Your guide to what’s happening at The Bell Hotel

Situated in the centre of coastal Suffolk, the perfect home away from home for those looking for exciting events with loved ones.


The 75th Aldeburgh Festival

From 7th June through to 23rd June

The world class Aldeburgh Festival features an international array of musicians and events on almost every day during the period, both at Snape Maltings and throughout the local area.

The Bell Hotel is the nearest quality establishment to Snape Maltings, ideally placed to enjoy this amazing festival.

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Father's Day

Sunday 16th June – 12pm till 7.30pm

Dads deserve a treat too! Enjoy a hearty roast with the family, plus a complimentary pint for all dads with the purchase of a two course meal.

Latitude Festival

Thursday 25th July to Sunday 28th July

Calling all festival fans who would happily skip the muddy campsite- Latitude Festival takes place at Henham Park, near Southwold, just up the A12 from Saxmundham. Headliner at the event is Duran Duran.

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Italian Gourmet Dinner

Thursday 5th September – 6.30pm

Join us for a fabulous evening of great food and wine. We will be celebrating the cuisine and wine of the fabulous country of Italy, with a themed four-course gourmet dinner and a specially selected tutored glass of wine with each course. Wine expert Charlie Monro from Berkmann Wine Cellars.

Dinner: Four-course dinner and all wines included £79.50 per person.


Saturday 21st September – Saturday 12th October

During the period we will be featuring German beers and German dishes on our menu here at The Bell Hotel.

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Festive Lunches & Dinners

29th November 2024 – 1st January 2025

Enjoy our delicious festive menus, with Tom Smith crackers, in our beautiful hotel.

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

Christmas Day Lunch

Wednesday 25th December

Relax in the wonderful atmosphere celebrating with us here at The Bell. Enjoy a five-course lunch, with Tom Smith crackers and a gift for every diner.

Reservations taken from 12.00pm with last orders at 3.00pm.

£120 per person

£75 children [under 12]

Full payment with booking.

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Boxing Day Lunch

Thursday 26th December. 12pm – 3pm

A civilised way to relax and enjoy the day after Christmas. Join us at our beautiful hotel for a roast á la carte lunch.

Two courses – £32

Three courses – £38

New Year's Eve Dinner

Tuesday 31st December

Celebrate the arrival of 2025 with us at The Bell Hotel!

Canapés & Champagne followed by a four-course dinner, ring in the new year in style with us. Bar open till late.

£97.50 per person – Full payment with booking.

Why not stay over… no need to worry about driving – just fall straight into bed in one of our luxuriously themed bedrooms.

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New Year's Day Lunch

Wednesday 1st January 2025

How better than to celebrate the first day of the New Year than to relax with a delicious á la carte roast lunch at the beautiful Bell Hotel. Bookings from 12.00pm to 6.00pm.