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The Rustic Armsj

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7 Long Lane | Ackworth, Pontefract WF77EZ, England
+44 1977 705673
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 51
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great hidden gem

Beautiful location with a warm welcome! Having stumbled down a country lane we discovered the Rustic Arms and called in for some dinner. The kitchen was closing down for the evening (around 8pm; but stays open as long as there's demand) but stayed open to cater for us which was a lovely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
Matthew H
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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  • Families with children
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York, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Went for a drink and a bite to eat at The Rustic Arms however we were completely disappointed. We went to the bar to order drinks and was served by the rudest bar maid I have ever spoken to! She was abrupt and looked bored with a 'couldn't care less' attitude. When I asked what soft drinks were available as... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

We called in at the rustic for a meal while going on to pontefract races, the beer was a decent pint and the staff are pleasant enough. The meal was a carvery the pie was excellent, our only niggle with the food was the veg was undercooked, but some people like there veg that way, but like I have written... More 

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therusticarms2012, Owner at The Rustic Armsj, responded to this review

Hi thank you for your kind review, we are glad you enjoyed your Carvery sorry about the veg. We do love to hear that people enjoy their visits. The gardens are so lovely and we do have a great view of the lake. Hope the races where kind to you and you had a lucky day. Once again thank you. More 

North West England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Took the grandkids for lunch they had a super time food great value for money great area for them to play staff lovely and friendly would definitely recommend iy

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therusticarms2012, Owner at The Rustic Armsj, responded to this review

Hi thank you so much for your kind review. We are very pleased you all had a good time. We hope you will be back again. Thank you from all at The Rustic Arms More 

Knottingley, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Thought we'd try the Rustic Arms for our Sunday Lunch as it is not too far away and had some nice reviews. Glad we did. It's a family orientated place with a spacious garden for the kids to play. We just went for the food, however, and couldn't fault it. The carvery was one of the best we've had. Superb... More 

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therusticarms2012, Owner at The Rustic Armsj, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your kind review. So glad you decided to try us. We must say you did pick a lovely day the weather was kind, the gardens were busy also the dinning room and the pub. We do love to see families enjoy their time together it so important now a days. Sunday's I must say can be... More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We booked as we thought being a Friday night it would be busy but it wasn't. We had to wander around trying to find out where to sit as it was our first time, one of the waitresses caught our eye and ignored us and we had to ask for help. She was then going to seat us at a... More 

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therusticarms2012, Owner at The Rustic Armsj, responded to this review

Hi We thank you for your review. Yes I can remember you arriving on Friday night if I re-call its was around 8.30. I will agree with you it is a large pub and if you have never been before you will not know your way around. Most people do go to the bar to enquiry and the bar staff... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Visited here due to its reviews and being very close to relatives that we had visited. Have to say my family and I felt a little under pressure to finish our meal as the staff and management were preparing for an evening function. There chefs could be heard from the dining area being very boisterous in the kitchens. Having said... More 

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therusticarms2012, Owner at The Rustic Armsj, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your review. I must apologise if you feel that you where rushed this is not how we like people to feel when visiting us. I will agree our chefs do get a bit boistres. I will however make sure they have read all reviews and ask them there feelings in our next meeting. I do apologise... More 

Pontefract
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

It was a lovely pub clean and comfortable easy to relax and the staff were wonderful could not be happier with the service The food was beautiful cooked to perfection and the chef was very nice and polite . I don't normally write reviews but in this case I needed to tell you this is a little gem and we... More 

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therusticarms2012, Owner at The Rustic Armsj, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for your kind review. As I have said many times before our staff always look at our reviews and it gives them such a boost when they read reviews like this. We do hope you will visit us again. Thank You. More 

Knottingley, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Called in here for lunch last week with my wife, lovely menu , beautiful garden and when food arrived it was a tasty meal, would definitely return here again

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therusticarms2012, Owner at The Rustic Armsj, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again soon. More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Beautiful location with a warm welcome! Having stumbled down a country lane we discovered the Rustic Arms and called in for some dinner. The kitchen was closing down for the evening (around 8pm; but stays open as long as there's demand) but stayed open to cater for us which was a lovely gesture. The food was amazing and very well... More 

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therusticarms2012, Owner at The Rustic Armsj, responded to this review

Hi thank you for visiting our country pub, we are so glad you enjoyed your visit and your food. So kind of you to remark on you visit and so pleased your food was to your liking. we Thank you again and hope we see you all soon. More 

Pontefract, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We have been visiting the Rustic Arms for many years and have always found it a very pleasant and had a great atmosphere. We have taken the children and dog quite often on a weekend and always sat in the lovely beer garden overlooking the lake. However, upon visiting the beer garden this evening, we very much doubt we will... More 

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therusticarms2012, Owner at The Rustic Armsj, responded to this review

Hi, I am not quiet sure where to start with this so I shall just say as it is. My Husband, I and all our staff are respectful and value all our customers as any regular visitor will know. We are a family orientated astablishment we try very hard to make sure everyone that visits our pub enjoys their visit.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 Long Lane | Ackworth, Pontefract WF77EZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Pontefract
  • Phone Number: +44 1977 705673

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 23
  • Cuisine: Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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