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Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale

Pub Guide

  • Ardsley
    • Ardsley Oaks WMC 680 Doncaster Road, Ardsley Ardsley S71 5ER Telephone(01226) 215900

      DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS THE CLUB IS OPEN TO CLUB MEMBERS ONLY AT THIS TIME Community WMC located on the main road in Ardsley opposite the village church. The only drinking establishment left in Ardsley. The club has a great community feel. Thursday night is quiz night, Bingo Friday nights and live music on a Sunday night. Every July the club hosts a day long music festival. The club has recently introduced a popular changing guest ale sourced from local and national breweries. CAMRA members are welcome. Well worth a trip.

  • Barnsley
    • Chennells 1 Wellington Street, Barnsley S70 1SS Telephone(01226) 210700

      One of Barnsley's long established pubs that has managed to keep its name. The pub was fully refurbished in 2011 and spruced up again in 2015. In 2011 real ale was introduced. These have become popular. The pub has a large '?' shaped layout with an 'L' shaped bar and can be very busy on market day afternoons and evenings.

    • Conservative Club 36 Pitt Street, Barnsley S70 1AW Telephone(01226) 282571

      A past Barnsley CAMRA Club of the Year award winner. The two real ales on offer have become very popular with the members, the guest beer is usually a local. The club has comfortable seating only feet away from the bar which runs down the right of the club. Four full size snooker tables are for members use and are to the back of the club. Visitors must ask about being signed in before ordering at the bar.

    • Dove Inn 102 Doncaster Road, Barnsley S70 1TP Telephone(01226) 288351

      Bought by Merry Monk Pub Co in 2002 from longstanding local licensee Mr Ronald Priestley and wife Doreen (1984-2002) who bought it from Whitbread Brewery. The pub is now owned by Old Mill Brewery and is a warm bright, welcoming pub with plenty of outside space in the rear paved beer garden and veranda which overlooks Oakwell Stadium. Both home and away fans meet up here where the corner bar serves a public bar with pool table to the left and TV area to the right. The smaller back room leads to the smokers balcony and beer garden. Sunday (Carvery) lunches are served but booking is essential.

    • Fanzone (Barnsley Football Club Supporters Trust) Grove Street, Barnsley S71 1ET Telephone(01226) 211211

      The Supporters Trust opened the Redfearn’s Bar at the start of the 2014/15 season and is run by fans. Now a pop up pub in the carpark. The bar offers cask beer from local breweries. Opening times are a guide, the bar opens to all fans for around 3 hours before home games.

    • George & Dragon 41-43 Summer Lane, Barnsley S70 2NW Telephone(01226) 219316

      Re-opened in July 2020 by its new brother and sister owners following a thorough refurbishment which included reinstatement of real ale. The four constantly-changing cask ales will all be from local breweries and will always include a dark beer. Quality keg and canned beers also available. Both rooms have been tastefully decorated and adorned with attractive prints. The main bar is dominated by the splendid counter and bar back and comfy bench seating runs round most of the walls. The small room up a flight of steps has padded leather chairs and couches to lounge on. Sizable outdoor drinking area. Occasional live music is planned.

    • Glass House The Shambles, Gateway Plaza Barnsley S70 2SB Telephone0871 527 9204

      Situated pub in the Gateway Plaza Complex, next to the Premier Inn. This pub restaurant with panoramic views of Barnsley opened in 2010 and is very popular, though its entrance is tucked away and can be a little hard to find the first time. The left of the pub is set out for drinking while to the right there is the popular restaurant area.

    • Grey Horse 54 Kensington Road Barnsley S75 2SS Telephone(01226) 206970

      Large modern open plan with three distinct areas, games area is to the left of the bar heading to the outside smoking area and two large seating areas. Warm and welcoming even on busy nights. Regular live music. Real ale became available in May 2019.

    • Heaven & Ale 66 Agnes Road Barnsley S70 1NH Telephone07981 703786

      Barnsley's latest bar which has patiently been waiting to open from late 2020. Lockdown rules have meant this small bar will not be able to open until 17th May 2021. Keep a lookout on the pubs facebook page for updates.

    • Jolly Tap on the Arcade 31 The Arcade Barnsley S70 2QP

      The first micro pub in Barnsley set up by the owners of 2 Roses brewery in a former cake shop in the pretty Victorian Arcade. On 4th July 2019 the pub opened up in the hands of Jolly Boys Brewery and operates as their long awaited brewery tap. The bar may stay open till 11pm on Fridays and Saturdays.

    • Joseph Bramah Market Hill, Barnsley S70 2PX Telephone(01226) 320890

      This Lloyds No.1 provides the standard Wetherspoons beers with up to an additional four changing micro-brewery guest beers as well as value for money meals. Set over two floors you can find some quieter areas especially in the smaller upstairs bar. Outside is a sheltered and heated smoking courtyard. This popular watering hole caters for all.

    • Keel Inn 18 Canal Street, Barnsley S71 1LJ Telephone(01226) 776803

      Just yards from the A61, lies this somewhat hidden genuine free house, themed to suit its location by the closed branch of the Aire and Calder and with memorabilia of the original Oakwell brewery. The last cask of their famous Barnsley Bitter was consumed here in 1977. Lively men's and women's pool and darts are successfully represented in local leagues. A concert room, available for hire, also hosts occasional live folk music. Up to two regularly changing beers are from Local micro breweries. Food is served afternoons in the bar or small restaurant area. Warming coal fire will keep you in here as well as the beer and great food.

    • Longcar Inn 99 Racecommon Road, Barnsley S70 6JN Telephone(01226) 241575

      Large roadside pub with separate rooms. Lounge at the front with a separate lounge opposite, to the side a large games area. Real Ale was added around March 2015. Recently become a true free house and now offering an interesting range of real ales from local breweries.

    • Moulders Arms 49 Summer Street, Barnsley S70 2NU

      This secluded little pub is situated just off Summer Lane. The pub is open-plan but has three distinct drinking areas served by the small bar. A garden provides a secure drinking area for the family. The name is derived from its proximity to the Old Foundry. The pub was refurbished in late 2017 and now has a greasy new look. The team here are looking to introduce a second real ale as a changing guest beer in the coming months.

