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The Winding Wheel

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Sterling Industrial Park Carr Wood Road, Castleford WF10 4PS, England
+44 1977 603535
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11:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 23:00
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Leeds
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a common mistake that restaurants make and I don't think many people know about it! The tomato sauce that is supplied on the table says "it may contain fish'. Just beware! Been here quite a few times and the food is good and the service is mostly helpful and quick. Best to look out for a voucher for... More 

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Thank Tracy b
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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195 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having decided to spend an evening at the Cinema,we also decided to Dine out and as the Winding Wheel was close by,we chose to Dine here.So as not to be disappointed I booked a Table online,which although we wanted for an earlier sitting we settled on the next availability.We were shown to a Table within Minutes and a Waitress called... More 

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Thank pavlosrugbypaul
General Manager a, Manager at The Winding Wheel, responded to this review

Hi, thank you very much for taking time out of your day to give us this great piece of feedback. Beth has been informed of her great work and we're glad that you enjoyed your steaks and our salad bar. All of us at The Winding Wheel hope to see you again in the short future! Daryl Holt Team Member More 

Lincolnshire
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342 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You know what you are getting from a Harvester. However, upon arrival, I was a bit worried that it wasn't open, given how few cars were in the car park. It was and I was quickly shown to my table. I chose from a set price evening menu and my order was quickly taken. Having taken in the free salad,... More 

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Thank BigWoo
General Manager a, Manager at The Winding Wheel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your visit to the Winding Wheel Harvester. I have passed your comments on the team who are all happy you enjoyed your meal and service . we hope to see you again soon. regards Chris Hanson General Manager More 

Prescot, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this Harvester restaurant whilst staying in the area. The staff were friendly and the food was of good quality. We will be sure to visit again when on future visits to the area.

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Thank Jim W
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the food here is loverly and very close to junction 32 on the m62. they do loverly starters and nice desserts aswell the staff are nice and your better ringing for a table as they get very busy at week ends.not so sure through the week but even if you dont book it's normally 20 minutes wait.they cater for children... More 

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Thank valerie291052
General Manager a, General Manager at The Winding Wheel, responded to this review

Thank you, Valerie291052, for reaching out to us. Your opinion plays an integral part in our customer service. We always like to receive feedback from our guests' visits, and the team and I are happy to hear your experience was a positive one. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards, Chris Hanson General Manager More 

Pontefract, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in after a bit of retail therapy. We were seated immediately. Food was served quickly. The meal was hot and enjoyable. Staff were pleasant. We will visit again.

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Thank Terrie H
General Manager a, Manager at The Winding Wheel, responded to this review

Thank you, Terrie H, for reaching out to us. Your opinion plays an integral part in our customer service. We always love to receive great feedback. many thanks Chris Hanson General Manager More 

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85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

ordered cooked breakfast as we had a long journey eggs were not cooked bacon was burnt sausages were awful and baked beans were not hot and they looked as though they had been heated up many times. saying that the continental breakfast looked lovely with plenty of different fruit pancakes crumpets an several cereals which I wish I had ordered... More 

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Thank denise m
General Manager a, Guest Relations Manager at The Winding Wheel, responded to this review

Hi Denise M, we appreciate you taking the time to respond. The staff at The Winding Wheel take our reviews very seriously. We'd like the opportunity to make this up to you, so if you're willing, please contact our manager at 01977 603535. We hope to hear from you. regards Chris Hanson General Manager More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last minute decision to get together , phoned up and reserved a table , great reservation assistance , staff were very good , all food arrived at same time and was hot , usual pub chain menu but with added bonus of all you want salad bar , would go back

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General Manager a, General Manager at The Winding Wheel, responded to this review

Thank you, Susanh26363, for reaching out to us. Your opinion plays an integral part in our customer service. We always love to receive great feedback. More 

West Yorks England
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59 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked at last minute for 27 people 27 Dec 1.30pm. Lots were late due to traffic but the staff were so accommodating and helpful. The meals were lovely hot and delivered quickly. Can't tell you how much everyone was impressed. Perfect place to meet family. Thank you so much we had a fab time.

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Thank suzi 1955
General Manager a, Manager at The Winding Wheel, responded to this review

Thank you Suzi for your kind review of the Winding Wheel. Myself & the team are all happy to hear that you and your party enjoyed your visit and that everyone was happy with the service and food. I have shared your review with everyone here at work and we are all grateful that you have taken the time to... More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Had a night out with work mates most of us had mixed grill I was the last to get my, my plate consisted of 1 sausage a piece of steak the size of oxo cube piece of chicken 1egg no mushrooms no tomato and no gammon and a hand full of chips, won't be going there again in a hurry.

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Thank David W
General Manager a, General Manager at The Winding Wheel, responded to this review

Hi David W, we appreciate you taking the time to respond. The staff at The Winding Wheel take our reviews very seriously. I am sorry you were disappointed with your meal would like to resolve this matter for you, if you could get in touch on 01977 603535 then hopefully we can discuss this further. regards Chris Hanson General Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sterling Industrial Park Carr Wood Road, Castleford WF10 4PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Castleford
  • Phone Number: +44 1977 603535
Description
At The Winding Wheel Harvester in Castleford food is fresh, full of flavour and just how you like it. Choose your tasty grill, sauce and side at our restaurant and we'll get cooking - while you head off to the famous Harvester salad bar to grab as much crisp, freshly prepared tasty salad as you like.About our Harvester restaurantIf you're looking for a family friendly restaurant in Castleford, there's nowhere more popular than Harvester. Close to Glasshoughton, Ferry Fryston and Whitwood, our restaurant is a great choice for anyone who loves tasty grills, indulgent desserts and eating out in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Plus we've loads of choices for young guests.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?