where experiences become memories

The Bell Hotel is very proud of its historic trading history in the beautiful town of Clare, gateway to all that wonderful Suffolk has to offer and is so much more than just a pub. We are taking The Bell into the 21st Century with a team who can really build on this traditional coaching inn’s reputation – to provide a high-quality offering with a warm and engaging service that ensures guests feel valued.

The Bell Hotel offers a 28 seat restaurant offering local sourced ingredients to create mouthwatering dishes that are British food with a twist, a bar and lounge serving gastro style fresh food in a traditional setting with amazing carved beams from the 15th century with open fireplaces, or enjoy our secret garden in the centre of the complex which enjoys sunshine all day.  The Bell can host a wide array of events, functions and weddings for up to 100 people. We have complimentary wi-fi throughout the hotel, and dogs are welcome in the bar and secret garden

It is our intention to make The Bell one of the finest functions and fine dining experiences in the region and this is just the start of all that we have to offer for you to make your stay or dining experience truly magical and joyously memorable. Our motto is to create a place that is renowned as a destination of choice, where experience becomes memories for all the right reasons.

To make a table reservation – call us us now on 01787 699999

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As the heart of the Bell hotel, these beautiful areas are open all day to serve breakfast then traditional pub style food with a contemporary twist.

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Latitude 52


Fresh locally sourced ingredients emphasising British food with a modern twist – complemented with wines from around the world.

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Catering for a wide variety of functions from Birthdays to Weddings, Christenings, business meetings and much more besides.

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