    • Mount 32, Pontefract Road, Barnsley S71 1AB Telephone(01226) 282129

      Reopened in late July 2019 following an extensive refit which included installation of handpumps. The large open-plan interior is wrapped around an attractive wooden bar counter with sturdy wood bar back. At the rear is a mostly-tiled games area with pool and darts then a lounge portion with a mix of comfy bench seating and free-standing chairs. The left-hand side has more of a public bar atmosphere - on the ceiling is a large map of old Barnsley (a feature of local Craft Union pubs).Patio drinking area in the car park. Popular with fans attending matches at nearby Oakwell - home supporters only.

    • Old No 7 7 Market Hill Barnsley S70 2PX Telephone(01226) 244735

      Two bars offer a range of up to eight real ales from Acorn and other micro breweries and a choice of real ciders and perry, also a wide range of craft and continental beers. The upstairs bar is open each day while the downstairs bar opens Fri & Sat evenings. The pub also hosts a couple of beer festivals each year. The downstairs room is available for functions, meetings etc. Barnsley CAMRA Pub of the Year from 2012 to 2015 and now current winner for 2020. Winter Pub of the Season 2017/18 plus many regional CAMRA awards.

    • Pavilion Bar & Kitchen Gateway Plaza, Sackville Street Barnsley S70 2RD Telephone07483 345373

      Popular restaurant bar in Gateway Plaza complex, now a popular drinking destination on Barnsley. The only real ale is from bottle which is Acorn Gorlovka Imperial Russian Stout. Other bottled beers aren't real ale. The photos used here are from the pubs Facebook site.

    • Shakespeare 11 - 13 Wellington Street, Barnsley S70 1SS Telephone(01226) 282885

      The pub Re open after a huge refurbishment in May/June 2016, this refurb introduced real ales and a cider. (Now only one changing beer, and no cider). Open plan over two levels, the seating is a mix of high backed chairs around old singer sawing machines and under heated wall seating. Yorkshire stone, wood and carpeted flooring makes for a warming feel. The ceiling in front of the bar is a map of historical Barnsley. This pub has been here with the same name since 1822. George Miller was licensee until 1837.

    • Shaw Lane Sports Club Shaw Lane, Barnsley S70 6HZ Telephone(01226) 203509

      This award winning club is always a hive of activity, hosting sports such as rugby, cricket, bowling. It has two plush rooms with televisions showing live sporting events. Outside there is plenty of seating to relax and watch the cricket. The three real ales (two guests) are usually sourced from local breweries and good value food is available. Caravans are allowed on site but not tents.

    • Silkstone Inn 64 Market Street Barnsley S70 1SN Telephone(01226) 320860

      This 700th outlet for J.D. Wetherspoon has a coal theme (The Silkstone Seam stretched under Barnsley) even down to the black pendants in the lights and the secluded nature of the lighting. A central modern fireplace creates a warming effect in contrast to the long black bar where two permanent beers and up to three guest ales plus a real cider satisfy the client mix. Popular with families and older couples. Quiz night on 1st Wednesday of each month. Pub of the Season winner for Autumn 2016.

    • Staincross WMC New Rd , Staincross Barnsley S75 6EW Telephone(01226) 382204

      Traditional WMC that has recently introduced cask ale. The club has a large pleasant interior with concert room and traditional games/tap room. The cub hosts regular live entertainment at weekends and is popular with locals.

    • Temple of Muses Grahams Orchard, Barnsley S70 2SX

      After extensive refurbishment the Temple of Muses opened in August 2018 offering up to two cask beers and a number of craft beers as well as a cider. Open plan with a lounge seating area with large Chesterfield armchairs and sofas. The upstairs room with old exposed beams and roof terrace is always open and is also Available for private hire Thursdays and Fridays.

    • Tin Oyle Gateway Plaza, Saville Street Barnsley S70 2RD

      Stylish, light and airy bar which opened in April 2019. The name derives from the Barnsley Canister Company, former occupants of the site, known locally as the Tin 'Oyle. The decor pays tribute to this industrial heritage with strategically-placed tin sheets, exposed pipework, a sheet-steel gantry for the lights to hang from, large photos of the tin works in operation and a display of cans and other artefacts made by the Canister Company. The bar itself is open plan, with two raised areas and lots of comfortable seating. Live music may feature in due course. Outside seating also planned.

    • Tipsy Cow Unit 2B, Gateway Plaza, Sackville Street Barnsley S70 2RD

      Micro pub near the entrance to the Gateway Plaza complex. Opened 22nd April 2018. Split over two levels with a mezzanine floor looking over part of the ground floor. The outside drinking area was added to the pub in 2019 and is popular in summer months. Four changing real ales, craft beers and cider. Renowned for its gin selection. No under 12s and no dogs allowed. Planning permission granted to construct covered veranda to enhance the outdoor area.

  • Barugh Green
    • Chestnut Tree Claycliffe Road Barugh Green S75 1HS Telephone(01226) 296300

      The pub has just undergone a large refurbishment (May 2015), its second since opening since it was built in 2001. Mixed seating areas includes sofas, high poser tables and coffee tables. This pub caters for both the drinker and diner as well as the business people having a meeting to families using the play area. Divided into a family area and adult area which allows for quiet conversation if preferred. Food can be eaten anywhere in the pub, either in the laid out dining area or the more casual bar setting. A small upstairs mezzanine area is good for meetings and small parties.

    • Crown & Anchor Barugh Lane Barugh Green S75 1LL Telephone(01226) 387200

      Refurbished in 2014 the pub has been put back to its former layout of three distinctive drinking areas of which is a large rear restaurant area. Popular for food and offering an impressive range of cask ales and a traditional cider. The pub also stocks an impressive range of foreign bottled beers. A great addition to the area.

    • Royal Barnsley Road, Barugh Green S75 1LS Telephone07802 607778

      The Royal has undergone a massive refurbishment in late 2013. Its future was unsure. However in 2014 it is now re opened as a pub with a popular restaurant.

