The Bell has been an important centre of Sandwich life since Tudor times. A Bell Inn has existed on The Quay, adjacent to the Barbican Gate and Toll, overlooking what would have been the harbour, now the River Stour, since about 1300. The present listed building is mainly 19th century. Today with its 37 en suite bedrooms; a Georgian regency room catering for up to 120 guests; and The Old Dining Room Restaurant with a menu specialising in local produce and two bars. We now except Pets in some of our rooms by prior arrangement. All accommodation rates quoted are inclusive of a continental or cooked breakfast. From the buffet, a basket of freshly baked croissants, pain au chocolat and mixed breads, fresh fruit salad, fruit basket, selection of cereals, jams and marmalades, local honey, local yoghurts - selection of plain or live, home baked ham and napoli salami and a platter of sliced cheese. There is a selection of local orchard juices, orange juice and cranberry juice. For a cooked breakfast choose from local free range eggs (poached, boiled, scrambled or fried), grilled smoked or unsmoked local bacon, homemade herb sausages, grilled mushrooms, fresh grilled tomatoes or smoked kippers. We operate a no smoking policy in all the bedrooms.