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Olde Tavern

(formerly Fox)

34 South Baileygate

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Opening Times


MondayMidday - Midnight
TuesdayMidday - Midnight
WednesdayMidday - Midnight
ThursdayMidday - Midnight
FridayMidday - Midnight
SaturdayMidday - Midnight
SundayMidday - Midnight

Meal Times

12 - 7 Mon - Sat
12 - 3.30 Sun

About the Pub

used to be known as the Fox whilst the pub across the road, formerly the Coronation WMC was named the Olde Church Tavern GBG entries in 1988 and 1989 were for the pub as The Fox when it served Wilsons Bitter! A little nearer than Pontefract Monkhill Station is Pontefract Baghill Stationon the York-Sheffield line but this has a rather restricted service albeit including Sundays. This pub also caters for guests at the now Old Tavern Lodge across the road.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Old Mill --varies--
  • Theakston Black Bull Bitter (or other Theakston)

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Source: National

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    From 12:00 daily, Sundays until 4pm.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    Until 7pm (4pm Sun)

  • Garden Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • WiFi Wifi

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Olde Tavern

34 South Baileygate

Sat Nav Reference

53.695098, -1.301499


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

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

Arriva: 149/420; M Travel: 489/490; Utopia: 42-2

Adjacent Station

Pontefract Monkhill


On A645 coming into Pontefract from A1, opposite the shell of All Saints Church, below the castle

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Olde Tavern - Pontefract

Olde Tavern

34 South Baileygate

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • Family Friendly
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station

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