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Denby Dale Road | Blacker Hill, Wakefield, England
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 74
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 23
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Decent food, miserable staff.

Me and my partner walked straight into the bar to be greeted by a lady who clearly had no customer service skills, she didn't have a smile in her. We ordered 2 cokes and she asked 'ice and lime' with a massive huff! We then turned to the young waitress to ask for a table and she explained she... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Me and my partner walked straight into the bar to be greeted by a lady who clearly had no customer service skills, she didn't have a smile in her. We ordered 2 cokes and she asked 'ice and lime' with a massive huff! We then turned to the young waitress to ask for a table and she explained she would... More 

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Yorksire England
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Have just had another meal at the excellent Gastro Pub. This is one of the best pub restaurants you will find. They have a excellent menu was is updated on a regular basis the food is cooked to order. The staff are all plesant and helpfull there is a well stocked bar and a small play area for the the... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

I have visited the British Oak many times as it's not too far away from where I work, so a lunchtime visit is often on the cards! Unfortunately, due to limitations of time (a lunch hour), the service can be a little on the slow side, so if you're restricted by time, pre ordering may be a good idea. Even... More 

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Eastrington, United Kingdom
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128 reviews 128 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

this place has gone from great to ... not so good ! Very dissapointing standard of T bone steak ,far too grissley .And a very rude lady behind the bar ! i dont mind being asked to move away from the bar but i resent being told to in a voice that was very rude ! red kite for me... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food, big portions and very friendly staff. Been a few times over the years and always been great. Would highly recommend it.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

my family and I called in the other day. I took the first pint of beer ( leeds pale ) back as it tasted horrible I was give a pint of marsdens this too was not drinkable as I drink these beers all the time I know. so we got of to a bad start .the food came after a... More 

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

First things first! The food was very good, well portioned and well priced. The waitress was polite and attentive. We were a group of 4 adults and 2 children and there was plenty of choice on the menu. We all walked out fed and satisfied. If you are hungry and wanting to be filled up by good pub food then... More 

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yorkshire
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Phoned up at short notice and the staff managed to fit us in.Excellent meal ...staff friendly and polite. Be warned the portions are large so come hungry go home stuffed....

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Normanton, null, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We booked a table for 6.30pm as last time we went it was really busy, this time it was incredibly quiet. A lovely waitress came over and took our order and made sure we had everything we needed. The food arrived quickly and was piping hot and lovely, I had the southern fried chicken and home made chips - the... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I went with my Mum for lunch on a weekday. There were a few people dining, but we were able to sit down straight away. The menu had a good choice of meals and lighter options. I had the chicken kiev which was nice and the homemade chips were delicious. The only negative I could say, would be the poppadom... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Denby Dale Road | Blacker Hill, Wakefield, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Wakefield

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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