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The Moorings

) #36 of 41 Restaurants in Sowerby Bridge $$ - $$$ , British,
1 Canal Basin, Sowerby Bridge HX6 2AG, England
+44 1422 833940
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“canal basin” (13 reviews)
“boxing day” (3 reviews)
“lovely lunch” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1 Canal Basin, Sowerby Bridge HX6 2AG, England
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1 - 10 of 228 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This pub should be full because of its canal basin location but wasn't when we visited. It needs to work with its butcher. We both had the sirloin steak. Very chewy and average meal. Lighting could be improved. Pub has introduced craft beers. I liked...More

Thank AndyP1998
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We last visited this pub a couple of years ago and the meal then was not great, so this was not my first choice for lunch, but we were too late for anywhere not serving all day, so we thought we would give here another...More

Thank willitfitinmycase
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Came here with my sister who's friend was celebrating her birthday. My impression was that this was an average pub in a nice location, nothing really to complain about there. However, there was a magician duo act on whilst we were there which meant that...More

1  Thank william200200
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Went for a night out and they had a magician on, it was like being at a kids party, steer clear on a Friday if that's the normal now..

Thank Yvonne J
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Terrible food which we waited an age for.. burnt pie that was soggy and under cooked in the middle with a spoonful of peas and mash that was the most processed bit of food I've ever seen. Sausage that were hard as rock and dry...More

1  Thank BethCrossley
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Pre booked for table for 10 diners ordered starters and mains & the waitress was so polite and pleasant she was a real credit to the pub, the time between courses seemed lengthy but for food cooked from scratch I would expect this, but wasn't...More

Thank Jabb0
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Had lunch here a few times of late and each time it has been lovely. I especially like their cheese and bacon burger, best tasting and best value locally. Service and staff very good too. Haven't tried a dessert yet as always too full from...More

1  Thank 385bluebird
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We visited on a sunny day and many customers sat outside drinking at tables. We chose an inside 'canal view' table and ordered something which we thought would be a quick snack. Having bought a pint of ale and a glass of wine we settled...More

2  Thank Phil P
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Visited this lunchtime. Lady who served us really polite and efficient but behind the scenes appeared chaotic and unprofessional. Ordered 2 bar snacks which took an age to arrive. I am not a fussy person and if hungry will eat my food but have to...More

1  Thank Vicky P
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Me and my husband visited here on a saturday dinner time. We ordered two of the plain burgers from the menu. The pub had a few customers but it wasn't that busy, so we couldn't understand why our food took so long to arrive. When...More

2  Thank MBroadbent
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Canal Basin, Sowerby Bridge HX6 2AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Sowerby Bridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1422 833940
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Description
Award winning canal side pub and restaurant serving homemade meals using local suppliers. Free Wi Fi. Groups catered for by arrangement. Dogs welcome in the bar area. Quiz nights on Mondays. Famous for delicious homemade burgers and Sunday lunches. Buffets can be arranged. Special occasions catered for. An excellent selection of hand pulled beers. Affiliated to Welcome to Yorkshire and Cask Marque.Friendly and professional hospitality.
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