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The Sparrow

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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32 North Parade, Bradford BD1 3HZ, England
+44 1274 270772
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great beers and tasty snacks, there is something for everyone and extra seating down stairs if ground level is full.

Thank Jonathan W
Bradford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been a few times and it's always a nice atmosphere, good selection of drinks. Always enjoy going and would recommend a visit!

Thank RougeVelvet1
Northwich, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in for a few drinks with friends this week Nice atmosphere and quite busy Thought the real ale wasn't quite as good as it has been, they need better trained staff to pull a decent pint

Thank graham s
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited The Sparrow after going to Valley Parade for the FA Cup tie between Bradford and Accrington to tick the ground off our 92. With a nice atmosphere and great selection of bars we ended up coming back later in the evening. Great Czech beer on tap, gutted we didn't find it before the match as they do mushy... More 

Thank the92dotnet
Shipley, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Good range of ales of all types. Nice atmosphere, early doors (can't comment on what it's like later on!) Superb idea being able to order Mamma Mia's pizzas to deliver to the table!

Thank Paul W
Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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277 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We were taken to this little beer Cafe by some local friends, and it was a great place to spend a couple of hours. A good selection of beers for the beer drinkers and a lovely atmosphere. Hopefully we'll find it again.

Thank gingerjudith
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Nice little bar set in an up and coming night/ bar area of Bradford. Away from the mainstream bars this is offering both continental lagers and Bradfords own Soltaire Brewery ales. Nice bright and open plan

Thank hullfc07
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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216 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I could have stayed here all day, fantastic selection of bees for all tastes. Great atmosphere and service.

Thank Doug T
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

The sparrows part of a number of bars that have opened up the rawson quarter part of Bradford the beers good and pies staff and door people particularly friendly dealing with an unruly customer would recommend

Thank Brett H
Egaleo, Greece
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

:) I used to go there quite often.Nice music, atmosphere, amazing variety of beers, kind staff :( they are very strict with the closing time

Thank chapharmacy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 North Parade, Bradford BD1 3HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Bradford
  • Phone Number: +44 1274 270772
A relaxed 'bier cafe' in Bradford centre selling over 80 different beers. Bradford CAMRA pub of the year 2012. As featured in 2013's Good Beer Guide and in The Guardian's top 10 UK craft beer bars!

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