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The Head of Steam


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US$13 - US$16
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
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All reviews fish and chips burger lamb ale trail railway station trans pennine selection of beers busy saturday cask ales great beer nice pub piping hot platform vanessa barmaid yorkshire
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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely decor & setting inside the bar with views onto the platform where you can watch commuters whizz past on their day to day. I went as part of a group for Jazz night (though we left just as the band were arriving - there...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Zoë B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in to The Head of Steam whilst waiting for a train recently. Having last been in some years ago, the place looked completely revamped! Vintage upholstery made the interior feel stylish and suave whilst retaining it's cosy, warm pub vibe. And the beers -...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jmanning91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice beers and service handy for the train. Outside seating, good for people watching. Lots of rooms with Yorkshire stuff.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Christine M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing pub both for beer connoisseurs and those who just like a straightforward pint of ale. As you walk in, the right door takes you to a separate room where you can see the range of cask beer. The left takes you...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Brie111
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good atmosphere, great collection of beers and spirits, and the staff were lovely. I’ll be back soon!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank NishaGC92
Reviewed 17 February 2019 via mobile

Went in for a few pints with my friends while waiting for our train to arrive. And was really suprised to find a big selection of cask ales and lagers. I had a few pints of the A-hop-alypse and was really satisfied with it. Would...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Vytautas S
Reviewed 2 February 2019 via mobile

Visited the pub on a sat afternoon with friends. When ordering was told there was a long wait which I wa OK with. However, when food did arrive which was over an hour was cold and no checkback was seen. Shame as food seemed nice...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank robcU9704OO
Mike A, General Manager at The Head of Steam, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2019

hi robcU9704OO Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, we always appreciate feed back. on one of our typical Saturdays the food wait can be very long (our kitchen is relatively small when compared to the size of our venue) and it can...More

Reviewed 10 January 2019 via mobile

Pop in here quite commonly. The converted train station ticket office has a great atmosphere with accommodating, friendly staff and an array of food. The selection of drinks is formidable with over 10 cask ales of regular rotation and a large selection of Belgium beers....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank EdLees97
Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

Very nice British pub with a great selection of ales, food was amazing also. The access to the station was also very useful.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank IvanNugent
Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

My Wife and I had 45 minutes to kill In Huddersfield and it turned into a 2 hour detour due to the wonderful beer and great service here at the Head of Steam! We just stopped for a pint (I decided to go for a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank EFreidrikson
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