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83 Main Street | Thorner, Leeds LS14 3BU, England
+44 113 201 7171
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

I don't have much to say apart from Thorner itself is beautiful and the staff were all so attentive however the food if you appreciate good food is absolutely terrible..... And I really mean terrible, there is a reason on a Sunday lunch has to the place is empty....

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4 Thank keshm44
Leeds, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Lovely visit here with family. Seems to be back on form after a hiatus. My slow cooked lamb, flaked and turned into Shepherds Pie was a delight with lashings of minty gravy. A steak pie was had by another in our group, and it was described as brilliant. Much of the small menu were 'staple dishes' but done with a... More 

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Thank markc2812
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Visited here for the first time mid-afternoon on a Sunday. My partner and I both opted for the roast beef, coming with a ginormous Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes, carrots, parsnips, green beans, broccoli and lashings of proper gravy. It was a thoroughly enjoyable dish. We then opted for a pudding each; a chocolate brownie and an apple and blackberry crumble... More 

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Hull, East Yorkshire
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Visited as last minute suggestion following a visit to Harrogate and was not disappointed - meal was delicious. We had the pulled pork and black pudding bon bons - never had them before and were very tasty. The wild mushroom soup was very earthy and a lovely dark colour. The ham hock terrine was on the specials board and very... More 

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Thank Vanessa N
Leeds
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

The food is excellent when available when we visited 3 of the main menu were not available this is not the first time this has happened

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Thank carolrC9859XI
MarkAinstyInns, Manager at The Beehive, responded to this review

Good evening Carol, Thank you for visiting The Beehive and for taking your time to leave a review. I'm glad that you enjoyed the food on your visit but I'm sorry to hear your comments about the menu availability. We've moved onto a new menu over the last few days and unfortunately this has meant that their have been a... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

On the edge of the lovely village of Thorner this Gastro pub is well worth a visit. A last minute decision to eat out with my partner Jane was not disappointing. A new menu has wonderful starters and mains. We started with Crab cakes and lamb Koftas followed by Braised steak and Ale pie, roasted carrots and chunky chips for... More 

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Thank kiboko4pm
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Hi Had an superb meal at this Lovely restaurant - surprised it isnt busier. Very friendly staff and excellent food - what a find!

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Thank Sapm57
leeds uk
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

We have visited here several times, both for Sunday lunch and Friday/Saturday evenings. Staff are unfailingly friendly & there is definitely a local feel to,it. We have always found the food adventurous as well as old favourites. I really don't understand why it isn't busier.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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252 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

The occasion helped. A super sunny September Sunday and we sat on the terrace. The service was well nigh perfect, always there and never intrusive (I don't recall an 'is everything OK?'). I couldn't rate this 5 star because the food isn't quite there but the dishes are ambitious and well presented, certainly value for money. And it was good... More 

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Stockton On Tees
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Sorry to say but it will be a while before we return here for Sunday lunch. The staff are lovely and very accommodating but the food was very poor. Some of our party had fish which was tasteless and the batter was soft and wet. Others had beef and I've got to say we needed a hacksaw to eat it.... More 

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Thank karen l

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$13 - $31
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Main Street | Thorner, Leeds LS14 3BU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds
  • Phone Number: +44 113 201 7171
Description
The Beehive bar and restaurant is nestled in the picturesque village of Thorner just outside Leeds city centre and provides an outstanding dining experience in a relaxed environment away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Our menus provide something for everyone to enjoy whether it's a casual dining experience, a business lunch, a quick catch-up or a celebration with family and friends.

Join us at the bar or relax in the lounge area to unwind with your choice from our extensive variety of beers, ales, spirits and fine wines.

Open from noon seven days a week, we offer a la carte dining as well as a lunchtime menu, daily specials and bar snacks.

We also serve a superb traditional Sunday lunch from noon right through to 8pm every Sunday.

Alfresco dining is available for those who choose to dine in one of the The Beehive's stunning beer gardens.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?