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Sterling Industrial Park Carr Wood Road, Castleford WF10 4PS, England
(0) 1977603535
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Pontefract, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Service from the staff was not an issue but fries were undercooked. Meal was advertised as having mushrooms but we're missing from the meal. Surroundings looking rather tired. Walls splattered with food marks. Salad bar requires a good clean. Light shades need a good clean and bulbs replacing..

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Thank Lynn W
South Milford, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited this pub for the first time for an evening meal. After ordering our food it took some 30 mins to be delivered. Whilst we were waiting the waitress gave us a bowl in order to help ourselves to the salad bar. This was the only good part of the meal. The salad bar had a wide selection of... More 

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Thank robert c
England
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just returned from first visit to this pub. Staff very polite and fast to get us sat down. Ordered the steak and drink deal, off Groupon. Ordered 2 well done steaks. Salad bar all clean and tidy, bacon and onion bits are lovely. Refills of soft drinks with loads of choice. The steak came and was perfectly done, both of... More 

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Castleford, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took ages for anyone to acknowledge us. Table was sticky to the touch. Service quite slow and had to remind them about one drink. Having said that the food was pretty good and well presented. My husband said his boneless beef brisket was tender and tasty, but not hot enough. My gammon steak and pineapple was nice and hot enough.... More 

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Liskeard, United Kingdom
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272 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our meals & puddings here. Staff are very friendly & pleasant,cheerfully making sure we were happy & our food was good. A nice venue with all the usual extras associated with a Harvester pub:unlimited salad,refillable soft drinks & a varied menu. It has a prominent corner position with a large attached car park.

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Beverley
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sat near the kitchen, an extractor fan was very loud! The salad bar was 'old' and not very fresh (bread rolls were rock hard too). We felt like a bit of an inconvenience to some of the staff! This was my first visit to a harvester and I'm not sure I want to visit one again! For the price, I... More 

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Thank Louise F
Goole, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited Harvester in Castleford a number of times and each time it has been 'okay'. The service is always very slow, from being seated to ordering and receiving the food, so best not to go here if you're in a rush! Although slow, the staff are always lovely which is a plus. I have also been a few... More 

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

2 meals were great, 2 weren't - halloumi with chips was awful the batter was fishy as if fried in dirty oil- service was very slow not enough staff.

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Thank Nicola R
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Good service and quality for those who want no nonsense food.staf courteous and helpful.families with children of all ages welcome and catered for

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Thank dbrailsford8
Selby, United Kingdom
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294 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

The two course lunch menu is great value at 7.99. Plus free salad bar. Top this with unlimited soft drinks with a huge choice of flavours at a great price and you can't go wrong. Worth a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sterling Industrial Park Carr Wood Road, Castleford WF10 4PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Castleford
  • Phone Number: (0) 1977603535
Description
At The Winding Wheel Harvester in Castleford food is fresh, full of flavour and just how you like it. Choose your tasty grill, sauce and side at our restaurant and we'll get cooking - while you head off to the famous Harvester salad bar to grab as much crisp, freshly prepared tasty salad as you like.About our Harvester restaurantIf you're looking for a family friendly restaurant in Castleford, there's nowhere more popular than Harvester. Close to Glasshoughton, Ferry Fryston and Whitwood, our restaurant is a great choice for anyone who loves tasty grills, indulgent desserts and eating out in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Plus we've loads of choices for young guests.

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