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The Butchers Arms

) #26 of 61 Restaurants in Holmfirth $$ - $$$ French, , British
38 Towngate, Holmfirth HD9 1TE, England
+44 1484 687147
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • 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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1 - 10 of 177 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely location set in rural countryside excellent bear garden out back and quite spacious indoors. Food was very overpriced £22 for the worst ribeye steak and mountain of chips. Had better food at weatherspoons, would visit again for another shot, but very expensive.

Thank Marshallsfreestyler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

1  Thank alister s
Reviewed 10 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
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We've just had one of the nicest Sunday roasts we've ever tasted. The beef and all of the veg was cooked to perfection with fantastically crispy yorkshire puds. The service was friendly and attentive and it was all very good value for money. The pub...More

1  Thank Steve H
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

If like me you've been searching for a traditional country pub that serves homemade food using fresh local produce then the butchers arms is the place for you. Don't be put off by the narrow winding roads that lead you to this pub, its definitely...More

Thank Angelava1965
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Not many other diners. The service was good as to be expected. The other meals looked generally OK. However I ordered the "Cheeky Beef" pie, which was not. The beef was tough and lacking in flavour. I would have thought that cut of meat should...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Ronnie D
Is there seating outside?
20 August 2016|
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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
USD 6 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
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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