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Gimbals Restaurant

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76 Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge HX6 2AF, England
+44 1422 839329
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18:00 - 21:15
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Tue - Sat 18:00 - 21:15
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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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202 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went here with friends who live locally - they're regular visitors and I can see why. Very welcoming staff and the whole place has a warm feeling to it. Random and interesting décor, convivial atmosphere with table quite close together but by no means intrusive. Excellent food (I can vouch for the stone bass, and my partner had probably the... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were all absolutely blown away by the food on Saturday night! Perfectly cooked and seasoned - I had fish hot pot which was exceptional - perfect portions. Wonderful staff who just got on with their work quietly and efficiently. (I can't bear it if you get asked every 5 seconds by a different person if 'everything is alright'. They... More 

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Halifax
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112 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My iwife and I were invited by a very dear friend for Dinner at Gimbals along with some members of her family and other friends to celebrate her 92nd birthday, a party of 8 people. The staff were very welcoming and made us feel welcome. The lighting was very intimate and the food was excellent. There was a wide choice... More 

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Thank John H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have not written a TripAdvisor review before, but feel that my trip to Gimbals definitely warrants one. I went for a mothers' day afternoon tea, which was priced at £25 a head. Right from booking, the service seemed genuine and pleasant. Because I enquired on a day when the manager (I believe this is her position) was not working... More 

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the best Mother's Day meal at Gimbals, the food was outstanding and the staff worked really hard and where very attentive. Janet as always makes your evening even more special as front of house she is an absolute joy, nothing is to much trouble and she's very knowledgeable about what is on the menu.If you want a menu... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had been here before and really enjoyed it but for some reason this wasn't as good. Possibly because we had recently eaten in a mindblowing veggie restaurant in Prague so this didn't seem as good or maybe because we stuck in the backroom which was blooming freezing and felt being on the foodie naughty step. One factor was clearly... More 

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Cardiff
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77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Friend in Cardiff recommended this restaurant to us. From start to finish it was an unforgettable evening. We were greeted warmly and with sincerity. The owners were cook and front of house and incredibly welcoming. The two young men serving us were without doubt the most polite and attentive waiters without being obtrusive. The food was beyond all our expectations.... More 

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Thank AlanCardiff59
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent, wine was excellent, service was excellent! 10/10 highly recommended! The sticky toffee pudding was incredible!

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Thank jenny w
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I've been visiting Gimbals for years now and there's a reason I keep going back...I just love this place. The menu is not ridiculously extensive but what is on offer is tempting and delicious, with something for everyone and all tastes (I always find the fish dishes to be excellent or something new to.try each time I visit.) The atmosphere... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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197 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Good staff, a lovely bit of meat and nice decor. The only fault would be, for me, the sauce with my steak was a bit tasteless but other than that it was a solid performance.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$39
Cuisine
European, British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:15
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:15
Thursday
18:00 - 21:15
Friday
18:00 - 21:15
Saturday
18:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge HX6 2AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Sowerby Bridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1422 839329

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?