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The Foresters Arms

2 Shelley Woodhouse Lane | Lower Cumberworth, Huddersfield HD8 8PH, England
+44 1484 766090
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“pie” (13 reviews)
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12:00 - 23:00All hours
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
2 Shelley Woodhouse Lane | Lower Cumberworth, Huddersfield HD8 8PH, England
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Visited this evening with family and very dissappointed. Very limited menu and the Sunday roast was overpriced for what was served (carvery). Kids meals expensive and unable to change veg for beans. No drink or dessert included with the kids meal. I found a stick...More

3  Thank leah2249
Reviewed 4 April 2017

It was great to hear that the pub was finally reopening after a history of closures and being local we couldn't wait to sample the food. As they are currently offering a 50% discount off all meals that are purchased after 6pm up until the...More

Thank RStaple12
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Not sure why the sign outside said food served all day and that a menu on the table was waiting for anyone who sat there- you see they don't serve food unless you book- and go in the restaurant as they were too busy.....How bizarre...More

2  Thank Purplepair
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Just been here for food with my partner good choice on menu very good food and service nice to see the owner taking interest in his customers can not wait to visit again Well done to all staff

1  Thank Jon S
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Fantastic, great to see this pub/restaurant re-open. Just back from a special invitation only pre-opening night meal. Food lovely, drinks sensibly priced. Staff really friendly and trying really hard to get everything right despite only being their 2nd service. Nicest steak I've eaten in a...More

Thank 123MOUSEY
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner were invited to an opening meal here by the new owner's. Service and quality was exceptional and all needs are catered for (I'm a vegetarian). Staff are very attentive and are happy to help in any way possible. I would defiantly...More

Thank Adam A
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My wife and I visit nearby Skelmanthorpe every couple of months or so to see my parents and take them shopping. The restaurant was open for food in late afternoon, which was perfect for us as we had to drive back to Norfolk afterwards. Unfortunately,...More

2  Thank hampshirehowie
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Live locally, call often for drinks, and have had lunch (burgers) here a few times so stopped off for Sunday lunch just over a month ago. Sad to say service was terrible, as was the food. Just a bog standard Sunday lunch with 'one size...More

Thank Ade&Kay
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This place has closed up again. Feel sorry for the (ex) staff who weren't given much, if any, notice apparently. It's a shame, it could be such a fantastic place in a lovely location.

10  Thank Mutley1008
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Not been her for many years - thought we would give it a try although we have passed it several times. We arrived there at approx 12.15pm We were told that we could sit anywhere in that particular room as long as it was not...More

1  Thank Hazel D
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David S
8 April 2015|
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Response from simone h | Reviewed this property |
menu on the website, but not up to date
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11 March 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Shelley Woodhouse Lane | Lower Cumberworth, Huddersfield HD8 8PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Huddersfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1484 766090
  • E-mail
Set in a rural village location the Foresters Arms is a hidden gem! We are a family run business with over 25 years in the food and hospitality industry. With Greg at the helm, Dawn running the kitchen and a great team of chefs and waiting staff, we strive to make your dining experience not only enjoyable and friendly but somewhere you will feel right at home! All our food is homemade by our team of trained chefs using the freshest, highest quality ingredients, locally sourced wherever possible. If asked to describe our food, we’d say simple, high quality home-cooking with nods to Italy and France, served up with a modern twist. We look forward to seeing you.
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