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Ring O Bells

#37 of 420 Restaurants in Bath
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10 Widcombe Parade | 10 Widcombe Parade, Bath BA2 4JT, England
+44 1225 448870
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12:00 - 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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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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359 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

An off chance visit en route a show and it was not a wasted evening as the tapas choice is very good and a great staff. A simple menu offering a good selection of tapas, time was limited so luckily service was good and the prawns, manchego cheese and calamari were all excellent as was the fresh salmon pate.

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Thank Keithbath D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a fantastic time here, the food was amazing, beautifully served and lovely flavor. The staff were all very friendly and welcoming and the service was fantastic. I would thoroughly recommend this establishment for its brilliant food and lovely atmosphere. Can't fault it.

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Thank Hannah L
Devizes, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is excellent and served in a friendly pub atmosphere. The location is very convenient for the train station so recommended to visitors

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Thank Barbsamy
Bath, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We live in Widcombe and are blessed with this gem of a pub/bistro. Constantly quality well cooked food by the head chef Dave. Love the Sunday Jazz & tapas (sadly not every week now).

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Thank 007BSW
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We went Saturday evening, didn't have a starter as didn't want to fill up and not finish the main... We ordered the sharing steak, the meat was delicious, the potatoes were slightly too oily and there was definitely not enough vegetables for 2 people, in total 7 Chantilly carrots and 5 small pieces of Kale! The gravy was delicious! The... More 

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Thank HMH150815
Oxford
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Went with a group of 10, pre-ordered food. Service friendly. Two real ales on tap. My onion soup was very salty, medium-rare steak came in medium, pannacotta dessert was pretty good. The lamb chops did look excellent (another in the party had them). About the standard we should expect for the price.

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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

What a lovely place! Atmosphere calm and inviting, staff friendly & attentive without being intrusive and food delicious. Visited during a weekend away in Bath and wanted an informal meal. So glad we found this place. It's more like a bistro bar than gastro pub.

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Thank Rae I
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Recently visited to celebrate a friend's birthday. Staff were very welcoming and food was excellent. Thanks Ring O Bells.

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Thank Karen F
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

First visit here last night. Staff were attentive, courteous, amenable and personable. I assume the man who looked after us for most of the evening was the manager (apologies, I didn't get your name) but what a fabulous host & what a fantastic place you run. The food was superb. Such a refreshing change to get excellent service and food... More 

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Thank Caroline W
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Had a starter of pumpkin soup with monkfish tail, mussels and a prawn. Soup was tepid, the prawn was rubbery and bland with no flavour - it all needed seasoning. My companion just wanted a bigger dish as it was too small. Main course was veals liver which my companion enjoyed, but agreed that the chlorine tasting piece on my... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 44
Cuisine
British, Pub, Bar, European, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
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, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Widcombe Parade | 10 Widcombe Parade, Bath BA2 4JT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 448870
Description
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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?