Good Times: New menu offers winter savings

The Duke of York, Shelf, Halifax.  29 January 2014  Picture Bruce Rollinson
The Duke of York, Shelf, Halifax. 29 January 2014 Picture Bruce Rollinson

Natalie Hayton at the Duke of York, Shelf, has been in touch to inform that they have changed their whole menu and have some great winter saving offers on.

People can enjoy a two course saver menu (any two courses for £10) and grill nights (Tuesday and Saturday) which is two grill meals and a bottle of wine for £25. Wednesday is pie and pint for £7.99 and Friday is fish and fizz deal (fish and chips and a drink) for £7.99.

A two course Sunday roast with a dessert is £10.95 and children are £6.95 per head. If anyone books a table for more than four people they also get a free bottle of wine for the table, available Tuesday to Thursday.

This weekend on Friday and Saturday the pub will host MS Band Fest, with two headlining bands, one on each night, both with supporting bands. On Friday they have the McCooneys supported by Day of our Riot and Saturday MK II supported by Displaced.

Natalie and her team are working with a local charity fundraiser, Christine Mitchell and the local bands in the area to help raise money for people who suffer from MS.

This Friday night at the Lightcliffe Club, Jiving Jeff as his monthly record hop and the dancers are in for a treat as Wayne Gee will also be performing. Wayne is from the Manchester area and is very popular over the border and has a very good following. He has appeared at Lightcliffe Club two years ago plus the Barge pub on numerous occasions, as well as the Black Bull in Brighouse, and numerous pubs and clubs around Huddersfield.

There will also be a charity presentation which will be for £250 and is going to Kaspers Cause of Kindness to help fund special needs equipment at the child development unit at Calderdale Royal.

At the Commercial and Railway Inn they have Tonight (Thursday) quiz night with Scouse Paul, followed on Friday with jam night. On Saturday evening it’s Sing-a-long with Mark at the piano and on Sunday DJ PJ with special guest Kerrison Brown, a singer/guitarist/ harmonica player. They will be entertaining from 5pm.


Rob Wilde at the Dusty Miller has asked if I can remind people that they are now serving food. Trade has been steady away but Rob wasn’t sure every knew the kitchen was back open for business again.

Food service is Tuesday to Friday from noon to 2pm and 5pm to 8pm with Sunday lunch served from noon to 6pm.

On offer is two meals for £10 Tuesday to Friday lunchtime and you can check out the pub’s website for their menus.

The pub chef is Richard Pattinson and he has moved back up here after 20 years in Brighton but is originally from Queensbury.

The Christmas menu will start from the second week of December and you can enjoy three courses for £14.95.

Do you want to help raise money for a fantastic cause and have a brilliant night out?

On February 27 2016 at the Holiday Inn, Clifton, Brighouse, they are holding a charity ball in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

A night of live music and dancing, a three-course dinner and fundraising throughout the night. Tickets are £30. Contact the hotel on 01484 404500.

There is also an offer available for two for one on festive lunches priced at £15 per head.

Enjoy a three course festive lunch with the family or friends in the hotels Junction restaurant, booking is essential.

On Friday night at The Barge they have Silence followed on Saturday evening by Northern Rock. On Sunday there is live music from Rockin Deke Rivers and the Jitters.


On Friday night at Jeremy’s they have Electrofox from 9.30pm a rock/pop/funk/rock and roll covers band.

On Saturday they have Carly and the Kicks from 9.30pm a soul, Motown, funk and disco act with an exciting and dynamic stage show featuring much loved songs from the 60s and 70s. On Sunday from 4pm it’s the acoustic sounds of Nic Sykes.