Saturday, 30 May 2020

Halifax Pubs Volume 2

Volume 2 of Halifax pubs is another set taken in May 2018 featuring 5 nightspots on this post.

The Barum Top
The Barum Top Inn, Halifax
Opened in 2000, the Barum Top is a JD Wetherspoons pub, purpose built on the site of a former car garage and carpet store.

Ring O'Bells
Ring O'Bells, Halifax
Rebuilt in 1720, a pub has occupied the site since the 13th century. The pub is said to have a tunnel connecting the cellar with the nearby Halifax Parish Church.

Old Cock Inn
Old Cock Inn, Halifax
The Old Cock was built in 1580 as a town house by William Saville. It became an inn in 1668 and is thought to be amongst the oldest in Halifax. It is where the meeting to form the Halifax Permanent Building Society took place and the meeting place of the notorious Cragg Vale Coiners gang.

Inn-Cognito Restaurant
Inn-Cognito Restaurant, Halifax
Closed in 2018 so the owner could retire, Inn-Cognito had been a fixture of the Halifax dining scene for over 35 years. The building was originally a Whitaker's pub called the Hope Inn which closed in 1971.

Acapulco Nightclub and Gourmet Restaurant
Acapulco Club, Halifax
There's not much to add about the Gourmet Restaurant, it started life as the Broadway Supermarket and has had many users over the years until a few years ago when it became a Chinese restaurant, now been closed for several years.

The Acapulco Nightclub is said to be the UK's longest running club, opened in 1962 it is still a popular nightspot today.

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