  • Birdwell
    • Cock Inn Pilley Hill, off The Walk Birdwell S70 5UD Telephone(01226) 744227

      This small stone-built village pub is very welcoming with its open coal fire. The larger of the two rooms has a slate floor, beams, brassware and old village pictures. Five real ales are always available with three changing guests with at least one local beer and one beer being free of any tie. Home cooked food is served daily (not Mondays) and is very popular; Sunday lunch is also popular and booking in advance is recommended.

    • Dearne Valley Farm Kestrel Way Birdwell S70 5SZ Telephone(01226) 698572

      Opened in 2017 as part of the Farmhouse Inns chain of pubs. Food available all day including breakfast. Up to three cask ales available including an occasional guest ale. No buses to the outlet complex.

    • Travellers Inn 124 Sheffield Road, Birdwell S70 5UX Telephone(01226) 351062

      Refurbished and re opened in 2015 this pub operates mainly as a restaurant but with quite a few tables not set for meals. Now a series of rooms with an open plan feel, with brick and timber wall finishes and wooden floors and the odd carpet giving it a clean feel. For those who went in the pub before these changes, it has made a dramatic change from its previous tap room and lounge days. A large print/drawing from an old photo of the pub hangs on the wall.

  • Bolton On Dearne
    • Dearne Tap 1A St Andrews Square Bolton On Dearne S63 8BA

      One of the latest micro pubs to open in the Barnsley area. The Dearne Tap offers the local people and visitors to the area a true community feel of a small pub. The wooden, metal and glass decor makes this one roomed bar bright and cheerful. To the rear of the pub is the gym that once occupied the whole ground floor, so a couple of hours workout followed by a healthy beer or two...

  • Broomhill
    • Old Moor Tavern Everill Gate Lane, Broomhill S73 0YQ Telephone(01226) 755455

      Situated in the small village of Broomhill close to the nearby Old Moor Wetlands and Trans Pennine trail. This pub is open plan and popular for food. A small area near the bar and a raised area just away from the bar is set aside for the drinkers.

  • Cawthorne
    • Cawthorne Club Tivy Dale, Cawthorne S75 4EY Telephone(01226) 791766

      Small friendly community club in the heart of the village. The pub has a main large room with large screen TV, darts board and half size snooker table. Outside is a lovely woodland seating area and patio area to the front Only a short walk to the Cannon Hall Country Park. The club has a sign at the door saying everyone welcome. See food serving times but food is served from 4pm on Saturdays not 5pm as indicated (hope to get this glitch sorted.) The guest ale is sourced from local breweries such as Jolly Boys, Abbeydale & Acorn. Now up to 4 ales available.

    • Comrades Club 19 Malt Kiln Row Cawthorne S75 4HH

      Small members club at the top of a small lane in the middle of this picturesque village. Visitors welcome.

    • Spencer Arms 21 Church Street, Cawthorne S75 4HL Telephone(01226) 792795

      Built in 1720 and located in one of Barnsley's beautiful villages. Close to Cannon Hall and its country estate. The pub has a popular restaurant that you walk through to get to the main bar when entering through the main door. The interior has recently been refurbished in the contemporary manner but a handful of historic features remain like some old bench seating and the beamed ceiling. Food is served both in the restaurant and bar seating areas and adjoining room as well as the large patio.

  • Cudworth
    • Darfield Road WMC Darfield Road Cudworth S72 8HF Telephone(01226) 710446

      Popular busy club with lounge, tap room and concert room. The handpumps for the cask John Smith's ison the back of the bar, not the bar itself, it can be seen from the lounge and concert room.

    • Star Hotel Barnsley Road, Cudworth S72 8BX Telephone(01226) 714311

      Large red brick pub set back on the main road through the village. The open plan large areas include pool room, large and smaller lounge and a front of bar drinking area. All these have their own ambiance. Food is popular including Sunday lunches. Accommodation is available in self catering apartments above the pub.

    • Victoria Hotel Barnsley Road, Cudworth S72 8SY Telephone(01226) 781117

      Lively and popular at evenings and weekends, the Victoria is a pub that has loud music when the night comes. Two dart boards in the back games and disco room and pool table in the front games area, and other rooms with plenty of comfortable seating.

  • Darfield
    • Cross Keys Church Street, Darfield S73 9JX Telephone(01226) 757005

      Situated in the heart of the village next to the church and Maurice Dobson museum. Impressive floral displays during spring and summer. The pub comprises of one large open plan room but with two areas, a plush lounge and a games area, both served by a long bar. The pub is an ideal stop for local walkers with the River Dearne and Old Moor Wetlands both within a good walking distance.

  • Darton
    • Anvil Arms 28 Church Street Darton S75 5HG Telephone(01226) 805225

      The once Old Co-0p Ale House is a welcoming micro pub in the heart of Darton, on the edge of the real ale corridor, this pub situated in a former Co-op building, now extensively refurbished into a large open bar with exposed stonework of the building with a wood burning fire. During the covid lockdowns the outside has been created into a drinking area. The bar serving up six changing handpulled beers and a line of draft craft beers. Very dog friendly. This pub prides itself on the art of conversation. Sundays night is quiz night.

    • Darton Tap 70 Church Street Darton S75 5HQ Telephone(01226) 383444

      This micro pub is now becoming a pub having extended into next door. This stylish pub offers four cask lines, several draft lines and a large spirits selection. The wood burning stove invites you in. Drinkers can enjoy a beer in a modern and comfortable environment, close to transport links, strictly over 18's only.

    • Rose & Crown Barnsley Road, Darton S75 5NQ Telephone(01226) 391000

      The pub opened after a major refurbishment in September 2014. Modern style and offering food all day and up to three changing real ales. The areas are games room, bar areas including a seated area near and at the bar with bar stools. The main food area is up a short level but disabled access is available. TV showing both Sky and BT sports channel and free wifi.

    • Woolley Miners Cricket Club Woolley Colliery Road Darton S75 5JA Telephone07846 371968

      Popular Cricket Club that has recently added cask ale. The club recently held their first ever beer festival. Cask ales are sourced from local breweries such as 2 Roses and Acorn. Occasionally opens on evenings during the week.

