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The Ring Of Bells is a Pub/Restaurant found on St James Street in Taunton. We offer a good choice of alcoholic beverages, Wide variety of great real ales and serve delicious, locally sourced food served between 12pm-2:30pm for lunch, then 6pm-9pm for dinner. Sunday's we serve food 12pm-4pm
US$15 - US$30
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 20 December 2020

Food was good and large size portions. Service was good, pleasant staff but a double act of two young guys think it’s hilarious to make fun of us older people when we are leaving. I may be older but nothing wrong with my hearing. Will...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Matt H, Owner at Ring of Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2020

Thanks for the review. Glad you enjoyed everything food and service wise. Feel free to give me a ring to let me know what you heard so I can look into this. We always like to welcome nearly all our customers back! Matt

Reviewed 10 October 2020 via mobile

This our favourite eatery, it’s always excellent. However, today there was a new menu and...WOW! They have surpassed themselves. The game is to die for! Amazing!

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 4 October 2020 via mobile

The ring of Bells lived up to expectations and we had the best Sunday roast we’ve had in a pub in a long time. Fabulously tender and lean beef, fresh local veg , friendly efficient service and everything felt very safe too.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 30 September 2020 via mobile

We love this pub & restaurant visited many times as this has now become our local. Staff very friendly always go the extra mile and always service with a smile. The food is excellent and outstanding they won’t disappoint. Keep up the good work. Chris...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 20 September 2020 via mobile

Totally delicious roast, great service and a lovely atmosphere. I ordered the nut roast and my mum had the roast beef and both were delicious. Great portions, all well cooked and YUMMY horseradish. The staff were all very friendly and welcoming and there was a...More

Date of visit: September 2020
MattH271, Owner at Ring of Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2020

Ahhh Thanks so much. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 19 September 2020 via mobile

Taken straight to table served within minutes drinks arrived moments later very friendly staff beautiful seating outside courtyard garden area.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 15 September 2020

We had a large group of 20 people eating within COVID guidelines and having pre-booked the food service was great, food was exceptional and ales/ciders perfect.. they put us into their room upstairs so we could eat separately from remainder of the pub, then once...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 13 September 2020 via mobile

This was our second visit because the first time we came here it was really good. We were not disappointed, really friendly and welcoming staff, covid rules adhered to, service efficient and friendly, food was excellent too, we had paninis all round and all at...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 9 September 2020

My wife and I placed our first takeaway/delivery order here tonight and it WILL NOT be the last one either... We were delighted to see such full trays when we peeled back the lids. My wife had the 10oz gammon and I had my customary...More

Date of visit: September 2020
MattH271, Owner at Ring of Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2020

Lovely review. Sadly it’s not our little Ring of Bells! We are on st james street.

Reviewed 2 September 2020

The food here is stunning, I was so impressed with the roasted pulled pork - I will definitely return just to eat this! The service was really good, staff were all very friendly and helpful, and the waitress who served us was very attentive. I...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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30 October 2016|
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Response from MattH271 |
Lunch times 12-2.30 Evening 6-9 No food Sunday night or Monday nights
10 September 2016|
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Response from MattH271 |
Not yet but there will be in the next month!
29 August 2016|
Response from Urbanexplorer31 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can in the bar area. There are tables where you can sit. A good amount of room to bring your dog in
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    Ring of Bells is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5