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Ring O'Bells

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212 Hill Top Road | Thornton, Bradford BD13 3QL, England (Formerly The Ring O'Bells)
+44 1274 832296
12:00 - 19:00
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Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We've been here 4 Times ,Sunday lunch,mother's day evening meal and a fantastic gin tasting evening. A warm friendly place with good food.

Thank alec d
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We used to visit the Ring O' Bells often but haven't been for a number of years. After hearing good things we booked to eat there on Saturday night with our friends who were visiting from Coventry. What a disappointing experience we had!! We were booked for 7.30 and went straight to our table as we were hungry. There was... More 

1 Thank Amanda H
Joanne H, Owner at Ring O'Bells, responded to this review

You came on a really unexpected busy night. we take precautions when we have large bookings and don't accept walkins however walkins came and a few problems occurred we will address this in house. I can assure you re the garlic chicken and I will put my business on the line it is and always will be freshly made in... More 

Bradford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited last night with a few friends for a catch up, it was steak night, 2 steak meals and a bottle of wine for £30. If preferred you can order from the standard menu. After perusing the extensive menu and the great choices on the specials board we decided to stick to the steak evening option (more to save time... More 

Thank Emm412W
Joanne H, Owner at Ring O'Bells, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. You were all here to enjoy yourselves and I am so pleased we could be of service to you. We don't usually do cocktails my daughter was home and she had asked her brother to make her one the next minute everyone wanted one the one you had yes was very expensive due to... More 

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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on 18th May for lunch. Being a fussy vegetarian I didn't like the choice on the menu. I was offered lots more choices and told the chef would make me pretty much anything I wanted as all the food is made fresh. I got a lovely vegetable and potato stack with veg and an amazing sauce. My husband... More 

Thank Rachmc1983
Joanne H, Owner at Ring O'Bells, responded to this review

Thank you. It is difficult to provide for everyone's dietary requirements and to have on the menu what everyone would like. If we have the ingredients and as we cook to order between you and the chef we would like to think that we can serve to you a dish of your liking. Thank you for giving us the opportunity... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a superb meal here last night,eating delicious well sourced seasonal food with attentive service. My husband commented that it was the tastiest piece of beef that he had had for a long time. Praise to the chef! We had an enjoyable evening with friends in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. We are looking forward to our next visit.

Thank Liz D
Joanne H, Owner at Ring O'Bells, responded to this review

We are blessed with a wonderful inspirational chef who does an outstanding job with his team. We still have a way to go with still a few hiccups. But with the lovely support of you and our other customers I would like to think we shall improve with age. Thank you so very much for this lovely review your comments... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very warm welcome excellent food and good wine what more can I say. We are visitors to the area and after a couple of disappointing experiences we came across this little gem.Such lovely people nothing was too much trouble they deserve to do well. I can't fault it and would recommend to anyone.

Thank suerussell7
Joanne H, Owner at Ring O'Bells, responded to this review

Thank you so glad we could make a difference to your stay in Thornton it was lovely chatting to you girls after my own heart bring on the wine xxx More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Ring O Bells in Thornton on Saturday night with my husband. This is the first time we have visited since the pub came under new management in November. We were very pleasantly surprised. The decor was light and airy, the hosts and staff friendly and helpful but best of all was the food. It was incredible, a... More 

Thank Sarah E
Joanne H, Owner at Ring O'Bells, responded to this review

Thank you we keep trying and can only do so with the help of our customers getting it right for you is important to us. More 

Kirklees U.K
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2nd review of Ring o Bells at Thornton Bradford, last visit and review Sept 2015. This establishment has changed hands in the past year and although the quality of the food provided cannot be faulted our party of four found the choice of dishes for all three courses somewhat limited and surprisingly no Soup on the starters. Sadly this pub/rest... More 

Thank Midge77
Bradford, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Improved even more since our last visit. The bar area is fresh modern and welcoming, the other dining area's were vastly improved also. Food and drink's are reasonable priced. The lady who took our order was polite and advised us to make our's choice's. P's the food was as tasty as it look's.

Thank thompsons2005
Joanne H, Owner at Ring O'Bells, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comment a few more changes to come over the next 12-18 months. Welcome back happy that you enjoyed More 

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84 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here as the place we intended eating at was closed. We received a very warm welcome from the owner. Lots to choose from on the menu. One friend had the fish and chips light bite and said it was delicious. Very generous helping. I chose the macaroni cheese with crab and ciabatta, and my sister had the belly pork.... More 

Thank cyberbabs
Joanne H, Owner at Ring O'Bells, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comment it was lovely to meet you More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$32
Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Hill Top Road | Thornton, Bradford BD13 3QL, England (Formerly The Ring O'Bells)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Bradford
  • Phone Number: +44 1274 832296
A traditional Yorkshire pub/restaurant in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, offering good wholesome food. All produce is freshly delivered on a daily basis using only quality products locally sourced. Throughout the year the new owners Joanne and Paul are planning a subtle refurbishment having already had a full kitchen refit. Please call in to just have a drink or dine with us. Tuesday-Saturday noon-9pm Sundays noon-7pm. Saturday's and Sundays are already extremely busy if you are dining it is advisable to book, if not please join us for a drink

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