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1885 The Restaurant

The Recreation Ground | Stainland, Halifax HX4 9HG, England
01 422 373030
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Ranked #40 of 231 Restaurants in Halifax
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $2
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:45 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:45 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Dorking
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Visited on 22/08/14 with a family group of 6. Excellent service, very pleasant restaurant and ambience. It was meant to be a treat from me for my family. My family enjoyed the parma ham and main course lamb and fish. However I drew the short straw with my scallops starter and pork belly main course from the grill. 3 rather... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Came here with my husband and 2 kids for my birthday and it was great. Such warm welcoming staff and the food was a bonus. We'll be coming again very soon!

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Almerimar, Spain
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

In early July we unfortunately experienced a poor meal at 1885. I few days later the owner Matthew rang to apologise and invited us back for a steak and bottle of wine on the house. We took up Matthews generous offer and enjoyed a memorable meal last night in the restaurant. The rib eye steaks were cooked to perfection and... More

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Littleborough
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Recently visited the 1885 restaurant for a friends get together. We each chose the "7 course taster menu" which was reasonably priced at £60 for two people. We then upgraded a further £25 each so that the menu included a variety of drinks which complimented the meal through out. The welcome was warm and inviting with attentive staff at the... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Fab food - it can't be faulted. Moody staff need to be addressed. Food AND service are key. Arguments behind the bar don't help the ambiance for the customer

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I've been to the 1885 pub for meals with my family on many occasions and never had a bad experience, nice food great atmosphere. All good

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Halifax, England, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We went to the 1885 pub today with our two sons for a meal, we ordered from the pub food menu. The service was exceptionally slow, the staff were too busy chatting behind the bar, unfriendly at best and just plain rude at worst. We had to ask for our main course 30 minutes after our starter, when it finally... More

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Huddersfield
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188 reviews 188 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We had a birthday party dining experience in their private room upstairs. Vicky and her team did us proud, nothing was too much trouble. They served us with fantastic food which our party thoroughly enjoyed accompanied with excellent wine. Well done and thanks.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Had heard about this restaurant (all good) so when I saw the tasting menu available via Groupon we decided to give it a visit. Meal was a 7 course taster menu and was absolutely delicious. Such great food, value and service we will be back

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northwest
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Stayed for one night the room was perfect very clean, comfortable bed good walk in shower fluffy towels and a good continental breakfast delivered to your room in a picnic basket. If you want a cooked breakfast it's only available between 11 to 12 o,clock which in my opinion was a bit late. We ate in the pub and the... More

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