  • Dodworth
    • Dodworth Tap Station Road, Dodworth S75 3JA

      Bought on May 1st 2020 by Woolley Pubs Limited and opened on 30th July 2020. Now a stylish bar offering cask and craft beers alongside gins and other premium drinks.

    • Dodworth Valley Junction 37 M1, Dodworth S75 3LF Telephone(01226) 291333

      This pub was built in 2008 on Jct 37 of the M1. Large rooms for the drinking public and large area for the food. A Toby Carvery pub offering good value real ales and food alike and is quite often busy. The pubs walls are adorned with photos of films and cartoons. The modern building is warm and friendly with a small beer garden.

    • Fairway Elmhirst Lane, Dodworth S75 4LS Telephone0871 200 2289

      Large open plan pub offering food all day. Hotel on site. The large separate banqueting suit has themed events.

    • Thornely Arms High Street, Dodworth S75 3RG Telephone(01226) 287487

      Three roomed community local, lounge, games and tap room. The small bar is used by the locals as a drinking area where local news can be picked up. The guest beer changes monthly.

    • Travellers Inn 23 Green Road, Dodworth S75 3RR Telephone(01226) 284173

      The Travellers dates back to 1782 so you would expect the pub to have a ghost, well the pub is rumoured to have two. Mary, a Victorian lady and a Roman solder. The pub has three areas with restaurant area, bar drinking area and lounge. The new owners (Autumn 2016) are guaranteed to offer you a warm welcome whether your calling for a meal or just a drink. The views from the large beer garden over Stainborough are wonderful.

  • Elsecar
    • Crown Inn 22 Hill Street Elsecar S74 8EL Telephone(01226) 361488

      Community pub in the picturesque village of Elsecar. A recent refurbishment has seen a new bar and the opening up of the main room. The TV here usually shows football. The lounge to the rear leads to a large conservatory area which overlooks the garden and children's play area. Various local groups meet here. Close to the Elsecar Heritage Centre and Train station.

    • Fitzwilliam Arms 42 Hill Street, Elsecar S74 8EL Telephone(01226) 740191

      Situated near the train station this pub has extended restaurant up a few stairs. The bar serves two rooms with one hand pump on each bar, both different beers but one is very often White Rat from Rat Brewery in Huddersfield. The furnishings are of high standard and comfortable. The bar serves a plush lounge/dining area and the popular games room. Guest beers are from Acorn, Old Mill and Theakstons breweries. The large family beer garden is something else, great for the kids with play area. A large function room and bar is also available. The pizza oven is usually up and running at summer weekends and bank holidays. Everyone is well received here, locals and visitors.

    • Maison Du Biere Wath Road Elsecar S74 8HJ Telephone(01226) 805255

      Bottle beer shop offering hundreds of beers many of which are bottle conditioned. The shop now incorporates "the tap" where beers bought from the shop can be drunk, along with beers on tap KeyKeg. Occasional cask beer available for events and festivals.

    • Market Hotel 2-4 Wentworth Road, Elsecar S74 8EP Telephone(01226) 742240

      Multi room pub with a popular drinking corridor. Constantly changing beers are from micro breweries and always a LocAle, the guest beers are charged at the same price regardless of strength. To the rear is a beer garden with BBQ in summer. Above the front window look for the 'Horse and Gig for hire'. The Market is popular for meeting of various clubs, societies, and walking groups and stands next door to the Elsecar Heritage Centre on the closed Dearne and Dove Canal and plenty of scenic countryside. Note Winter hours open at 3pm Mon-Thurs and Noon Fri, Sat Sun.

    • Milton Arms Fitzwilliam Street, Elsecar S74 8ES Telephone(01226) 610910

      Reopened in December 2018 following extensive refurbishment by new owners, True North Brew Co. Downstairs the left hand snug is thankfully unchanged while the main bar is cleverly divided by a low screen. Three new rooms have been created upstairs. The purpley-brown and cream colour scheme is very tasteful. At the time of writing, As well as the real ales, several quality keg beers are offered plus some interesting stuff in can and bottle. The pub now is dog friendly. 10% discount for CAMRA members.

  • Haigh
    • Old Post Office 600 Huddersfield Road, Haigh S75 4DE Telephone(01226) 387619

      Large and out of the way and set back from the main road. Right next to junction 38 of the M1. The large 'U' shaped bar serves the restaurant area only. Children's play area in the beer garden, with ducks. Drinkers can occupy the reception area with table service where you wait to be served. The chef here was trained by Gordon Ramsey.

  • Hazlehead
    • Dog & Partridge Bord Hill, Flouch Hazlehead S36 4HH Telephone(01226) 763173

      Set in the Dark Peak District high on the Woodhead Pass this is the jewel in Barnsley's pub crown. Always serving at least one locally brewed beer (LocAle). The warm open fire provides a very welcome shelter from the often wild weather outside. Since being enlarged over the years the Dog and Partridge has grown to include modern accommodation and all-day quality food. This lively country pub with its wooden beamed ceilings has always keenly supported CAMRA's aims. It's a great attraction to the regular passing trade - both walker and motorists. Food is served Noon-9pm Mon to Fri, Noon-9.30pm Sat and Noon-8pm Sun. Bank Holidays Noon-5pm.Coach and Minibuses welcome but you must contact the pub before you arrive otherwise they may not be able to accommodated.

  • Hemingfield
    • Elephant & Castle Tinglebridge Lane, Hemingfield S73 0NT Telephone(01226) 755986

      A lovely old stone built pub situated alongside the old canal and Trans Pennine Trail. The pub is well known for its quality food and has an attractive outside seating area that is popular with walkers and diners alike. The licensees are enthusiastic and local to the village. The car park area has space for two campers or caravans to be hooked up. A possible third handpump being added for a local beer have been talked about.

  • Hepworth
    • Fox House Penistone Road, Nr Holmfirth Hepworth HD9 2TR Telephone(01226) 762536

      Out in the far reaches of our area, the Fox House is a popular destination for dining. In fact the pub has several dining areas. As mentioned, this pub is well known for its good food. If you are not eating and only here for the beer, the choice is also worth the visit. Many tables are set for the diners and tables near the bar are usually free for drinkers, but the beer garden is also recommended. Opening times can change depending on weather conditions but their Twitter feed keeps followers up-to-date.

