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The Bowling Green

18 Bondgate, Otley, Leeds LS21 3AB, England
+44 1943 858980
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Overview
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“jacket potato” (3 reviews)
“cheesecake” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
18 Bondgate, Otley, Leeds LS21 3AB, England
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1 - 10 of 182 reviews

Reviewed 12 May 2018

Great pub with wonderful staff - so why does the owner spoil this by shoving cheery Brexit messages at customers. I would have complained on their website but surprisingly there doesn’t seem to be this facility.

Thank lizcarr2612018
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

A very friendly place setving good quality food. There is outside seating which faces the sun. Good selection of real ales

Thank geoffrey s
Reviewed 23 February 2018

As with all Wetherspoons establishments they keep beer art reasonable prices, but in renovating the facilities they tore out the heart and soul. You could be anywhere in the UK

Thank 128brettW
TheBowlingGreen, General Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We'll take your comments on board

Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

We came here on a Friday afternoon, it was busy. But we luckily got a table straight away. We noticed the new table app so downloaded it and used it. We were sceptical but it worked. Our drinks came straight away and our meals came...More

Thank Samantha L
TheBowlingGreen, General Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your lunch with us! You do indeed get free refills with the coffee just help yourself at the self service coffee machine :) I'll make sure the team know your comments about the clearing of tables, the desserts and the...More

Reviewed 13 February 2018

I met up with friends here yesterday, we chose Otley as a half way meet for us all. What better we thought than a Weatherspoons. I had been told by someone that it isn’t one of the better Weatherspoons and I so have to agree....More

Thank Christine S
TheBowlingGreen, General Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Apologies about the wraps, we always strive for 100% availablity on all our products on this day we didn't achieve that. We are hoping to get some new furniture very soon. I hope you can try us again very soon in the future

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Now it's late January and the famous Scotsman Robert Burns is celebrated on the 25th so the pub puts on a week offering Haggis Tatties and Neeps at a reasonable price which includes a drink - it could even be "a wee dram" - but...More

Thank fcr_coldrick
TheBowlingGreen, General Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Glad you enjoyed your experience with us hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Went here for breakfast and quite frankly it was a good standard breakfast, tomato was only shown to the pan but other than that the standard is the same in most Wetherspoons - is it just us or does anyone else find it ‘strange’ to...More

1  Thank Daveh001
TheBowlingGreen, General Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Thank you for the feedback and we are glad you enjoyed it. Come back soon :)

Reviewed 3 January 2018

Visiting Otly for the fiest time. Meals were lovely and hot and quickly served at 7 pm. Helpful staff

Thank Stan W
TheBowlingGreen, General Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Glad you enjoyed it, come back to otley again!

Reviewed 1 January 2018

Well this was pretty poor even by Wetherspoon's standards, ordered a Hot Dog which apparently came with Bacon and Cheese, not quite where it was hidden on the dry as a bone finger roll it came in which cracked into two pieces. Chips were ok,...More

Thank georgevader
TheBowlingGreen, General Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

I'm very sorry about your experience I can tell you this is not our usual standard and not the standard we strive to achieve. Please try us again sometime

Reviewed 28 December 2017

Stopped here whilst having a stroll around Otley on a cold day and was met with a lovely warm pub with a nice atmosphere. Just wanted a snack at lunchtime so ordered paninis and drinks. Service was friendly and our food was delivered quickly even...More

Thank Mike B
TheBowlingGreen, General Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Thank you for your kind comments! Glad you enjoyed your meal and glad you will be coming back :) see you soon

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Rating summary
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Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Bondgate, Otley, Leeds LS21 3AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds  >  Otley
  • Phone Number: +44 1943 858980
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