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Gimbals Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, British, Contemporary
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76 Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge HX6 2AF, England
+44 1422 839329
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How lucky are the people of Sowerby Bridge and environs to have such a brilliant restaurant! We were staying with another couple in Hebdon Bridge ( another great discovery ) last week and had such a superb evening at Gimbals on the Tuesday evening that we went back on the Thursday for another excellent meal. The cooking was innovative and... More 

Thank mgriffithschs
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this lovely little restaurant with my partner and daughter. I haven't been for a long time as I now live somewhere else but was hoping it was as good as it was the last time I went as my partner and daughter had never been. I shouldn't have worried. It was just as good. Still a lovely atmosphere, friendly... More 

Thank Sucumbria12
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful restaurant, cosy, stylish and quirky decor with a kind of Victoriana theme; interesting, fresh ingredients and innovative recipes, and it's run by a lovely couple who love what they do and create some amazing tastes. Not the cheapest, but you wouldn't expect all this on a budget. A very special place.

Thank Emma W
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our quest to sample all the eateries in sowerby bridge we visited gimbals this week. Our choice was the taster menu which is only available on thursdays. I had a concern that a five course meal would be over facing but it turned out to be just right not too much not too little. The menu changes every week... More 

Thank YorkshireRainbow2
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been coming here for 10 years. The service is second to none. Food is amazing. Not the cheapest but you get what you pay for. For special occasions it's perfect. We're always treat like we are special yet the atmosphere is chilled and relaxed. We feel 'looked after'. Adore this place. 😍

Thank Helen S
Brighouse, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

When I booked, I mentioned that we were five vegetarians so I hoped for another veggie option but when we arrived the manager had prepared complete a veggie menu just for us. It's fair to say that we were a bit thrown as we are not used to so much choice. The food was amazing, especially the potato rosti with... More 

Thank BridesMother2010
Halifax, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Only a small breakfast of 4 we had a taster menu and it was delicious. The service was good. We were welcomed warmly and congratulated upon our marriage, it was very understated just as we like it. The taster menu was divine. Ham hock, blue cheese salad, fish, chicken and treacle tart... only Gimbels can add magic to these simple... More 

Thank 65degree-angle
Halifax, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

One of my favourite places to visit. Always a warm welcome. Tasty food, great drinks selection and divine desserts. Great for a celebration.

Thank FoodaddictHalifax
Halifax, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Have visited numerous times with my husband and with friends and always had good service and great food. The midweek deal more expensive than it used to be but worth the treat. Lovely around Christmas when the local Brass Band drops in to perform a few carols.

Thank JulietH30
Halifax, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

On the main street of Sowerby Bridge you wouldn't expect to find a restaurant of this quality. You need to book early as seating is limited. The quality of the food is excellent with wonderful flavours. Portions are on the small side and prove very expensive for what you get.Its friendly and charming adding up to a lovely experience. May... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $39
European, British, Contemporary
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge HX6 2AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Sowerby Bridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1422 839329

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?