Midland Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western

Forster Square, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD1 4HU, England
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Midland Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western

Victorian grandeur in the heart of Bradford.

With opulent decor, spacious public areas and sparkling chandeliers, The Midland Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western has a majestic feel and still retains some of its original Victorian features.

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Bars, Free WIFI, Lift to all floors, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets accepted
£10.00 per dog per night.
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out14:00 | 12:00

Restaurants & Bars

Good food and drink are essential ingredients for any getaway and our hotel restaurants and bars don’t disappoint. From brekkies that leave you raring to go, to evening meals with the wow factor we’ve got all your culinary needs covered. Tuck in.

Chef Marc Murphy
  • Midland Grill Room
  • Foyer Bar
  • Spirit of Bradford Bar

Midland Grill Room

Open from breakfast through to dinner, the Midland Grill Room Restaurant serves tasty contemporary British cuisine in elegant surroundings.

Our head chef's carefully thought-out menu offers an excellent selection of freshly-prepared dishes. Lunch and dinner menus change daily but expect the likes of pan-fried seabass with citrus mashed potatoes and pink roasted duck breast with chestnut potato cake. In the morning, a full English breakfast is available, along with a continental buffet.

If you have tickets for the theatre, you can take advantage of our Pre & Post Theatre Dining Package. Have your starter and main in the restaurant, go to watch the performance at the Alhambra or St George's and return for your dessert and coffee after the show.

Opening hours
Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:30
Dinner: 18:00 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary

Foyer Bar

The Midland Foyer Bar is a warm and welcoming place to catch up with family, friends or business associates. In the colder months, it's wonderful to get cosy around the open fire.
Our bar menu offers everything from light snacks to afternoon tea, along with a great selection of alcoholic drinks. Fill up on sandwiches, jacket potatoes, pasta, burgers and steaks. Food served until 10pm.

Opening hours
Weekend times may vary
Dining and bars

Spirit of Bradford Bar

An informal place to meet after work or over Lunch in a traditional style pub with a great pub grub menu

Opening hours
Weekend times may vary


With its sweeping staircases, ornate ceilings and glittering chandeliers, The Midland Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western is a glamorous setting for a city wedding.

We can host celebrations of any size as we have two grand ballrooms, along with nine additional function rooms each with their own unique features. The Princes Ballroom, which can seat up to 300 guests, has a dedicated bar area, sound and light system and air-conditioning. The Forster Suite is perfect for smaller celebrations of up to 60 guests.

We're licensed for civil ceremonies and only 200 metres from Bradford Register Office. We also specialise in Asian weddings and can cater for up to 450 guests across our two ballrooms.

Our experienced events team is with you every step of the way and happy to offer any help you might need with seating arrangements, colour schemes, floral decorations, menus and entertainment.

  • Registrar

For any enquiries please call Joanne Miller on 01274 735735


Registry office:
Centenary Square

Meetings & Events

Whatever type of business event you're planning, we have just the space you're looking for, with 11 conference and meeting rooms to choose from.

Located right next to Forster Square Railwa...

For any enquiries please contact events on 0844 387 62 40

Whatever type of business event you're planning, we have just the space you're looking for, with 11 conference and meeting rooms to choose from.

Located right next to Forster Square Railway Station, The Midland Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western is easily accessible by train, and we have free parking for those travelling by car. For delegates arriving from further afield, Leeds Bradford Airport is 20 minutes by car.

From the Irving Room that seats up to 12 people to our large Princes Ballroom for up to 400 delegates, our function rooms can be used for boardroom meetings, AGMs, management training courses, seminars and more.

And, with free superfast broadband, you can get things done super-quick.

We can cater for last-minute meetings as our rooms can be hired by the hour. We also organise corporate social events, from charity auctions to summer garden parties.

Available Room Set Ups

  • Banquet
  • Boardroom
  • Classroom
  • Theatre
  • U shape
Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Princes Ballroom 400 150 75 100 260
French Ballroom 180 80 60 80 120
Forster Suite 45 16 15 20 45
Conference Centre 100 40 25 35 0
Pullman 35 14 25 16 0
Wyvern 35 14 15 16 0
Blue One 40 16 12 15 0
Blue Two 40 16 12 15 0
Blue Three 45 20 15 20 0
Midland 0 0 10 12 0
Irving 12 8 10 12 0

Reviews of Midland Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western

Traveller Overview:
4.5 Rating: 977 reviews
Excellent 54%
Very Good 29%
Average 9%
Poor 4%
Terrible 2%

AndrewLMi, wrote review 25/02/2020

Good value for money

This is a grand old building right in the heart of Bradford and you get a sense of history if you enter from the car park up what is the original wood floor and wall tiled ramp from the old Forster Sq... more


Russell H, wrote review 25/02/2020

Affordable luxury but eat out!

Excellent town centre location. A few minutes walk from Forster Square station with a 25 min shuttle service to Leeds. The grand interior could be the stage for an Agatha Christie drama. The room had ... more


MikeDeighan, wrote review 24/02/2020

Over night stay

Fantastic, palatial hotel. Very good modern facilities while retaining the hotel’s history and it’s many original features. The roms were very comfortable and clean and all the staff friendly and eff... more


janetmaltby, wrote review 23/02/2020

Weekend dance break

Absolutely loved this hotel by far the best we have been too. Very clean and well maintained- food was lovely and staff couldn’t have been more friendly and helpful - Would recommend this hotel to any... more


Connector756736, wrote review 23/02/2020

First class

Had a wonderful Hotel experience here was on a dancing weekend in the ballroom. Hotel is very clean room excellent couldn't find anything wrong with the room breakfast choices are plentiful something ... more