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The Winding Wheel

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Sterling Industrial Park Carr Wood Road, Castleford WF10 4PS, England
+44 1977 603535
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09:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 23:00
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Retford
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96 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited for lunch, a busy well decorated pub, with an OK menu, with OK prices. We both ordered the ribs, chips and beans. Full rack of ribs, well cooked but cold ?. Called the waitress over, and two new racks were cooked for us, this time nice and hot. Food was ok and some money was taken off our bill.... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

after shopping at the local retail park decided to have a family meal on arrival the staff said there was a wait of 30 minutes but after 10 we where shown to our table the menu had a great variety of meals the children's menu was excellent the service was great the staff where 5* the all in all the... More 

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General Manager a, Guest Relations Manager at The Winding Wheel, responded to this review

Paul S, thank you for leaving this detailed feedback about your experience with The Winding Wheel. We always love to receive great feedback. Kind Regards The Winding Wheel Team More 

York, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a disastrous visit about a year ago, we went to the Winding Wheel again today.What a complete change, the food was excellent, we both had burgers and couldn't fault the burger, the bun or the chips,the service was from Lisa and her team was excellent professional, attentive and quick. We won't stay away as long again.

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Thank Marjorie703
General Manager a, Manager at The Winding Wheel, responded to this review

Good evening and thank you for your review of the Winding Wheel Harvester. Myself & the team are pleased to hear that things have improved and your experience with us was a positive one. We all look forward to seeing you again soon. many thanks Chris Hanson General Manager More 

Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here after a shopping trip to Junction 32. Food and service excellent. Salad bar changes regularly so always something different to try.

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1 Thank Julie H
General Manager a, General Manager at The Winding Wheel, responded to this review

Thank you Julie H for your review of the Winding Wheel Harvester. We look forward to seeing you again soon. regards Chris Hanson General Manager More 

Wisbech, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Starting promisingly. Arrived about 6.30pm on a Thursday night. Got seated straight away and ordered drinks which came quite quickly. Ordered our main meals and didn't have to wait too long but when they did arrive I was given the wrong meal. The waiter returned and said sorry and said he had pressed the wrong button. He said my meal... More 

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Thank Sharpcon
General Manager a, General Manager at The Winding Wheel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Winding Wheel. I am sorry to hear that your visit was disappointing & I shall certainly follow up your comments with my team. It is always our aim to make all our guests feel welcome and deliver quality food & service and I am disappointed that we have not done this for you... More 

Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We dropped in here on Saturday 6pm for a bite as we were driving between M62 and A1. Always the butt of jokes, but the chain can be perfectly ok (and sometimes very poor!). The restaurant car park entrance was slightly difficult to see (it's alongside J32 shopping outlet, and by roundabout and dual carriageway, so you don't get too... More 

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General Manager a, General Manager at The Winding Wheel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to visit & review the Winding Wheel. All guest feedback is welcomed by myself & the team and we are pleased that you enjoyed your experience. Once again thank you for choosing us & we hope to see you again soon. Chris Hanson General Manager More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Visited The Winding Wheel today for lunch - big mistake. There were quite a few empty tables, so we were seated promptly. We were given menus and drinking glasses for our self service soft drinks, got a bowl of salad each, then we waited ... and waited ... and waited. A waitress came to take our order, apologising for the... More 

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General Manager a, General Manager at The Winding Wheel, responded to this review

Good afternoon, thank you for your review of the Winding Wheel. May I take this opportunity to apologise for slow service on the day of your visit. The team are currently undertaking a programme of service training over the next 6 weeks to help us improve. Also I would like to apologise for lukewarm food, I have addressed your comments... More 

Darwen
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Visited quite a few Harvesters in the past, but this one was our first visit. Arrived about 4:30pm Saturday. Was quite busy, but got a table quite quickly, ordered drinks which came after about 15 mins, which didn't bode very well for the food. Another 10-15 minutes wait to give food order. Time for salad, which is always quite good,... More 

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General Manager a, General Manager at The Winding Wheel, responded to this review

Good afternoon, thank you for visiting the Winding Wheel & taking time to write your review. Feedback is always welcome & I have followed up your comments with my team, putting in place guest service training & Food Quality training for the whole team to go through over the next 6 weeks to improve ourselves and delivery to guest expectations.... More 

Burnley, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I can only really say that this was 'OK'. There wasn't anything particualrly bad about it but then neither was anything particularly great or memorable. Service was ok, food was pretty much what you'd expect it to be and no more. Would I go again? No but only because I'd rather go somewhere that feels a bit more exciting or... More 

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General Manager a, General Manager at The Winding Wheel, responded to this review

Good afternoon, thank you for your feedback from your recent visit to the Winding Wheel. We are always striving to improve ourselves and feedback from our guests helps us to this. We are currently undergoing service & food Quality training with our team to improve the experience of our guests and your feedback helps us to tailor this training to... More 

Leeds, West Yorkshire.
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure of dining here recently, and seeing as it was a very warm day for mid September, I decided to sit outside. As soon as I went inside to place my order I was made to feel very welcome. The staff were friendly, helpful and polite. Nothing was too much trouble. After checking what was on the... More 

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General Manager a, General Manager at The Winding Wheel, responded to this review

Good afternoon, thank you for your review of the Winding Wheel, I shall be passing your kind comments on to my team who will be thrilled to hear you enjoyed your experience with us and we certainly look forward to seeing you again soon. regards Chris Hanson General Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sterling Industrial Park Carr Wood Road, Castleford WF10 4PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Castleford
  • Phone Number: +44 1977 603535
Description
At The Winding Wheel Harvester in Castleford food is fresh, full of flavour and just how you like it. Choose your tasty grill, sauce and side at our restaurant and we'll get cooking - while you head off to the famous Harvester salad bar to grab as much crisp, freshly prepared tasty salad as you like.About our Harvester restaurantIf you're looking for a family friendly restaurant in Castleford, there's nowhere more popular than Harvester. Close to Glasshoughton, Ferry Fryston and Whitwood, our restaurant is a great choice for anyone who loves tasty grills, indulgent desserts and eating out in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Plus we've loads of choices for young guests.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?