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The Fleece Countryside Inn

Ripponden New Bank, Barkisland HX4 0DJ, England
+44 1422 820687
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Ripponden New Bank, Barkisland HX4 0DJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely evening here. The gins were great, food fantastic and ambience was fab. Tempura prawns for starters were a real great. Highly recommend

Thank Bevbuttie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best Sunday lunch!!! We visited for my Mum’s 79th Birthday, we booked in advance as it was for a table of 18 people. We were looked after impeccably from start to finish nothing & I mean NOTHING was too much trouble, so much so...More

Thank Kelly J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called here for a midweek lunch, lovely food, good service and pleasant staff. We are considering the Fleece for a Christmas Eve meal, the only problem is the vegetarian option is uninspiring, would be nice to have a vegetarian version of a turkey dinner, all...More

5  Thank Sue00do
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go for a few drinks here at around 8pm after our meal at home as we live locally. We entered the general public bar which was relatively quiet. A private party was being held in the bar and function room opposite. We...More

5  Thank Karen L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my family a couple of weeks ago. Food was fantastic, staff lovely. Would highly recommend.

Thank Rosie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off for refreshments one afternoon after a walk nearby. What a beautiful view from the patio area at the rear of the establishment....breathtaking! Drinks nice and food looked good but we didn’t sample food on this occasion. Will try food on return visit to...More

Thank moonmonkeycrew
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

After booking our stay some reviews came up on trip advisor and I was really worried they had all been very negative,anyway my positive was the place was lovely the food was great and the staff couldn’t do enough for us and we would defiantly...More

1  Thank Claire W
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We had visited whilst passing, having not been for a few years. Although there was clearly private parties on, the private areas were not signposted. My wife went into one area and was sent out because there was a baby shower taking place (no sign)...More

Thank Ray H
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Two Roast Beef and one Roast Ham Sunday lunches consumed without too much trouble! The portion size was great, not overfaced with too much meat. The Yorkshires were huge - although I think mine taste better but the trouble is I can’t be bothered! The...More

1  Thank Jaxxholt
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Four of us visited for Sunday lunch, it was simply superb! Admittedly after reading the reviews I was a little apprehensive - I needn't have been, so please ignore the negatives and go and try for yourself. The majority of the waiting staff were mostly...More

2  Thank MichelleRodley
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Questions & Answers
25 October 2015|
Response from Wander719666 | Reviewed this property |
Only on the terrace.
30 December 2014|
Response from Katie P | Property representative |
Hi Jason, yes we do. We have level access from the car park which leads into a seating area that includes access to a disabled toilet. I would recommend mentioning this when booking to ensure we seat you in the correct... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 39
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ripponden New Bank, Barkisland HX4 0DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Barkisland
  • Phone Number: +44 1422 820687
  • E-mail
The Fleece Countryside Inn The Fleece Countryside Inn is an award-winning Pub, Restaurant, Wedding Venue & Function Venue. Situated in the beautiful Ryburn Valley in Calderdale, The Fleece overlooks the village of Ripponden as well as across the Calder Valley from its hillside location. Following its full refurbishment and reopening in late 2012, the venue has retained its charm and character against this backdrop of stunning Yorkshire landscape. Our award-winning food is served in both a Bistro and Restaurant setting, with the menu changing on a weekly basis.
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