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The Sparrow

$$ - $$$,
32 North Parade, Bradford BD1 3HZ, England
+44 1274 270772
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“rye bread” (2 reviews)
“peas” (5 reviews)
“pies” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
32 North Parade, Bradford BD1 3HZ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been going to Sparrow for naerly 7 years and know Marko and Les quite well but after they had sold to Kirklees Brewery we have been in number of times and on many occasion we have had a very bad experience with the...More

Thank macrai2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to unwind with friends, nice refurb under Kirkstall Brewery. Great choice of drinks, including one of my favourites a Bloody Mary.

Thank Lisa_Yellow
Reviewed March 11, 2018

Really liked it in here. A shop turned into a pub is how it looked. Quite cosy and decent range of ales and gins. We'd never been to Bradford before and didn't see anywhere else that looked very nice to drink in so this was...More

1  Thank smith1265
Reviewed March 10, 2018

A pleasant, intimate micro pub, good beer and an interesting menu. The prices reflect this fashionable pub idea and also the location. Managers should have a drivers drink cheaper/free policy - the soft drink prices are unreasonable. Complete the circle!

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed February 9, 2018

A pleasant micro pub style bar with great beer and friendly service. It was pretty crowded on a Friday evening, and the hard surfaces echo, making it rather noisy, but for beer this good it is a small price to pay.

Thank Jeff1903
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Really nice staff and a simple, relaxing atmosphere. Great selection of cider, larger and beer. Well worth a visit!

Thank Elhawk1
Reviewed December 7, 2017

We called in here for a coffee on a cold and wet rainy day as we were early for an appointment in Bradford. The couple running it were very friendly and we were impressed with the huge variety of drinks on offer both hot and...More

Thank PamClark_9
Reviewed November 26, 2017

We enjoyed a return visit to this deservedly popular bar and eatery. Friendly staff, good booze and espressos, chilled atmosphere and a couple of canine friends to stroke as they are dog friendly.

Thank kensmoon
Reviewed November 8, 2017

I first entered The Sparrow when it first opened and I have been going ever since pretty much every week. The original hip bar on North Parade, the beer is always good alongside all the ciders and everything else on the bar. Great pie and...More

Thank Matthew C
Reviewed October 20, 2017

One of my stops on an unfined beer hunt but unfortunately they didn't have any available. However they did have an extensive selection of vegan friendly canned and bottled beers. Premium prices of course (£5.20 for a can of Beavertown Gamma Ray, yikes!), but it's...More

Thank kensmoon
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 North Parade, Bradford BD1 3HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Bradford
  • Phone Number: +44 1274 270772
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A relaxed 'bier cafe' in Bradford centre selling over 80 different beers. Bradford CAMRA pub of the year 2012. As featured in 2013's Good Beer Guide and in The Guardian's top 10 UK craft beer bars!
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