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Heath Common, Wakefield, England
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  • 48
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
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Went with husband for a birthday meal, a tad bit disappointed in the menu to be honest. I chose the rib eye steak, it wasn't as nice as I had expected and for the price I paid I expected more than the few chips, one mushroom and 4 cherry tomatoes on my plate. Not as nice as the restaurant... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
yorkie5547
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Yorkshire
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Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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136 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Yorkshire
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went with husband for a birthday meal, a tad bit disappointed in the menu to be honest. I chose the rib eye steak, it wasn't as nice as I had expected and for the price I paid I expected more than the few chips, one mushroom and 4 cherry tomatoes on my plate. Not as nice as the restaurant attached... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Shame they don't seem to serve people who aren't locals! If you're not local don't bother you could make your own beer quicker

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

Lovely ambiance but would be nice with background music like the private dinning rooms good food and value for money, Service okay could have been better. Ordered wine the waitress brought it to the table and didn't even open the bottle at £20 it would have been nice to ask if we wanted to try it Had to ask for... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Visited here after visiting the Rhubarb Festival in Wakefield. The pub is an grade II listed building lit by gaslights in a stunning location. However, things went downhill from here. Our greeting was indifferent, the bar staff seeming to serve regulars first. After ordering drinks, we asked for our table and were advised to choose any within the conservatory. Bearing... More 

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I know sometimes you read 'this was the best meal I've ever had' Well in this case it's so true. I was treated to the restaurant a few weeks ago, putting the Jan blues behind me - I didn't have a starter but the other half did (cracking flavour of the mushroom soup) and we both had mains, I opted... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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122 reviews 122 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The restaurant is in a nice location, is full of character and serves good food. What more could you want? Well, good service actually and I'm afraid we didn't get it. We received menus as we were shown to our table but ended up having to wave a menu in the air in order to attract attention. At the end... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Found this old pub a few weeks ago when visiting village and popped in for a drink. Impressed with ambiance, open fires, gaslights, quirky rooms and wood panelling. they have a good selection of beers from Ossett Breweries and guest beers. Tried Rosie''s Pig cloudy cider which was a nice cider (not gassy.) which went perfect with my food choice... More 

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Leeds
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54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Great food. Attentive service. There are also private rooms that will suit larger groups. It was a pleasant surprise to find a small restaurant hidden away from a main road just outside of Wakefield with charming characteristics. Will suit special occasions for families and couples.

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We were booked in with some friends for a meal at 8.30, but didn't get seated until 9.15 - which didn't give the best start ..... although we had a drink in the bar, and it didn't really effect us. The menu isn't huge - but nearly everything on it sounded good. Between us we had pigeon breast on haggis... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The Gaslight restaurant is superb!! The food fantastic and the host couldn't do enough for us! A hidden gem for Wakefield

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Heath Common, Wakefield, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Wakefield

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

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