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Ring O'Bells

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, , Vegetarian Friendly
212 Hill Top Road | Thornton, Bradford BD13 3QL, England
+44 1274 832296
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (46 reviews)
“pie” (29 reviews)
“belly pork” (14 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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212 Hill Top Road | Thornton, Bradford BD13 3QL, England
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1 - 10 of 626 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

An old chapel conversion with stunning views and a wealth of photos of old Thornton and surrounding areas inside. We were made so welcome and the food was top notch. The menu has a variety of unusual dishes including goat, everything is cooked fresh to...More

Thank Phangevans
Reviewed 1 week ago

They catered for a family occasion. Could not have been more accommodating, friendly, helpful & resourceful on the day. Food was terrific. A lovely warm, friendly vibe to the whole place. Cannot recommend highly enough.

Thank Andy D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Ring O'Bells for the second time and we were even more impressed then the first visit. The food was brilliant and the staff were very friendly and made us feel very welcome.

Thank NickBee001
Joanne H, Owner at Ring O'Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you I will pass this comment to our team. We are so glad that you had a good time and thank you for trying us again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had lunch here. Food was really nice but spoiled by overpriced drinks. £3-80 for a pint of Taylor's Landlord & £1-80 for a glass of orange juice from a carton, just a bit excessive. That aside , the fish & chips were the best...More

Thank halifaxphilcruise
Joanne H, Owner at Ring O'Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review we do our best to keep everything at good value and your comments have been taken on board.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic welcome fantastic food fantastic service last minute booking for 12 could not have asked for a better night great atmosphere drinks at the bar with owners and locals felt really welcome can't wait to go back.

Thank Lee T
Joanne H, Owner at Ring O'Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so very much. It was lovely to meet you all so glad you had a good night. You all created the great atmosphere it was hard to tell who was local and who wasn’t fabulous night thank you

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has recently been refurbished and is under new management. We have visited twice and the service, food and drink have been faultless. The staff couldn't be more helpful and the wide range of food is freshly cooked to order from obviously good quality...More

Thank MoscowBullys
Joanne H, Owner at Ring O'Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you it makes us very proud when we get a review like this. Your review is shown to all the team and shows we are doing our best to get it right. Thank you for your time in writing this lovely comment

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went last night - it was busy but in a good way. Good atmosphere. We had the Sunday dinner with pork / chicken / beef (sadly missed out on the fish and chips as they had all gone) Food was really nice, well cooked and...More

Thank TomsdadHalifax
Joanne H, Owner at Ring O'Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely comments. Sunday’s are a great day lovely atmosphere we try our best to chat to everyone. Our Sunday menu is designed around leisurely casual dining there is no rush so you can dine at your own pace the table is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have started going for a meal here and I would highly recommend it to everyone. We have visited the ring o bells on various nights and have not been disappointed. On Friday we called in for steak night and as well as excellent food...More

Thank 2017holidays
Joanne H, Owner at Ring O'Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your comment so glad you have enjoyed your experience. We try our best not to let anyone down look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just arrived home after a reunion with ex-colleagues at the Ring O'Bells. Simply excellent food and the most attentive service one could wish for. Many thanks for all your efforts to serve quality food in style. Looking forward to a return visit with family members.

Thank MikeandSue209940
Joanne H, Owner at Ring O'Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you it’s simply our pleasure as long as you enjoyed yourselves

Reviewed 8 September 2017

having gone to this place for years when owned by Ann and Clive Preston we thought it time to check it out under the new ownership and we were not disappointed. Although very quiet it was a Tuesday early evening so this did not concern...More

Thank vbullough
Joanne H, Owner at Ring O'Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Hello and thank you for trying us. So glad you will be back and defo less peppercorns they can be a bit spicey

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Questions & Answers
Andy G
25 December 2016|
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Response from Joanne H | Property representative |
Yes there is a dress code for New Years eve please wear black tie or dinner suit no jeans.
11 October 2016|
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Response from Joanne H | Property representative |
Much of the menu is gluten free except for the pie and tart and a couple of the desserts but I am sure that very soon we shall be completely gluten free.
Derrick B
28 February 2015|
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Response from RingOBells212 | Property representative |
You can just arrive or you can contact us to book a table (01274 832296) or via email en Either way we look forward to welcoming you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
A traditional Yorkshire pub/restaurant with a terrific view of the Yorkshire Dalesin the distance, offering good wholesome food. All produce is freshly delivered on a daily basis using only quality products locally sourced. The new owners Joanne and Paul are pleased with the new refurbishment completed in November 2016 having already had a full kitchen refit in April 2016.Please call in to just have a drink or dine with us. Tuesday and Wednesday noon-8pm Thursday-Saturday noon-9pm Sundays noon-6.30pm. 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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