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Pimperne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Arrived on steak night which put me in a quandary straight away; too much choice for an indecisive diner such as I! Pigeon stater was delicious and pork belly to follow. Friendly, efficient staff made for an enjoyable evening.

Thank Martin S
Colchester UK
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Tried the Steak Night on Tuesday. Steak with choice of sauce and half price drink for £12 - good value. Fairly busy any good atmosphere in this pub come restaurant come hotel in the heart of Swaledale.

Thank Stephen N
Milnthorpe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2016

A beautiful modernised old pub with a great reputation for food. A wonderful selection of craft beers in a tastefully modernised bar. A most helpful and friendly barman (Host?) customer & dog friendly which is a great base for a country pub.

Thank Rod B
Uckfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Stayed here 2 nights to break a journey from Sussex to Aberdeen. Great staff, super food and a clean and comfortable room. The views from the window or the tables in front were superb and the location is great for local amenities.

Thank Eaters53
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

This place has everything, excellent food, real ale, lovely rooms and a view to die for overlooking the Dale. Weather was good so after a lovely day out walking, lovely to sit outside the Inn & look @ the view with a drink. One of my favourite starters in the restaurant was the crab terrine, very very tasty. Next was...

Thank Carol M
Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Have just got back from a weeks holiday in Swaledale at Low Row stunning part of the Yorkshire Dales. We arrived Saturday pm after unpacking, a 5minute walk to the Punch Bowl for a drink, had a good pint of Theakstones Black Sheep and a cloudy Cider. We sat outside, you are above the valley so wonderful views. Very busy...

Thank bob m
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Visited the Punchbowl Inn twice for dinner during our stay in Swaledale it was so good, and the menu offered a great choice. Great food and lovely hospitality, an added bonus to our wonderful stay in this beautiful part of the Dales.

Thank Christina D
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We stayed for three nights in this exceptional inn. Really comfortable bedroom with excellent en-suite. Fabulous views from the bedroom overlooking the valley. The food in the restaurant is high quality with a wide menu covering all tastes supported with a extensive wine list. Breakfast is equally good. The service is excellent and everyone was so helpful throughout our stay....

Thank john_brothwood
Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Ate there with a friend. We were camping locally and went for tea. The staff were really welcoming and could not do enough for us. The food was delicious and well worth the money. Overall would definitely recommend!!

Thank Caroline A
Otley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Set in a peaceful stunning location, The Punch Bowl Inn offers traditional hospitality and cuisine of the highest quality The menu is varied and offers choice from hearty bar favourites, to a traditional roast carvery Worthy of particular mention is a small plate carvery which maintains the excellent quality for the smaller appetite Items for the carvery are freshly cooked...

Thank dudleyparker

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
17th-century inn, located in Low Row, Swaledale. Ideal base for walking and touring the northern dales. The coast to coast walk is on our doorstep. Re-opened in 2006, we offer 11 comfortable en-suite bedrooms. Stripped pine furnish the bar and restaurant. Our mirror menu changes daily reflecting the seasonal local produce from dales suppliers. A relaxed and informal environment in which to enjoy good food served along with local beers such as Black Sheep and Theakstons. ... more   less 

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Address: Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales National Park DL11 6PF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Yorkshire Dales National Park > Swaledale
Price Range: $145 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Punch Bowl Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Ask for a room on the front of the building....with great views”
 of 5 bubbles Travellingpaul1958, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the top floor are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles P6922EDpeterj, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have a bath and others a shower. If you have a preference recommend calling the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles DavidL206, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 7 (2nd floor) was newly refurbished and very pleasant with great views across Swaledale.”
 of 5 bubbles NottsGirlsontour, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 is absolutely perfect! Comfortable with fabulous view of the valley, really good shower and ensuite.”
 of 5 bubbles john_brothwood, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
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