Grove Inn (Free) | Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
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Grove Inn (Free)
World Class based on 19 ratings
Type: Bar

2 Spring Grove Street
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire England HD1 4BP [ print map ]
01484 430113

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Hours: 12:00-23:00 Sun-Wed, 12:00-24:00 Thurs,Fri,Sat


Mayor: Fin (2) | Affiliated user(s) here groveinn | Taps: 33 | Bottles: 240+


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Beer Available At Grove Inn (Free) (arranged by most recent)
Magic Rock Magic 8 Ball 98, Top Out Smoked 82, Toccalmatto Tabula Rasa 93, Arbor Yakima Valley American IPA 96, Bristol Beer Factory Independence 92, The Kernel India Pale Ale Double 4C 84, Hawkshead Brodies Prime Export 48, Brodies Chinook Black Coffee Black IPA 95, Buxton Wolfscote 64, Magic Rock Ringmaster NZ 87, De Molen Tsarina Esra Imperial Porter 100, Mikkeller Cýít Cŗ PhÍ Bia 100, Magic Rock Bearded Lady 99, Burton Bridge Thomas Sykes 89, Brodies Dalston Black IPA 96, Fourpure IPA 73, Sierra Nevada Northern Hemisphere Harvest Wet Hop Ale 99, Toccalmatto/Buxton Hops Crime 85, Three Friends Amber , Pressure Drop Freimannís Dunkelweiss 58
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19 reviews for Grove Inn (Free)
 Ambiance  85%
 Service  85%
 Selection  93%
 Food  50%
 Value  88%
 Overall  91%
 Rating  97%
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100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
tdtm82  (77) , England | October 24, 2012
Definitely the finest pub in England. Everything during my visit was spot on conditioning wise, selection was astronomical, quality of service was drilled, efficient and attentive. I donít remember much in terms of food but Brian let me order some food from a nearby takeaway and I was able to consume it with my Magic Rock Human Cannonball so I am very grateful for that. The best pint of Human Cannonball Iíve ever had was here. Yes, this is the equivalent to the hot bars in Rome for cellaring standards and dispense standards. Really fantastic. Prices were almost too good to believe. The London pubs are much more expensive than The Grove. I had one of my best ever drinking nights here. I will definitely be back. Also of note Bitches Brewing is Grove Brew Brianís project so expect to see a lot of his beer here.
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
groveinn  (1) , England | January 9, 2012
Amazing selection of bottles from all over, all well priced. Around 18 cask ales + good selection of craft keg products. Over 100 whiskies too.
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
sic1314  (362) Leiden, Netherlands | March 9, 2013| Updated January 30, 2014
Amazing, like the bizarre offspring of the Wildeman and the Rovers Return. For a non obvious location the selection is unbelievably superb. Staff seemed good, customers friendly. Didnít want to leave.
98
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
T_i_B  (24) , England | December 16, 2013
An incredible pub. Enormous selection of beer on cask, keg and in bottles. Whatís more itís beer from a lot of the very best breweries. Knowledgable staff, some very unusual bar snacks and quite honestly itís difficult to drag yourself out of this place.
96
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
Fin  (542) Merton, Oxfordshire, England, England | February 17, 2014
Visited here Saturday 23rd April 2011 which I think was my second visit here, weíd been the year before Good start as the young lad behind the bar lets us bring our bikes right through the pub and out into the back garden to save having to faff about locking them up. Incredible range of beers, in fact I was gobsmacked at the choice, the bottled beer list was damn healthy too. Very friendly and helpful staff, great choice of beers with Mikkeller, De Molen, Gadds, Brewdog, Thornbridge etc on tap. I could have this as my local any day. Great place. We visited here again on Friday 14th and Saturday 15th February 2014. This really is a truly fantastic place, there can be few places anywhere that can match this in the UK, it just gets better and better for beer choice, on both nights we chatted with the clientele. The staff are very knowledgeable and with younger staff involved this place is really looking secure for the future. I cannot praise it enough, it was busy but not uncomfortable, I only wish this was my local.
94
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
cgarvieuk  (150) Edinburgh , Scotland | April 21, 2012
This is a Great Bar in Huddersfield. A great range oif taps, a bottle list that amazing, and has been amazing and way ahead of the Pack for years. Great atmosphere
94
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
Scopey  (391) Croydon, England | May 19, 2012
Located just outside the town centre, approximately about a 10 minute walk from the train station. The Grove is fairly unassuming from the outside. Inside it is a clean, contemporary 2-room pub. The beer selection is unbelievable! They have 18 hand-pulls from well-chosen breweries, such as Thornbridge, Mallinsons, Gadds, Buxton etc. 8 Key-kegs including NÝgne ō, De Molen, BrewDog and Mikkeller and 5 Keg of mostly German beers. Also polypins of cider. They have a brilliant bottle list with an extensive world-wide selection. We opted for some BrewDog Bashah Reserve and AB:04. Good prices and I like the fact that all draft beer is available in third measures. Interesting bar snacks, which include a wide range of jerky and insects. Easily one of the best bars in the UK and probably one of the best Iíve ever been to.
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
BigDUK  (10) , England | May 8, 2009
Small traditional pub, clientŤle mixed with regulars, students and those in the know. Large council car park over the road. Have regular folk bands (no stage) playing. On tap are 8 regular ales (incl classic Tim Taylor LL notable Thornbridge Jaipur and the unique Empires Grove Grog) and 2 regular cider/perrys. 10 Guests from UK change regularly. Also on draught 10 world beers (incl Anchor Liberty, Moravka Kvasnicovť amongst others). Bottle menu is immense, excellent selection of UK, Euro and beyond. Updated regularly with new, seasonal or interesting bottles. Food (snacks) is not your regular affair - Dry Roasted nuts to flavoured crickets, Pork Pies to Rabbit Jerky and everything in-between.
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
Garrold  (17) Sheffield, England | September 5, 2013
A fairly unassuming exterior belies what is hidden within! By rights a selection of beer like this should only exist in a capital city. However, here is proof that if you build it, then they shall come. After taking everything in, I had a look through the bottles list, with a view to taking some home. I asked the barman if everything on the list was currently in stock. "Give me five minutes to check, and Iíll let you know", he said. Five minutes later and the answer was, "Yep, every oneís in stock". That pretty much sums the place up. Dedicated!
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
wimpyjoe  (1256) Hebden Bridge, England | January 9, 2014
Just out of the town centre ring to the west of the commercial centre, and close to the Apna Venue where the CAMRA Huddersfield beer festival has been held. This has to be the number one destination of anyone visiting Huddersfield for real ale - thereís about 30 rotating options in cask and keg form. The pub is rustic and a little bohemian in style, but itís comfortable enough and matters little given thereís hardly any better selections in the country.

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