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The Butchers Arms

) #23 of 62 Restaurants in Holmfirth $$ - $$$ French, , British
38 Towngate, Holmfirth HD9 1TE, England
+44 1484 687147
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“beef pie” (5 reviews)
“walnut salad” (3 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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Hadnt been to the Butchers arms for twenty years after finding it excessively overpriced, so it was time to revisit and bury old prejudices. Didnt start well when we booked and the system was down, rang again the next day and was assured our booking...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 2 May 2017

went with some friends for the first time, first of all it was not busy but a night mare to park which I know is not the Butchers Arms fault but its not ideal, we were handed menu's and we were informed that they don't...More

Thank Geoff1954
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Called on the off chance while up in Yorkshire on while on holiday.The food was great and the beer was excellent.The staff we ok if anything a bit slow with the serving the food considering it wasn't that just,The food was very good so I...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Greast English country Pub in a beautiful area, really good food and ale and Mark and Caroline are brilliant hosts. All in all the pub topped off a great weekend.

2  Thank alister s
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Traditional British pub in a lovely part of the world. The quality of cooking is first rate with an extensive wine and beer menu. Friendly and welcoming staff. Plenty of car parking. Well worth a visit.

Thank Dominic S
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Really warm and friendly atmosphere. The staff were extremely helpful and attentive; nothing was too much trouble; even providing a pair of glasses to read menu and altering a spotlight which was blinding! The food was well presented and tasted amazing. Soup fantastic (artichoke) and...More

1  Thank sheilabarton2008
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Ronnie D
20 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - 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
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
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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