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Bar, British, Pub
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Reviewed 13 December 2021

Came across this pub whilst looking for somewhere to eat before going to see a Whitney Tribute and glad we did. Such a lovely building and it’s huge, toilets really lovely and very clean. Extensive menu and reasonably priced. We did have about a 30...minute wait for our food to arrive but we weren’t in a hurry so not a problem and it was very nice, well presented too. Definitely go backMore

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 3 October 2021 via mobile

What a historic building. Great architecture . Looks great externally. Intermly it is Art Deco styling. Whilst very big- pub has extended Into another building at rear , it is made up of a series of smaller rooms on two levels, hence giving a more...cosy feel to the place. Efficient and Friday service. Noit a huge menu but something for everyone. Reasonably priced .More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 23 July 2021

We were staying in Bradford near to this place so thought we'd give it a try and glad we did. As we entered the pub the bar staff asked us to find a table and they would come over and take our order *there is...a buzzer on the table to press when ready to order), there is a wide variety on the menu with something to satisfy everyone's taste. All in all the food and service were spot on (and reasonable price wise!) The pub itself is clean and tidy. If your in Bradford I would highly recommend!More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 22 June 2021 via mobile

It was really easy to get a table on a late Saturday afternoon, the pub is huge with loads of seating. The service was a little slow and the buzzer system was a little confusing for someone who hasn't been since before lockdown. The staff...were super friendly though and the food and drinks selection is excellent. It's also a great place to go if you enjoy watching the football.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 19 June 2021 via mobile

Met up for lunch with friends. We had planned Al fresco dining when arranging but this changed as it rained so heavily on the day ! So- no better place than City Vaults. In there we could forget about the rain! Great varied menu offering...something for everyone. Efficient and friendly service.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 8 June 2021 via mobile

This is one of my many visits to city vaults over the years and it did not disappoint. I had the nachos with pulled pork and they were beautiful, very tasty and freshly home made tortilla chips. The portion size for 4.95 (including pulled pork)...was excellent brilliant value for money. I would definitely recommend to anyone wanting a splendid meal.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 29 May 2021 via mobile

Absolutely yummy food and the staff are so friendly an can't do enough for you.deffo best place to go in Bradford what ever time of day thank you girls an chef don't know your name but love your smothered chicken goin to have try something...else next time lolMore

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 22 May 2021 via mobile

Been here many times before covid lockdown and allways find it value for money . Now lock down has ended i visited it once again and glad to report nothing has changed and its still a decent place to get a bite yo eat with...good service and good food portions for the money you pay.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 22 May 2021 via mobile

Buzzer system used to order food doesn’t appear to be working out, we waited >20 minutes for service and when we asked a member of staff if we could order we were told a table that came in after us were before us in the...queue. Upon ordering, the staff member rushed the taking order, resulting in calling her back continuously. We also ordered a side which didn’t turn up, when asked about this we were told that the lady who took the order had forgotten to add it and therefore we were not going to receive the side, because of the lack of staff presence we could only raise this after our meals had already been half eaten. Although the food that we did receive was absolutely fine, going forward I think the bar needs to review the ordering systemMore

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 19 September 2020

very authentic staff in black tie. Very stunning. Beautiful setting. Great live music and very good cocktails. Very recommended. Staff r brilliant fit in with authentic classy vibe 👌

Date of visit: September 2020
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17 February 2017|
Response from chris125230 | Reviewed this property |
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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City Vaults is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4