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The Rustic Arms

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
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Family meal out

We just decided out of the blue to go out for dinner. Pub was clean, staff welcoming and helpful... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2019
384hannahb
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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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BEST SUNDAY DINNER EVER!

Please book this place for sunday dinner (carvery) the meat and veg portions are really generous... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2019
hardwicko10
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Brighouse, United Kingdom
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Aug 7, 2019
“Family meal out”
Sep 10, 2019
“BEST SUNDAY DINNER EVER!”
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7 Long Lane, Pontefract WF7 7EZ, England
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Reviewed September 10, 2019

Please book this place for sunday dinner (carvery) the meat and veg portions are really generous and all soooo tasty at a reasonable price! You will struggle to find a better tasty sunday dinner! Really Good service from the owners also make you feel very...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

We just decided out of the blue to go out for dinner. Pub was clean, staff welcoming and helpful. Food was nice, good size and reasonable priced. We would go back again.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

Great spot by a fishing lake. Booked ahead for a group of ten cyclists. Really well looked after by Mark and his team....and Mark makes really superb chips!!

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 25, 2019

We called here on spec before a trip to Pontefract races. What a great find,fantastic staff,great atmosphere and a tremendous Inn,definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Currently working in the area and fancied a pint with a colleague. Decided to pop in here as had some good previous reviews. Upon arrival would describe the place as tired. Only had two pints of moretti which was a struggle to drink to say...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Caroline F, Owner at The Rustic Arms, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2018

Thank you for your review. How you struggle to drink a good pint Iā€™m not sure. Clean lines it is called the Rustic Arms for s reason may be your to used to modern places. Thank you again.

Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

We were on A1 M to Manchester and wanted a quick bite to eat and drink. Found The Rustic Arms on Google maps and took quick detour . Good decision, food was very good and quick and the bar staff could not have been more...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Caroline F, Owner at The Rustic Arms, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2018

Thank you so much for taking time to review us. So pleased you enjoyed you time with us do stop again when your passing

Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

My partner & I go here quite regularly always lovely & welcoming great food & tonight did not disappoint fab salmon , delicious sea bass scrummy gin & lemon cheesecake x wine & beer what else would you want šŸ˜€ fabulous as usual Mel &...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Melanie H
Caroline F, Owner at The Rustic Arms, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2018

Hi Mel Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased you end your valentines evening. Look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

Have been a few times .it takes a while to get served at the bar when ever you go . Wouldn't go on a Sunday again after the last time .when we were asked if the meal was ok the landlady didn't like that I...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Caroline F, Owner at The Rustic Arms, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2017

Hi Thank you for your review. We are not sure when this occurred. As there where no complaints at on our Carvery. Our vegetable are steamed and not left in water. Thank you again

Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

One of our favourite places to visit for something to eat when there's just me and the hubby. Been quite a few times now and the meals have always been gorgeous. The staff are always very pleasant and go out of their way to make...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

Made our 2017 Valentine's Day very special. The staff were lovely and friendly and the couple who run the pub couldn't do enough for us. Food was absolutely gorgeous couldn't fault anything we will definitely be back

Date of experience: February 2017
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Caroline F, Owner at The Rustic Arms, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2017

Hi Lucy Thank you so much for taking time to review the Rustic Arms. We are please to read you enjoyed your evening with us. We look forward to seeing you again.

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