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The Sparrow

$$ - $$$, , British
32 North Parade, Bradford BD1 3HZ, England
+44 1274 270772
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good35%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“rye bread” (2 reviews)
“pies” (4 reviews)
“peas” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, British
$$ - $$$
32 North Parade, Bradford BD1 3HZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really liked it in here. A shop turned into a pub is how it looked. Quite cosy and decent range of ales and gins. We'd never been to Bradford before and didn't see anywhere else that looked very nice to drink in so this was...More

Thank smith1265
Reviewed 1 week ago

A pleasant, intimate micro pub, good beer and an interesting menu. The prices reflect this fashionable pub idea and also the location. Managers should have a drivers drink cheaper/free policy - the soft drink prices are unreasonable. Complete the circle!

Thank Jonathan H
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

A pleasant micro pub style bar with great beer and friendly service. It was pretty crowded on a Friday evening, and the hard surfaces echo, making it rather noisy, but for beer this good it is a small price to pay.

Thank Jeff1903
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Really nice staff and a simple, relaxing atmosphere. Great selection of cider, larger and beer. Well worth a visit!

Thank Elhawk1
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We called in here for a coffee on a cold and wet rainy day as we were early for an appointment in Bradford. The couple running it were very friendly and we were impressed with the huge variety of drinks on offer both hot and...More

Thank PamClark_9
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We enjoyed a return visit to this deservedly popular bar and eatery. Friendly staff, good booze and espressos, chilled atmosphere and a couple of canine friends to stroke as they are dog friendly.

Thank kensmoon
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I first entered The Sparrow when it first opened and I have been going ever since pretty much every week. The original hip bar on North Parade, the beer is always good alongside all the ciders and everything else on the bar. Great pie and...More

Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 20 October 2017

One of my stops on an unfined beer hunt but unfortunately they didn't have any available. However they did have an extensive selection of vegan friendly canned and bottled beers. Premium prices of course (£5.20 for a can of Beavertown Gamma Ray, yikes!), but it's...More

Thank kensmoon
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I love this bar, great for a chilled afternoon with friends, nice atmosphere, good selection of drinks, with regularly changing draft beers and lagers. Went on a Sunday afternoon and was served by a very friendly young women. Would definitely recommend.

Thank joleeBradford
Reviewed 20 August 2017

On an away trip following Blackburn Rovers, a mate and myself wanted a cheap and cheerful bar to have a bite to eat and a few beers. The Sparrow has the lot in an abundance, what great atmosphere, great ale and free pie & peas...More

Thank John D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, British
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 North Parade, Bradford BD1 3HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Bradford
  • Phone Number: +44 1274 270772
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A relaxed 'bier cafe' in Bradford centre selling over 80 different beers. Bradford CAMRA pub of the year 2012. As featured in 2013's Good Beer Guide and in The Guardian's top 10 UK craft beer bars!
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