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Very slow service

We visited here in July and were impressed with the place. It had a recent redecoration, the choice... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
via mobile
What a transformation

We last visited here in February because it sold breakfast. It wasn't our favourite place as it was... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
via mobile
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“otley run”(4 reviews)
“student pub”(2 reviews)
Local pub in the middle of Headingley showing all the sports action from Sky and BT, with an iconic beer garden and a big screen. Come enjoy a delicious meal from our diverse menu along with a cold refreshing drink from one of our drinks package...more
2 Otley Road | Headingley, Leeds LS6 2DG, England
+44 113 275 1322
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We visited here in July and were impressed with the place. It had a recent redecoration, the choice of beers were good and the food was acceptable. At the time of writing this we are waiting for 75 minutes to get our food. The barman...More

Thank 818johnq
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

HOLLY FROM ORIGINAL OAK !!! Amazing service!! Very friendly and chatty!! An absolute LENGEND shes amazing!! Please pay her more or give her a treat (a spiced rum!! (Its her fave!!))))) xooxox

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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We have just visited this pub thinking how nice it looked . The barmaid who took Out order was lovely very friendly. That’s where the good comments sadly end . I ordered a steak with triple cooked chips buttered peas and grilled tomato and a...More

Thank velcrovixen
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Every visit is enjoyed. The staff are friendly, helpful and happy! Landlord runs a top quality pub. Food is always amazing and when the sun shines no where better than the beer garden with a cold pint!

Thank Leedschic
Reviewed 4 October 2018

I visit here often on my regular visits to Leeds & Headingley. The staff are absolutely amazing and always go out of there way to accommodate you if they can. The food is second to none and the quality and price of the beer is...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

This pub has been a favourite of mine for many years, since being recently refurbished, not any more. Called today for a quick breakfast, pub empty, ordered a small breakfast used to come with a tea or coffee, not any more, 30 minutes later still...More

Thank Birdcage4321
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Came to the pub with a few friends, great atmosphere and lovely staff, Teagan served us and was so helpful, she’s a credit to the pub!

Thank lewismelvin97
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We last visited here in February because it sold breakfast. It wasn't our favourite place as it was run down. It has been renovated since then and it has been money well spent. Lovely inside and it has a great beer garden. Extensive choice of...More

Thank 818johnq
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Huge beer garden. Lots of parties. The Ottley Mile in process.(More on request) Food available. Micro-brewery.

Thank MartynB548
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

We arrived at about midday on bank holiday Monday, surprisingly it was rather quiet. We went to the bar to order food, got told it was an hour wait! I ordered a mixed grill, my friend gammon When it did arrive, I was missing sausage...More

Thank Micky919
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