Welcome to The Huntsman, Thurlstone
Mon – Thurs: 6pm – 11pm
Fri & Sat: 5pm – 11pm
Sun: Noon – 10.30pm
136 Manchester Road
Tel: 01226 764892
A good old-fashioned pub with a warm welcome.
Sunday afternoons in particular have a nice, friendly family atmosphere – come and have a meal and play our traditional pub games afterwards or enjoy the sheltered suntrap of our South facing beer garden accessed through the bar.
There are always 6 real ales on offer including 3 guest beers.
And we can assure you that you won’t be troubled by the presence of a jukebox, a television or loud music (with the possible exception of Wednesday nights!).
Well-behaved dogs and children are always welcome!
A mini gallery of what you can expect to encounter…
ALWAYS 6 Real Ales!
6 real ales are always available including regularly changing 3 guest beers. And because we can’t expect you to like everything we offer a free taster before you buy!
Hire space for meetings and parties. We can also provide food if required. Please contact us for more information.
With the lovely Samantha in the kitchen (not pictured above), you know you’ll our Sunday Specials are not to be missed!
News & Events
News about new music events will appear here soon.
Our new website has just been launched. It’s early days so there may be some teething problems. If you spot anything please let us know and we’ll prod our web guy.
Thank you to all that voted for us in Yorkshires Favourite Pub 2016
Pork Pies and Scotch Eggs – from Paul Schofield, Penistone
Pork pie – £1.00 Scotch Eggs – £1.00
Food on Sunday – Served between 12:30pm and 5:30pm (last orders 5:15pm)
Homemade Carrot and Corriander Soup with Crusty Bread
Pate, Salad and Melba Toast
Roast Beef with roast potatoes, homemade Yorkshire Pudding, creamy mash, cauliflower cheese, buttered carrots& greens, roast parsnips, rich gravy and horseradish and mustard condiments.
Homemade Apple or Plum & Oat or Rhubarb Crumble with custard, cream or ice cream.
Yummy Chocolate or Lemon Pudding
Alternative Pie Choice with Mushy Peas
Meat and Potato; Chicken, Leek & Mushroom; Cheese, Leek and Potato
Kids portion available on all meals.
1 course @ £6.95, 2 course @ £8.95, 3 course @ £10.95
All produce sourced locally where possible
Food served every Tuesday from 6:00pm til 8:00pm
Homemade Rough Puff Pastry Topped Pies served with mushy peas or selection of vegetables
Spinach and Feta Filo Pie with Roasted Balsamic Tomatoes and Potatoes
Chilli Con Carnie with Rice, Tortilla Chips and Sour Cream
Homemade Vegetable Curry with Pilau Rice, Chapati and Mango Chutney
Hot Beef Sandwich served with mini roasties and gravy
Homemade Pea ‘n’ Ham Soup, or Soup of the Day, served with crusty bread
Six real ales are on offer:- we always serve Timothy Taylor Landlord, Black Sheep Best Bitter and Tetley Traditional along with 3 guest beers.
Beers on now 25/08/16 – Barncliffe Bitter ABV 3.7 % from Small World, Bermuda Triangle ABV 4.1 % from Bosuns and Memphis Belle ABV 5.0 % from Cottage
Cider on:- Old Rosie ABV 7.3% from Westons.
Waiting :- Festival Fuel ABV 4.1 % from Pennine, Olympic Blonde ABV 4.1 % from White Rose and Slaters Premium Bitter ABV 4.4 % from Slaters.
Many come from micro breweries within a 20 mile radius, which gives us the Barnsley CAMRA Locale certificate, although we do also feature other beers from around the country.
Gluten-free beer available
We have 2 types of bottle beers, Marmalade Porter and Scarborough Fair, certified Gluten free. Ask at the bar.
The Good Beer Guide
You can find us in the 2016 edition of the Good Beer Guide.
Anyone wishing to play just turn up and do your stuff.
Tuesday 9.30pm (ish) start. Fun Quiz nights. Comprising of 4 games that give a bottle of beer and a bottle of wine. The fourth game also has a blue line down for a bottle of wine and the evenings cash prize on the successful answering of a blue line question. Most choose to “donate” this to the jar on the bar charity collection.
Wednesday night is Jamming session Night. Budding and established musicians are all welcome, feel free to come and take part.
We also hold special music evenings – keep an eye out for information in the pub or check back here for information of forth coming events
Irish night – Every 4th Thursday of the month
Next one is – Thursday 18th August 2016. (yes 3rd Thursday for this month)
are a band called Grinah from Sheffield who play all sorts of music but biased towards Irish. Visit their site: www.grinah.co.uk
Bluegrass night – Every 2nd Thursday of the month
Next one is – Thursday 13th October 2016.
July, August and September clash with festivals and holidays.
Aprlle and the Shower – Aprille Deacon, double bass; Steve Read, mandolin/vocals; Bob Diehl, fiddle/vocals; John Leary, banjo/vocals; Tim Baker or Pete Minto guitar/Vocals
Traditional Pub Games
We have a range of games for people to play – free of charge! These include darts, dominoes, cards, ringing the bull, bagatelle, shove ha’penny, bar skittles, giant dominoes, pool table @ £0.50 per game, giant jenga and a Chess Board.
The Jar on the Bar
August jar is for St Lukes (www.stlukeshospice.org.uk)
July jar raised £158 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance
Photos can be seen here in our Flickr stream. Keep an eye out for pictures of Huntsman events.
Come and join The Huntsman group on face book to receive notification of impending events www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/group.php?gid=250105597760
Kids & Dogs Welcome!
We are pleased to say that children don’t need to be kept on a leash and all dogs can speak whenever they like.
Enjoy those precious moments of English summertime in our sheltered suntrap!
Coach parties are welcome but ringing beforehand would be appreciated so we can be prepared!
No Bleeping Noise!
Rest assured that you won’t be troubled by the presence of a jukebox, a television or loud music (with the possible exception of Wednesday nights!).
136 Manchester Road
Tel: 01226 764892
or use the form on the contact page.
At the moment we don't accept credit or debits cards.
The nearest cash points can be found in Penistone.
WE MIGHT ASK FOR ID...
Please be aware that we support the recent initiative regarding under age drinking. If you "suffer" from eternal youth please don't be upset if we ask for ID before we serve you alcoholic drinks.
Thanks for your cooperation.