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Great Friendly Pub!

A great selection of real ales, lovely food and a really friendly atmosphere with nice people. A... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gary H
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Pontefract, United Kingdom
Excellent Pub

Great venue with friendly staff and good beer and food. Well worth a visit. Music nights especially.

Reviewed 11 December 2018
John T
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great range of beers and choice for everyone's taste. Lagers are always cold and refreshing and leave you wanting more

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little gem friendly and establishment full of Yorkshire hospitality well worth a visit to spend a few hours with friends

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chris C
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great selection of real ales, lovely food and a really friendly atmosphere with nice people. A good selection of unusual entertainment, be it live, Vinyl, spoken word or just general conversation with like minded people. On of the best pubs in Pontefract, always a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gary H
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Great venue with friendly staff and good beer and food. Well worth a visit. Music nights especially.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John T
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

First time eating here but not our last. The food was excellent, presentation and service first class. Don't hesitate. If you're looking for great dining, look no further.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kev R
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

Quirky interior with a friendly atmosphere. Comfortable seating and good choice of drinks. Have now visited this pub on a number occasions but mostly in the evening. First time we have tried their lunchtime food menu. Can not fault the quality of the food, the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

The tap & barrel is an exceptional pub and now also serves an exceptional Sunday lunch (and other great food too.) I feel so privileged that my local pub has been transformed into a wonderful place. Good beer and wine at very reasonable prices are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Went to one of the Fine Dining Nights on Nov 8 th, and it was Fab! The 6 course meal we had couldn’t have been any better. Gary and his team served up some wonderful food accompanied with great service . Our family will certainly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MiffmOff2016
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Lovely pub with a great atmosphere. Very nicely done out inside with plenty of cozy features. Brilliant selection of craft beers

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ashartley
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

I moved to Ponty almost a year ago. I’ve gradually worked my way around all the pubs (and there are many). After making sure I’d sampled enough for a considered opinion, I’ve concluded the Tap & Barrel is by far the best pub in Ponty....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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