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The Staff of Life Inn

550 Burnley Road, Todmorden OL14 8JF, England
+44 1706 819033
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“linguine” (4 reviews)
“black pudding” (12 reviews)
“burger” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
550 Burnley Road, Todmorden OL14 8JF, England
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Had heard the restaurant was good but expected small portions of good quality food. How wrong we were! Portions were huge and of great quality. The Haddock filled the plate and was so good. The best I've tasted for a long time. We all enjoyed...More

1  Thank wildvickers
Reviewed 29 April 2018

like the staff of life ,the food was excellent ,the staff was very helpful from start to finish couldn,t fault the place very good atmosphere

Thank jammydoger
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Quant quirky gastro pub with fabulous food matched by amazing hospitality and attentive friendly service My king scallops with black pudding and pea purée was divine Thanks to Tim Kate and team

1  Thank makeupservice
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Visited this pub last week for the first time in a few years and I have to say this recent experience far exceeded expectations. The staff were friendly and, while the drinks/food were not cheap, prices were in keeping with the quality which was received....More

1  Thank Sam S
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I have to start with the food - it was absolutely tremendous! I had one of the specials - beef bourguignon - and it was superb, well worth the wait. Good value for money too. I say the wait, as initially there was only one...More

Thank RWandfamily
Reviewed 31 March 2018

This place is amazing. The food I ate was mouth-wateringly delicious. Every mouthful produced a satisfying Mmmmmm. The main courses are huge, so I'm glad the starter wasn't too over-facing. We were given a wonderful table in the window. The staff were wonderful, so friendly...More

2  Thank VickiLar
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

We visited having hearing rave reviews from family who had visited recently. From the outside the pub looks ordinary and nothing special and I wondered what all the fuss was about. However when the food arrived I soon realised! All 6 of us agreed the...More

Thank MarcusandRachel
Reviewed 16 March 2018

I have never been to the venue before and was extremely impressed with welcoming staff, excellent food, good beer and adequate car parking. All in all a super evening.

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 20 February 2018

The amount of times I drove past this place and thought nothing off it but then was told about how great the food was so decided to give it a whirl with my wife and child on a Monday lunch time. Well for Monday i...More

1  Thank Neil G
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Went for our staff xmas lunch and it was the nicest meal I have had in a very long time. The only fault I could find was with the starter it was a very large portion and had to struggle to eat my dessert.

3  Thank Jayne H
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Questions & Answers
Joyce E
7 October 2017|
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Response from Carol S | Reviewed this property |
You could park directly outside the pub, but there are a couple of steps into the pub, and the toilets are not accessible with a wheelchair.
Rebekah G
22 March 2017|
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Response from Dez C | Reviewed this property |
amstel i think
2 November 2015|
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Response from eccosian4 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there is a car park beside the pub. You have to park there and walk down the stairs and turn right and the pub is 1 minutes away on the right.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 Burnley Road, Todmorden OL14 8JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Todmorden
  • Phone Number: +44 1706 819033
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