Exterior view of The Bingley Arms at night, showcasing its illuminated sign and stone facade under a dark blue sky.

The Bingley Arms

1000-year-old pub with priest holes, tunnels, and the oldest Dutch oven in Yorkshire.

Entrance of The Bingley Arms with lit lanterns, hanging flower baskets, and a stone facade.

The Bingley Arms is a historic pub located in Bardsey, West Yorkshire.

Dating back over 1000 years, it serves British food and a selection of beers, wines, and cocktails in a setting with original features like inglenook fireplaces, priest holes, and wooden beams.

There are gluten free, vegan friendly, and vegetarian friendly food options available.

Location Details

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The Food

The pub offers a wide selection of dishes focused on classic British cuisine. Signature items include the Sunday roast options of beef, chicken, and honey glazed gammon served with Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes, vegetables and gravy. Another popular choice is the steak and ale pie, packed with meat and served with chips, vegetables and a Yorkshire pudding.

Options are available for vegetarians, vegans, and those needing gluten free dishes.

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The Drink

The Bingley Arms offers a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

On tap, the pub serves several beers including Tetley’s and Timothy Taylor’s Landlord. The hand-pulled cask ales are a specialty of the pub.

Cocktails, wine, and soft drinks are also available.

The Place

The Bingley Arms oozes history and charm. Spread over multiple rooms, there is a dining area on the upper floor while the ground floor houses a more casual drinking area.

Wooden beams crisscross ceilings and original priest holes are visible in the centuries-old chimney. And the centre piece inside is Inglenook fireplace dating back centuries.

A Dutch oven from 1738 that was uncovered during renovations in the 1700s remains in use in the taproom. It is one of the only remaining ovens of its kind in Yorkshire. Inside, the décor reflects the age of the establishment with maps, records, and declarations covering the walls.

The pub has an extensive beer garden, perfect for spending sunny days outdoors.

Every Thursday at 8:30pm is the general knowledge pub quiz! Play in the company of friends in front of the fire. Keep an eye out for food and drink deals at this time. One of the Leeds Pub Quizzes By Day of the Week.

The Location

The Bingley Arms is located in the village of Bardsey, West Yorkshire. The pub is near Leeds and York, with good access to major attractions such as Harewood House, York Minster and the National Railway Museum.

The 1000-year-old pub is set in a tranquil position away from busy roads, near a stream. There is a local church in the village.

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Where to Park

There is an on-site car park with space for 20-cars at Bingley Arms, LS17 9DR (Google Map Directions)


The Bingley Arms has a step entrance and is not accessible by a wheelchair user.

Opening Times

Monday: 4:00 - 8:00 PM
Tuesday: 12:00 - 10:30 PM
Wednesday: 12:00 - 10:30 PM
Thursday: 12:00 - 11:30 PM
Friday: 12:00 - 11:30 PM
Saturday: 12:00 - 11:30 PM
Sunday: 12:00 - 9:00 PM

What To Do Next

After visiting The Bingley Arms, guests can explore the nearby village of Bardsey. Located just off the A58 Leeds-Wetherby road, Bardsey offers scenic walks along country lanes and public footpaths. The 12th century St Mary Magdalene Church, with its unusual sloped extensions, provides an additional glimpse into local history.

If you are feeling more active, you may choose to continue on to Harewood House, a stately home used as a filming location for the popular television series Emmerdale. The grounds, spanning over 100 acres, feature formal gardens, woodland walks, and a boating lake.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you eat in at The Bingley Arms?

Yes you can eat in/dine in at The Bingley Arms. There is also have an outside seating area. A great shout on a sunny day!

Does The Bingley Arms have a beer garden?

Yes The Bingley Arms does have a beer garden.

Does The Bingley Arms offer takeaway?

Unfortunately The Bingley Arms does not offer a takeaway delivery service.

Can I order The Bingley Arms delivery in Leeds with Deliveroo?

No, unfortunately delivery is not available for The Bingley Arms through Deliveroo in Leeds.

Can I order The Bingley Arms delivery in Leeds with Just Eat?

No, unfortunately delivery is not available for The Bingley Arms through Just Eat in Leeds.

Can I order The Bingley Arms delivery in Leeds with Uber Eats?

No, unfortunately delivery is not available for The Bingley Arms through Uber Eats in Leeds.


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