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Black Rock

(also known as Rock, formerly Redan & Malakoff, New Inn)

19 Cross Square
Wakefield
WF1 1PQ

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Saturday11.00 am - Midnight
SundayMidday - 10.30 pm

Owner

Star (Heineken UK)

About the Pub

A famous largely unspoilt old Melbourne house opened in 1842. There is a blue plaque for Archbishop John Potter who grew up here when it was a draper's shop. An arched, tiled façade leads into this compact city centre local, where there is a warm welcome and comfy interior with many photographs of old Wakefield adding to the proper pub feel. The Rock has been a bastion of comfort for the ale drinkers of Wakefield and now offers three guest beers. Drinkers are encouraged to suggest beers they would like to try. Branch Pub of the Year 2016.

The pub has an entrance on two different streets, Cross Square and Bread Street, which is unusual.

Historic Interest

Grade II listed.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Oakham Citra
  • Tetley Bitter

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

Up to four.

Source: Regional

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Black Rock, Wakefield

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited
  • Quiet Quiet Pub

Facilities

  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Upstairs.

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Black Rock

19 Cross Square
Wakefield
WF1 1PQ

Sat Nav Reference

53.682894, -1.498946

Transport

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

Nearby Bus Routes (200m)

Bus station

Nearby Station (350m)

Wakefield Westgate

Directions

Between the Bull Ring & the top of Westgate, small frontage revealing a Tardis interior

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