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The Fleece Countryside Inn

Ripponden New Bank, Barkisland HX4 0DJ, England
+44 1422 820687
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Ripponden New Bank, Barkisland HX4 0DJ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped off for refreshments one afternoon after a walk nearby. What a beautiful view from the patio area at the rear of the establishment....breathtaking! Drinks nice and food looked good but we didn’t sample food on this occasion. Will try food on return visit to...More

Thank moonmonkeycrew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After booking our stay some reviews came up on trip advisor and I was really worried they had all been very negative,anyway my positive was the place was lovely the food was great and the staff couldn’t do enough for us and we would defiantly...More

1  Thank Claire W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had visited whilst passing, having not been for a few years. Although there was clearly private parties on, the private areas were not signposted. My wife went into one area and was sent out because there was a baby shower taking place (no sign)...More

Thank Ray H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Two Roast Beef and one Roast Ham Sunday lunches consumed without too much trouble! The portion size was great, not overfaced with too much meat. The Yorkshires were huge - although I think mine taste better but the trouble is I can’t be bothered! The...More

1  Thank Jaxxholt
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Four of us visited for Sunday lunch, it was simply superb! Admittedly after reading the reviews I was a little apprehensive - I needn't have been, so please ignore the negatives and go and try for yourself. The majority of the waiting staff were mostly...More

2  Thank MichelleRodley
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Pros - Very nice looking pub overlooking great views of the countryside. Food was good with no complaints. Cons - Told to wait in bar while the table was set no problems with that but do have a problem when waiting to be served bar...More

Thank LvMic
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Visited for my 60th birthday lovely food very helpful friendly staff very popular place and no long waiting times lovely outside terrace with great views couldn't ask for more

Thank pugwash46
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Visited for lunch with friends. Service was shoddy: had to ask for dessert menus after waiting a long, long time. Unavailable menu options were not explained in a timely way and when we expressed disappointment the server just laughed. Food was mediocre at best and...More

Thank Midgleys
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We visited as a group of 4. Personally, I found the menu uninspiring. It was the usual pub grub but seems expensive for what it is. There were very few fish and vegetarian choices. I ordered from the fixed price menu as the beetroot and...More

1  Thank TJT_4
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Tea wasn't brewed with boiling water and cappuccino was made with warm semi skimmed milk with not enough espresso I asked for sugar and it never arrived. My frangipane tart was OK with good ice cream a bit overpriced at £6.00 my wife's cheese board...More

Thank Martin R
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Questions & Answers
25 October 2015|
Response from Wander719666 | Reviewed this property |
Only on the terrace.
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$12 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Kids
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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