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Royal & Ancient

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19 Dalton Bank Road, Huddersfield HD5 0RE, England
+44 1484 900766
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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19 Dalton Bank Road, Huddersfield HD5 0RE, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The good points:- This pub/restaurant has re-opened. The decoy has been greatly improved and smart new menus were on every table which themselves is a vast improvement from what had been the past. On several lunchtimes family group meetings were enjoyed with wholesome food and...More

Thank Patian2014
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Despite lots of roadside signs advertising food the kitchen was closed and no food available why not put up signs if there is a problem

1  Thank paul r
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Looked forward to this but very disappointing. DJ just sat there and looked miserable, we decided to have a dance to try and get other people to get up and join us. We were joined by two young children who had been running around all...More

1  Thank chemicalkeith
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Our choice to hold our Golden Wedding Anniversary family meal at this venue earlier this month drew praise from everyone. The new menu provided a diverse choice for all ages present. Our orders for starters and mains were taken speedily once we has all arrived,...More

Thank Sheila F F
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We have always frequented the Royal & Ancient, as it is local to us. It is very welcoming and customer service has been exemplary each time. The food was hot and tasty, vegetables were seasoned well. Staff were friendly and helpful. Would have been nice...More

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We all had a delicious Sunday lunch. The food is always fantastic here. We live local and like to come here a few times a month. We can definitely see an improvement now there are new managers. Great to see new drinks menus..ie cocktails and...More

1  Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

This was our second visit here for Sunday lunch and can't fault it last time we had chicken and the wife had beef it was lovely the veg was cooked to our liking we had to try the desserts they were yummy. Both of us...More

2  Thank mickHuddersfield
Reviewed 28 January 2018

2pm booked a table for Sunday lunch. Surprised to see the place empty apart from 2 other couples. The bar man was friendly and chatty however the food was awful. Ordered a beef roast and a chicken roast dinner.. the vegetables were overcooked within an...More

Thank jo l
Steve J, Owner at Royal & Ancient, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Hi Jo, We are sorry to hear that your experience with us did not meet your expectations. We always aim to provide the best service to our customer's and are disappointed to hear that we did not achieve this on this occasion. In regards to...More

Reviewed 21 January 2018

Recently refurbished and a friendly welcome by Steve and Craig, we called in for a light lunch and took advantage of the grazing dishes at £10 for three. We chose potato wedges with tomato salsa & guacamole dips, hickory BBQ pulled pork wedges, and cheesy...More

Thank Sheila F F
Steve J, Owner at Royal & Ancient, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Hi Sheila, Thank you for your review of our pub. We are pleased that you had a positive dining experience with us. We always aim to deliver the highest of standards to our customers and hope that we were able to provide you with a...More

Reviewed 4 January 2018

Great food, drinks, live entertainment, and an amazing atmosphere. I'm told the building dates back to before 1818 when it was a local mill. The beauty of this place is charming and the folks working there only serve to prove that charm comes in every...More

1  Thank Stefanie B
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Questions & Answers
5 February 2018|
Response from Steve J | Property representative |
Hi Rachel if you give the pub a call and we can take some details and get a menu sent over to you whilst we wait for our new menu to be put up online. Many Thanks Royal & Ancient
14 April 2016|
Response from barrysmith11 |
Pub has been refurbished and will re-open on Friday 7th October 2016 under new management. Don`t know about phone number, but would think it will be same one.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Dalton Bank Road, Huddersfield HD5 0RE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Huddersfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1484 900766
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Marston's Brewery, Welcome you to join us at The Royal and Ancient, our Willow Menu brand brings you all your classic meals but with that extra touch with some home made meals and the Best Sunday meals Done Properly.
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