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Ring O Bells

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$$ - $$$
British, Pub, Bar, European, Gastropub
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10 Widcombe Parade, Bath BA2 4JT, England
+44 1225 448870
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Bath, United Kingdom
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232 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here on a Saturday evening and as others have commented the service was very friendly, accommodating and warm. The food was fine but not particularly special and the prices were probably about right so its a nice place to go but not memorable

Thank johnzbath
Wales, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this New Years Eve meal for 4 in advance after meeting up with family in Bath. In summary: Full house - excellent welcome with drinks and canapés. Great friendly service. 7 Courses - all excellent Would highly recommend and return there if visiting in the future. 5 mins from the centre of town. Always amazed when a place... More 

Thank Relaxbutenjoy
Geneva, Switzerland
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good service. Excellent lamb dish but fish daily special was a little disappointing. Good wines and reasonably priced. Pleasant restaurant room just out of the busy center of town.

Thank alison_bourgeois
Horsham, England, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pub is a little bit away from the town centre but we were told that their tapas was very good. Unfortunately they only serve the tapas menu during the week. The menu was a little unusual and not to everyone's taste but the food was very good and the staff were great.

Thank Carolyn S
Dartmouth, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pub feel but upper notch dining. How to say this - the staff were slow but did it in such a nice way that it was relaxing. They didn't ignore us, they were just busy, which I had no problem with because it meant we didn't feel rushed. The menu is varied, so something for everyone. Husband picked prawns off... More 

Thank Rachelle T
Frome, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Christmas spirit and relaxed atmosphere with great food. Had of late been to the White Hart to eat when in the area but this was a great step up on previous visits and Crayfish tian was fab as was the pannacotta. Always rate a restaurant by its pannacotta. I would have loved more honeycomb but that is my sweet tooth.... More 

Thank Mark H
Marlow, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a very enjoyable evening at Ring O Bells. Starting with the amuse bouche we followed with the duck baked in hay. Coming from SW France the duck really has to perform to impress. Although the duck itself did not have the exquisite flavour and texture of local Magret (it never does in the UK) this dish was delicious.... More 

Thank AveyronNomad
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Had a really nice time at this place, friendly staff, delicious food and a great gastro pub! Worth a visit!

Thank Ayuya14
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Our party of six enjoyed a delicious meal on Saturday night. Bath was very busy due to a rugby match and Christmas market and the ring o bells was a welcome oasis. We enjoyed the cod daily special, rib eye steak (cooked perfectly) and finished off sharing cheese boards. The real ale was good and the wine choice excellent. The... More 

Thank ChillaxingEssex
Saint James Parish, Barbados
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely place 👍 Great food 👌 Excellent decor and ambiance 👏 The owner and staff made us feel very welcome ❤️️ Would recommend 😉

Thank sianbranson

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$41
British, Pub, Bar, European, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Widcombe Parade, Bath BA2 4JT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 448870
Situated in Widcombe, very close to the centre of the famous spa City of Bath, the Ring O Bells is a two minute walk from Bath Spa railway and bus stations, and close to Bath Rugby and Cricket grounds. Most definitely a locals favorite serving seasonal food using locally sourced ingredients, the Ring O Bells welcomes you with a warm, intimate atmosphere. A wide selection of beers, real ale from Moles of Melksham and international wines are available, along with delicious and varied menus including everything from generous tapas with homemade bread to Sunday Roast, plus a la carte fine dining and a good selection of vegetarian dishes. You'll find live jazz in the bar every Sunday evening, and events in the separate upstairs function room, which is also perfect for your private parties. This country feel gastropub with flagstone floors and large tables is a great place to meet with friends and eat good food at any time of the week. Adjacent to the River Avon and Kennet & Avon Canal, and close to Prior Park Gardens National Trust land, the Ring O Bells is also an ideal stop off point while exploring Bath.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?