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The Head of Steam

££ - £££, British,
St. George's Square, Huddersfield HD1 1JB, England
+44 1484 454533
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“lamb” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
St. George's Square, Huddersfield HD1 1JB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beer was good for a lunchtime pint. Breakfast tasted really good but wasn't worth what we were charged for it.

1  Thank testfourecho
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

I went into Head of Steam today having not visited for over a decade, pleasantly surprised to discover that this local fixture has upgraded to a presentable , convivial bar boasting a range of formidable local and regional cask ales (13, no less!) and excellent...More

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 20 May 2018

I've known about this delightful pub for many years, but never had the chance to drink here. However, long train delays meant could at least sample the beers on offer. Service good, good range of beers, and pleasant location.

Thank Nigel H
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Just wanted a bite to eat and a beer with family before going to Manchester Airport. The Lamb Kofta Burger was very good- meat still pink in the middle which I like with Lamb. There was a good selection of ales. Decor nothing special- but...More

Thank spiddob
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Called in before heading to John Smith stadium for rugby league. Clean comfortable pub. Friendly staff and good range of beer, kept well. Well worth a visit.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

My first visit here to meet up with a bunch of friends (12 of us) who have been coming regularly for 2 years. I ordered the breakfast of bacon and eggs on a ciabatta with the Americano deal. The menu says you can have the...More

2  Thank Susan T
Chris H, General Manager at The Head of Steam, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Hi Susan Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We rely on feedback like this as it allows us to improve. I was working this shift (I am “the young man” you refer to, very flattered) and I remember you being in very...More

Reviewed 10 April 2018

Great beer very friendly informative staff! Love it will make it a regular stop on any train journey going via Huddersfield

Thank Steve and Linda S
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Ate at lunchtime - the pie and burger were both really nice and piping hot. Good basic pub grub and plenty of it. The lady behind the bar couldn't do enough for us and was friendly, chatty and kept us updated as a large party...More

Thank Yorkshire_fern
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

When in Hudds we generally meet here for a few before moving on ... and we did it again 🍺 bar staff are nice and there's a good selection of drinks. It does look very dated and a revamp would work wonders but as it...More

Thank MarekLontour
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Visited on Saturday with friends and had some great beers and good food. Food was excellent value for money and good range of cask and keg beers. However the pub needs a bit of TLC. The gents toilets particularly need some repairs - suffering with...More

Thank NickRLeeds
Chris H, General Manager at The Head of Steam, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Hi Nick Thanks for taking the time to leave a review Great to hear you enjoyed you visit on Saturday. We do keep a continually rotating selection of ales on so next time you are in we will have something new on for you. I...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. George's Square, Huddersfield HD1 1JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Huddersfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1484 454533
  • E-mail
Craft beer, cask ales, premium spirits, food, live jazz and more! Dog friendly, too, and CAMRA discount available with valid ID.
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