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The Fleece Countryside Inn

Ripponden New Bank, Barkisland HX4 0DJ, England
+44 1422 820687
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Ripponden New Bank, Barkisland HX4 0DJ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It was very busy as it was Fathers Day so that could be used as an excuse for what was a very mediocre meal. The Brie tasted like it had been wrapped in a slice of bread and deep fried. The fish pie was very...More

Thank Tradders
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a good tea here with a friend; food was excellent and the service was very good - sorry my experience is not that described in some recent reviews

Thank janstoke1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends and I meet at this inn at intervals for a catch-up meal. This time, several of us were unhappy at what we were served. One friend from Vancouver was not very hungry so just ordered a sandwich and side order of fries. That is...More

Thank Yvonne D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A quick working lunch on a sunny afternoon was very disappointing. It felt like a bit of a treat to go to the Fleece as it's slightly more expensive than other pub/ restaurants in the area, I was left underwhelmed and annoyed by the service...More

Thank 350,614
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful sunny evening so sitting on the decking with beautiful views was great. The BBQ however was extremely poor. I ordered a hallouni burger but wanted to swap the bun for corn on the cob (taking the skinny option which is often a thing when...More

Thank EpsomJo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food, service and atmosphere. A little bit pricey but is worth it for an occasional luxury meal with the family.

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I know the weather helps but this place had a great rooftop drinking and dinning area, it also serves food but not able to comment about the food side although what I saw did look good, as we were only here for drinks. Good parking...More

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have had this Inn on my lunchtime radar for some time and it being a lovely day and the place being known for its views across open countryside we thought we would give it a try. Firstly I would like to say that a...More

Thank blowfish4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely menu, fish grill is to die for. The lamb was good as was the Seabass. Excellent service from all staff who were attentive and friendly.

Thank raynie70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go to this restaurant occasionally with parents usually on a Sunday. I cannot normally fault it. However, went again today with parents and was sat at our table straight away. The waitress attended to us efficiently taking our order and bringing our drinks in a...More

1  Thank 11jed
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Do you have disabled access?
30 December 2014|
Response from Katie P | Property representative |
Hi Jason, yes we do. We have level access from the car park which leads into a seating area that includes access to a disabled toilet. I would recommend mentioning this when booking to ensure we seat you in the correct... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$38
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ripponden New Bank, Barkisland HX4 0DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Barkisland
  • Phone Number: +44 1422 820687
  • E-mail
The Fleece Countryside Inn

The Fleece Countryside Inn is an award-winning Pub, Restaurant, Wedding Venue & Function Venue. Situated in the beautiful Ryburn Valley in Calderdale, The Fleece overlooks the village of Ripponden as well as across the Calder Valley from its hillside location.

Following its full refurbishment and reopening in late 2012, the venue has retained its charm and character against this backdrop of stunning Yorkshire landscape. Our award-winning food is served in both a Bistro and Restaurant setting, with the menu changing on a weekly basis.
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