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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
Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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256 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My family and I went for Sunday lunch on the 5th February to celebrate my 50th birthday. We were seated in the conservatory at our request as there were 9 of us. I took two helium balloons and a birthday cake to put on the table, which no one had a problem with. The staff were very friendly when we... More 

Thank Liz A
Bradford, UK
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely food and excellent service. Had a lovely valentines meal. But it's the little touches that count. My wife's medication limits what she can drink, but I rang them up and they got a bottle in for us. Nice touch Totally recommended

Thank juju1966
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Would like to thank everyone at the Ring O' Bells for a most memorable evening. Excellent. Look forward to my next visit.

Thank Carolyn W
Halifax, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time back under the new management and first impression are that the refurbishment is very good. We were a party of seven and a child which was no problem for them to arrange the seating plus a highchair. During the food ordering my wife wasn't sure if the Beef Stew with chorizo would too spicy but ordered it anyway... More 

Thank pter4d
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62 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On our monthly trip out with four of our friends to a Restaurant to have a Saturday evening dinner. We chose to return to the "Ring O'Bells. For the last time we visited here we were very impressed by the place,service and food. This time we were a little disappointed. The place, service and food were OK, But we were... More 

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

Thank you for your return visit to the Ring O Bells I think you caught us mid menu change we now have quite a bigger menu that suits our style of dining. The menu will never be huge as we cook fresh to order from market and some ingredients may or may not be available our new website should be... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After trying several local establishments for a table for 7 att 7pm and being met with a 'no can do' we decided to try the newly refurbished Ring o bells and so glad we did. Nothing was too much trouble, the new owners were brilliant and very accommodating. The food was gorgeous and would definitely recommend a visit here. Glad... More 

2 Thank cooper070
Joanne H, Owner at Ring O'Bells, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great comment so glad you had a good time. It was lovely to meet you and you were excellent company. More 

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229 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me, my mother and Grandad visited here over a month ago and I forgot to write a review about how pleasant our experience was! We visited a mid week lunchtime and were greeted by the new owners son. He explained about the refurbishment etc, the menu and was a genuinely nice lad with excellent customer service skills. We were impressed... More 

Thank Paddy459
Joanne H, Owner at Ring O'Bells, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for checking back to review us and thank you for the lovely comments it's lovely to see families together enjoying each other's company exactly why we are here. Look forward to your next visit More 

Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food, not often a vegan is offered dessert or soya coffee. Nothing was too much trouble and I was so impressed I've booked again already

Thank Sue T
Joanne H, Owner at Ring O'Bells, responded to this review

So very glad you enjoyed your visit and the food looking forward to your return More 

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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We called on speck very early on a Saturday evening with a very warm welcome. When given the menu all specials was clearly explained. We ordered: mussels in the most delicate sauce with a slice of homemade bread to collect every drop ( a must.) Partner ate duck egg on toast. Both dishes perfect with presentation thought through. Main course... More 

Thank cornwall0
Joanne H, Owner at Ring O'Bells, responded to this review

We are blessed with a great chef and wonderful team thank you for your lovely comments More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been several times to Ring O'Bells when it was under previous management and decided to try it again to see how it has changed. So glad we did. Although it was not too busy, (It had just re-opened after a post Christmas break) the refurb was subtle but freshened the place up. However we had come here to... More 

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

Thank you these are lovely comments and they are really appreciated great to show all our team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$31
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
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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?