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The Castle, Bradford

20 Grattan Road
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Ian Mapp left this review about The Castle

I'm afraid today has to be written off as a bad night. This is number 3 on a list of pubs in a crawl from this site. There are two other punters. One of those is a bin man in his work clothes. He has just been headbutted by a foreigner (his words, not mine). To be fair, the pint of Cumberland was OK, but once the headbutted bin man had gone, I felt like I was sitting in someone's front room. I have been to many cities and taken part in random pub crawls but I dont think I have been as scared and disappointed as I have in Bradford.

On 20th March 2015 - rating: 1
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Danny O'Revey left this review about The Castle

Edge of town, slightly down at heel boozer, probably quite grand at one time, now a beer haven drinking den.

There is an electric organ tucked away in one corner threatening light entertainment evenings around the wulitzer.

6 real ales, kept ok & a good choice.

On 2nd April 2014 - rating: 5
[User has posted 1347 recommendations about 1324 pubs]

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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about The Castle

Oh dear, I must have caught the Castle on a really bad day. Firstly, it didn't open until 1½ hours after its advertised opening time; and secondly, the place was absolutely freezing inside. However, on the plus side, it is a fine-looking place and has a very friendly landlord. The interior has been partly opened out to form two 'L'-shaped rooms on either either side of bar which features a scattering of handpumps (not all in use) on various parts of the counter. In addition to the regular Cumberland, Empire Primal, Ringwood XXXX Porter (£3.00, and disappointing) and Broadoak KB cider were available. Overall, despite the issues, there is obviously enough here to make me want to re-visit next time I am in Bradford.

On 10th December 2012 - rating: 5
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This pub features in the following crawls:
The Splendour of Bradford by Tex Icecubes
Bradford City Centre Real Ale Crawl by Jonathan Crewdson
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by John Yeadon
Bradford Forster Square, 0.29 miles, 5 min walk (show)
Bradford Interchange, 0.49 miles, 9 min walk (show)
Frizinghall, 2.2 miles, 42 min walk (show)
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10th Mar 2020, 19:32
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10th Mar 2020, 16:47
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  • Beer Festivals : Yes - April - last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
  • Micropub : No last updated 29 April 2019 by John Yeadon
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
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