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Loved this place. Friendly... Great priced drinks and lovely heated beer garden. Loved it will... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Marske-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
via mobile

We went in for a pint ended up staying for ages since there was a good cover band. Really enjoyable... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“great pub”(3 reviews)
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31 Burnley Road, Todmorden OL14 7BU, England
+44 1706 810480
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We were taken to The Polished Knob by another hotel that had double booked us. Being honest, we'd never have chosen to stay there - only because from the outside it just looks like a very busy pub. Once you go up to the two...More

1  Thank KeyJane
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Ordered the veggie burger that should have included grilled aubergine, there was no grilled aubergine but a big hair in the burger. Also ordered a steak rare but received it well done. Staff friendly enough but on the whole was a bit of a disappointment....More

1  Thank Rob M
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Loved this place. Friendly... Great priced drinks and lovely heated beer garden. Loved it will return when back in Tod.

Thank lisaequi
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went in for a pint ended up staying for ages since there was a good cover band. Really enjoyable and relaxed atmosphere.

Thank RoquetQueen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in this pub to see the live band on Saturday, whilst ordering my drinks a young male came in and put an empty bottle on the bar, the landlord asked the lad if the bottle was his, he answered yes, the landlord then told...More

Thank peterkezzi
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Went on Saturday to see a band, this was a good pub not anymore, don't like the American themed decor, or the new layout, girl behind the bar does not know what a half pint glass looks like, was serving us in a shorts glass,...More

Thank swanseasue2016
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Used to go regularly to this place but sometime be waiting ages to be served due to lack of staff, then what food was available varied so much week to week on such a simple menu, plus they frequently made mistakes on orders mixing portions...More

Thank Thornheart
Reviewed 24 August 2018

venu is great as it is a pub with accommodation. landlord very pleasant....shame about the landlady who is rude and abrupt

Thank jhbw
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This was a great pub, but now it looks like an American diner, don't know why it was altered, but they have spoilt a traditional pub. Great food, very reasonable.

Thank Katina C
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Went for a mates birthday on a Monday and it was brilliant. Reasonably priced all round from the rooms and the bar. Loved the little penis key rings on room keys😂. Was a band on in the afternoon which was good and a lot of...More

Thank stuartsutton77
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

This is a fantastic pub with integrity and a great community feel. The food is superb (home cooked) and the atmosphere is that if a proper pub

Thank gtp41
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Popped in to this pub as we saw a board outside saying home made soup and sandwiches. I am very glad we did the soup was piping hot and freshly made and the sandwich’s were lovely we had chips with the sandwiches and they were...More

Thank William H
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tommy m
13 October 2017|
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Response from tommy m | Reviewed this property |
I heard it was the Black Swan,think i went in the pub when it was called that.