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Ring O'Bells

) #20 of 594 Restaurants in Bradford ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , , Gluten Free Options
212 Hill Top Road | Thornton, Bradford BD13 3QL, England
+44 1274 832296
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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212 Hill Top Road | Thornton, Bradford BD13 3QL, England
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Reviews (599)
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1 - 10 of 598 reviews

Reviewed today

After choosing from various pubs and restaurants in the Keighley/Bradford area, we settled on the Ring O Bells at Thornton, we weren't disappointed! The food was lovely, my steak was cooked to perfection along with my friends, and our partners fish & chips resembled a...More

Thank Nicola M
Reviewed 4 days ago

What a lovely place to eat and have a drink. The owners and staff are very friendly and welcoming and nothing is too much trouble. You can eat in the restaurant, In the bar area or just sit at the bar to eat. The food...More

Thank Aj142
Joanne H, Owner at Ring O'Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much this means so much to the whole team and gives us the motivation to do better xxx

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my wife have not been for 3/4 years. In the past few weeks we have been for Sunday lunch and a meal with our neighbours the other Friday evening on both occasions the food was spot on Paul and Jo and all the...More

Thank Gillianl55
Joanne H, Owner at Ring O'Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much and we look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I believe the new owners have been in the Ring O’Bells now for just over a year!? Don’t usually like to compare between the two but on this occasion I’m going too… The owners are exactly what this Pub needed. They’ve done lots of refurbishments...More

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

Thank you very much great positive review it is very scary taking on such a challenge, we are very lucky the support from all our customers has been phenomenal along with our fabulous Chef and his team and the loyalty of our young front of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited on a number of occasions and it never fails to please. The owners and staff are always very friendly and helpful and it has a great atmosphere. We really rate the chef the food is always very tasty and prepared to a...More

Thank Louisecheese
Joanne H, Owner at Ring O'Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review our chef is amazing we are so lucky to have him and our wonderful team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for my sisters birthday, the service was excellent, the food delicious and the staff very attentive ... would definitely go again....very friendly place and a great atmosphere

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

Thank you so much for your comments so happy we could help make your visit a special one look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been here 4 Times ,Sunday lunch,mother's day evening meal and a fantastic gin tasting evening. A warm friendly place with good food.

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

Thank you for taking time to review us. A great way for boosting moral and in keeping to make it right for our customers Thank you

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We used to visit the Ring O' Bells often but haven't been for a number of years. After hearing good things we booked to eat there on Saturday night with our friends who were visiting from Coventry. What a disappointing experience we had!! We were...More

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

You came on a really unexpected busy night. we take precautions when we have large bookings and don't accept walkins however walkins came and a few problems occurred we will address this in house. I can assure you re the garlic chicken and I will...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017

Visited last night with a few friends for a catch up, it was steak night, 2 steak meals and a bottle of wine for £30. If preferred you can order from the standard menu. After perusing the extensive menu and the great choices on the...More

Thank Emm412W
Joanne H, Owner at Ring O'Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2017

Thank you for your great review. You were all here to enjoy yourselves and I am so pleased we could be of service to you. We don't usually do cocktails my daughter was home and she had asked her brother to make her one the...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We visited on 18th May for lunch. Being a fussy vegetarian I didn't like the choice on the menu. I was offered lots more choices and told the chef would make me pretty much anything I wanted as all the food is made fresh. I...More

Thank Rachmc1983
Joanne H, Owner at Ring O'Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2017

Thank you. It is difficult to provide for everyone's dietary requirements and to have on the menu what everyone would like. If we have the ingredients and as we cook to order between you and the chef we would like to think that we can...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Andy G
Is there a dress code for nye this year ie- smart jeans? Shirt and tie?? Thanks
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.
what is the gluten free menue
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
Do you have to book a table or just turn up
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$ 32
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, 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
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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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