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Travellers' Choice2023
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£6 - £16
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Asian, British, Grill
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here on a long weekend trip as a couple and wanted good local Yorkshire cuisine and that is exactly what we got! We were lucky enough to get a table last minute and they managed to fit us in. Thank you! The service...was fantastic and the food was amazing, very tasty and very good portions. We had the prawn medley to start and the stuffed Yorkshire puddings for main - absolutely delicious! We didn’t have room for pudding but on a side note the Guinness was one of the best pints had outside Ireland!More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dined at bistro at the pocket to celebrate my son’s 3rd birthday, we were a large group and had pre-ordered so this made things simple when we arrived. Our meals were all delicious, everyone in our party enjoyed their food. I ordered the ramen...which I would recommend if you enjoy spicy food, I also would say the children’s menu was great and made with equal amounts of love as the rest of the menu. My son is a real foodie and said his pizza was the thing he had enjoyed the most on his birthday (we took him out all day and went trampolining but never mind 🤣). The drinks menu is fairly priced and there is a great selection. All the food is home made and is cooked by people that are passionate about food. What’s not to love? We hope to return soon.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very warm welcome is always assured, staff very friendly and attentive without being overbearing. Food is absolutely top notch, Johnny (chef) always visits every table to establish likes and dislikes and then makes recommendations. Prices are very reasonable for the standard of food that...is served. TIP - if the tiffin box is on the specials, please order it as it's out of this world.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best steak I have had in a long time great atmosphere. Staff wonderful friendly and efficient Highly recommend a visit. You will be sure to return.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 13 April 2024

Just had my first visit and have to say the food and service were both excellent. Had the belly pork which was superb followed by homemade brownie. Will be back.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 29 March 2024

It’s a Wierd one - the chief can cook no doubt about it… the food was lovely … surroundings and service are rustic…needs some craft beer/belgian beer (even if it’s in cans/bottles). Surroundings let it down - would I go again? Time will tell.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 11 March 2024 via mobile

Always go here for a steak absolutely gorgeous food, everything on menu is amazing. Staff are friendly and helpful. Prices are reasonable. Also they do the best Sunday dinner too. It’s high quality food.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 10 March 2024

Lovely home cooked sunday lunch,fast efficient service.will most definitely be returning very soon for the evening menu!..10/10

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 10 March 2024

Top quality Sunday dinner great service happy staff !! Johny & Rebecca hard working hosts !! Was there for Mother’s Day & although very busy nothing was out of place !! Special mention for Raymond & Mary a lovely couple

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 10 March 2024

Absolutely beautiful food which melted in your mouth. Quick, efficient and friendly service with a side of cheery banter. Great to go somewhere that can make a cracking Irish coffee too. Lovely comfortable atmosphere. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 25 February 2024

Had Sunday lunch, best I've ever had. I had beef and hubby had pork, they both melted in your mouth. Would highly recommend 👌 was busy but were served by pleasant staff.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 25 February 2024

Came for a lovely meal last night. Had never been before but had heard great things. They did not disappoint we had gone for a meal for two that we won on a Facebook competition. When we arrived we looked at the menu and had...an idea of what we might like but we’re blown away when the chef came and gave such a personal service - asking us what we like so he could prepare something to our taste. My husband had a beef wellington cooked to perfection and I had a fusion of foods to suit the tastes I had described. Thank you for a lovely and memorable evening.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 5 February 2024

Amazing experience, eaten here a few times never disappoints, the steak is cooked to perfection, 10/10 would recommend

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 3 February 2024

Absolutely amazing!! Three courses, Steak was done to perfection!! Nothing too much trouble. Staff were friendly and very accommodating.!! Would highly recommend. And the prices were surprising for what we had!! Including wines & spirits. Definitely going back

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 20 January 2024

I took my wife out for Date night. i booked a few days before for a Friday evening meal and although they were full, they managed to squeeze me in. This was a very kind gesture. We arrived 10 minutes early to have a drink...before dinner and no sooner as we got our drinks, we were shown to our table. As told when we booked, the restraunt was full. The ambience was full of chatter and laughter from all diners, creating a very nice and tranquil atmosphere. We didnt have to wait long before our food was taken, with a wide choice on the menu and specials board to choose from. The food did not disappoint for both of us, with generous portion sizes. compliments to the Chef and his staff for a wonderful evening. We will be going back.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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BISTRO AT THE POCKET, Barnsley - Updated 2024 Restaurant Reviews, Photos & Phone Number - Tripadvisor

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Bistro at the Pocket is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5