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“pleasantly surprised”
Review of The Foresters Arms

The Foresters Arms
Ranked #61 of 516 Restaurants in Huddersfield
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: 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.
Reviewed 21 June 2014

after visiting the forresters i am pleasantly surprised. we recieved a friendly welcome . we hadnt booked a table and the restaurant was full, but were tojd we could sit anywhere in the bar and have our meal. the menu is very basic but after eating i have no complaints what so ever, i will defo be back , the staff were extremely friendly and help full, but not in your face and the beer was good and fairly priced.

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Thank tannny
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Reviewed 16 June 2014 via mobile

We've just moved to the village and popped in before buying a house and the food was great but service painfully slow, this time there was again confusion as to whether food is ordered at the table it bar, to save the wait we ordered at the bar. It would be also nice for someone to check on the table during the meal as we ran out of drinks and again had to order at the bar. The food was fantastic, fresh and good portions. I think the staff just need some basic training and this place will be a huge success! They deserve to do well, we will look forward to a third trip and many more to follow.

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Reviewed 9 June 2014

I reviewed this restaurant a month ago and commented on the good food and friendly service but found an issue with the unacceptable waiting times on the night we visited. The owner asked that I contact him following that review but to be honest there was never a good opportunity to do that.

We decided to return towards the end of May with our neighbours. This time the whole experience was excellent from start to finish, certainly no problem with waits between courses on this occasion.

We hope to return soon and hopefully spend time in the lovely beer garden

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1  Thank Terriers10
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Reviewed 4 June 2014

Painfully slow service, staff seem unaware of why people are there. They are more interested in wrapping cutlery than taking orders and clearing tables. Two hours for 1 course is pathetic. The place needs someone to take charge, quickly !
Drive 5 minutes and go to The Sovereign

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Thank JonesHuddersfield
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jess g, Owner at The Foresters Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2014

Hi, We take comments very seriously so I would very much like you to contact me so i can get further details from you, the service and wait is unacceptable and i would like to ascertain the day/time you visited and what team members were on duty.
email: theforestersarmsLC@aol.co.uk
phone: 01484 868225

Kind Regards
Jessica

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Reviewed 2 June 2014

Having not visited the foresters for quite a long while (our last experience was not that great)I can only say how impressed we were with the place.
The beer garden is brilliant, especially as it was a lovely day.
Inside has changed very much for the better, it still has that country pub feel but has lost it old fashioned and a little dated look, and is now clean and smart.
And then to the food a very good menu something for every taste and excellent value for money.
Great service staff friendly and helpful.
The food we ordered was exceptional and we will definitely return again soon.
Great to see the foresters doing so well thanks for breathing new life into the place again.

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Thank Elmofud
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