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The Dunkirk

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British, Pub, European, Central European
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231 Barnsley Road | Huddersfield, Denby Dale HD8 8TX, England
+44 1484 862 912
12:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We Visited the 'New' Dunkirk with family and friends the last weekend in November. The refurbishment / décor is excellent and finish done to a very high standard. We found the ambience of the place great, it was playing nice background music and had a good vibe and buzz about it. Yes it was busy but what more could we... More 

Thank YGTraveller1
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were given a table for 2 next to a family with two screaming children. The young lad who said he would be our waiter didn't know what the specials were or if there was enough bread to share on the olives & bread starter. He took the starter & my partners main order & then went to walk away... More 

1 Thank sarah s
Holly H, Public Relations Manager at The Dunkirk, responded to this review

Morning Sarah, firstly thank you for taking the time to give a new business like ours feedback, following your visit to The Dunkirk. Apologies about the choice of table you were offered which obviously wasn’t suitable for a couple out dining together. We are giving all our staff training sessions and the points you have made have been covered but... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having seen how much time has been taken doing this place up, my expectations were high. What a disappointment. The cooking here required no chef in the kitchen - just a microwave and a deep fat fryer. By the dessert I'd given up hope. Every single dessert was a culinary cop out - ice cream, crumble, cheese or brownie -... More 

Thank Karen W
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116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

... to make a good first impression. I have to say that this review is entirely my own experience and that I went to the restaurant with three others and they found it better than I did - not great, but acceptable. First the food. I ordered a beef sandwich from the light bites menu. When it arrived it had... More 

1 Thank Westyorkshireman_10
Holly H, Public Relations Manager at The Dunkirk, responded to this review

Good morning. We’re very sorry to hear your experience of The Dunkirk wasn’t a positive one but we would like to reassure you that the points you have made will be reviewed and acted upon. We’re training staff across the board and feedback from customers is extremely useful during these sessions. Your comments about the beef sandwich have been passed... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I'd read good things about this place and had looked forward to trying it out. It was very disappointing. The food is straightforward pub grub and perfectly acceptable. The girls behind the bar and waiting on were very pleasant and clearly wanted to do a good job but seemed disorganised and lacking in the necessary skills and training. For example... More 

3 Thank woodnwickets
Holly H, Public Relations Manager at The Dunkirk, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback about your recent visit to The Dunkirk. We’re concerned to hear about the long wait you had for drinks and will address this with staff immediately. Intense training is taking place with all staff behind the scenes and we expect that to be reflected in the service we offer. We hope to welcome you back... More 

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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Much improved pub looks very nice busy too , food and drinks are of a reasonable cost , this his the place to be

Thank Jon S
Holly H, Public Relations Manager at The Dunkirk, responded to this review

We're so glad to hear you've enjoyed your visits to The Dunkirk. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Thanks. More 

1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant food ad excellent ales. Looking forward to eating her again. Also been for drinks and excellent choice of real ales. Which are well kept by Martyn,

1 Thank Stephen G
Holly H, Public Relations Manager at The Dunkirk, responded to this review

Hi Stephen, Thanks for giving us a 5 out of 5 review, as a new business it's great to hear. We're so pleased you like what we're doing both with food and drink. We hope to see you again before Christmas. Thanks again. More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this pub following major refurbishment. Food is still excellent but the waiting staff are new to the role I'm sure they will improve but don't let it put you off. They are really attentive and helpful. I'm sure they will get there. 😄

1 Thank Gill H
Holly H, Public Relations Manager at The Dunkirk, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Gill, it's much appreciated. We're training the staff behind the scenes and hope you notice an improvement. More 

Denby Dale, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic warm, welcoming atmosphere, with great food and really well kept real ales at a sensible price. Our new favourite place.

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4 Thank ajg2610
Holly H, Public Relations Manager at The Dunkirk, responded to this review

Good Afternoon ajg2610, It's great to hear The Dunkirk is your new favourite place to drink and dine. Feedback like this is lovely to read as it reflects exactly what we're trying to achieve. We hope to see you again soon. Thanks. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've just been and had a superb meal for my birthday. Starter, Main and Dessert! Each course was divine, its the best food I've had in some time! The menu does what it says on the tin, it really was fantastic! The refurbishment of the pub has been done to such a high standard and it's easy to see a... More 

5 Thank MrsRicarson

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$2,158
British, Pub, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 Barnsley Road | Huddersfield, Denby Dale HD8 8TX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Denby Dale
  • Phone Number: +44 1484 862 912
Real ale pub serving artisan gins and traditional pub fayre. All are welcome including families, walker, cyclists & dogs.

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