As of the 30th March 2009 Darren Littlewood & Alan Thomas will be the new landlords of The Ring O’ Bells in Priston. Alan has worked as head chef in 5 star hotels and Darren in award winning pubs.
Being chefs food features right up there in our plans for the pub and the kitchen will be open seven days a week, everything from bread to chutney to the mayonnaise in your tartare sauce will be made on the premises, our fish will be supplied by Cornish day boats, our meat from local award winning butchers and our veg from local growers. We have no desire to turn the pub into a fancy restaurant with inflated prices and snooty service, this is going to be good value pub food.
Of course real ales will still feature strongly and we will be using local breweries for monthly guest ales, we are also increasing the wine list and adding some premium spirits, bottled beers and organic cider. The rooms above the pub will now be available for bed and breakfast, we have 3 luxury double rooms and you get your own personal chef to cook breakfast. Once a month we will host a quiz & curry night at the pub with a share of the proceeds going to good causes in the village.
We are really keen to hear your opinions too and would love to find some local village suppliers for our kitchen, we have set a blog up so you can leave your comments or you can email us at,, or just drop in for a chat!

Friday, 20 March 2009

New Menu

Homemade soup & bread £4.00

Rabbit Pate £4.50

Smoked sea trout with horseradish £5.50

Goats cheese & beetroot salad £5.00

Line caught Cornish cod, beer batter, hand cut chips & tartare sauce £10.00

Sirloin steak, hand cut chips, watercress, horseradish sauce £14.00

Slow roast half baby chicken with lemon, honey, thyme and root veg mash £12.50

Keenes extra mature cheddar ploughman’s, home made pickles £ 9.00

Wiltshire ham egg & chips £ 8.00

Leek & cheddar tart with green salad £ 8.00

Chocolate & hazelnut brownie £3.50

Rhubarb crumble & custard £3.50

Strawberry Eton mess £3.50

Lemon & passion fruit Posset £3.50

English cheese & chutney £5.50


  1. I bet the quiz and curry night isnt as good as the original - at the WHEELWRIGHTS ARMS, MONKTON COMBE. First Tuesday of the month. Book early as its REALLY popular

  2. Hi, we visited the Ring o Bells today for lunch, and it was indeed a real treat. Lovely atmosphere, FAB FOOD, and very accommodating landlords who put up with our noisy under 2's!
    Can't wait to visit again, and will definately add to my list of nice places to eat.