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The Buffers

) #290 of 1,521 Restaurants in Leeds $$ - $$$ , British,
Rakehill Road | Scholes, Leeds LS15 4AL, England
+44 113 265 9000
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Rakehill Road | Scholes, Leeds LS15 4AL, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The food here was fantastic, not just pub food it is restaurant standard and fantastic value, good range of drinks, friendly attentive staff too. We were in a party of 14, all ordered different things and they still got them all out at the same...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I didn't know about this place it was my partner who said as we passed let's grab some lunch and I'm glad we did ! It was empty when we got there around lunch time so picked any table we wanted we were given menus...More

Thank helen4224
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went in again on Tuesday 20th June with my wife, our fourth visit. Once again an excellent meal, cooked to order and of good quality. The atmosphere is great and the staff are friendly and attentive, what more could a customer ask for ? I...More

Thank Sheptenelan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on recommendation for Sunday dinner (early evening). We were promptly seated and served with drinks and mains. The food was very good indeed. It's a shame that we waited an hour to place a desert order and we were never offered more drinks. It...More

Thank AlanSedge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

so we have been a few times now but this week we have been twice 2 days running on both times the staff have been very helpfull and the food delicious i can recommend the gammon with homemade chuncky chips and homemade onion ring too...More

Thank anita k
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Service with a smile and original old station furniture were highlights of the visit. It is worth a visit and I'm glad we did but I wasn't wow'd by the food enough to travel past other similar eateries in the future. We had two roast...More

Thank Dominic W
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Even though the recently published YEP hygiene table didn't give a glowing report on The Buffers we were nothing but impressed. Food was lovely and very generous portions. Kids loved the little play room and even managed a game of pool. Definitely a good option...More

Thank Phil J
Darren B, Manager at The Buffers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Hi Phil, thank you for your review. Whilst obviously we are concerned at the recent YEP review it is very encouraging that you were not put off visiting. What the YEP review doesn't coment on is any reasoning in that we were found to be...More

Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I visited The Buffers with my partner after a recommendation from a friend and was very impressed. It was a quiet Tuesday afternoon but we were welcomed and made to feel at home. We ordered a gourmet burger and the cajun chicken burger. The portions...More

Thank Suzanne T
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

4/2/17 Called in after good recommendation. Six Nations on the telly, decent pint of Hobgoblin, decent grub and a warm atmosphere. My partner ordered the steak and ale pie, the filling was gorgeous but the pastry quite dry, a thumbs up though. I had the...More

Thank Milnaar48
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The Buffers do a 3 course Sunday lunch, but you can have 1,3 or 3 courses. The food was excellent. I had the beef and it just melted in your mouth. My friend had the steak, it was supposed to be 8 ozs but it...More

Thank Carol C
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Caroline P
Is there a dress code?
15 October 2016|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from TowniesLeedsLulu | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I'm late answering....there is no dress code. Casual is fine.
David B
What time does the early bird menu start please
3 August 2016|
Response from Darren B | Property representative |
Early Bird Menu is 5-7pm Monday to Friday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 20
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rakehill Road | Scholes, Leeds LS15 4AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds
  • Phone Number: +44 113 265 9000
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