The Old Bell Hotel is one of Derby’s oldest buildings and has played an important role over the years.
Meet the Team
Say hello to the team behind The Old Bell Hotel. We have a hard-working group of local people that put the life into our bars and restaurants.
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, 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.
Take a look inside The Old Bell Hotel and explore a rich piece of Derby’s history. See previous events and parties in our function spaces.
Find out what people have to say about The Old Bell Hotel. Take a look at reviews from food journalists, newspapers and more.
Atmospheric Party Venue
The Old Bell Hotel is one of Derby’s oldest function spaces. It has been used for parties, banquets and more since it was built more than 350 years ago.
"There's no getting away from it, it's truly exceptional what has happened to The Old Bell Hotel in recent years."
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 new Belfry Steakhouse restaurant on the first floor features one of the largest steak menus in Derby using the finest local produce.