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The Boltmakers Arms

117 East Parade, Keighley BD21 5HX, England
+44 7428 726668
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Usainly good Bolt

This is a pub review...Timothy Taylor brewery liked the pub so much they named a beer after... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
BurleyBoy-XLondoner
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Burley in Wharfedale, United Kingdom
Friendly Pub

Visited for the first time last month, excellent selection of dark beers which were in great... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2017
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We are a small pub with a big reputation. We are proud to serve the full range of Timothy Taylor's ales, and a selection of specialty gins and malt whiskies. Come and join us in one of Keighleys smallest and coziest pubs. Two minutes walk from Keighley station, the Boltmakers Arms is a must visit for beer lovers in Yorkshire.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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117 East Parade, Keighley BD21 5HX, England
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

This is a pub review...Timothy Taylor brewery liked the pub so much they named a beer after it. Great , small, traditional pub with Boltmaker, (of course) and other Taylor's beers too. Visited on a cold snowy day and there was a lovely real fire...More

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Kathy S, Owner at The Boltmakers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thank you for your review Burley Boy. We look forward to welcoming you again to the Boltmakers Arms. Cheers Craig & Kathy Smith

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Visited for the first time last month, excellent selection of dark beers which were in great condition. Friendly staff, top pub.

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Kathy S, Owner at The Boltmakers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thank you for your review Bob. We hope to welcome you again to the Boltmakers Arms. Cheers Craig & Kathy Smith

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

A lovely little pub, full of character, and of course excellent real ales. Timothy Tayler's beers are to be savoured

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Kathy S, Owner at The Boltmakers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Cheers for your review Alan. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you again for another taste of award winning TimothyTaylor's ales. Thanks Craig & Kathy Smith

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Just 300/400 yards from Keighley Railway Station, along East Parade, you will find what is reputed to be the smallest pub in town, The Boltmakers Arms. It's a cosy little place with a huge open fire range which must make the place stifling if used...More

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Kathy S, Owner at The Boltmakers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thanks for your review and recommendation Norman. We hope you will return to enjoy our roaring fire in the winter months with a nice pint or three of an award winning Timothy Taylor's ales. Cheers Craig & Kathy Smith

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Reviewed 7 April 2017

This pub has an excellent range of well kept ales. The pub is very traditional but has been tidied up to modern standards. The licensees are very friendly and welcoming with a clear understanding of their trade. It is a drinking and socialising pub, not...More

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Kathy S, Owner at The Boltmakers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thanks for your review Nick, apologies for the delay in responding. We hope to welcome you back to the Boltmakers Arms again when you are in town. Cheers Craig & Kathy Smith

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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Called in yesterday... mainly to kill a few minutes, delighted and surprised to find RAM TAM... up there in my all time great dark beers, I only had a half but with all honesty, I seldom recollect a better kept beer... well done

Thank Ernest C
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Kathy S, Owner at The Boltmakers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Cheers for your review Eric. Apologies for the delay in responding. I hope you've had the chance to visit us again since, for another taste of Ram Tam or one of the other ales in the Timothy Taylor's range. Thanks Craig & Kathy Smith

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

First visit after the Makeover. Impressed with the new decorations. Sadly, very disappointed with the Golden Best.

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Kathy S, Owner at The Boltmakers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thanks for your review Paul, apologies for the delay in responding. We welcome all feedback. Since your visit we have had new Angram pumps installed and have had positive response to them. Cheers Craig & Kathy Smith

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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Along with a few friends we would meet up every few months here for an afternoon session as Phil Booth kept his ales on the top line. So we've given it a few goes but it's dropped from A* to C-. The visit today the...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Always the first port of call when I arrive back from Bahrain, dry and parched. This time, I get the chance to see the new refurbished pub after it's autumn closing and - we weren't disappointed. The new decorating has maintained the feel and atmosphere...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2016

Beer had no body and was very very cold. Real Ale should be room temperature. Might not have been pulled correctly, Head need to stick to glass as you drink. Lost head straight away and glass crystal clear?

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