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60 Northgate, Wakefield WF1 3AP, England
+44 1924 299627
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
3 Aug 2017
“I don't kniw”
7 Jul 2017
“very enjoyable”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Brew Pub, Pub
60 Northgate, Wakefield WF1 3AP, England
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Well, it is Wakefield- no offence to anyone, but there no such a thing like 'standards' when it comes to restaurant and bars here. Just because someone decided to 'refresh' the look of the bar it doesn't mean that the food or service is good....More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank GracianaMad
Reviewed 7 July 2017

2 Good meals again, although the gammon was only just on the cusp of being undercooked, but the amazing sweet potato fries with toffee and bacon are seriously not to be ignored, and excellent bar and table service. at some of the cubicle seating area's...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank trevncil2013
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Now refurbished and renamed as "Calder & hops" what a nice surprise, good refit, with plenty of tables and chairs, nice that the front windows can be completely opened to let air in as we visited on a very warm evening. Friendly bar staff, very...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank J0andChris
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Visited here on Sunday & was very impressed by the lay out & style of the pub. The staff were very nice. We ate & one of our meals were delayed & the girl who served us I think she was called Laura was so...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank sarah H
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Oh yes this refurb is a definite plus very good and welcoming and a variety of seating choices, lovely and clean looking and the bar looks amazing now with a great variety of beers etc. Very welcome new staff, and the retained previous staff are...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank trevncil2013
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The Gate has always been a family favourite and a great place to meet before heading off into Wakefields livelier and quite frankly lower standard pubs and clubs. The food and drink is of a high standard and bar staff are friendly and very knowledgeable...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank SteveBFC1961
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The Gate, now called the Calder & Hop, underwent a refurbishment at the begining of April 2017 and in short my wife and I are of the view that it has been a resounding success. The Gate was what we considered to be a welcoming...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Tony G
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The service is unbelievable slow even though the pub is not very busy you should allow a couple of hours for a lunch I think the orders are taken from the bar to the kitchen by carrier pigeon who flies by blackpool first.When you finally...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank _ashwood4
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Real ale poor, but then I'm not a fan of the Marstons range. Food average, but despite not being busy, it took a while. Staff friendly. Decent atmosphere, but chain pub settling. If it hadn't been raining I'd have walked to Wetherspoons.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank lowvalleyred
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Came in for a pint on a midweek evening, it was awful. I took it back to the bar and was told "we've only put it on this morning" I promptly (and a little red faced) scurried back to my table only to be joined...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank M7612BAstevec
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$4 - US$19
Brew Pub, Pub
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Northgate, Wakefield WF1 3AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Wakefield
  • Phone Number: +44 1924 299627
The Gate is in the lively centre of wakefield just off the main strip. We offer something for all ages. Great offers on food like our day time deals 3 course for £5.50 - Our daily clubs like any grill with a free drink on Thursday's curry and a free drinks on Tuesday's and lots more. Drink offers - 241 cocktails all day every day, pints from £2.35, Bottles of house wine £7.25 And lots more on offer. So drop in for a warm welcome and a great service in a lively pub.
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