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Ring O Bells

Ring of Bells The Street, Compton Martin BS40 6JE, England
+44 1761 221284
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Soggy Pie & Mash, Pub and Beer too cold !

Visited on Thursday lunchtime. Last time we tried to visit this pub it was closed for... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
RoamingTomCat
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What a find !

Booked as cheap and close to meeting but wish I’d brought Mrs for a romantic night .lovely rooms... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
169gavw
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Traditional country pub with a modern edge. Situated in the Chew Valley between Blagdon and Chew Valley Lakes. The pub has two en suite bedrooms, two original public bars with beams, traditional games and largest inglenook fireplace in the valley. The main dining room has reclaimed oak floorboards, open fire, interesting artwork and features on the walls and settles. The Ring O Bells serves simple but innovative dishes, a modern British menu using locally sourced seasonal produce.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible17%
3 Jan 2018
“Quaint pub serving decent food”
23 Jul 2017
“Lovely old pub but food needs improving”
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Ring of Bells The Street, Compton Martin BS40 6JE, England
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Visited on Thursday lunchtime. Last time we tried to visit this pub it was closed for refurbishment. So our expectations were reasonably high. The pub has had a makeover. It is transformed in the bar area with country sporting theme, but the menu we was...More

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ring o b, Manager at Ring O Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Hi RoamingTomCat Thanks for your review, I am not sure why the pub was cold as all the radiators are on full blast and the two fires were lit. I am sorry that we did not have on the menu the food that you would...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Booked as cheap and close to meeting but wish I’d brought Mrs for a romantic night .lovely rooms ,great food I had fish and chips.haddock - better than cod in my book .tartar sauce excellent and even ketchup lovely .why stay at soulless place when...More

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ring o b, Manager at Ring O Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Hi 169gavw Thanks for your great review, hopefully you can come back for the fish and chips with your Mrs. In the future

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We have stayed at the pub previously, and visited again recently for food. The pub has a lovely village feel, and is welcoming to families and pets. The menu is reasonable and offers a variety of traditional dishes. The food itself was tasty and portions...More

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ring o b, Manager at Ring O Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Hi Julie N Thank you for your review and glad you like us enough to come back again! Sorry about being cold, we have had some issues with the heating and a few fires being broken due to it catching fire... the heating is now...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Go there hungry, great portions lovely!! Really surprised about the quality of the food, everyone at the pub seemed very satisfied and it is VIP furry friendly!

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Management response:Responded 22 September 2017

Hi phillradders Thank you so much for your review, very pleased you had a great meal with us and did not leave here hungry. We do love dogs so ever in the area again bring them in for another cuddle whilst you eat.

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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Well what a lovely place. Food, beer, company, staff, room all really good. I stay all over, this is right away in my personal top 5. OK, they like dogs and I am cats, but the place is so good I can overlook this dreadful...More

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Management response:Responded 24 August 2017

Hi chainsawcat Thank you so much for your review, glad you had a wonderful stay with us. If you are ever in the area please stay with us again. Ps we dog lovers will win you around

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

This very attractive old unspoiled pub is relaxed and welcoming initially. However, despite having a good menu with plenty of choice , the service is very slow and some of the food not great. Sunday roast was well presented and huge, but the beef was...More

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Management response:Responded 26 July 2017

Hi Hilaire Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. A lot of time and effort has been put into keeping the pub looking the way it does so thank you for noticing and commenting on this. First off sorry that it...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

Had a stay at this pub, it off the beaten track, but well worth it, good cooked food, friendly staff and very helpful. Nice and clean had a good nights sleep. The breakfast also cooked and served well. The only down thing I can say...More

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Management response:Responded 26 July 2017

Hi Kirsty 1000933, Thank you for your review, really pleased you had a nice stay with us. Glad the service and the staff were friendly and great. We do struggle where we are to receive good internet and due to it being an old building...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

With friends we were on a fishing trip to fish two of the Bristol Waters. My accommodation was at this fine and cozy pub. The room I had was very comfortable and clean. Access to the pub area was close yet the room was quiet....More

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Management response:Responded 26 July 2017

Hi Mooch M, Thank you for your review, really happy you had a nice stay with us and the service and the team were good. Really hope to see you again soon

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

The food was excellent just a real shame had to wait over an hour for the mains and 25 minutes for desert.More

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Management response:Responded 9 May 2017

Hi Glenda H thank you for your kind comments about our food, we pride ourselves on sending excellent food out to customers for them to enjoy, i am sorry that our service was slow for you, i can only assume that many people had placed...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2017

Over the years we have a number of evening meals at the pub so we decided to try a Sunday roast today, we arrived, it was a clod day and the pub was cold: it has three open fireplaces, two not lit and the biggest...More

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Management response:Responded 13 February 2017

Hi Peter M Thanks for taking the time to review us and sorry you had a bad experience. We have an ongoing issue with two of our fireplaces which is why they were not lit, we are in the process of getting this sorted, I...More

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