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Ring of Bells

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16-17 St. James Street, Taunton TA1 1JS, England
+44 1823 259480
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon 11:00 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here with friends. Good home made burgers and top class chips. Beer range and quality excellent. Service and ambience delightful. Parking a bit of a problem but worth the hassle.

1 Thank Steve W
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Went here with 11 friends for something to eat and drink had a fantastic evening. I had the 16 oz t-bone which I would highly recommend it was amazing. Everyone that went said there food was great and the staff were really friendly and efficient which made for a great evening with good friends. I would defiantly go back in... More 

2 Thank SPCuts
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

I visited with a party of 11 on Saturday 27 Feb. What a lovely place ! So after a couple of pre drinks at the bar of there own real ale - ( box of frogs )which was very good. We all sat down and had a extremely enjoyable evening. I had the antipasti to start , which come with... More 

2 Thank Baz1570
Taunton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

This is the 3rd visit to the ring of bells since Christmas and we have not been disappointed on any of our visits. Food is excellent and prices are fair. It's an honest pub, serving honest food and it isn't trying to be anything it's not. Good range of ales too.

1 Thank al d
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140 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Absolutely delicious Sunday lunch with the family. Lovely warm welcome and service and probably the best roast potatoes I have had in a long time. Will be going again

2 Thank keithowen99
Wellington, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We have been meaning to try this place for a long time and a rare free Saturday night came up so we booked a table. The only table left was 6.30pm which is always a good sign. We booked the table and got there early for a beer as they have a range of micro-brewery beers from a local brewery.... More 

Thank Stephen W
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

This restaurant had been recommended to us by friends but when I saw the outside, I certainly had doubts as to whether it was really my kind of place. The interior is much more comfortable and relaxing. The day's specials, cauliflower soup and pigeon and peach sausages sounded interesting but we chose from the excellent menu. The £9 main courses... More 

Thank Carol H
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016

With the anticipation of 140oz of meat ( ordered in advance) the Ring of Bells had a lot to live up. Never have I been nervous before a meal. With that in mind the staff, atmosphere and food all prevailed in what can only be described as a sensory spectacle. The two 70oz steaks were perfectly cooked and seasoned, the... More 

3 Thank Stephen B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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255 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

I confess we only had drinks one Saturday afternoon but were given a very warm welcome; a bowl of water was provided for our dog and the landlord was helpful, polite and knowledgable about the drinks offering. All in all, the perfect pub experience.

Thank Basemess
London, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

What a welcoming place! We were visiting friends in Taunton who introduced us to this pub. The landlord was extremely welcoming, as was the atmosphere, a local pub that did not make us feel like we weren't local. As we had hangovers we opted for the burgers and they were just what the doctor ordered! A thoroughly recommend a visit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16-17 St. James Street, Taunton TA1 1JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1823 259480
The Ring Of Bells is a Pub and Restaurant found on St James Street in Taunton.We offer a good choice of alcoholic beverages, great Real Ales and serve delicious, locally sourced meals at lunch and dinner.

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