The Lord Rodney Keighley is the town centre’s premium bar and kitchen where locals flock to drink and dine. If you’re just in for a drink, then the bar has a wide selection of fine wines, cocktails and, of course, Timothy Taylor’s real ales, all which complement the food menu just right. Speaking of, from The Lord Rodney menu you can expect fresh and British pub-style food made from local ingredients where possible, as well as burgers and pizzas, and the chefs ensure nothing leaves the kitchen that they wouldn’t eat themselves. You’ll find The Lord Rodney on Church Street in the heart of Keighley so it’s easily accessed even if you’re coming from Bradford. It’s popular, so reservations are essential.
The Lord Rodney Keighley is the oldest inn still operating in town. It used to be called The Olde Red Lion but was renamed as The Lord Rodney in 1780. Then, in 2008 it was acquired by Timothy Taylor’s and refurbed into the stylish, chic and charming bar and kitchen it is today. Short history lesson over, The Lord Rodney on Church Street is adored by locals and is almost always busy. The vibe is just right for any sort of casual occasion – not too fancy but you’ll still feel like you’re treating yourself.
In terms of food, Lord Rodney classics range from homemade chicken Kiev to wholetail Whitby scampi, fish and chips or a proper chicken, leek and smoked bacon pie served with good mash and thick gravy. Pub grub aside, the pizzas at The Lord Rodney Keighley are hand rolled, stone baked and covered in homemade roast tomato passata before being topped with anything from pulled beef brisket to cajun chicken or just a simple bit of buffalo mozzarella and fresh oregano. You’ve then got gourmet burgers, salads, butties and classic pub puddings. The Lord Rodney is very good indeed, so reserve your table now.
Lovely food when we visited; knowledgeable staff regarding allergies. Very pleasant atmosphere. Good range of food on the menu and specials board. Will be visiting again.