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Its official were open from the 4th of july and can't wait to welcome you back.
We will be following all government guidelines to ensure all of our customers and staff are safe including the 1m/2m distance rule. However this does mean some changes.
We will be introducing an order and pay app and asking people to pay by contact less payments where possible.
Screens have been put in place at the bar to protect our staff and customers will be asked not to sit or stand at the bar and to please find a seat, extra seating will be available upstairs in our function room. You may also be asked to follow a one way system in and out of the pub to the beergarden and asked not to smoke near the entrance and exit to comply with the social distancing rules.
After reading early guidelines released from the government you may also be asked to supply contact details when you arrive at the pub . This information is to be used only for the Government test and trace scheme if nessasary and all information will be destroyed after 21 days.
Although we can't wait to see you all. If you are displaying symptoms of covid 19 we politely ask you not to visit us and we will catch up with you at a later date.
On behalf of my self and the rest of the team .... welcome back we have missed you.

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Black Bull

5 Kirkgate
WF17 9PB

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - 10.30 pm
TuesdayMidday - 10.30 pm
WednesdayMidday - 10.30 pm
ThursdayMidday - 10.30 pm
FridayMidday - Midnight
SaturdayMidday - Midnight
SundayMidday - 10.00 pm


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About the Pub

An important part of the local community since the 17th century, with a well-preserved courtroom upstairs which held its last trial in 1839 and is now used for functions, this grade 2 listed pub has several cosy areas including a separate snug. Extensive, tasteful refurbishment has provided a welcoming, cosy atmosphere. Guest beers from various breweries change frequently, also usually at least one real cider on handpull. Motown on 1st friday of alternate months. No food at present.

Historic Interest

Grade 2 listed due to upstairs courtroom.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Black Sheep Best Bitter
  • Saltaire Blonde

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Bradfield Farmers Belgian Blue
  • Exmoor --seasonal--
  • York Guzzler

Source: National

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Black Bull, Birstall


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Two varying.

  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme


  • UsesAutovac Return tray
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited
  • RealHeritagePub Heritage Pub

    Interior of Some Regional Importance


  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • LiveMusic Live Music


  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area


  • WiFi Wifi

    Free with password.

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Black Bull

5 Kirkgate
WF17 9PB

Sat Nav Reference

53.731269, -1.671057


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes

Nearby Bus Routes (200m)

200, 283


Off A652 near jct of A643

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