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Ring O'Bells

Pit Lane | Farnworth, Widnes WA8 9HU, England
+44 151 424 6330
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (12 reviews)
“pie” (5 reviews)
“sea bass” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
British, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Pit Lane | Farnworth, Widnes WA8 9HU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to the Ring O Bells many times over the past 12 months and it never fails to disappoint. The staff here are always welcoming and polite and the food is amazing! Not the mass produced rubbish that you get in the pub...More

2  Thank dodger241
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we went as usual for our sunday lunch, staff were very attentive polite and helpful,,we both ordered sunday roast my partner had roast beef i had lamb,, she was very impressed with her beef saying how nice it was,,, mine meal looked lovely cooked just...More

Thank stanlpool
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in after work with friends, totally unplanned, found a good menu and went for typical pub food, this was really good to say the least, good service and all in all great value too

1  Thank Mr E G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best roast dinner we have had. Really was something else and a little different. Lovely staff also, will definitely be returning.

1  Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quiet Friday lunch, got seated and served straight away. Lamb and mint pie with chunky chips was lovely. Children’s menu available too.

2  Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been on many occasion to the ring o bells with family and always found the food to be excellent! I would say much better than local "rivals". Tonight I went along with just me and pops and thought that the service and food alround...More

2  Thank Sutty19760
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

I had visited this pub in summer and had a Sunday roast and was extremely please with both the service and the food. I couldn't wait to return. On this occasion it was terrible. Initially seated no less than 1 meter away from the very...More

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We were disappointed with the meagre portions. The sea bass was written as fillets on the menu, so we thought we would get 2 (as a whole fish) Not so, as it was one fillet cut in 2 on a pile chopped lettuce and 4...More

Thank Sky B
Stephen W, General Manager at Ring O'Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Sky B, Thank you for your review! I do apologies that you left the Ring O'Bells feeling dissatisfied and hungry, but the staff on shift do not remember any complaint actually being made to the waitress or on shift manager. Therefore we where unable...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely dining experience at the RingOBells tonight...Really enjoyed the 2 Rump Steaks Medium Rare (perfectly cooked)..with crispy veg & gorgeous home made chips. Washed down with a lovely Merlot. How much...£25...Every Wednesday.. Very attentive & friendly staff...Well worth a visit..:)

1  Thank nishyone
James A, Head Chef at Ring O'Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Hi Nishyone, Thanks for your great review! We hope to welcome you back in the future and hope you make our steak night a regular fixture in your diary! Kind regards James A

Reviewed 8 September 2017

Went for tea with my wife and had a great meal home cooked food at a reasonable price. Be here a few times before and its been very good every time. It has a great outdoor area as long as the sun is shining. Great...More

1  Thank Alan R
James A, Head chef at Ring O'Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Hi Alan, We're glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us. We hope to welcome back in the near future. Kind regards James A

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20 February 2017|
Response from James A | Property representative |
Hi, we are currently waiting on our electrical engineer to inspect the timer for the outside lights as the system is quite archaic and quite hard to figure out. you have my assurances this will be sorted within the next day... More
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Worry no idea I drink red wine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pit Lane | Farnworth, Widnes WA8 9HU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Widnes
  • Phone Number: +44 151 424 6330
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