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34 Bethel Street, Brighouse, England
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Description: The Old Ship Inn Brighouse - Under new Management from October 1st...
The Old Ship Inn Brighouse - Under new Management from October 1st 2013. Pop in and take a look at this beautiful friendly pub, Clean tidy atmosphere. Light background music and Warmth. Mucky bread is on the bar most nights Have an old fashioned sing along with the Shabbycats - traditional pub music, spoons, harmonica, washboard - customer interation incouraged, The Shabbycats appear every forst and third sunday of the month. Great Quality Real Ales served with a friendly service. Finest quality pie & Peas served all day for only £2.50 Walkers Welcome Dogs Welcome Children Welcome Live Bands Card Nights Sunday Buffet Magic Nights Other one off events such as meet the brewer, spiritualist nights and theme nights.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Quality traditional pub

always go in for a drink when in the area, great selection of real ale on offer, not yet tried the good but heard nothing but good views

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

always go in for a drink when in the area, great selection of real ale on offer, not yet tried the good but heard nothing but good views

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Brighouse, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Great for a quiet drink with friends. Always a good selection of real ales. Regular guest beers. Leave the car at home!!!

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West Yorkshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Love this place. Does what it says on the tin. Typical traditional pub with a great selection of real ales (& other beers) plus a very gregarious & full of life landlady Marsha! Thanks for the many games of pool too.

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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I popped in for a couple of ales on a trip from London at the weekend. Marsha looked after me with Wi-Fi access, and the beer was very good. I really hope this pub flourishes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

A fantastic pub with friendly staff, great patrons and a lively atmosphere! I'd wholeheartedly recommends popping in for a drink or two, there's a great selection of cask ales and bottled wine

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Bradford
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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Brilliant traditional pub, lovely real ale, great staff, very friendly, especially Alex; he's brilliant with customers!! I only visit brighouse when I go to the cheese and wine shop, but I can't help go in and say hello for a pint. Very down to earth with a warm welcome!!

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Liversedge, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

As members of CAMRA we are beer geeks and had heard of this place on the hop vine. Tried it. OK. Beer good. Place is a bit grubby and run down but looks the part from outside and gives a feel that its old with loads of history. Spoonys up the road is nicer tho.

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Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I have frequented many real ale establishments in the uk and the old ship in is absolutely the best I have ever come across. I would recommend the old ship inn for anyone trying out Brighouse,give it a shot and you won't be disappointed. The staff are friendly warm and welcoming. The shabby cats provide unique sing alongs for every... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Good beer selection available and nice bar staff, interesting building as well, comfortable and staff offer a small taste of beer if you are not sure what you want.

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London, United Kingdom
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20 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We were recommended to this pub by 2 young guys we met in the street - and they were quite right about getting a good beer there! An excellent range of some local and other real ales, all kept very well and at only £2.90 a pint, very good value! . Marsha, the owner, is a very pleasant lady and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 34 Bethel Street, Brighouse, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Brighouse

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 14
  • Cuisine: British

Description

The Old Ship Inn Brighouse - Under new Management from October 1st 2013. Pop in and take a look at this beautiful friendly pub, Clean tidy atmosphere. Light background music and Warmth. Mucky bread is on the bar most nights Have an old fashioned sing along with the Shabbycats - traditional pub music, spoons, harmonica, washboard - customer interation incouraged, The Shabbycats appear every forst and third sunday of the month. Great Quality Real Ales served with a friendly service. Finest quality pie & Peas served all day for only £2.50 Walkers Welcome Dogs Welcome Children Welcome Live Bands Card Nights Sunday Buffet Magic Nights Other one off events such as meet the brewer, spiritualist nights and theme nights.

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