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The Butchers Arms

38 Towngate, Holmfirth HD9 1TE, England
+44 1484 687147
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“beef pie” (5 reviews)
“fries” (9 reviews)
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French, Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
38 Towngate, Holmfirth HD9 1TE, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As is my habit, I engineered a detour on our way home from a romantic weekend away with the wife, chapheroned by our Jack Russell terrier 'Tia'. We were really hungry so decided on this establishment as a suitable destination for a bite to eat....More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clean friendly atmosphere with lovely decor. Menus were pretty varied and you could have anything from bar or restaurant menu, there is also a specials board. The food was great, would definitely eat there again.

Thank Jane U
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Came here for a family lunch after looking at the menu online and expecting good things. We were shown to our table promptly and given menus, drinks and some crayons for our daughter, so initially all was well. We decided to order a couple of...More

Thank fishsupper69
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Uppergate Farm and this pub is ideally located within a couple of minutes walk. Being a little lazy after a days walking or cycling we ate there each evening but the menu held plenty of variety and it was all freshly cooked...More

1  Thank GreenwichSarah
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Came here for a pub lunch after a walk as we were staying in the nearby uppergate farm. We were before the evening or pizza menu so we had to choose from the small lunchtime menu. My partner had vegetarian rissoto which came with grilled...More

Thank scott j
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Found this pub to be warm friendly and efficient in service. Meals were quickly served and the quality of the food was excellent. Good pricing and comfortable surroundings - great for an informal or formal meal out. Food ordered was fish & chips (light batter...More

Thank J N
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped in to ask if they served dinner later, as it was a Sunday and we'd been on a drive around and the day got away from us. We were told they could accommodate us, no problem. We went away and were back in...More

Thank robinsmithculross
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We were having a walk around our local area and the Butchers was on our route so we called for a stop off. Quite busy outside so went and sat in the beer garden out back. Good choice of beers, lager and cider, and nice...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Visit for dinner . Offered a la carte menu but had to ask for bar and pizza menus . Pizza excellent and rest of meals good standard . Chairs could benefit from cushions .

Thank Zializzy
Reviewed 12 July 2017

A really warm and friendly atmosphere. A good choice of food on the menu and a wood pizza oven too. Well run, staff were attentive and efficient in a great location with a Yorkshire feel about it. Next time I'm in the area I'll be...More

Thank adamwright12017
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Ronnie D
20 August 2016|
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Response from Licqui2011 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the late reply. Yes there are tables outside but next to the car park. Having said that it wasn't very busy when we were there so OK
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Towngate, Holmfirth HD9 1TE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Holmfirth
  • Phone Number: +44 1484 687147
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Friendly country pub with Yorkshire ales and bar menu, alongside locally sourced, rustic French food in relaxed surroundings. Walkers, diners, drinkers, all welcome
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