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Goathland Hotel Restaurant and Bar

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Goathland | Whitby, Goathland, North York Moors National Park, England
+44 1947 896203
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Derby, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

My partner was served macoroni cheese which was a bowl of steaming cheesy liquid. When I queried this with the Manageress, she immediately took offence and questioned us saying "It is our most popular dish" ie get our your bike and you will eat it even though inedible. I persisted and pointed out that any dish which has a knife... More 

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4 Thank Pootleboy
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Nice pub but i personally thought it everything was overpriced right from weather it's a pint or bag of nuts n more and i thought the staff was unfriendly,maybe most people are passing trade,it's a shame as it could be a nice oldy world pub.

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2 Thank Dave H
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights, bed and breakfast. The staff and the management couldn't have been friendlier. Breakfast was excellent as was the pub food. The room was more than adequate, tastefully decorated and clean. Tea, coffee and biscuits were plentiful.

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1 Thank Andrew C
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

The first time we visited the Goathland Hotel was a number of years ago - pre child. We had a drink in the bar just for the sake of having a drink in the 'Aidensfield Arms'. We returned over half term with our 5 year old son and were made to feel as welcome as a smelly sock, being banished... More 

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2 Thank Hillno72
Newtown, United Kingdom
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240 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

The NYMR and Heatbeat seem to give this hotel an easy ride and it does not have to be as consistent as it would without such advantage, unless you are a TV fan probably not worth a visit as there are many other options in the area which have to work harder.

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2 Thank Charles F
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

No great - edible could tell that it was not fresh but frozen food. Too much cheese on all food. Garlic bread with too much cheese couldn't taste the garlic !

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1 Thank Margaret T
Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Bedrooms where old fashioned and run down but not in a charming rustic way just in a OMG let's just go home way! The kettle was older than me!! The bed was as hard as a stone! The carpet was threadbare! The staff were Polite but not exactly friendly and that's the nicest thing I can say about this Hotel.... More 

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3 Thank rachelmarieleeds
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The food is outstanding, the staff are very pleasant, there is a real friendly atmosphere at the restaurant, carnt wait to revisit,

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Thank Michael W
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very good value food well cooked and plenty of it. Bar and waitress staff very nice nothing to much trouble.

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Thank happy377
Barnsley, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Just spent a great weekend in goathland let down badly by this pub ! The attitude of the family owners stank they are just not trying in my opinion in terms of service and their attitude not only to our group but the vast majority of customers that came through the door. We gave up on it on Saturday dinner... More 

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3 Thank richyoung65

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Goathland | Whitby, Goathland, North York Moors National Park, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  North York Moors National Park  >  Goathland
  • Phone Number: +44 1947 896203

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?