Sportsman | Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
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Sportsman
Exceptional based on 9 ratings
Type: Bar

1 St Johns Rd
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire England HD1 5AY [ print map ]
07766131123

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Hours: M-Thu 12-Midnight, Fri-Sat 12-1am, Sun 12-Midnight


Mayor: Fin (1) | Taps: 8 | Bottles: ~40


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Beer Available At Sportsman (arranged by most recent)
Thornbridge Brother Rabbit 64, Outstanding Stout (Keg) , Outstanding Pilsener 12, Van Diest FrŁli Strawberry Beer 22, Aspall Draught Suffolk Cyder 38, Holts Crystal Lager 12, Abbeydale Snowblind , Sportsman Darker Shade of Ale , Timothy Taylor Boltmaker (was Best Bitter) 50, Arbor Oatmeal Java Breakfast Stout 66, Arbor Yakima Valley American IPA 96, Sportsman Hops Cotch ,

Previously Available
Acorn Gorlovka Imperial Stout 89, Sportsman Deco IPA
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9 reviews for Sportsman
 Ambiance  75%
 Service  82%
 Selection  76%
 Food  70%
 Value  82%
 Overall  79%
 Rating  83%


72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Rune  (378) TromsÝ, Norway | July 17, 2014
Half-moon bar displaying 12 keg beers and eight hand-pulled cask ales, mostly from regional breweries like Summer Wine, Magic Rock, Outstanding, First Chop Brewing and so on, supported by a well-selected bottled beers menu. Medium sized, cozy art retro dťcor and situated close to the magnificent railway building. For us, coming from Norway, it was a thrill to discover the great rock music of Ida Maria in the background. Decent service and food (visited 09.07.2014).
76
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
wimpyjoe  (1234) Hebden Bridge, England | January 13, 2014
In the shadow of Huddersfield railway platforms, but on the opposite side of the station entrance so youíll have to walk around the historic George Hotel and under the tracks to find this pub. Itís well worth it given the large cask and keg selection that regularly rotates here and the service is good too. The pub itself is a little spartan but what fixtures and fittings exist are well kept and it has a nice enough atmosphere to it.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
T_i_B  (24) , England | December 16, 2013
An exceptional pub. Good friendly atmosphere, nice staff, good selection of ales, good bottled beer selection and some nice keg beers as well. Itís obviously quite a CAMRA friendly pub as the first thing I was asked is if Iím a CAMRA member, and when I produced my CAMRA card I got a discount. Normally itís the customer who has to ask if a CAMRA discount is available.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
jackl  (383) Charlottesville, Virginia | March 11, 2013
The rundown exterior doesnít promise much, but this place offers a pretty good selection of beer at reasonable prices. Thereís 8 casks plus another 12 beers on keg. No crap. The cask stuff was almost entirely local to Huddersfield and the surrounding area. The bottle selection was a bit disappointing. The barman explained that theyíre looking to relaunch their bottle menu soon, and are running down their current stock. Unfortunately, there was absolutely no food available on my visit. The prices were solid, the service cheery. Overall, a really nice place.
72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
sic1314  (359) Leiden, Netherlands | March 9, 2013
Reasonable range, busy with a great atmosphere and good service. Suffers a bit compared to what is around the town centre, but well worth visiting.
68
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk  (150) Edinburgh , Scotland | June 9, 2012
Reasonable beer selection. Decent beer, seemed a little run down... but friendly service and though it was a quick visit, id most likly head back here if i was in huddersfield
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
Scopey  (388) Croydon, England | May 19, 2012
Traditional corner pub located a short walk from the town centre. Nice interior features - wooden floor, curved bar and adjoining rooms. They have 8 hand-pulls of local micro-brewed beer such as Mallinsons and two house beers brewed at Golcar. The bottle selection is rather impressive - about 40-50 bottles including NÝgne ō, Flying Dog, Hardnott to name but a few. A particular find was La Trappe oak-aged quad for only £10. All round itís very good value. The clientele is however quite male-dominated. A great balance between traditional pub and contemporary beer selection. Winner of CAMRA best area pub and I can see why.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
dogbomb  (27) , England | April 4, 2012
Great pub, just a short walk form the train station. Cosy bar with plenty of choice and some more choice in the fridges in case thatís not enough. Didnít try the food, but the menuís looked mouthwatering. Some real treats for the ale drinkers here, and the feeling in the place was grand. Boardgames for the bored too...
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
Fin  (538) Merton, Oxfordshire, England, England | April 26, 2011| Updated March 22, 2012
Visited here for the first time on Saturday 23rd April 2011. Really lovely place, barman was extremely friendly and also very knowledgeable. Good range of beers further helped by there being a beer festival on. Well placed for train and for the centre of Huddersield. Definate place to visit again when up here. Came here again on the 17.03.12 really, really great place, the food looked excellent, with huge doorstep sandwiches on offer, beer choice was very good and the bottled beer selection looked extremely reasonably priced. Have upped my rating for this pub, it getís better in my opinion.

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