Otley Pub Updates

May 2015

April May Notes
Otley Pubs Open: 20   20  All open and waiting for you to visit.
Otley Pubs Temporarily Closed: 0 0
April May Notes
Outskirts Pubs Open: 2 2  The Roebuck (Spite) Open & popular. The Royalty – well worth the walk. Superb views from both of these pubs.
Outskirts Pubs Temporarily Closed: 0 0
April May Notes
Town Bars Open: 2 2
Town Bars Temporarily Closed: 0 0
Town Bars Permanently Closed: 0 0

Otley Pubs

Pub Last Reported Status Latest News 30/4/15
The Bay Horse Open & Trading 3 Yorkshire Guest Beers always available. Now varied food. £2.70/pint  – or less – offers! Guest beer £2.00 a pint.
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. Reports of very good food.
The Bowling Green Open & Trading Current beer festival. (Might as well just leave that there all the time).
The Cross Pipes Open & Trading Music themed nights started. Loads of other stuff.
The Fleece Open & Trading Good range of real ales. New Chefs appointed. More reports of very good food.
The Horse & Farrier Open & Trading Consistently has more unusual beers – top quality.
The Junction Open & Trading Live music Tuesdays, Quiz Wednesdays. Outside smoking area at back.
The Manor House Open & Trading Excellent refurb and all say how grand the pub is now. Back to its former glory and rightful place in the town’s scene.
The North Bar Social Open & Trading Don’t forget there is an upstairs too. Outside tables now available.
The Old Cock Open & Trading Constantly changing range of micro real ales. Leeds Camra pub of the year again.
Otley Tap House (bar or pub?) Next to The Swan. 6 handpumps and Otley now has two pairings (Whitakers-Lion and Swan-Tap).
The Red Lion Open & Trading New tenants in and looks very promising.
The Ring o’Bells (The Otley Tavern) Open & Trading The Otley Tavern. Ossett & Wharfebank beers. Music & large screens.
The Rose & Crown Open & Trading Local guest beer added. Events planned.
Whitakers Arms Open & Trading Live bands and music nights. Look at the wallpaper maps!
The White Swan Open & Trading  Real fire blazing (well, it is the start of Summertime). A good range of local real ales too. Quiz on Tuesdays, Cask Ale night Wednesdays.
The Yew Tree Open & Trading The only town pub north of the river.Keep checking. Also still with what must be the most genuine tap ‘oil in Otley.

Outskirts of Otley

Pub Last Reported Status Latest News 1/4/15
The Spite (re-named Roebuck) Open! Nice pub area at the front. Good range of local micro brews. Lovely outside area.
The Royalty Open  – go and try eh? A good cosy tap room. New tenants. Good for a Chevin warm-up.

Bars – Otley Town

Pub/Bars Last Reported Status Latest News 1/4/15
Korks Open & Trading Cask ales sold
Rocca’s Open & Trading Limited selection of real ales. Lots of music acts on. Good range of craft beers.


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 Phil Greaves to whom any errors should be tactfully whispered with the offer of a pint.