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Restaurant at Holdsworth House

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Holdsworth | Holdsworth House Hotel & Restaurant, Halifax HX2 9TG, England
+44 1422 240024
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cosy dining rooms with good food

Had a very enjoyable meal here with 2 colleagues on. Monday evening. Ambience with log fire in Ocotber and decor good. Menu was varied and well presented. My first choice if I return to the area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
Jude5353
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Ashtead, United Kingdom
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Ashtead, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Had a very enjoyable meal here with 2 colleagues on. Monday evening. Ambience with log fire in Ocotber and decor good. Menu was varied and well presented. My first choice if I return to the area.

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HoldsworthHouse, Public Relations Manager at Restaurant at Holdsworth House, responded to this review

Dear Jude5353 we'd like to thank you for dining at Holdsworth House and we appreciate your time spent sharing your find with others. Come back again soon. More 

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Having patronized this hotel and restaurant for over 30 years we have seen a steady decline in the quality of dining experience offered here. We dined here on Saturday 30th May. As usual a wedding party was present and as usual no effort to segregate the wedding party from the restaurant was made. Subsequently the bar was not available for... More 

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HoldsworthHouse, Public Relations Manager at Restaurant at Holdsworth House, responded to this review

Dear John S, What can we do but apologise and say how very sorry we were to hear that you had such an unfortunate experience in the restaurant where you have obviously enjoyed dining in the past. As you say, Holdsworth House is a popular venue for weddings. This beautiful old house lends itself for such events and we are... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Had the a la carte menu and all the food was fantastic. Had the scallops and they were delicious. The grilled chicken was lovely and the triple cooked chips great. Had the petit four for dessert, which were very rich and the truffle was too rich for my taste, so grudgingly had to leave one! My partner is vegetarian and... More 

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HoldsworthHouse, Public Relations Manager at Restaurant at Holdsworth House, responded to this review

Dear Sarah G thank you for dining with us during your stay. Head Chef Martin is from a five star hotel background and works hard to deliver exceptional food standards - so we are pleased you had a great meal. We will pass your feedback regarding vegetarian options to the kitchen team. More 

Widnes, England
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We were staying at the hotel, 21st May, so decided to have our evening meal there.. It was fabulous, with the nice little extra touches that we all love... mini snacks with your drink whilst waiting for table, complimentary little jug of soup, and warm bread and butter.. The food was quality, beautifully presented, with the best triple cooked chips... More 

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HoldsworthHouse, Public Relations Manager at Restaurant at Holdsworth House, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Holdsworth House. We are pleased that our break was made outstanding by the evening meal you enjoyed and we hope you'll return again soon for more of the same! More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Liked everything, desserts could be more interesting. Lovely atmosphere and excellent service. We tried both a la carte and grill menus and both were great.

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HoldsworthHouse, Public Relations Manager at Restaurant at Holdsworth House, responded to this review

Dear rocksandsocks, thank you for your review and your suggestion on the dessert menu, we will certainly consider this for the next seasonal menu. More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We received a voucher to go to holdsworth house for dinner. We had checked it out on line and we're looking forward to going. Well we were not disappointed. A truly beautiful and historic venue, we were fortunate as it was a lovely evening and so the gardens and courtyards were at their best. The staff were not only polite,... More 

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HoldsworthHouse, Public Relations Manager at Restaurant at Holdsworth House, responded to this review

Thank you Steve W for your review of the restaurant at Holdsworth House, we apreciate you sharing your experience and your custom, we hope that you'll return soon or that you're lucky enough to be bought another gift voucher! More 

Chorley, United Kingdom
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195 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This has to be one of the best restaurants around - we have dined both as wedding guests, taster meals, and normal restaurant and it is all superb - well worth a visit for top quality food in wonderful atmospheric surroundings

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HoldsworthHouse, Public Relations Manager at Restaurant at Holdsworth House, responded to this review

Thank you BrianDerbyshire, we appreciate your review and helping others to discover the restaurant at Holdsworth House. Don't leave it long before you return, from the team at Holdsworth House. More 

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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Very well presented with excellent service. This is a beautiful warm and comfortable venue for a lovely afternoon meal that goes beyond local pub. Beautiful.

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HoldsworthHouse, Public Relations Manager at Restaurant at Holdsworth House, responded to this review

Thank you Sij9600 for your review of Holdsworth House, we are very happy that you had such a wonderful meal and hope you'll continue to share the experience amongst family and friends (and return soon!) More 

Sudbury, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

My wife and I dined at the Holdsworth House Hotel restaurant on the night we arrived in Halifax. We are very pleased we

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HoldsworthHouse, Public Relations Manager at Restaurant at Holdsworth House, responded to this review

Thank you Gerald P for dining with us, we are pleased that your experience was excellent and look forward to you returning. More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

As a special treat for my sons birthday, my daughter in law booked this for 4 adults and 2 children., 3 and 4 yrs. Told on booking children would be half price. Arrived on time but waited 25 minutes for food which consisted of finger sandwiches, cake and a scone each. Presentation was ok but my doubts began when I... More 

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HoldsworthHouse, Public Relations Manager at Restaurant at Holdsworth House, responded to this review

Dear Cathie G we are sorry that your experience failed to live up to expectations. We are looking at our family afternoon tea offering to see how we can tailor it better to suit children and will investigate why nothing was prepared for your son's birthday as usually we can do something special. We have also now prepared alternative sandwiches... More 

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Additional Information about Restaurant at Holdsworth House

Address: Holdsworth | Holdsworth House Hotel & Restaurant, Halifax HX2 9TG, England
Phone Number: +44 1422 240024
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Halifax
Average Prices: USD 23 - 54
Cuisine: European

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  • Address: Holdsworth | Holdsworth House Hotel & Restaurant, Halifax HX2 9TG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +44 1422 240024

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23 - 54
  • Cuisine: European

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