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Heath Common, Wakefield, England
01924-37-75-27
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Reservations

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  • 57
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  • 45
    Very good
  • 31
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  • 18
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  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Relaxed lunch

My friend and I met for lunch, as we were both driving we were unable to sample the cask ales or cider so we had soft drinks. We both opted for the 'seniors' menu I chose the pate for starter followed by the Gruyere cheese quiche with salad and chunky chips, my friend chose the soup of the day... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
Susan K
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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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English first
Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Lovely ales but not food unfortunately. Ordered steak and ale pie and sausages and mash for £21 and paid upfront, which makes complaining a little more awkward because you're asking for a refund target than saying you don't think you should pay for something at the end... The pie was enormous and very good, as were the chips that came... More 

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Pontefract, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

After giving this pub 5*'s for a brilliant lunch I was so sad when I was invited to a shared meal for 9 in the Gaslight Restaurant and it was a very expensive disaster! Even worse - I used their "Contact Us" page to get a reply and they didn't answer! So - only go at lunchtime and make sure... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is a pub of great charm and character in a very pleasant setting and serving good real ale. We visited on Saturday evening, 4 adults and 3 children, and after ordering a round of drinks we asked about a table, only to be told there were no more orders. We were both surprised and disappointed as it was only... More 

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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Visited twice and the service was incredibly slow. The Manager did come out and apologise and offered a free coffee and desert which was kind. With us having children in our party they couldn't wait that long and were irritable and grumpy and we had to leave. Even though the food was great some people had finished theirs and other... More 

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

My friend and I met for lunch, as we were both driving we were unable to sample the cask ales or cider so we had soft drinks. We both opted for the 'seniors' menu I chose the pate for starter followed by the Gruyere cheese quiche with salad and chunky chips, my friend chose the soup of the day followed... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

the welcome was dire, not a smile all lunch,the food was very poor, (table D hote menu £15) I had prawns in filo pastry to start which was just about passable, followed by steak and ale pie which tasted like the old type tinned stewed steak topped with a pastry that had a texture of cardboard and over cooked hand... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

The food today was of excellent quality the staff were very friendly the beer was on great form I had pulled pork baguette with hand cut chips and a fresh side salad my wife had chicken bacon and Brie also with chips and salad both had lots of filling and plenty of flavour as I said the beers were fresh... More 

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Sheffield
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Our first visit caught us by surprise. The well kept local ales were superb, as good as you could expect from anywhere, and I tried a couple but it was only lunch so couldn't make my way down the bar! The food was great, maybe a little overpriced if you were being picky but all home cooked, dark green mushy... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Poor value for money. Nice steak but just served with chips and sauce. Cod dish poor value for around £12 - small portions

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Baldock
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101 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Lovely location on the common. Menu choices were typical pub grub. Not very inspiring. Portions of fish and chips were very large.

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Address: Heath Common, Wakefield, England
Phone Number: 01924-37-75-27
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Wakefield
Cuisine: British, Pub

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  • Address: Heath Common, Wakefield, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Wakefield
  • Phone Number: 01924-37-75-27

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

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