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Claret Jug at Oulton Hall

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Rothwell Lane | Oulton, Leeds LS26 8HN, England
+44 871 222 4690
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08:00 - 21:45
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were there last Friday for a 'Winter Wonderland' themed night as our work's Christmas party. The only thing 'Winter Wonderland' was a little white tree in the middle of our table with fairy lights on. The bar was under staffed and under stocked. When we arrived the main bar wasn't even open so they sent us downstairs where we... More 

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1 Thank Greennatalie
Selby, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Miserable unhelpful staff, overbooked, food cold and disgusting, management fobbed everybody off with room service which was then overbooked and therefore had to wait 50 minutes for that too.

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Thank Pinkcat54
Leeds, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I attended a birthday celebration with friends after a day in the spa. The restaurant is really nice in terms of decor and the staff friendly. Unfortunately the food was average and for some of my friends very poor. They raised this with the waiter who agreed their dish was not up to standard - why did he recommend it?... More 

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Thank Dramatwinkle
Northeast England
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The light lunch we were served as part of the spa deal was obviously plated up well in advance which meant the lettuce was limp and the potato salad was stuck to the plate. Quite tasty but Little Chef could have produced this!

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Thank Dovey95
Carlton-in-Cleveland, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visit this hotel many times a year using it as a good meeting point for business and pleasure. We were there Saturday lunchtime. Their was a wedding in the main building we had to go into the golf clubhouse for lunch. Club house seemed to be run by inexperienced junior staff who seemed fed up and overworked. We ordered... More 

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Thank sunseaandsand3
Leeds, United Kingdom
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306 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 420 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for the light lunch included as part of our overnight Spa Package at Oulton Hall. Service was slow and often not present, we had to wait ages for our drinks order to be taken and for them to arrive as well as the food which was a small salad and fruit type platter. When my other friends arrived slightly... More 

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Thank ajellybeanrash
Rothwell, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the 2nd time in 6 weeks we have visited. On the first we learnt that there was entertainment every Friday something that clearly hasn't been advertised to members of Oulton Hall and also that there was only one person behind the bar resulting in a long wait for service. We visited again last night looking forward to watching... More 

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Thank 439janet
Phoenix, Arizona
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26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We were staying in the hall and I was expecting some pretension but was surprised - food was great and service was quick. The ploughman/s lunch for starters was so big that we couldn't finish our entrees. The pastry on the sausage roll had to be one of the best things I'd ever eaten. It was a Monday night and... More 

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Thank Andy S
Seaham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Oulton hall this week and because we didn't want to go out we ate in the Claret Jug twice. A big mistake. Each time we waited over 40 minutes for our food and the restaurant had not many customers/diners. A group of three on a nearby table had waited 45 minutes and complained to the head waitress but... More 

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1 Thank myleaf
Abi H, Manager at Claret Jug at Oulton Hall, responded to this review

Dear myleaf, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I'm really sorry to hear of your experience with us. The length of time you waited for you meals and the quality of the food is far from acceptable and not to our usual high standards. I have reiterated your comments to our chef so as to ensure... More 

Reading, Berkshire
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Had a meal here and detailed some of the problems on my review of the main hotel. The staff seem to need more training, weren't sure how to change a barrel or charge the drinks to my room. The service in the restaurant was slow and the food adequate only.

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Thank csb1960
Abi H, Manager at Claret Jug at Oulton Hall, responded to this review

Dear csb1960, First of all thank you for taking the time out to leave your review of your experience with us. I'm so sorry to hear your service experience was far from the levels we wish to portray. We have recently had a few new members join the team who are currently undertaking training. I have also reiterated your comments... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 25
Cuisine
British, Bar, European, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:45
Monday
08:00 - 21:45
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:45
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:45
Thursday
08:00 - 21:45
Friday
08:00 - 21:45
Saturday
08:00 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rothwell Lane | Oulton, Leeds LS26 8HN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds
  • Phone Number: +44 871 222 4690
Description
The Claret Jug is our golf clubhouse restaurant. Overlooking the course, there are spectacular views and food to match. The Claret Jug is a marvellous informal restaurant. It's perfect for a cup of morning coffee or classic light meals cooked with contemporary flair. Golfers drop in for a drink and a meal after their round and guests are equally drawn from the hotel by the traditional dishes on offer and the spectacular views over the course. Thirsty? We've wines from around the world, fine Whiskies from Scotland and a selection of casked ales. Our food philosophy is simple: Legendary local ingredients, prepared to perfection.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?