  • High Hoyland
    • Cherry Tree Bank End Lane, High Hoyland S75 4BB Telephone(01226) 382541

      Located near to Cannon Hall Country Park in a picturesque location the Cherry Tree has far reaching views over Barnsley and the countryside. It’s popular with locals and visitors alike. The pub offers good value quality food (booking advised.) The Cherry Tree has a long central bar with dining areas to both sides. Outside the pub has plenty of seating to enjoy the views. Walkers are more than welcome. The bus service to the pub is daytime only and not Sundays.

  • Higham
    • Higham Cricket Club 1 Pog Well Lane Higham S75 1PH Telephone07581 320575

      Small village cricket club (now a pub so no membership required) with a pavilion bar. Offering two casks ales sourced from local breweries.

  • Hoyland
    • Furnace Inn 163 Milton Road, Hoyland S74 9BG Telephone07872 449264

      The pub has now been refurbished to a very high standard. The new furnishings and fittings as well as the local landlord have started to bring this wonderful pub back to life. Winter Pub of the Season winner for 2014/2015

    • Knave & Kestrel 23 King St Hoyland S74 9JU Telephone07983 482638

      Micro pub opened in April 2017. In the town centre. Small front room with a larger room to the back. Locals report opening times are flexible, times shown were taken from the pub's Facebook site on 4th March 2018.

  • Hoyland Common
    • Hare & Hounds 28, Sheffield Road, Hoyland Common S74 0DQ Telephone(01226) 742283

      A popular food pub with welcoming friendly staff. Plenty of room for drinkers and diners with its multi rooms. These being a main lounge, games room to the rear, public bar left and a restaurant area. One of the guest beers is usually Wychwood Hobgoblin but does change now and then.

    • Keys Sheffield Road Hoyland Common S74 0PY Telephone(01226) 824437

      Large roadside pub set back from the roadside this pub offers open plan seating for diners with room for the drinkers. Opened in December 2014 after a half a million pound refurbishment. Also had a refurbishment in 2020 opening up just a few weeks before the 2020 lockdown. The real ales are from all over the UK with at least one being local.

    • Saville Square 34 &36 Sheffield Road, Hoyland Common S74 0DQ Telephone(01226) 747239

      The pub is in a modern style and to a high standard. Pillar seating as well as extremely comfortable lounge seating as well as modern table seating. The three real ales change quite often and usually have at least one from a local brewery. The pub opens for breakfast at 9am and so does the bar.

    • Star 30 Hoyland Road, Hoyland Common S74 0PB Telephone(01226) 351603

      Open placed roomed local served by one small bar. Large screens offering soap to sport. Recent licencee changes and refurbishment.

    • Tap & Brew 9 Hoyland Road Hoyland Common S74 0LT Telephone(01226) 824614

      Opened in June 2017, this micropub has quickley become a popular venue to both the locals in the village and those passing through. New owners in 2019 have kept the pub just how the locals like it. Food served daily, eg panini's, jackets, sandwiches, chip, salads etc. Dogs are welcome. Different events are organised such as quiz nite, open mic, live music. Pub is avalable for private functions and can be closed when special ticketed events are on. Check their Facebook page for these dates.

  • Hoylandswaine
    • Lord Nelson Barnsley Road, Hoylandswaine S36 7JA Telephone(01226) 762324

      This pub/restaurant has for many years been offering good quality food. The food service has quite nearly taken over the pub. A drinking area to the side offers tables, chairs and lounge seating but it carries a lack of decor from the food area making you feel out of place.

    • Rose & Crown 313 Barnsley Road, Hoylandswaine S36 7JA Telephone(01226) 762211

      Reopened in November 2018 after a stylish refit, the interior of the Rose & Crown now combines the best elements of the traditional and contemporary. The snug with its huge map of the local area is especially delightful. It's still very much a village pub but the food offering has been enhanced, with steaks, fish and veggie options being particular specialities. A two-course offer is available Mon-Thur, 12-7 at £15 (and also on Sunday for £17). Walkers and dogs are welcomed.

    • Sports & Social Club Haigh Lane, Hoylandswaine S36 7JJ Telephone(01226) 765726

      The club during the current covid-19 restrictions is current members only. The club is located in the heart of the village and popular with locals. The fast changing beer is sourced from local breweries. A warm welcome is guaranteed. Terraced area with panoramic views is the ideal place to watch the world go by or a game of cricket. Ask if you can be signed in before buying any beer. Work to refurbish the bar took place at the start of 2017.

  • Langsett
    • Waggon & Horses Whams Road, Langsett S36 4GY Telephone(01226) 763147

      This grade II listed rural pub alongside 'Langsett Barn' visitors centre gives wonderful access to the Dark Peak District. Having been in the hands of the same family since 1974 the pub has a legendary reputation for home made food, the pie is a speciality. Locally sourced produce is prominent on the plate and local beers are prominent on the bar.

  • Lower Barugh
    • Millers Inn Dearne Hall Road, Lower Barugh S75 1LX Telephone(01226) 805840

      This open plan pub has a multi room ambience created by the large central walk around bar which serves the games room to the right with pool and darts and two lounge areas where a raised brick mural depicting a gunman and his dog is over the large fireplace. Conquers and knock the nail are played here as well as well as pool, cards and darts. The river Dearne runs directly to the back of the beer garden. It's hoped that duck racing will be revived in summer months. Clubs and societies meet here including the fishing club, Royston Animal Welfare and pool and darts teams. Food is served 12-9pm Monday to Saturday and from 12-6pm on Sundays. The guest beer is from the Marston's large portfolio.

  • Mapplewell
    • Eastfield Arms Blacker Lane, Mapplewell S75 6DJ Telephone(01226) 382265

      Large open plan pub where passing trade and a community local works well. The large "U" shaped bar offers good value food and drink, while the fixed and table seating offers a choice for individuals or groups. A pool table is to the rear of the pub.

