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The Old Bell Hotel


Experience the charm, delicious food and personal hosting in The Refectory Restaurant. The cosy bar boasts a unique stone fireplace, while the AA Rosette-awarded restaurant has a fresh new feel. In the guest rooms, exposed wooden beams, sleigh beds and freestanding roll-top baths add to the overall character. To the rear is a delightfully sheltered stone courtyard – a real suntrap in the summer months.

Where is The Old Bell Hotel located?

Within a Grade 1 Listed building, situated in the heart of Malmesbury's historic market town in Wiltshire next to the 12th-century abbey.  The Old Bell Hotel is reportedly the oldest hotel in England.

What cuisine is on offer at The Old Bell Hotel?

The talented Head Chef, Frédéric Fetiveau offers a wide range of Modern British Classics with a European Twist.  Enjoy drinks and choose from the large range of specially made cocktails, fine wines and champagne available at The Bar. Additionally, a wide variety of spirits and gins, handpicked beers and ciders, soft and hot beverages are available.

What makes a meal at The Old Bell Hotel unique?

Explore the cosy elegance of The Refectory, tasty food and intimate hospitality, where the chefs are  always looking for fresh, local and seasonal ingredients for their menus, which the chefs would be happy to talk you through.

Facilities & information

Extra info

Closed Times: 11pm

Open Times: 8am


01666 822344
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Abbey Row, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, MalmesburySN16 0BW, United Kingdom

Leave the M4 at junction 17, follow signs for Cirencester and Malmsbury for approx. 5 miles. Proceed to town centre and at the top of the High Street turn left in front of market cross and drive round the corner. The Old Bell can be seen directly in front of you next to Malmesbury Abbey. Turn right past the hotel and right again for the car park.

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