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rooley lane, Bradford, England
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Seating

toby carvery restaurant

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Never revisit your memories!

It's true what they say about never going back and it bringing disappointment. We relocated to Sunderland a couple of years ago but this used to be our regular weekend breakfast haunt. It was never going to get a Michelin star but the food was well cooked and tasty and it was a value for money... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Richard H
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English first
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's true what they say about never going back and it bringing disappointment. We relocated to Sunderland a couple of years ago but this used to be our regular weekend breakfast haunt. It was never going to get a Michelin star but the food was well cooked and tasty and it was a value for money experience. Today was a... More 

Thank Richard H
Bradford, Yorkshire
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87 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for Sunday lunch with friends and it was truly awful! I would give higher marks for service but the food is appalling. If you don't like carvery your only other option is chicken salad. One of our friends ordered this and got a completely dry piece of chicken - almost inedible. My husband doesn't like carvery but didn't... More 

Thank pxbradford
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Me and my visited here beginning of September whilst in the area , it was a mid afternoon on a Wednesday , the customer service is very good and friendly , but unfortunately the carvery was luke warm and tasteless and the surroundings inside this establishment are dated . Would not recommend this establishment unless you like luke warm bland... More 

Thank macspaceandpowerarmy
shipley,west yorkshire
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72 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We went here for Sunday lunch and enjoyed the food but was too busy, I know this isn't the fault of the pub but we waited for a table then stood in a queue for around 15 minutes. The food was very nice and I found the staff friendly enough but with it being so busy it was too hot... More 

Thank juliesmith
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

On the way to the airport we decided to have a cooked breakfast. We have always been impressed with this Carvery so we arrived at 08:05 (it opens at 08:00), but one of the breakfast items wasn't available until 08:25. The quality of the food was good and very tasty. What shocked us the most was the coffee which cost£1.99,... More 

Thank AlanSinfield
Bradford, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Never again! It was exactly the same as a normal Sunday lunch, huge queues, cold hard yorkshire puddings, went to wait 20 mins in queue and came back to eat and other diners had nicked our cutlery!! The starter was thrown together, all in all £71.95 for a disaster, I will never go again!!!

Thank Roberta2862
Leeds, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

spacious plenty of parking and good food, good staff. the best carvery for miles around, i live in pudsey and this is my favorite pub meal in the area for sunday

Thank richard9999_12
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good food at an excellent price. If you go anytime except Sunday lunchtime you will find its less crowded and little queuing.

Thank DC29037
Halifax, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great for a lazy Sunday tea, worth upping the stakes to a mega plate for extra meat. Also do a great breakfast. Rated down as they were out of two types of meat on my most recent visit which was very disappointing.

Thank Dan91_21
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Went here 2 nights ago for tea with husband & kids, only because the Huddersfield one was closed. We stood waiting at the door to be seated for a good 5 minutes with numerous members of staff passing us with no acknowledgment we were even there, finally a young girl came along with a tray of drinks in her hand... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: rooley lane, Bradford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Bradford

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British


toby carvery restaurant

Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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