    • Kings Head Inn Darton Lane, Mapplewell S75 6AP Telephone(01226) 382386

      Small multiple roomed roadside pub served by one small bar. All these rooms have their own ambiance, from quite lounge chatter to cheering TV sport fans, sometimes all at the same time. A large conservatory at the rear of the pub leads to the outside beer garden and car park. A popular community local. The pub was saved from supermarket developers when the locals contacted Barnsley CAMRA to assist them with an asset of community value (ACV). This helped the stop if the development thanks to the regulars and villages who also signed a 1000 name petition. The pub is going under refurbishment slowly bit by bit.

    • Old Bakery 16 Blacker Road Mapplewell S75 6BN Telephone07541 660287

      Old Fosters bakery now converted into a micropub. Has quickly become a popular choice for Real Ale drinkers as well as craft beers and keg. The pub has a quiz night on Wednesday. Great beer garden to the rear of the pub and cafe seating to the front. Opening times are a guide, the pub can close before times given.

    • Talbot Inn Towngate Mapplewell S75 6AS Telephone(01226) 385629

      Owners at this 17th century coaching inn have exposed the attractive stonework to the front of the pub and has just completed a sympathetic yet extensive refurbishment that has pleased both the regulars and new customers alike. This friendly and popular pub supports the local community through its 'buy local' policy and serves beers mainly from Acorn, Northern Monk, Magic Rock and Thornbridge breweries. Food is available in the bar area or upstairs in the 1776 restaurant.

    • Wentworth Arms Greenside Mapplewell S75 6AU Telephone(01226) 390702

      The Wentworth Arms is the sister of the Talbot Inn and the second official tap of Nailmaker Brewery. This pub, after a huge refurbishment has brought the former restaurant back to a community pub. Open plan with ample seating including comfortable cushion bench seating. Further renovations have created a second floor Loft bar that can be hired for private functions, this pub also hosts a large beer garden with external bar with raised terrace with large round wooden round benches. A very popular local pub within the community, with live entertainment and popular quiz nights.

  • Millhouse Green
    • Blacksmiths Arms Manchester Road, Millhouse Green S36 9NQ Telephone(01226) 764408

      A country pub next door to the local school, this stone built open plan pub has a cosy atmosphere and comfortable seating areas. The small bar adequately serves all the areas. Friendly staff and locals.

  • Monk Bretton
    • Full House Rotherham Road, Monk Bretton S71 2NW Telephone(01226) 284503

      This pub is a popular community local with a large open plan lounge, sports bar and restaurant has recently had a huge refurbishment. comfortably furnished with curved soft bench seating around the walls and high back chairs scattered around the many tables. The separate games room on the lower level has pool and darts while the food is now served in the main bar area. In keeping with the curved seating theme, the bar also has a curve. You won't miss anything on the large TVs, wherever you sit you can see one. The pub was built in the 50s and opened with the decor of a steam ship. The pull handles on the main side entrance of the pub still have the boat moulding.

    • Norman Inn Burton Road, Monk Bretton S71 2HG Telephone(01226) 730848

      Recently re opened after a major refurbishment in early 2015. The new addition to the bar is three cask beers from the Marston's range.

  • Old Town Barnsley
    • Miners Rest Palm Street, Old Town Barnsley S75 2SU Telephone(01226) 282339

      The Miners Rest has three drinking areas, one lounge to the left as you walk into the pub, the other two areas are to the right. The small bar efficiently serves all areas. The extention and beer garden overlooks the pubs own bowling green, making theMinors Rest is a wonderful pub for warm summer evenings and cold winter nights.

  • Oxspring
    • Smithy Arms Bower Hill Oxspring S36 8YA Telephone07712 929011

      Micro-pub in the garage of the owners house. Opened in December 2017 after an extension to the garage. Some major works have now made this the go to drinking pub.

    • Travellers Inn Jockey Road Oxspring S36 8AG Telephone(01226) 762518

      Small pub with a popular restaurant. Walkers (muddy boots and paws welcome) and drinkers are made very welcome. A large children's outside playing area makes this a family friendly pub. There is a food menu for the dogs.

    • Waggon & Horses Sheffield Road, Oxspring S36 8YQ Telephone(01226) 763259

      Split level pub with food the main concern, an upstairs bar 'Rafters' once catered for the younger age groups but this is now a function room. The pub now allows people who are only drinking into the pub, however at busy times there is only tablet space for diners though you can stand at the bar. Quiz night is Friday.

  • Penistone
    • Cubley Hall Mortimer Road, Cubley Penistone S36 9DF Telephone(01226) 766086

      Large multi-roomed former gentleman's residence in Cubley, much added to over the years, but still featuring elaborate ceiling cornices and mosaic tiled hallway and includes a long conservatory dining area. Well known for its quality food as much as for its beers.

    • Old Crown Inn 6 Market Street, Penistone S36 6BZ Telephone(01226) 762422

      A large 'U' shaped bar serving three areas of the pub, popular with drinkers of all ages

    • Penistone Church FC Memorial Ground, Church View Road Penistone S36 6AT Telephone(01226) 370095

      Club House open to everyone and all made welcome, hot food and drinks available inside the club house serving Real Ales and up to three real ciders. Free WiFi available and SKY sports shown. Saturday opening times are season times.

    • Penistone Cricket Club Queen Street Penistone S36 6HD Telephone07753 662574

      Penistone Cricket and Sports Club was founded in 1867. Two senior teams playing in the SYCL and various Junior teams. This friendly welcoming club is situated in a pretty isolated location at the side of the River Don. The clubhouse is open during the cricket season. CAMRA card carrying members are welcome. Please contact the club to check the opening hours. The guest ale is sourced locally from breweries such as Bradfield.

    • Penistone Paramount Cinema Shrewsbury Road Penistone S36 6DY Telephone(01226) 767532

      The bar offers the cinema goers one real ale from Acorn brewery. The bar opens about an hour before the performance starts. Drinks can be taken into the cinema. The bar opens during the intermission of films, yes all films here have a 15 min intermission. The bar can only be accessed if you have a performance ticket.

