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1885 The Restaurant

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Recreation Ground Stainland Road | Stainland, Halifax HX4 9HF, England
01 422 373030
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We held my birthday celebrations at 1885 The Restaurant on a Saturday evening, having booked the Restaurant for our exclusive use for around 50 guests. The food was very, very good. We planned ahead with Nathan and took his recommendations. The fish platter looked stunning and tasted fabulous, the hot courses were excellent, lasagne, chicken curry and macaroni cheese. As... More 

Thank Windhund
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant has a comfortable waiting area to have a pre drink. We decided on the Prix Fixe 3 courses for £24.95. The 3 courses were all excellent. The10 oz flat iron steak was superb, perfectly cooked. The only criticism is why serve macaroni cheese with heaps of broccoli and then give a side dish of vegetables with even more... More 

Thank greekisles4me
Halifax, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

We held a family and friends buffet lunch at 1885 The Restaurant to celebrate our Golden Wedding and our grandson`s christening. Everything was just perfect. The buffet was exactly what we wanted and everyone without exception was very complimentary about the food. Victoria was front of house with her staff and never once did we have to think about everything... More 

Thank Rita H
Halifax, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

I had previously overlooked this restaurant as i initially thought it would be expensive as it offers the 6 course taster menu. However, after seeing it advertised through the gourmet dining card, offering 25% off total bill, i thought this the ideal time to try, and booked a family meal for 4, to find that it had a wonderful menu... More 

Thank sueb2009
Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Our first visit to the restaurant, but hopefully not our last. The setting is lovely, and the food and service are fantastic.Two of our party had pork chop which was tender, tasty and really well cooked, others had fish and said that was excellent. The service was first class and the bill very reasonable. Certainly worth a further visit.

Thank DaveM96
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Went last night for the tasting menu. They are still turning out fantastic dishes at great prices. Who'd have thought salmon and coconut would taste so good together?

Thank NeilMcD
Halifax, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Took my mother here for the Mothers Day roast deal on Sunday. The restaurant is lovely inside and nicely furnished. The staff were absolutely excellent, its hard to think of a time I've been so impressed. Food was delicious and just enough time was given between courses. Very reasonable for the high quality food we ate. We will definitely be... More 

Thank matthew387
Ripponden, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

My gravlax starter came warm, which I have never come across before and I found it unpleasant. The steak that I and another party member went for was amazingly taste free and the vegetable portion was tiny. Maybe we were just unlucky but I had expected more from 1885's reputation. On the upside the wines are well priced.

Thank Chris_GB1612QZ
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

fantastic staff, lively atmosphere - we also stayed in the hotel which again adds credit to this establishment. We will be back soon!

Thank Harry B
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433 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

This is a great themed night. We returned once again to experience this meal which was well supported. As usual the food was first class as was the Beaujolais. The wine was an excellent accompaniment to the food. Service was very professional headed up by the attentive Vicky.

Thank David S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $2
British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Recreation Ground Stainland Road | Stainland, Halifax HX4 9HF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: 01 422 373030

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