The Old Bell is over 400 years old and is a traditional pub nestled in the town centre of Sawbridgeworth in Hertfordshire on the border of Essex.  Popular with locals, it is housed in an attractive 16th Century timber-framed former coaching house. The cosy main bar benefits from exposed beams and a fine open fireplace.

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Can’t wait to return

“Great garden, Covid secure environment, friendly efficient staff.  Can’t wait to return.”

A lovely atmosphere

“A lovely atmosphere, very friendly staff.”

We pride ourselves on offering a warm and friendly welcome serving traditional ales and a premium collection of drinks.

With a large spacious garden, the pub is the perfect spot to relax with friends and family.


Monday: 17.00pm - 23.00pm

Tues – Sat: 12pm – 23:00pm

Sun: 12pm – 22.00pm

Families welcome and no Children after 8pm

Dogs Welcome

Baby Changing facilities available

No reservations needed…

Contact Us

The Old Bell 38 Bell St, Sawbridgeworth CM21 9AN

 Tel: 01279 725 052


The Hand & Crown (High Wych)

Why not visit our sister Restaurant/Pub

We welcome you to The Old Bell Sawbridgeworth Restaurant to enjoy homemade food prepared and cooked by our chefs. Booking recommended. Find us in High Wych, Sawbridgeworth.

The Hand and Crown