    • Royal British Legion Club 14 St Mary's Street, Penistone S36 6DT Telephone(01226) 766911

      A spacious, comfortable and very well appointed modern private members club, having lounge/concert room and separate large games/TV room (two snooker tables). Two very competitively priced real ales, well tended by the enthusiastic steward. Trans Pennine Trail (walking/biking/horse-riding route) on former railway track runs at rear of the club. Bingo on Monday evening and regular entertainment on some other days. In mid 2016 the rules changed for entry. You must now be a member or be signed in by a member you know.

    • Spread Eagle 12, Market Street, Penistone S36 6BZ Telephone(01226) 496314

      The Spread Eagle is a well established pub in the centre of the market town. Refurbished in 2011 and has become a much more welcoming. The small bar serves the games room (with pool and darts), and a roomy lounge. With the refurbishment came the introduction of a real ales, so should now be a calling point whenever you're in the town.

  • Pogmoor
    • Tom Treddlehoyle Pogmoor Road, Pogmoor S75 2DX Telephone(01226) 290621

      One small bar serves this busy community local. Though open plan is has a separate room atmosphere. The decor is white, mushroom and rose. A conservatory area at the rear acts as a function room for small party's and meetings. This leads to quite a large kid friendly garden which is popular in the summer months.

  • Royston
    • Cross Summer Lane, Royston S71 4SE

      Multi roomed community pub with small bar serving lounge and drinking area. Large TV shows most live sports. Two other small rooms have after a refurbishment become just one and are away from the bar and can be a little quieter but have TV. The refurbishment has improved the pub look and it has, it seems, increased the footfall. The pub had added a beer garden with decking but it had to be removed.

    • Pack Horse Church Street, Royston S71 4QZ Telephone(01226) 700074

      Large open plan pub opposite village church, with raised areas and games room plus a restaurant area at the rear of the pub. New tenants have increased the community focus with, for instance, Silver Surfers Afternoon on Wednesday and Disco Friday evening. Home-cooked food served all day except on Thursday; the Sunday Carvery is very popular - only £7.95 for one or £15 for two.

  • Sheffield
    • Wortley Golf Club Hermit Hill Lane Sheffield S35 7DF Telephone(0114) 288 8469

      Members only Golf Club formed in 1894 after the increasing popularity of the game amongst professional people in the area's wealthy families. When the clubhouse was built in 1911 the course was extended to a testing 18 holes. Visitors must adhere to the Clubs Dress code.

  • Silkstone
    • Bells Steakhouse High Street, Silkstone S75 4LN Telephone(01226) 790298

      Re-opened as a steakhouse restaurant with a small bar offering a guest beer in a small drinking area in front of the bar. Bar seating and three pillar tables and seats. The bar can close earlier than listed if the restaurant has no one in.

    • Red Lion 69, High Street, Silkstone S75 4JR Telephone(01226) 790455

      For quite some time, this was the only pub in the Barnsley area called the Red Lion, then the one at Worsbrough Bridge renamed itself back to the Red Lion having gone through some modern incarnations of names. However this Red Lion is a small two roomed locals pub which stands in the heart of one of Barnsley's loveliest villages. Comfortable seating and relaxing decor, and bar stools where locals chat makes this pub a popular community local. Outside is a raised patio area in case you drop in on one of those warm summer months.

    • Silkstone Golf Club Elmhirst Lane, Silkstone Silkstone S75 4LD Telephone(01226) 758635

      Golf club accessed from behind the Fairway pub at Dodworth. Guests are welcome but must book first.

  • Silkstone Common
    • Station Inn 1 Knabbs Lane, Silkstone Common S75 4RB Telephone(01226) 790248

      Just off the platform on the Barnsley to Huddersfield line, this two roomed popular village community pub offers a warm welcome. Benches outside make a good location to drink while waiting for transport or to just sit in the warm summer weather.

  • Stainborough
    • Strafford Arms Park Drive, Stainborough S75 3EW Telephone(01226) 287488

      Large pub near the entrance to Wentworth Castle whose interior was mostly opened out some years ago. Reopened May 2014 after extensive refurbishment. The main physical change is removal of a wall to the right of the entrance so that the dining area is now separated from the rest of the pub only by a chimney stack. The renovations are in an over-fussy shabby-chic style with a multiplicity of flooring styles, wall treatments, furnishings etc. Superficially attractive but doesn't really hang together. A pint of real ale is pricey for the area at £3.75 and two halves pricier still (£3.95). Evening food majors on steaks - a more varied menu at lunchtimes.

  • Staincross
    • Limes Wakefield Road, Staincross S75 6JZ Telephone(01226) 382856

      Once a golf club but now a council owned pub allowing everyone in not just golf club members. Sky sports on a number of TV's, soft leather seats with views of the course and a large patio outside drinking area. Games room and lounge merge into one open plan space. Its opening times are varied and can close without notice.

  • Tankersley
    • Tankersley Manor Church Lane,, Off Westwood Tankersley S75 3DQ Telephone(01226) 744700

      The hotel is built round a former 17th century residence with many of the original features being retained including exposed wooden beams and Yorkshire stone windowsills. The bar has a low-ceilinged and is L-shaped and is situated to the right of the hotel reception. The decor is an uneasy mixture of faux olde worlde and contemporary chic. Parts are given over to more formal dining. Prices seem to be expense-account oriented with Black Sheep being an eye watering £4.20 a pint (Feb 2014) and the food is also pretty expensive.

    • Tankersley Park Golf Club Park Lane Tankersley S35 4LG

      Private golf club with a changing guest ale sourced from local breweries. Guests must book before visiting. Closing times may vary so checking times is recommended.

    • Wentworth Maple Road, Tankersley S75 3DL Telephone(01226) 350035

      Big food pub, not even sure its a pub anymore? Some very mixed reviews at the website link below. Breakfast is also served from 6.30am-10.30am weekdays and 7am-11am weekends.

  • Thurgoland
    • Bridge Inn Cote Lane, Thurgoland S35 7AE Telephone(0114) 283 1630

      Stone-built pub close to the heritage site of Wortley Top Forge, in-between the river Don and the Trans Pennine Trail. This family friendly pub with rear beer garden caters for both locals and visitors. The lounge/dining area and stone-flagged tap room are both served from the single bar. Excellent home-cooked food.

