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Shepherds Rest

Shepherds Rest 125 Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge HX6 2BD, England
+44 1422 831937
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Great local pub

Make no mistake, this isn't a trendy designer bar. No, it's a great local. Plenty of choice too... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Firu T
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A Genuine Friendly Local

A proper local is a rare thing these days. But this is the real deal. The beer is very, very good... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
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Sep 24, 2017
“A Genuine Friendly Local”
yesterday
“Great local pub”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Shepherds Rest 125 Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge HX6 2BD, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Make no mistake, this isn't a trendy designer bar. No, it's a great local. Plenty of choice too. Beer, lager, cider. Spirits too. I know, sounds like any other pub. But what sets this one apart is the staff and the customers. If you want...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

A proper local is a rare thing these days. But this is the real deal. The beer is very, very good too. But blink and you'll miss it since it has a very small entrance off Bolton Brow. It's bigger inside than it looks. Plenty...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

A friendly pub with good range of changing real ales. Quiz night with free supper. Sowerby Bridge book lovers meet here on the first Tuesday of the month.

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Reviewed 16 February 2017

My Local Always good beer & friendly welcome Highly recommended for all CAMRA types and beer lovers of all tyoes

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

A small group of us meet here regularly for a couple of pints and a natter. Always welcoming. An excellent range of well kept decent beers at decent prices. Dog friendly. What more does one need from a local pub.

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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Visited early Sunday evening with two friends. I had a Greek salad to start. The salad leaves were mushy and were discoloured, olives tasteless and I struggled to detect a dressing. Even though this was the first thing I'd eaten that day, I still couldn't...More

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Richard P, General Manager at Shepherds Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2016

Hi I think you have put this review on the wrong pub as the Shephards Rest Sowerby bridge doesn't serve food just pork pies to go with our real ale many thanks

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Reviewed 21 October 2016

Always a great choice of real ales which are well kept. Like the live music sessions and perhaps you could arrange more, especially on Sunday late afternoons. Keep up the good work.

Thank JuC9
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Richard P, General Manager at Shepherds Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2016

Thank you for your review we do try our hardest to always serve a perfect pint and if you become friends on Facebook book all our live music will be announced on there.

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

we go here regularly with family, usually for birthday treats etc. Food is good and well priced, great spot with outdoor play area for children. Good range of drinks and fairly priced.More

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Richard P, General Manager at Shepherds Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2016

Thank you for the lovely review but unfortunately I believe you have this pub mixed up with a different one possibly the Shephards Rest todminden as we don't serve food but if you are ever in Sowerby bridge please do pop in for a fantastic...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2016

Fantastic pub grate staff even better real ale and reasonably priced beer Richard is a good landlord very old school puts home made Yorkshire puddings and roast potatoes on the bar on a Sunday there fantastic and sausages or dripbread

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Richard P, General Manager at Shepherds Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2016

Thanks for the review remind me to get you a pint next time your in for bigging me up lol hope to see you again soon Richard proctor

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