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The Moorings

1 Canal Basin, Sowerby Bridge HX6 2AG, England
+44 1422 833940
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“canal basin” (13 reviews)
“boxing day” (3 reviews)
“lovely lunch” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 Canal Basin, Sowerby Bridge HX6 2AG, England
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1 - 10 of 232 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a group of friends found the menu very basic, we ordered 5 meals and no one liked there food. ordered a steak pie which was just mainly pastrie, the veg burgers were small n boring. And one friend was vegan and the staff...More

1  Thank Thud1310
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had very good service and prompt meal presentation and staff were friendly. Stairs to toilets need a lick of paint and gents toilets were below par with radiator hanging off the wall. But I would visit again

Thank charliedog56
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere and very friendly staff. I often visit here with disabled friends and the staff are extremely helpful and welcoming. The food is lovely and very good value for money. It's locations is also fab. All round good pub, highly recommended.

Thank KimPin88
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Called in as we recognised it from a scene in Happy Valley (big fans lol) Lovely sitting outside by the canal and equally pleasant inside. Nice to see treats and water provided for dogs. Friendly atmosphere worth going to.

Thank carol and mick g
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

This pub should be full because of its canal basin location but wasn't when we visited. It needs to work with its butcher. We both had the sirloin steak. Very chewy and average meal. Lighting could be improved. Pub has introduced craft beers. I liked...More

Thank AndyP1998
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We last visited this pub a couple of years ago and the meal then was not great, so this was not my first choice for lunch, but we were too late for anywhere not serving all day, so we thought we would give here another...More

1  Thank willitfitinmycase
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Came here with my sister who's friend was celebrating her birthday. My impression was that this was an average pub in a nice location, nothing really to complain about there. However, there was a magician duo act on whilst we were there which meant that...More

3  Thank william200200
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Went for a night out and they had a magician on, it was like being at a kids party, steer clear on a Friday if that's the normal now..

2  Thank Yvonne J
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Terrible food which we waited an age for.. burnt pie that was soggy and under cooked in the middle with a spoonful of peas and mash that was the most processed bit of food I've ever seen. Sausage that were hard as rock and dry...More

3  Thank BethCrossley
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Pre booked for table for 10 diners ordered starters and mains & the waitress was so polite and pleasant she was a real credit to the pub, the time between courses seemed lengthy but for food cooked from scratch I would expect this, but wasn't...More

Thank Jabb0
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Canal Basin, Sowerby Bridge HX6 2AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Sowerby Bridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1422 833940
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Award winning canal side pub and restaurant serving homemade meals using local suppliers. Free Wi Fi. Groups catered for by arrangement. Dogs welcome in the bar area. Quiz nights on Mondays. Famous for delicious homemade burgers and Sunday lunches. Buffets can be arranged. Special occasions catered for. An excellent selection of hand pulled beers. Affiliated to Welcome to Yorkshire and Cask Marque.Friendly and professional hospitality.
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