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Polka Hop

(formerly Bull & Fairhouse; O'Donoghues)

60 George Street
Wakefield
WF1 1DL

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Opening Times

Regular

MondayClosed
TuesdayClosed
Wednesday5.00 pm - 10.00 pm
Thursday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Friday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Saturday2.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Sunday2.00 pm - 10.00 pm

Operator

Independent

About the Pub

After major refurbishment the pub re-opened as the Polka Hop in Autumn 2018. The Polka Hop is a dance performed by Morris Dancers, the new owner is a member of the local dancers. The bar has been relocated to a former recess creating a comfortable seating area with secluded corners and a real fire complements the warm welcome. Numerous board games are provided.

Access from street problematic for wheelchairs. Current owners have installed new managers.

Historic Interest

In 1874 this pub was the Bull Fair House then Bull & Fairhouse, becoming Friar Tuck's in the 1980s. It then became O'Donoghues, Irish themed with a focus on the music. This was followed by a reversion to the Bull & Fairhouse, tied to Great Heck Brewery. In early Summer 2018 it reopened as the Polka Hop with connections to morris dancing.

Regular ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Sunbeam Polka Hop Pale (house beer)

Changing ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Chin Chin --varies--
  • Copper Dragon --varies--
  • Durham --varies--

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Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Severn.

  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    10% on pints of real cider and real ale on production of card, or CAMRA voucher accepted.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • Quiet Quiet Pub

Facilities

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Events Events
  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • WiFi Wifi

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Polka Hop

60 George Street
Wakefield
WF1 1DL

Sat Nav Reference

53.680301, -1.501000

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (60m)

Arriva: 443/4

Nearby Station (500m)

Wakefield Westgate

Directions

Turn right out of Westgate Station, left at Westgate then right at the traffic lights, bear left at the bottom of the hill, the pub is on the left after 200 yards.

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Polka Hop - Wakefield

Polka Hop

60 George Street
Wakefield
WF1 1DL

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Real Cider Available
  • Member Discount Scheme
  • LocAle Accredited
  • Quiet Pub
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Events
  • Traditional Pub Games
  • Live Music
  • Real Fire
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station

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