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The Lister Arms

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22 The Lane, Malham, Yorkshire Dales National Park BD23 4DB, England
+44 1729 830330
08:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 22:30
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Stamford, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate here on a Saturday evening with a a group of fellow walkers. The restaurant was very busy, but the service was quick. The quality of the food was very good and the bar has a great selection of real ale. Certainly worth a visit if you are in the area

Thank sarahanddarren
Leeds, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fabulous pub food - with that little bit extra. Good selection of wines and beers. Excellent cheese board!

Thank AngieK48
Nantwich, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited here as it was the only place we could park. Thwaites pub with a decent selection of beers including LocAle. We were one of the first in at about 1200hrs on Easter Sunday and took up a small table with our dog. Steak and ale pie with chips peas & gravy was good but my wife had a chicken... More 

Thank NantwichFlatley
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A lovely place to visit for Sunday Lunch. Beautiful location and lovely benches to sit outside on. Bar staff were very friendly and helpful, serving staff weren't as helpful unfortunately. It didn't spoil our visit but it was a shame. Would recommend to couples and families.

Thank Becki K
Knutsford, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this weekend - 16 of us for a friends 50th. All ages and children included. Fab scenery, not loads to do if you don't like walking. Friendly and helpful staff. Gorgeous rooms with comfortable beds and lovely furnishings. Really enjoyed ourselves. A great menu in the bar and restaurant and no hassle just to order and eat when you... More 

Thank Vanessa K
Harrogate, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to eat after an 8 mile walk. Food was lovely and the staff very friendly. People were turning up to stay for the weekend. Ideal for the keen walkers and dogs too.

Thank helent7hmt
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely meal and friendly team. The selection of real ale, gins and ciders is excellent. Highly recommended

Thank Kath R
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch after walk to Malham Cove, nice pub with great selection of ales, 8 pumps. Also had a neal which arrived very promptly, was lovely and hot and also excellent. Would recommend

Thank Patrick C
Guildford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed an excellent meal here while staying locally in Malham. Despite being a large(8) group, the staff coped well and all courses arrived in good time and together. Our group enjoyed two sharing platters as starters and the menu offered a wide choice of meat, fish and vegetarian options. Portions were generous and well presented. We would definitely return

Thank Angie2612015
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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431 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I usually drip in at the Lister Arms some refreshments when we are hiking around the Malham Cove area. The pub has lots of atmosphere, friendly staff and a good choice of beer and food. The garden at the rear is also a nice place to eat lunch on a sunny day.

Thank Richard_Harpum

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$64
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 The Lane, Malham, Yorkshire Dales National Park BD23 4DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Yorkshire Dales National Park  >  Malham
  • Phone Number: +44 1729 830330
Located in the picturesque village of Malham, the Lister Arms provides quality locally sourced food and real ales. With a menu filled with light bites and hearty dishes, there is something to tempt everyone.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?