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Symposium Ale & Wine Bar

$$ - $$$, British,
7 Albion Road, Bradford BD10 9PY, England
+44 1274 616587
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“pie” (5 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Albion Road, Bradford BD10 9PY, England
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Lets start with the positives. I love this little bistro and have visited it on many occasions over the last twenty years. I love the atmosphere the great beers and sometimes the food. On Saturday 28 April I visited with my wife and two friends...More

Thank DebandDaveBradford
MarketTownTaverns, Marketing Administrator at Symposium Ale & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write to us. We appreciate all feedback and are disappointed you did not receive the level of service we aim to achieve across our family of pubs. We would like to contact you further regarding this...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017

Went one Friday afternoon as wanted a nice lunch somewhere local. 5 hours later left after a very enjoyable afternoon. My husband had the battered prawns to start with followed with fish and chips. He enjoyed both and after pinching one of his prawns, I...More

1  Thank CazzyL
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

This place in the centre of Idle , is a gem , made all the better by the new manager , I think her name is Louise ? Great service and lovely food !! Great night !!

1  Thank Alan P
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Food very nice had to wait that little bit longer but worth it the atmosphere was good friendly place to meet as for the food very very good

1  Thank Gordon F
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Nice place to eat or just call in to sample wide range of beers and gins. Friendly staff reasonable prices. Only down is toilets which are in basement so difficult if your not very mobile.

2  Thank mickpat77
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Over the last fifty years I have visited this place but not for the last twenty years. The general decor is unchanged but that adds to the feel of the place. We had to wait to be given the menu and then wait for order...More

Thank joyce85
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This has fast become of favourite local bar. Small and friendly. Great choice of beers, gins, lagers and wine. Bar snacks are great too. Not eaten here for a while but it has always been good in the past. Dog friendly too and Benji is...More

1  Thank Neil H
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Overall experience could have been better on this occasion as I had to ask for the heating to be put back on twice due to feeling cold. The lamb dish was a little fatty with a lot of bone and didn't come with many vegetables,...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Best meal at this restaurant in a long time ! The fish and chips were absolutely delicious. The batter fantastic, crisp and light and the fish better than any local chip shop. It was so white, moist and large. Friendly staff and good atsmosphere. Value...More

1  Thank Susan R
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Called for Sunday lunch but it left a lot to be desired. The pub was freezing, no heating on so had to eat in my coat hunched over trying to keep warm. Wish I'd have ordered a drink first rather than food at the same...More

Thank eno2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Albion Road, Bradford BD10 9PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Bradford
  • Phone Number: +44 1274 616587
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