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Victorian Craft Beer Cafe

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
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Fresh Beer & Fresh Pies: both sensational

So I’ve been coming here for a few years now. Several times a week. The beer choice and quality... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Halifax, United Kingdom
via mobile
What a fabulous place

I’m lucky enough to visit Halifax five or six times a year for work,,,,, every time I manage to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stamford, United Kingdom
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A mecca for beer lovers. Every day, from 11am.
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18-22 Powell Street, Halifax HX1 1LN, England
+44 1422 300553
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So I’ve been coming here for a few years now. Several times a week. The beer choice and quality is quite simply the best that I know of. The guys behind the bar will find you your perfect pint: letting you taste any of their...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’m lucky enough to visit Halifax five or six times a year for work,,,,, every time I manage to persuade work to let me stay over JUST so I can visit the VCBC,,,, what a fantastic place, always fantastic beer,., friendly staff,,, good ambience,,, comfy,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly place,staff very knowledgeable on the different beers, wide range of good craft beers, well worth a visit for the discerning beer drinker

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Arlene-Paul
Reviewed February 4, 2019

Superb choice and variety of beers. We'll worth their CAMRA award. Will definitely be revisiting next time I'm in Halifax.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Klaus830473
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

If you like a craft beer or two, then this is the place for you. There’s plenty of choice and the staff seem very knowledgeable. Quirky decor lots of gins to choose from for the missus and pork pies what more can you ask for.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

I was recommended this place by a friend and visited a few weeks ago....it is awesome if your into real ales and craft beers, but I reckon it's pretty awesome even if you're not as it had a great atmosphere, lovely setting and just a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

This is a tremendous pub, fantastic beers and a wonderfully quirky decor. I'd say its a place that has to be visited to be appreciated. The beer selection is certainly the best in Yorkshire outside of, say Leeds, but it's just a wonderful place to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Really liked this place, good selection of ales and a nice ambience. It was very busy when we visited which wasn't a problem as we soon took over a vacated table. I just hope it doesn't become a victim to its success, the barman who...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

My friend had been here before and recommended ! Lovely place with lots of books and crannies to sit and enjoy a very fine pint ! Good choice of craft beers and the Italian job porter would take some beating ! Liked the place so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sgj666
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Top beer selection, top pork pies, top staff and top service. Can't really say much more than that! Cunningly disguised as a pub, this place also functions as a coffee house, so if you're only after a decent hot chocolate you're covered there too. Will...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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August 27, 2015|
Response from Victorian C | Property representative |
La Gourmet, Brighouse. Best pies ever!
July 26, 2015|
Response from Victorian C | Property representative |
Open from 11am every day except Sunday which is noon