About The Old Bell Derby

Welcome to The Old Bell Derby, the city's last surviving coaching inn.

The Old Bell Derby in the heart of the city's historic Cathedral Quarter

The Old Bell in Derby is a grade II listed coaching inn dating back to the 17th century. Having recently undergone a £1.3m renovation it has been restored to its former beauty and is the perfect place for all the family to eat, drink and be entertained.

Boasting four functions rooms, three bars and the Belfry Steakhouse, The Old Bell continues to be at the centre of Derby’s food, drink and entertainment scene.

Live Performances and Events in Derby

The Old Bell Derby plays host to a range of live performances and events in Derby including the award-winning Faulty Towers Dining Experience, Funhouse Comedy Nights, Acoustic Nights and so much more.

Music has been at the heart of The Old Bell Hotel for centuries and we continue to host regular live music performances throughout the year such as The Folk Festival, 2Q Festival, Jazz Nights and our own acoustic nights in the Tudor Bar every Friday. Keep an eye on our events page for the latest events in Derby.

Live entertainment at The Old Bell Derby
The Old Bell Derby Party Venue

Atmospheric Party Venue

The Old Bell Hotel is the ideal place to host a variety of events and special occasions. From weddings to private birthday parties we can help make your event a reality.

"There's no getting away from it, it's truly exceptional what has happened to The Old Bell Hotel in recent years."

Derby Telegraph

Historic Bars and Restaurants

The Old Bell Derby has always been at the centre of the city’s food and drink offering. With three unique bars including the Tudor, Tavern and Belfry Bar, each has its own theme and style.

The recently refurbished Belfry Steakhouse located in The Old Bell is one of Derby’s newest premier steakhouses featuring some of the best British beef in Derby.

The Old Bell Derby bars