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The Butchers Arms

38 Towngate, Holmfirth HD9 1TE, England
+44 1484 687147
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“beef pie” (5 reviews)
“fries” (9 reviews)
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French, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38 Towngate, Holmfirth HD9 1TE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was my third trip to ‘The Butchers Arms’ and I was again absolutely impressed with it’s service, food and drink. I will defiantly be returning to this pub/restaurant!

Thank EdgertonJohn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its one of the best pubs around for a pint in front of the fire, or outside in the summer sun, but £16 for a Sunday roast, with dry beef and frozen peas is ridiculous. Its in an area growing in affluence, the prices seem...More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pub seemed warm, cosy and inviting as we were welcomed by the fire in the bar area. The staff were helpful and always seemed busy. Food that we received was delicious and worth what we paid for. I strongly recommend this bubbly atmospheric pub/restaurant...More

Thank Alexcastle_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited with my husband and two children for dinner one Sunday and I was thoroughly impressed with the atmosphere and service. The staff were incredibly helpful and polite, and the service was fast and friendly. We ordered roast dinners and were delighted with what...More

Thank leekaren33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly, just to be clear, the Butcher's Arms is actually in the village of Hepworth, and not in Holmfirth. It is a quaint village with lovely architecture and amazing views, and the pub is the only place to eat in the centre of the village...More

Thank Ianchel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got properly stung for a round of drinks here today. We ended a lovely walk here and I was looking forward to seeing a place I had heard great things about. First impressions were good. I then ordered 3 pints and 4 half’s of coke...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not visted here since Tim Bilton had the place. Really disappointed...lost it lovely quaint character and is now a chain style pub. The food was terrible.

Thank Hannah P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous village pub but its a shame the food wasn't so good. We chose from the Christmas menu and we both had different, the terrine was tasty but very dry, the ham was ok we also had the seafood mornay, which was awful, forgive me...More

Thank k8thh1
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very much enjoyed our visit to The Butchers Arms. Fabulous Cuisine and lots to choose from! Lovely & Friendly staff! Excellent service. Brilliant roast beef & gorgeous decor! Will defiantly return! Lovely busy atmosphere!

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Food good but nothing special. Menu a little limited and maybe a little overpriced. I don’t think I will be in a hurry to go back.

Thank Peter M
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Ronnie D
20 August 2016|
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Response from Licqui2011 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the late reply. Yes there are tables outside but next to the car park. Having said that it wasn't very busy when we were there so OK
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Towngate, Holmfirth HD9 1TE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Holmfirth
  • Phone Number: +44 1484 687147
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Friendly country pub with Yorkshire ales and bar menu, alongside locally sourced, rustic French food in relaxed surroundings. Walkers, diners, drinkers, all welcome
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