‘Tis the season for festive joy with loved ones! Join us for your holiday celebrations and enjoy our seasonal menu, available for both lunch and dinner. This year’s menu features dishes like house smoked cod with parmesan and caper fishcake, wild salmon fillet with a caper and dill potato cake, pickled fennel, blueberry caviar, and sauce soubise, as well as the classic Roast Turkey with beef dripping potatoes and more. Save room for our indulgent Christmas pudding for dessert. Our bar, restaurant, and private dining room provide a magical setting to celebrate Christmas, and our talented chefs and our attentive front-of-house team is committed to delivering exceptional food and service for your celebrations.

Christmas parties to remember and private dining

We look forward to welcoming businesses of all shapes and sizes this festive season to get together and enjoy the successes of the year. We still have availability for Christmas parties, and our team will take care of all the details, from the menu and ordering, through to ensuring everyone’s drinks are well topped up!

Introducing the Coach Room……..

There’s no better way to embrace the festive spirit than by hosting an unforgettable celebration in your exclusive, newly revealed Coach room. This cosy space is ideal for your Christmas gathering, accommodating up to eight guests and offering the luxury of a personal waiter at your disposal.

Festive Afternoon Tea

Starting from November 27th, we’ll be serving a magical Festive Afternoon Tea, perfect for celebrating the holiday season with your nearest and dearest.

A warm welcome to 2024 

See the clock chime midnight at The Bell, with our New Year’s Eve dinner. Enjoy four courses and petit fours after a champagne and canape welcome. We’ll help you see in the new year in true style, by taking care of all the luxurious details, leaving you to party into the early hours.

Start the year right

On New Year’s Day we are hosting a special three course lunch, welcoming guests to come and enjoy a three-course roast dinner as you contemplate your resolutions for the year ahead 

To secure your place for an office party, family gathering, or a cosy meal for two, don’t hesitate to contact us and make your reservation. We look forward to sharing the magic of the season with you.

To see our full list of events, head to our special events