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Requested be closed with reason - Other: Up for lease with Trust Inns

King William IV, Ripon

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Old Boots left this review about King William IV

Update October 2013
Internally much the same but now rented by Hambleton Ales as their Brewery Tap, beer quality is excellent, still serving Theakstons Best but with three beers from the Hambleton stable (Whitby and Village Brewer as well as Hambleton).

October 2009
Known locally as the King Billy, (actually William III's nickname but ...) Large double fronted pub noted for a high turnover of landlords/managers. Splendid West Riding Brewery stained glass windows although the interior has been messed about a little. The bar is to the right as you go in through a typical West Riding drinking lobby, the left hand room is the pool room. An odd shaped bar due to some ill advised wall removal. Just a cut above being a basic boozer, a comfortable and friendly pub with mainly working men as customers. Advertises itself as “Ripon's only sports bar” - it has some framed signed rugby shirts, a dart board and a big telly showing Sky sports; so it can get rammed when there's something on. For your drinking delight they offer Theakston's lacklustre best bitter which is kept well, the usual lagers n stuff also available.

On 24th October 2013 - no rating submitted
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Peter Rydings left this review about King William IV

Nice pub nice pint nice people what more can a stranger in the town want.

Date of visit May 28th

On 2nd June 2012 - rating: 8
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Map location corrected by Old Boots
Thirsk, 10.4 miles, 3 hr 20 min walk (show)
Knaresborough, 11.18 miles, 3 hr 35 min walk (show)
Starbeck, 12.02 miles, 3 hr 52 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for King William IV, Ripon
30th Dec 2020, 19:24
Request to mark pub as closed by ROB Camra approved
30th Dec 2020, 19:24
Request to mark pub as closed submitted by ROB Camra, with included notes: Other: Up for lease with Trust Inns

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  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 15 October 2009 by Alan Hurdle
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 24 October 2013 by Old Boots
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