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The Ring O'Bells Inn

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Bar, British, Pub
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High Street, Wookey, Wells BA5 1JZ, England
+44 1749 678079
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Worcester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food at this pub is exceptional - we dine out on a regular basis at some of the best restaurants in the UK, and the food is outstanding at this pub. Georgina, is friendly as are other staff - making you feel welcome, If you appreciate good food, and we mean good food, and look forward to a 'hearty'... More 

1 Thank evie497
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

From the moment of pulling up I was disappointed. There is no proper parking, you have to find a space on the road - I feel sorry for the locals and then upon entering the pub it was noisy, hot and had several dogs barking. The pub has been decorated nicely and is in keeping with the building but the... More 

1 Thank Sadie R
georginamck1989, General Manager at The Ring O'Bells Inn, responded to this review

I am saddened to read your review as we are all as a team so proud of our Sunday roasts as you can see from previous trip advisors most of our customers rave about them. Unfortunately being a pub in a small village we don't have the luxury of a giant car park that you may have at a Toby's,... More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a fantastic meal. Highly recommend the belly pork. What a great pub, the staff were very helpful and welcoming! An the fire made it that extra cost! Will be back soon!!

Thank Nicola A
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good options if you eat meat but very basic pub food, not particularly friendly atmosphere , a pub for locals.

3 Thank Kate J
georginamck1989, General Manager at The Ring O'Bells Inn, responded to this review

I am so dissapointed to read your review and suprised, we are actually really quite proud of our vast vegetarian options and our chef's are always more than happy to accommodate if you have any requests, I am genuinely shocked as we get so many compliments from our customers in regards to there Dietry requirements. We are a local pub... More 

Wells, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At last a local we can rely on really nice pub food not trying to be a restaurant. Great atmosphere and lovely natural open fire . Staff brilliant! Nothing too much trouble . This will definitely be a pub we will visit regularly . Well done !

Thank 329abc49
georginamck1989, General Manager at The Ring O'Bells Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time out to write such a lovely review, our customers are what make the pub such a pleasure to work in and we truly appreciate you making us one of your local places to dine and drink and enjoy these current cold winter evenings, Thank you for your continued support :) More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Went for a drive around the area and fancied a Sunday roast so checked this place out. On arriving we noticed lots of cars parked outside so thought it might be too busy for a table but we were in luck! The pub is small but there were a few tables left so we grabbed one and ordered food and... More 

1 Thank Lewisking
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Yet another amazing dinner tonight, best steak around, great banter at the bar, a really friendly bunch :-)

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Food was excellent and staff very friendly, it was a very busy day but staff were helpful and food came out really quickly. Roast was served with an amazing selection of veg and the child's roast dinner was excellent value for money as were the adults portions.

Thank debbieWells_somerset
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

In a word fantastic ! We live abroad and have come to Somerset for the last 2 years to be with our son . It was a lovely surprise as we dream of coming back to a real pub . Log fires , very traditional , and the food fantastic good English food and nothing frozen , all home made... More 

Thank Nicola A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

We came looking for a traditional British Sunday roast with all the trimmings and that's exactly what we got. Couldn't fault the meal or the friendly service. Lots of options: Turkey, Gammon, Lamb but we chose the Beef topside (cooked overnight - was really tender and flavoursome and came with Yorkshire pudding), and the juicy Roast Pork with apple sauce... More 

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georginamck1989, General Manager at The Ring O'Bells Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and it was such a pleasure to meet you and your family yesterday, I am so pleased you enjoyed your meal and also managed to meet our chef/owner Graham as Sunday's are so busy it's sometimes difficult for him to escape the kitchen but he does like to personally check that everyone is happy... More 

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$19
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Wookey, Wells BA5 1JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Wells  >  Wookey
  • Phone Number: +44 1749 678079
Originally 3 cottages knocked into one, The Ring O Bells is a 14th century pub in the heart of the picturesque village of Wookey, 2 miles from the Cathedral City of Wells, the smallest City in the UK and 6.5 Miles from Cheddar & Glastonbury. The pub still retains it's original inglenook fireplaces and visible stone work. The pub was recently taken over earlier in 2016 by Graham and Denis who are both local to the area, Graham is our head chef and is quite famous round these parts for his fantastic food! You will always be welcomed with a great meal and a chance to sample one of our many local ales. With a friendly team, a mouth watering menu, a large range of beverages and a fantastic atmosphere we are sure once you have visited your only regret will be having to leave.

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