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Old Bridge Inn

Priest Lane, Ripponden, Sowerby Bridge HX6 4DF, England
+44 1422 822595
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Priest Lane, Ripponden, Sowerby Bridge HX6 4DF, England
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1 - 10 of 235 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nearly missed the turn off but once you find this it’s a fantastic, cosy friendly place with decent food at decent prices.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently called in here for a refreshing pint as part of a trip down the Ryburn Valley. This is a very old and well known pub set in a classic location by the old pack horse bridge over the river next to the church. Lots...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's always a lovely visit. Friendly staff. Great steak night deals. Very welcoming. Nice to sit outside in the sun.

Thank MrsOCLondon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times for food however this time was the best . Ordered a rare steak and it came out just that , rare, perfect . Had the steak deal , £30 per couple including a bottle of wine . They are numerous...More

1  Thank Trevor C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was incredibly helpful, efficient and friendly, can’t say that enough. The food was perhaps a narrow offering but beautifully executed and if you tailored your menu to look as good as the food, you’ll be laughing all the way to the bank. The...More

2  Thank louiseseq
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Excellent food,, good atmosphere, amazing puddings, we have visited before and would definitely return. Well worth a visit especially for the lunchtime buffet

1  Thank Diane A
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Myself and my wife enjoyed our lunch very much and would recommend the pub. The staff our friendly and helpful.

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 15 May 2018

The Old Bridge Inn sits tucked away off the main road down a short steep path, pleasantly located by the side of the river where dogs and children enjoy a cool off whilst parents sit nearby in the beer garden, which occupies a sunny spot....More

1  Thank MD-FatDonkey
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We were taken here by a local, having negotiated the very steep approach, we found, on a warm evening, that it was very busy, with lots of people outside as well as inside. Our table was booked and we only had to wait a couple...More

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 4 May 2018

As locals, we are very familiar with the staff, owners and general excellent running of this ancient hostelry. However we do not eat out often. This may have to change as the Sunday lunch we had was amazing! Two roast beef dinners and one smoked...More

Thank Gaynor L
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Questions & Answers
Vicky M
25 November 2016|
Response from Tim W | Property representative |
Hi Vicky. Whilst we don't have a separate menu for children, childrens' portions are always available - or chef will knock something up. Just don't expect turkey twizzlers! Our menus are available on our website... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Priest Lane, Ripponden, Sowerby Bridge HX6 4DF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Sowerby Bridge  >  Ripponden
  • Phone Number: +44 1422 822595
  • E-mail
Picturesque 14th century inn serving only homemade food and real ale from independent brewers. Huge range of alcoholic and soft drinks.Third generation owner managers ensure a warm welcome. Please note that on weekday lunchtimes, only our famous cold meats and salad buffet or sandwiches are served. Food service 12-2 and 6.30-9.30 Mon - Sat, 12-4 Sun
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