We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Black Rock Hotel

Closed Now: 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Open today: 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Share
Review Highlights
Hidden gem

Spent our early learning years in this great establishment, and returned this year, after about 30... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
sue c
,
Pontefract, United Kingdom
via mobile
Almost perfect pub

This is a lovely old place with beautiful tiled entrance and interesting interior. On a warm day we... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2018
LargelyMonk
,
Banstead, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 22 reviews
8
All photos (8)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good31%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
18 Sep 2018
“Hidden gem”
3 Aug 2018
“Almost perfect pub”
About
Closed Now
Hours Today: 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Nov
Dec
Jan
Contact
19 Cross Square, Wakefield WF1 1PQ, England
Reviews (22)
Filter reviews
22 results
Traveller rating
14
7
0
0
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
14
7
0
0
1
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 22 reviews
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Spent our early learning years in this great establishment, and returned this year, after about 30 years to find it unchanged in appearance, in a good way, but even more warm and welcoming if that’s possible. Lovely landlord and bar staff. Keep the faith! X

Thank sue c
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely old place with beautiful tiled entrance and interesting interior. On a warm day we sat near the window drinking perfect Tetleys and could have stayed there all day. Convivial atmosphere and friendly staff. The only downside is that the entrance to...More

2  Thank LargelyMonk
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful old pub, good range of drinks on draft. Had a very tasty pint of Hazelnut stout, this pub is steeped in history. Was made to feel welcome and great friendly service, will be back!!

1  Thank hairdy
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Since I've been in Wakefield.. I wouldn't of never think this would be one pub I absolutely relish! The welcoming from their bartender- Big Poppa John.. Thank you, for making my first night,enjoyable and welcomed!! Big Poppa definitely is a big guy,whos kindness outshine most...More

1  Thank Happylife0615
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

I was staying in Wakefield on business and wanted a pint of Ale. I found this place on the map and I'm glad I did. They have an excellent selection of ales. I was on my own so wasn't sure about going into an unknown...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

This Grade II listed pub can be found between the 'Bull Ring' area and the top of Westgate in Wakefield... Black Rock is one of the few traditional boozers left in this mainly modern bar area of Wakey and is the place to find a...More

Thank Phil07Manchester
Reviewed January 16, 2017

Popped in for a beer with my wife who used to live in the city. A lovely pub that reminds me of the good old local bars of my youth. A friendly welcome from some nice staff. A good pint and a nice place to...More

Thank Jez C
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Lovely Victorian exterior and in keeping inside. A good selection of real ales, friendly people and just a nice place to sit and have a pint. I was surprised to find there was room to sit on a busy Saturday afternoon in December and will...More

Thank doubleshiny
Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Nice old pub serving 6 real ales with a friendly atmosphere and friendly staff especially Dave. Resonably priced at between £2.60 & £3.00 per pint of real ale.

Thank David W
Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Had a great time. Lots of real ales to choose from and every pint clung to the side off the glass. Back soon.

Thank titetshirt
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 19 nearby hotels
Holiday Inn Express Wakefield
365 reviews
.20 km away
York House Hotel
291 reviews
.28 km away
CitiLodge Hotel
182 reviews
.40 km away
Stanley View Guest House
112 reviews
1.13 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 465 nearby restaurants
Robatary
208 reviews
.10 km away
Iris
884 reviews
.02 km away
Marmalade on the Square
219 reviews
.01 km away
Qubana
1,120 reviews
.02 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 105 nearby attractions
Theatre Royal Wakefield
207 reviews
.26 km away
Wakefield Cathedral
229 reviews
.14 km away
Wakefield Museum
54 reviews
.30 km away
Trinity Walk Wakefield
63 reviews
.27 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Black Rock Hotel staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines