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The Beer Engine

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Quirky yet traditional pub

This pub is tucked well away in Skipton town centre. It's small but perfectly formed. Very nicely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hidden Gem

We came across this by chance and what a wonderful find it was. Bar staff were friendly serving... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good11%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“micro pub”(22 reviews)
“side street”(7 reviews)
“great beer”(8 reviews)
We are a warm and cosy micropub, true to the values of the micropub ethos. We offer a warm welcome (as our many reviews testify) and 5 ever-changing real ales from around the country hand-pulled to perfection. We are in the Camra Good Beer Guide for...more
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
1 Albert Street, Skipton BD23 1JD, England
+44 7834 456134
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All reviewsmicro pubside streetgreat beerreal alepub crawlblonde beerforeign beersexcellent companysmall friendly barfriendly staff and customerslittle gembar staffgreat little placelovely atmospherehand pulled beersfriendly placewell worth a visit
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This pub is tucked well away in Skipton town centre. It's small but perfectly formed. Very nicely decorated and enough seating. Friendly staff and even a few books to pass the time. Nice bar - would go back.

Thank Kazza9173
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came across this by chance and what a wonderful find it was. Bar staff were friendly serving great drinks. Would defiantly return if in the area

Thank Ginqueen1
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Six changing hand pulled beers which are kept in tip top form. Small but cosy establishment just off the main street with friendly clientele. A must go to.

Thank timothy m
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Never been before but a great find. A good selection of real ales. Staff friendly and knowledgeable about the brews on sale. A small venue but great atmosphere

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

A great friendly little bar with an extensive selection of ever rotating real ales the hosts work hard seeking new sources and it is always a friendly convivial service whichever member of staff is on duty 😎🍺

Thank Firemanbrian849
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The Beer Engine is a remarkable achievement, a tiny micro-pub with the feel of a "proper pub". Great beer, great atmosphere. Expect the sound of conversation and laughter when you visit.

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 1 July 2018

I came across this gem on a "Lads" weekend, with a bunch of over-60s schoolmates. Brilliant! Not only a great selection of beers and ciders, but a very welcoming atmosphere from staff and locals alike. We were entertained by James' dry wit and guided through...More

2  Thank neil f
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

What’s a fabulous place!! We had found the beer engine on trip advisor when looking for places to go for a drink whilst staying and skipton and this place did not disappoint, fabulous ales and wines, welcoming locals, James is a fun and engaging host...More

1  Thank Anon2756899
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

A group of 6 pontefract lads was in Skipton a pub crawl for the day so I researched all the places to go and the beer engine was the place I wanted to go the most and it certainly lived up to the hype. A...More

2  Thank lampers
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere .... bar staff engaging .... used by locals who were very welcoming ..... singer on the night was excellent(050518) ..... all in all a Fabulous night

2  Thank Helen S
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