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The Sparrow

€€ - €€€, , British
32 North Parade, Bradford BD1 3HZ, England
+44 1274 270772
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good34%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“pies” (4 reviews)
“peas” (4 reviews)
“pizza” (7 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, British
€€ - €€€
32 North Parade, Bradford BD1 3HZ, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On an away trip following Blackburn Rovers, a mate and myself wanted a cheap and cheerful bar to have a bite to eat and a few beers. The Sparrow has the lot in an abundance, what great atmosphere, great ale and free pie & peas...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Came here with colleagues after working late and it was a real little find. Had a cosy, relaxed atmosphere and the staff were really friendly. They had a huge selection of beers and the option to try them in small quantities before deciding which to...More

Thank Katy G
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Been many times .. one of the best on North Parade, always a good pint and lovely and quiet, ideal for working through the FT on a Saturday afternoon

Thank Ernest C
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Great little independent, I visit mainly around lunch now and again. Staff are lovely and really know their products.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

A craft beer house in the middle of Bradford is not the place you'd expect great wine - but, although their selection is smile, it was great!!! A brilliant bottle of Rioja. The girl behind the bar was brilliant - really friendly, and helped us...More

Thank Drewmuso
Reviewed 24 June 2017

In Bradford midweek with work and came across this place. Very good indeed - loads of specialist beers, both trad real ales and clever craft stuff. Place was very friendly. Highly recommended

Thank Jason_Tillyard
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Some excellent beers available at the bar and an all round pleasant experience whilst in here. Service was on the money and smoothly done.

Thank dominic165
Reviewed 28 April 2017

we visited with our friends who had travelled north for the Wimbledon game and they loved it here - wide choice of beer/ales for them - def be back

Thank lindsayt254
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Established in 2011 The Sparrow has a big reputation for serving a wide selection of craft beers and ales. It has a nice atmosphere with a good mix of locals and visitors. The staff is friendly and helpful. Even at its most hectic, it is...More

Thank Leapfrog_10
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The Sparrow is one of those places you feel instantly welcome. The staff are lovely and whether you are a regular or just visiting, they make sure you are looked after. Not only is there a great choice of beers the same goes for teas...More

Thank Tess0962
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  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, British
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
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Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 North Parade, Bradford BD1 3HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Bradford
  • Phone Number: +44 1274 270772
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A relaxed 'bier cafe' in Bradford centre selling over 80 different beers. Bradford CAMRA pub of the year 2012. As featured in 2013's Good Beer Guide and in The Guardian's top 10 UK craft beer bars!
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