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Shepherds Rest

Closed Now: 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Excellent spot

Really enjoyed our visit spot of lunch and a drink after a walk. Fab friendly service Excellent... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Rochdale, United Kingdom
via mobile
Tasty Sunday lunch

Really nice place with great views. Varied menu and a good priced weekly specials menu which I'll... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Beverley M
via mobile
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“great food”(7 reviews)
“evening meal”(3 reviews)
“the pub”(8 reviews)
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Lumbutts, Todmorden, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I don't know how many times I can review the same place, but here goes... Another wonderful night, enjoying their Thursday night 'Steak Night' Special - two steaks and a bottle of wine for £22.50. Steak was up to their usual high standard, and the...More

1  Thank GeoffSoltau
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Reviewed 18 June 2014 via mobile

So after having a great meal here a few weeks ago we decide to choose this as the venue for my daughters birthday meal, inviting family that had travelled for 2 hours. Big mistake. Completely incompetent staff who rather than own up to their mistakes...More

3  Thank Lubella2
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All reviews great food evening meal the pub bar area lamb burger nice meal great play area cheese and onion pie little pricey on spec great location few times good size booked a table beautiful setting staff were very friendly
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

18 of us descended on the shepherds rest and it was a great afternoon! Really friendly welcome and we were all seated in an annexe off the main bar. Service was friendly and attentive. Our group ordered pate, spring rolls, haloumi fries and black pudding...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit spot of lunch and a drink after a walk. Fab friendly service Excellent food Great menu We will be back and maybe with the kids to use the outdoor climbing frame Thank you

Thank claireos11
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Really nice place with great views. Varied menu and a good priced weekly specials menu which I'll be trying next visit. Good sized portions and tasty roast beef and creamy mash. Only one negative was the veg was all a little on the hard side,...More

Thank Beverley M
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We have been to the Shepard’s rest on many occasions but recently every time we go we get the same answer “we’re not serving food atm or we can’t take your order for another 50 minutes.” Although the food is excellent, on the rare occasion...More

1  Thank Lindsayann1994
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food and very nice staff. Good views and plenty of parking. Highley recomend a visit if you want a peaceful meal , you can eat and drink at your pleasure without feeling rushed to leave like other places I've been to.

Thank Richie A
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We went here for a family birthday meal, we hadn't been for a while and we enjoyed it, it wasn't perfect but as a family we enjoyed it, I recomend booking a table as it can get really busy, the staff were nice, food was...More

Thank eduardandkate
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

After a walk in the heat to the beach at the top of the hill we called in here for refreshments - and we were more than impressed. Dog friendly (always gets a tick in the box) and well presented with a lovely patio area...More

Thank NikkiJPrice
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Food was great, freshly cooked and staff excellent! Stayed at the pub the whole day! Will return again for sure!

Thank benedictgnv86
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This pub is one of the best located for the wild and windy moors of West Yorkshire and superb vantage points for Stoodley Pike and many fell paths around and we bring family and friends here frequently. Standards tend to be good to very good...More

Thank Henwoman
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Food was ALL from packets! Yorkshire pudding tasted like egg🤮🤮🤮Never going there again! food is disgusting!

1  Thank Maisie S
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23 July 2018|
Response from Richie A | Reviewed this property |
12 -2.30pm & 5-9pm M/F 12-9.30pm Sat 12-9.00pm Sun
23 September 2017|
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Response from ALUN P | Reviewed this property |
sorry i don't know, never saw any whilst there!!
Joan N
12 October 2016|
Response from JohnandEddy | Reviewed this property |
As far as I am aware this is only a pub/ restaurant. Don't think they have accommodation.