Otley Pub Updates

April 2022 – Most pubs/bars have re-opened for outside and inside drinks & meals. Check below for more details, or contact the pub directly


  Mar Apr Notes
Otley Pubs Open: 16  16  All open – but some have limited hours. Check them out below
Otley Pubs Temporarily Closed: 0 0


Check individual pubs for active days. A few closed odd days during the week


  Mar Apr Notes

Outskirts Pubs Open:



 The Royalty & The Roebuck

Outskirts Pubs Temporarily Closed:

0 0  
  Mar Apr Notes
Town Bars Open: 6 6 Groove Pad, North Bar Social, Otley Tap House, Rookery, Shadow Tap Room (limited opening for now) & Curious Hop (yes, Marcus serves drinks on-site!)
Town Bars Temporarily Closed: 0 0  
Town Bars Permanently Closed: 0 0  

Otley Pubs

Pub Last Reported Status Latest News 07/04/22
The Bay Horse Open & Trading Yorkshire Guest Beers always available. Sandwiches Fri/Sat/Sun
The Black Bull Open & Trading Still a lunchtime favourite. Newly repainted – looks grand.
The Black Horse Open & Trading Back to the quality place it should be. Very good food. Excellent outside space in the stables yard to the rear. Rooms available.
The Bowling Green Open & Trading Ever popular Wetherspoons. Great front terrace.
The Cross Pipes Open & Trading Great local’s pub
The Fleece Open & Trading – back to 7 days a week Good range of real ales. Very good food. Great outdoor space. Otley’s only riverside pub.
The Horse & Farrier Open & Trading    Rooms available for B&B
The Junction Open & Trading Live music venue. Outside areas front and back.
The Manor House Open & Trading – closed Mondays to Thursdays Great rear garden – a real sun trap and great open fire in colder months. Music weekends
The Old Cock Open & Trading Constantly changing range of real ales. Leeds Camra award winning pub.
The Red Lion Open & Trading Multiple TV screens showing live sports
The Otley Tavern Open & Trading Formerly The Ring o’ Bells. Music & large screens.
The Rose & Crown Open & Trading

Welcome back Wayne!

Whitakers Arms Open & Trading – except closed Weds

Very good food + “hidden garden”

The White Swan Open & Trading A good range of local real ales. Great outdoor space to the rear.
The Yew Tree Open & Trading The only town pub north of the river. Award winning carvery!

Outskirts of Otley

Pub Last Reported Status Latest News 7/4/22
The Roebuck Open & Trading, except closed Mondays Nice pub area at the front. Good range of local micro brews. Lovely outside area.
The Royalty Open & Trading – check out new opening hours Large lounge/restaurant space. A good cosy tap room. Good for a Chevin warm-up. Check opening hours.

Bars – Otley Town


Pub/Bars Last Reported Status Latest News 7/4/22
Groove Pad Beer & Vinyls Open & Trading – except closed Tuesdays    

3 local cask ales. Quiz and music nights regularly.

The North Bar Social Open & Trading    

Don’t forget there is an upstairs too. Great outdoor space. Regular events. 

The Rookery Bar & Venue Open & Trading

Cask and Keg Craft Ales, Cocktails, Elite Beers & Very Special Intimate Gigs

The Otley Tap House

Open & Trading

New owners in collaboration with O’Deli and the Otley Burger Company!

Curious Hop Open & Trading

Speciality beer shop & bar, selling an extensive range of craft beers, real ales and world beers along with an amazing selection of ciders.

Shadow Brewing Tap Room
Limited Opening Hours for now

On-site brewery and Tap Room. Watch Social Media for opening times


While all information here is presented in good faith and is accurate to the best of our knowledge, no responsibility can be taken for incorrect or outdated reports.

We will welcome any corrections or constructive additions to this Monthly Update.

Compiled by Eddie Conneely & Phil Greaves to whom any errors should be tactfully whispered with the offer of a pint.