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“Good but expensive ”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Ring O'Bells

Ring O'Bells
Ranked #12 of 105 Restaurants in Widnes
Price range: $10 - $29
Cuisines: British, Gastropub
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Good but expensive ”
Reviewed January 10, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I had lunch here.

Several items were not available from the menu and a draught beer was not available.
Staff were very good and attentive without being intrusive. I started with the bread and hummus with olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Very nice but £5? My wife had the soup of the day again very nice. For the main I had the scampi ( always a good way to find out if they use frozen produce or fresh) I have a feeling it was frozen albeit of a better quality than you would find in a chain pub. It was presented in a pretentious fashion in separate dishes on a plate that wasn't big enough! My wife had the sticky chilli chicken which she enjoyed but we could do better. We did not have a dessert.
To summarise, it is a fine place to eat particularly in a culinary wasteland like Widnes and in fact stands out against some weak competition. However I felt it was a little overpriced for the quality.


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Warrington, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Sunday Lunch”
Reviewed January 5, 2014

We went for Sunday Lunch in early December. There were 10 in our party including four young children. The welcome was warm and there was a nice atmosphere. There was a comprehensive menu and the choices for children grabbed their attention. The food and service were first class.

  • Visited December 2013
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Brilliant”
Reviewed January 5, 2014

Had a birthday meal here with 14 people- the staff were excellent and the food and service brilliant
All the meals came out together and we all really enjoyed them
Well done to the chef and kitchen staff
Would recommend it to anyone

  • Visited January 2014
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Gorgeous homely pub”
Reviewed January 4, 2014

I went as part of a work Christmas meal, the interior of the pub is beautiful and modern. The food was delicious and you certainly got your money's worth..the plate was full! I would definitely recommend the ring o'bells for couples, families and friends

  • Visited December 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Cold food, disappointing :(”
Reviewed December 24, 2013 via mobile

Usually have a decent meal here but the last couple have been disappointing to say the least! Cold steak an soggy cold chips that the price does not reflect. Won't be eating here again, sadly! Get your act together please.....

  • Visited December 2013
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