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The Moorings

1 Canal Basin, Sowerby Bridge HX6 2AG, England
+44 1422 833940
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“canal basin” (13 reviews)
“boxing day” (3 reviews)
“lovely lunch” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
1 Canal Basin, Sowerby Bridge HX6 2AG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My meal: Chicken strip starter came out of a packet, Slow cooked lamb was as tough as old boots, Do frozen peas qualify as seasonal veg? well that's what you get. My partners Meal: Mushroom and pepper source was OK, far too much ciabatta bread...More

Thank ErnieandAda
Reviewed 5 days ago

The week of its reopening a friend tried going here for breakfast at a time when it was advertised as open. It was closed. When I went a few day later I picked up a lunch menu only for a woman from the bar to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Moorings was always a great place for lunch but I was very disappointed by the new menu. There wasn’t a great lunch choice, gone is the nice range of sandwiches and salads. We all really struggled with choice not helped by them being out...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went today to enjoy some food and a drink outside with my partner as the weather was nice. The pub was busy and only had two people serving on the bar. When I went to order food I was made aware there were only limited...More

2  Thank Olivia_and_Mark_100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very nicely styled pub, which we though would be great for a family get together. On first impressions it seemed quite good, where all the staff were pleasant and helpful. On ordering, a number of dishes weren't available including a pub favourite of fish...More

1  Thank Lyndon S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here last night and the bar staff and owners were very well mannered lovely place the food was excellent we will definitely be going back

Thank Dawn G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in today for a drink unfortunately I found that the pub was closed for a refurb. I was greeted by the new manager who is lovely luckily they have got a brand new team so things are on the up for this pub already....More

Thank Katiewright91
Claire S, Owner at The Moorings, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Katiewright91 for the lovely review. We hope you enjoyed our opening night.

Reviewed 25 March 2018

We arrived in Sowerby Bridge mid-afternoon on a Sunday (not peak time). The place wasn't busy just steady. I was impressed with the layout, surroundings and decor. Of course there is a fab view of the canal and boats from the windows. We quickly found...More

2  Thank Helena R
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Went to the Moorings last year and it proved a disappointment, we were in sowerby bridge around lunch time so thought we would give it another go. Sorry to say nothing much had changed, the place was cold the food took an age to be...More

1  Thank YorkshireRainbow2
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

When my brother and i wanted an impromptu lunch, i suggested The Moorings as, in the past, i had had good food here and it was popular. We arrived to an unusually quiet bar for a Sunday. They had no real beer on draught as...More

1  Thank Kirsten D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, 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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