Sam Ireland Welcomes you to the Huntsman, Thursltone

Welcome to The Huntsman, Thurlstone


Mon – Thurs: 5pm – 11pm

Friday: 3pm – 12pm

Saturday: Noon – 12pm

Sunday: Noon – 10.30pm

A good old-fashioned pub with a warm welcome.

Nice, friendly atmosphere, good beer, traditional pub games, sheltered 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

Well-behaved dogs and children are always welcome!

Please Note:  NO Credit/Debit Card payment facilities  !


The Huntsman
136 Manchester Road
S36 9QW
Tel: 01226 764892

Exterior of Huntsman

Find Us

Click here for door-to-door directions and map. Camel optional

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!
Fancy dress group


Hire space for meetings and parties. We can also provide food if required. Please contact us for more information.
Serving Food

Glorious Food!

With the lovely Lucie in the kitchen (not pictured above), you know our Sunday Lunches are not to be missed! All pies homemade by Sam plus Tuesday night food and Saturday snacks too !!

News & Events

Town Crier



Tuesday Nights – Tuesday Night Food Menu served 6-8 and Quiz from 9

Wednesday Nights Jamming Session

Monday May Day Bank Holiday 6th Open from 12 noon

Thursday 16th May Live Irish Folk Music

Sunday 26th May an evening with Ralph Shaw from 7 ish

Spring Bank Holiday Monay 27th Open from 12 Noon

Thursday 30th May Blackpool Bridge – Bluegrass & Country from 8.30

Thursday 6th June The Huntsman CAMRA Pub Of The Year presentiation at 830 and live music with Aprille and The Showers





Food image

In the fridge …..

Pork Pies / Ploughmans Pies / Jalapeano Pork Pies all local from Arnold Roberts Butchers

Homemade Scotch Eggs – Ploughmans / Stuffing / Black Pudding

Food on Sunday served 12.30 – 5.30 (last orders 5.15)

Sunday Lunch  1 course @ £6.95, 2 course @ £9.95, 3 course @ £12.95 Kids/Smaller Portion £4.95


Homemade Soup with Crusty Bread

Homemade Yorkshire Pudding & Gravy

Pate, Salad and Melba Toast


Roast Beef or Pork, Homemade Yorkshire Pudding, Roast Potatoes & Parsnips, Creamy Mash, Cauliflower Cheese, Buttered Carrots & Greens, Proper Gravy and Condiments (veggie option available)


Homemade Crumbles (Rhubarb, Apple, or Plum)

Homemade Chocolate Brownie

Chocolate Muffin Pudding

served with cream, ice-cream or custard

Alternative Pie Choice with Mushy Peas or Veg (£7.25)

Meat and Potato / Chicken, Leek & Mushroom /  Cheese, Leek and Potato / Steak Ale & Musroom

Meat from local butchers Paul Schofield

Vegetables (when in season) from local farm shop Royd Moor

Food served every Tuesday from 6:00pm til 8:00pm (last orders 7.45)

Homemade Rough Puff Pastry Topped Pies served with mushy peas or selection of vegetables ….

Meat & Potato / Steak, Ale & Mushroom / Chicken leek & Mushroom / Cheese, Leek & Potato

Spinach and Feta Filo Pie with balsamic roast tomatoes and mini roasties

Chilli Con Carnie with Rice, Tortilla Chips and Sour Cream

Homemade Lamb Balti or Beef Madras served with rice & naan bread


Hot Beef Sandwich served with mini roasties and gravy pot £4.95

Homemade Soup served with crusty bread £3.95

Saturday Snacks served 12-3   £4.95

The Huntsman Ploughmans

Choice of Pork Pie/ Jalapeno Pie / Ploughmans Pie or Warm Stuffing Scotch Egg

with cheese, salad, chutney & homemade coleslaw

Cheesy Nachos with Homemade Chilli (Meat or Veggie)

with salsa & sour cream  (sharing nachos + £2)

Hot Beef Sandwich or Hot Pork, Stuffing & Apple Sauce Sandwich

served with roasties & gravy pot

Pan Fried Toasties

Choose from the following Cheese/ Ham / Tomato / Onion / Rocket / Beef / Relish

served with side salad & homemade coleslaw (homemade soup add £2)

+ Specials Board


Happy drinker

Real Ales

Six real ales are on offer:- we always serve Timothy Taylor Landlord, Black Sheep Best Bitter and The Huntsman Blonde along with 3 guest beers.

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 stock Greens bottle beers certified Gluten free. Ask at the bar.

The Good Beer Guide

You can find us in the 2018 edition of the Good Beer Guide.


Group of instruments


Anyone wishing to play just turn up and do your stuff.

Quiz Night

Tuesday 9pm (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.

Everyone more than welcome to pop their name down and present a quiz !

Music Night

Wednesday night is Jamming session Night. Budding and established musicians are all welcome, feel free to come and take part.

Irish Folk Music Night – 21st March

Dave Markham on guitar, mandola, ukelele and vocals

Chris Barber on uilleann pipes, whistles and accordion

Tom Markham on percussion

Irish Folk Night

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.

Bluegrass night – to be arranged

Bluegrass music with Aprille and the Shower with friends 8:30 til 11:00 playing a range of classics in the Flat and Scroggs / Bill Monroe style.


Many heads!

The Jar on the Bar


March Jar on the Bar raised £180 for BIADS

April Jar on the Bar is for Mioritic Dog Rescue

Photo Gallery

You can see photos of the pub on the Gallery page. Keep an eye out for pictures of Huntsman events.


Come and join The Huntsman group on face book !!! Search Huntsman Thurlstone

Boy and dog

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.
Ten Shilling Note

Beer Garden!

Enjoy those precious moments of English summertime in our sheltered suntrap!
steam coach

Coaches Welcome!

Coach parties are welcome but ringing beforehand would be appreciated so we can be prepared!
No noise!

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!).


Sam Ireland
The Huntsman
136 Manchester Road
S36 9QW
Tel: 01226 764892


At the moment we don’t accept credit or debits cards.
The nearest cash points can be found in Penistone.


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.