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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
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Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed 9 January 2024

A really nice bar. Great food and well priced. Very friendly and welcoming people who work here. Lots of smiles here... Does get busy at times....but lots of " family friendly" places to sit and be looked after by attentive staff. ( Enjoy your annual...staff party on Thursday everyone....well deserved) Always 5 stars from me....Chris.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 3 January 2024 via mobile

We popped in for some breakfast. The breakfast menu is small, but no frills. The hot drink choice is poor, but the no frills approach has a place.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 1 January 2024

Wonderful place in Bradford City Centre. Perfect place to go with friends to chill and spend good time. Excellent music,good beer and tasty pizza. For sure I come back soon

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 7 December 2023

Met up with my two friends once again, we travel in from opposite parts of the City to this central hostelry. The excellent Timothy Taylors Boltmaker ale was spot on. Choosing our main meals, this time the pizzas were available, (on the other occasions they...were not) We opted for the meat feast, they were excellent, perfectly cooked and tasty. no crumbs left. Worth the wait for them. The staff are friendly and efficient. The atmosphere is good, steady flow of customers, nothing to spectacular. It did quiten down after 8.30pm though. Its a central location and offers good value for money food and drink. Easy access to bus links and taxis. Thats why we keep returning. Roll on spring for the next outing here.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 8 November 2023 via mobile

I must say I left this establishment a changed man. Me and my mates walked in with low expectations, we just wanted a place to stay because it was raining heavily and my friend Benedict was just involved in a hot air balloon collision. We...carry my injured friend into the pub and we are immediately greeted by some friendly bar staff who ask us what we want. We explain our situation, the lads all order fruit shoots (the usual) and we sit down. The important part is when one of the bar staff seemed to take notice of the critical condition my friend was in, and walked up to him and asked if he could help. The man was named Tyler and he asked if he could "do anything to help" my friend Benedict. Benedict accepted the offer and Tyler proceeded to breastfeed my friend right in the middle of the pub. As this happened we were all cheering and clapping and the entire pub joined in to applaud the situation. Once Benedict was fully healed after the thorough breastfeeding he stood up like a phoenix from the ashes and proceeded to fly away into the sunset. We left Benedict to do what he wanted and we thanked Tyler and proceeded to order some food. We had stone baked pizza, paninis and yorkshire puddings which were all reasonably priced and tasty. Someday we will return with Benedict and his newly found wings of an eagle. 10/10More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 31 October 2023

I've not been for a few weeks. Still received a nice welcome. Didn't eat this time as it was a quick visit. Having said that ... the meals here are excellent and delivered in a lovely manner. Lovely young people who run this venue. Always...feel welcome here. Friendliest bar in Bradford by far.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 30 October 2023

What a find! Prices are so reasonable we weren't expecting the quality of food or service we got. Couldn't fault a thing :)

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 6 September 2023

An absolute gem of a place. Quirky art deco styling with a touch of contemporary. Very clean and inviting. Lovely food delivered by the most welcoming bar staff in Bradford. I come here usually weekend ...find a quiet spot order food and start my new...book from Waterstones.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 28 July 2023

This is a great spot for a casual brunch.. the bacon butty is alreeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet But it is just half the story ok

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 22 July 2023

No pizza's 6oclock on early saturday evening... & raining outside... absolutely terrible... for stock control.. there is no excuse!!

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 24 June 2023

It’s an atmospheric ornate hostelry and we enjoyed a delicious dinner. Giving Table No and order at the counter we relaxed with drinks. With no delay the mains arrived. Sharing a sweet treat with coffee and cappuccino was grand. It was a relaxing interlude and...it’s awarded a high rating.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 5 June 2023

my 6 year old daughter really enjoyed her Jacket potato and said its better then school ones and better then mcdonalds and subway and she can be fussy eater

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 3 June 2023

Food is really nice, cheap and beer and all over beverages are cheap too, staff are very nice, recommend anyone who wants to come here to come 😊 definitely will be coming again

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 10 May 2023 via mobile

This is a very good pub. Large and seating on multi levels. They have a well stocked bar and a varied menu. The veg lasagne was very tasty, as were the burgers and the steak filled Yorkshire pudding. The skin on chips were lovely. Really...enjoyed our meals. The prices were VERY good value!! Highly recommended!!More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 8 May 2023

Arrive is rubbish, I’m am still sitting here waiting for my breakfast 55 mins later have chased them up 3 times. Don’t go to this pub

Date of visit: May 2023
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Not sure, I reckon it will be typical pub times. They do a good breakfast so they might open early. It was 11.30 -ish when I went. Best checking with the pub direct.
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