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The Lion Inn

) #3 of 9 Restaurants in Kirkbymoorside $$ - $$$ , British,
High Blakey, Kirkbymoorside YO62 7LQ, England
+44 1751 417320
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Blakey, Kirkbymoorside YO62 7LQ, England
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Reviews (193)
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1 - 10 of 193 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again a wonderful meal I went back a week later before leaving. hot good quality food I can recommend the roast Chicken and the hot cherry's in cherry brandy. The service is quick and staff are very helpful. so I plan to be back...More

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First impressions of this was that it would have great views in good weather but it was raining and foggy when we arrived on top of the moor on a June day. The second impression was that the place was full of dogs as there...More

Thank Debra P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights, the rooms are not the best value around but the convenience of slipping from one of the countries best bars to your bed is compensation enough. The Theakstons Old Peculiar is sublime, and their Best always seems to be smoother at the...More

Thank r0b423
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One night stay on our Coast to Coast walk. The double bed took up most of the room with very little space for our bags. A Hot Bath was very welcome. It was cosy and great to be able to eat and drink were we...More

Thank Kaye B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As we were in the area and having been before, we had no doubts about visiting The Lion Inn, High Blakey for an evening meal on Sunday 14th May. We were not disappointed, the service was excellent and the food very tasty. They were very...More

Thank Pauline267
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Went for tea. It's a nice quaint place. Dog friendly. Quite a large menu. Hubby had the chilli which was nice. I had home made fish cakes. Wouldn't have them again. They were ok but that's as far as I could go. Wasn't expecting them...More

Thank 0798anne
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We love the Lion Inn. We have visited many times and whilst the food is quite standard pub grub, its always tasty and you simply can never leave hungry. We did have a bit of a disappointing Christmas lunch here (a set menu) but regardless,...More

Thank Claire239
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Is there anything more spectacular than the view across the moor at sunset? It'd be hard pressed to top, let alone from an historic pub, pint in hand on an early spring eve, truly magnificent. The menu is everything you'd expect, all the usual suspects....More

Thank MoonRiverTravelsUK
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Excellent pub, food was exceptional standard, large portions, excellent service, we went as a family & had our meal in the restaurant next to the lovely fire. The service was outstanding they was always a member of staff available. The food was lovely & plentiful....More

Thank Lisa E
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We arrived at the Pub with no booking made. We were welcomed and seated with very friendly and welcoming staff. Dining area was clean and the atmosphere was warm and welcoming. The waitress took our drinks order and food order and was very helpful and...More

Thank Ockertdel
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Good morning, we are coming up there next week and wondered if you allow dogs in the pub? Thanks
13 May 2017|
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Response from GuisboroughGadgey | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are dog-friendly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Blakey, Kirkbymoorside YO62 7LQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Kirkbymoorside
  • Phone Number: +44 1751 417320
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