    • Green Dragon Cote Lane, Thurgoland S35 7AE Telephone(0114) 288 7454

      Situated in the centre of Thurgoland this cosy stone built local has two rooms served by a single bar. The well appointed lounge area is 'L' shaped and composes the majority of the space in the pub. The smaller square room (once the games room) now houses a private dinning area. Wednesday at 6pm it's Pie Night while quiz night is every Thursday at 10pm. Food is very popular and booking is advisable at weekends.

  • Thurlstone
    • Huntsman 136 Manchester Road Thurlstone S36 9QW Telephone(01226) 764892

      A regular entry in the good beer guide and a regular award winning pub and is a hub for many local activity groups and hosts regular music sessions. It has a fantastic ambience created by a chatty and appreciative clientele. Six real ales are always in superb condition. Food is available but only on a Tuesday evening and Sunday Lunchtime. Dogs with well behaved owners are especially welcome. Situated on the main road through the village on the A628. Local CAMRA Winter Pub of the Season winner 2016/17

  • Wombwell
    • Anglers Rest 66 Park Street Wombwell S73 0HS Telephone(01226) 345747

      The brewery tap for local Geeves brewery. This small three roomed roadside pub is a little gem and well worth a visit. Up-to five real ales and a traditional cider are available. The guest ales are sourced from nearby breweries. The pub has a selection of traditional pub games and hosts a free pool night on Thursdays. On Tuesday nights real ales are discounted. The pub prides itself as being a traditional community local. The pub opens longer on the second Wednesday of each month and has live music.

    • Ash Inn 105 Wombwell Lane, Wombwell S73 8EP Telephone(01226) 341646

      Small well furnished pub on this busy road. The bar area allows for drinkers with high chairs and tables. The lounge caters for diners and drinkers while a small dining area is to the left of the bar. The Trans Pennine trail passes the pub. A large child friendly garden is great in the warmer months, while outside covered areas are to the front. Food is served most of the day.

    • Horseshoe 30 High Street, Wombwell S73 0AA Telephone(01226) 273820

      Large splendid red brick pub built in the nineteen thirties to replace an earlier terraced pub of the same name on the same site. Converted well into the Wetherspoons style with a large open space dividing into convenient comfortable areas which allow the provision of several different pub experiences within one space. Beers are sourced from local and national breweries.

    • Meadows Meadow Gate,, Valley Park Ind Est Wombwell S73 0UN Telephone(01226) 273800

      Typical Brewers Fayre pub situated near the Cortonwood retail park. The Meadows is a popular pub for food and families and has a large children's play area. A separate drinking area is available. A Premier Inn hotel adjoins the pub and is popular with visitors and workers alike.

    • Squires Church Street, Wombwell S73 0DA Telephone(01226) 340099

      This hotel bar is attached to the Churchill Hotel. Recently refurbished in 2019 it is a modern stile within its open plan. Real ales were added during its refurbishment.

    • Tavern Lundhill Road, Wombwell S73 0PF Telephone(01226) 341046

      Long open plan and split level pub with central bar. Interesting timber structures make for conversation pieces. The building was originally part of the Lundhill Colliery and still retains memorabilia of the pit which was the site of a disaster. The guest beers change often and can be local. Not on a bus route.

  • Worsbrough Bridge
    • Red Lion Park Road, Worsbrough Bridge S70 5LJ Telephone(01226) 280574

      Large split level open plan pub on the busy A61. The pub reverting to its original Red Lion a few years back. There is a large drinking area in front of the bar with the rest of the pub, including two conservatory extensions, given over to dining. The interior is tastefully decorated in shades of grey and cream, offset by patches of bold red and gold wallpaper. The mix of different chairs also adds interest. New owners are welcoming walkers and dog owners with a sign saying "muddy boots and paws welcome". Convenient for Worsbrough Mill and Country Park.

  • Worsbrough Dale
    • Boatmans Rest Edmunds Road, Worsbrough Dale S70 4TD Telephone(01226) 286620

      The pub is set way back from the main roads and the bottom of Edmunds Road. A multi roomed pub full of coalmining knick-knacks. A spacious function room to the rear is often used for private events. A narrow lounge and bar seating area are very comfortable, the latter having a roaring fire during cold weather. The games room includes pool and darts.

  • Worsbrough Village
    • Edmunds Arms 25 Worsbrough Road, Worsbrough Village S70 5LW Telephone(01226) 206865

      Attractive stone built pub opposite the historic church. A range of bar meals are served daily in the tap room and lounge, while full meals can be enjoyed in the restaurant. There is a popular outside seating area at the front of the pub and garden at the rear. Regular Tuesday night quiz is well attended.

  • Wortley
    • Wortley Arms Halifax Road, Wortley S35 7DB Telephone(0114) 288 5218

      A sympathetic renovation a few years ago has retaining many of the buildings features including its revolving doors and oak beams. Food like the famous Wortley Pie is served at the bar area and the wood burning fire. A public bar area with stone flooring welcomes walkers. Montagu's restaurant is upstairs.

    • Wortley Hall Wortley Hall, Wortley S35 7DB Telephone(0114) 288 2100

      Wortley Hall is set in 26 acres of gardens and woodland with a small lake and walks all within the grounds. This grand venue is full of heritage and has a bar that's open all day every day for drinks or a bite to eat. It also has two dining rooms you must see to be believed. Popular with holiday makers with its 49 en suite rooms 2 cottages and 5 caravan club member pitches.

    • Wortley Men's Club Reading Room Lane Wortley S35 7DB Telephone(0114) 288 2066

      DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS THE CLUB IS OPEN TO CLUB MEMBERS ONLY AT THIS TIME Originally the estate library this club is Situated in the heart of the pretty village of Wortley, surrounded by open countryside. The opulent interior has ornate ceilings, a small bar area, plush lounge and large games room. Guest ale is sourced from local breweries and a guest draught cider is always available. Show your CAMRA membership card or a copy of this Guide on entry. Branch club of the year 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016 also winner of Yorkshire Club of the year and National Club of the Year. A popular beer festival is held in July.