We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Gimbals Restaurant

76 Wharf St, Sowerby Bridge HX6 2AF, England
01422839329
Website
Improve this listing
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $39
Cuisines: Contemporary, Bistro
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Write a Review

141 reviews from our community

86% Recommend
    96
    26
    11
    5
    3
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Visited on a hot and humid Saturday night, having booked a couple of hours earlier. The menus were excellent, and meals were adapted for our awkward vegetarian without any fuss. The staff were absolutely fantastic. It's nice when there's a bit of personality and our waiter made us laugh a few times. Will be back soon.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We booked for a friends 60th which just happened to be in the weekend of the Tour De France. We were a bit unsure as it was a set menu 6 course dinner from across the countries and areas of the Tour but it was fabulous. We couldn't fault it, great atmosphere, great service and the food was excellent as... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We recently celebrated our son's 40th birthday and had a large party meal here. What a great eveningwe had. The food was supurb and everyone was tasting everyone elses dishes. We just had to share our experiences with our group. Great service from the staff and everything went like clockwork. THANK YOU Gimbals for a great night out.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Lancaster
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Even though we live over 70 miles away, we continue to come to Gimbals for special family occasions. The food is excellent and Janet & her team are so considerate in producing special menus for those with different dietary requests - and these are always inventive & delicious. The staff are exceptional, the food is amazing, and the surroundings beautiful... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Halifax, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Ten of us out for a 60th birthday,absolutely fabulous. Food excellent,none of the group could fault it,vegetarians included. The service was first class,the young man who looked after us couldn't do enough to make sure we had a good evening. It was a busy Friday evening yet the ambience was perfect. Will definitely be going back.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Went to Gimbals with some friends. Overall very good. The mixed seafood starter was excellent. Would suggest the wine selection could be greater. Overall good experience and the service was attentive.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Sowerby Bridge, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We have visited Gimbals over the past decade and it remains our favourite restaurant. Guaranteed a warm welcome and delicious, original cooking we take favourite friends and family who join us in our enthusiasm for this small 'but perfectly formed' bistro. I was astonished to see negative comments. Our latest meal we enjoyed with two friends from Sydney, Australia, who,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Halifax, England, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Amazed by the high ratings for this venue. It is noisy and crowded, with the tables too close together and the windows offer a view either of the A58 or the backyard. Made a return visit against my better judgment and ordered rib-eye steak. This was inedible, impossible to cut due to gristle, so I abandoned the hacked mess on... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I went to Gimbals last week as a birthday treat with my husband and 2 sons. 6 months ago I started on a meat/dairy/gluten free anti cancer diet so dining out has been quite limited over recent months. I was SO pleased that Gimbals offered a fabulous vegan menu. I asked at the time I made the reservation, they thanked... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

It's always a real treat to eat at Gimbals. Def one of the best restaurants in the Halifax area. I can't fault it and always eaten very well. I love the quirky deco, wonderful, happy staff and the menu is heaven. Lots of choice. One of the girls in our party is celiac and the staff couldn't have done more... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Gimbals Restaurant also viewed

Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire
Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire
 
Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire
Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire
 
Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire
Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire
 
Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire
Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire
 
Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire

Been to Gimbals Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Gimbals Restaurant, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing