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Secrets of Festive Dishes & Christmas Lunch Traditions

Have you ever wondered where it all started with the Great British Christmas? How, for example, did we settle on turkey rather than duck or goose? Why did we start spiking the pudding with booze? And who came up with the explosive novelty of the Christmas...

Ye Olde Bell Fun Day raises £3.6k...

A staggering £3,610.69 was raised at our 'Amazing Charity Fun Day' for AgeUK Rotherham in their 30th anniversary year. Over the last few years Ye Olde Bell has earned a reputation for not doing things by halves and this event was certainly no exception...

We now have an AA Rosette...

Ye Olde Bell continues to move up yet another pace!  The AA Inspector has now awarded the hotel the coveted accolade of an AA Rosette for Culinary Excellence - plus a further increase in our merit score of the AA Four-Stars we have held for the...

Two new Luxury Lodges...

Our two brand new Luxury Lodges, The Grove & The Rufford, are now complete! Guests celebrated with Champagne & Canapes at the recent opening by Jane Strawson, Senior Master of The Grove & Rufford Hunt.  Located in The Courtyard...

Ye Olde Bell School MasterChef

Great excitement at today's launch of our School MasterChef Challenge at Retford Oaks Academy! Superb dishes in the first heat from enthusiastic Year 7, 8 & 9 students and judging by Richard, Lindsey & Jerry from the hotel.  Tuxford Academy...

Bride lands in the snow by helicopter...

No matter how or when you choose to arrive, Ye Olde Bell is 'The Hotel for All Seasons'!... As the traditional main wedding season ends, many venues will be winding down and starting to prepare for next year.  However here at Ye Olde Bell...

90th Birthday

Congratulations to Stephen Morris, who celebrated his 90th Birthday with a fabulous party for family and friends and dinner in Restaurant Bar 1650 at Ye Olde Bell.  Whether you're Nine or Nine-Oh or any other number, we love to help you celebrate...

Hectic Week 'On The Road'

Been a hectic week for Ye Olde Bell Team 'out on the road' again at Yorkshire Bank Vulcan to the Sky, Wedding Fairs, the Aurora Fashion Show at Doncaster Dome and our Restaurant Bistro Head Chef, Richard Allen, demonstrating fabulous scallops and steaks...

Wedding Fairs on Sun 27 April

Wow! What a weekend of fabulous Easter Weddings we've had! All so different and all so special! We're out 'on the road' next Sunday 27th at, not just one, but TWO Wedding Fairs! So come and see us at either Southwell Racecourse http://newarkadvertiser...

New Season! New Menu!

Spring has finally arrived and so has Spring Lamb!  Richard Allen, our new Head Chef of Restaurant Bar 1650 & St Leger Bistro has created some of his superb signature dishes on our new seasonal menu - try Slow Roasted Lamb Shoulder with...

Perfect Presents! Gift Vouchers online!

Spoil those special people 'who have everything'! We've just launched our Gift Vouchers Online today! You'll be spoilt for choice too with what to buy from Sleepover, Dining, Beauty & Special Treats Vouchers galore - or simply monetary vouchers...

Beauty Salon - One Today!

Our beauty treatment salon, LB Therapies @ Ye Olde Bell, was one year old on Friday!  Lizzie held a fabulous party to celebrate in Restaurant Bar 1650 with Bubbles & Canapes!  So much happening with demonstrations from her team of facials...

Dine with us & stay for FREE!

Dine with us on Friday 28 Feb or Sunday 2 Mar and we'll give you a FREE room!  Simply take 3-course meal each in either our trendy Restaurant Bar 1650 or the St Leger Bistro and no need to drive home!  What a treat! Limited number of rooms, ...

Our Trainee Manager nominated for Top Award!

Congratulations to Ben Smedley, our young Trainee Manager under the Apprenticeship Scheme, who has been shortlisted for the top awards of Regional Learner and National Learner with the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education.  He has...

We've gone green!

We're keeping the hotel lovely and warm running on wood pellets!  We must be the most environmentally friendly hotel in the region now!  Gone are the old gas boilers inside the hotel and replaced by brand new super efficient BioMass boilers...