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The Golden Ball, Pontefract Town, Pontefract

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Alan Winfield left this review about The Golden Ball

The Golden Ball is a decent looking pub that is opposite the bus station.
Once inside the pub still has two separate rooms,i had a drink in the room to the right,this was a long and oblong shaped and ran to the rear,the front area is bare boarded and has bench seating,the middle area narrows where the bar is,the rear area is carpeted and has comfy bench seating,there is a small separate square shaped room to the front left.
No real ales on the bar,so it was a drink of John Smiths smooth crap,which was crap.
There was a TV showing rubbish daytime stuff.
This is a decent enough pub just a shame they dont do real ale anymore.

Pub visited 29/7/2015

On 29th July 2015 - rating: 6
[User has posted 6113 recommendations about 6113 pubs]

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James Joines left this review about The Golden Ball

Small 2 roomed pub directly opposite the bus station and ideal for a quick pint whilst waiting for a pint.
Has changed hands but still with real ales although for how long only time will tell.
Had a pint of Cross Bay Sunset Blond and the young lady behind the bar had no price on her till was only charged £1.50 based on a price displayed on the TT Landlord pump.
Quality jukebox
Racing UK

On street parking.

On 23rd April 2013 - rating: 6
[User has posted 841 recommendations about 835 pubs]

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Holly Watson left this review about The Golden Ball

We are now open daily, 11am - midnight. We have darts, dominoes, free pool Thursdays, and Champions Poker League starting on 20/08/09. Come see us for a traditional locals atmosphere. Black Sheep on hand pull, and Racing UK coming soon!!

On 20th August 2009 - rating: 10
[User has posted 2 recommendations about 2 pubs]

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Map location corrected by James Joines
Pontefract Baghill, 0.29 miles, 5 min walk (show)
Pontefract Monkhill, 0.53 miles, 10 min walk (show)
Pontefract Tanshelf, 0.56 miles, 10 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Golden Ball, Pontefract
19th Jan 2020, 20:38
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19th Jan 2020, 16:56
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  • Darts : Yes last updated 23 April 2013 by hondo .
  • Jukebox : Yes last updated 23 April 2013 by hondo .
  • Karaoke : Yes last updated 19 May 2015 by Dave McNally
  • Real Ale : No last updated 15 August 2015 by Alan Winfield
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