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The Fairfax Arms

Main Street, Gilling East, England
+44 1439 788212
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“samphire” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Gilling East, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were 16 coming from around the country to celebrate a 70th family birthday. We hadn't been before, but chose the Fairfax Arms based on the TripAdvisor reviews. The pub is beautifully appointed, the food fantastic and staff were excellent, attentive and very accommodating -...More

Thank Octobergirl03
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eating solo is not one of my favourite pastimes but if you are in this situation and in this part of North Yorkshire this is the place to head. I was so seriously well looked by Christian, Lily, Rebecca and Mike. I need not have...More

Thank Englandsixpence
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great family lunch before my mother went off on holiday for a few weeks. Great food & great environment in the green oak conservatory.

Thank Nordhamcottages
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So glad we moved from Helmsley to this quiet village and found this lovely hotel and restaurant. The good was excellent and so were the staff and would certainly return. Like most hotels though the bathroom did not have a slip mat or a grab...More

Thank peter2280
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited with friends recently having previously only eaten in the bar.This time we ate in the new Orangery and had a superb evening.The Orangery is a beautiful space to sit in with very comfortable dining chairs. We enjoyed excellent service and really superb food....More

Thank John A
Reviewed 21 January 2018

The pub itself is very welcoming however, the food was a huge disappointment. Service was extremely poor and lacked finesse. The waitresss appeared to have no training and we very nearly ended up with a pudding and then a coffee in our lap. I choose...More

1  Thank Paul K
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Our first visit to the Fairfax Arms and it did not disappoint. We were seated in the Orangery, the food and service were outstanding and it was very reasonably priced. Looking forward to going again.

Thank Terriertyke
Reviewed 5 December 2017

My wife and I have been wanting to visit the Fairfax Arms for a while now but could never find the time to make the journey up from Nottingham. Eventually over the last weekend we managed it and along with some friends we had one...More

Thank steverowe67
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

I went for lunch today with a friend. Had delicious broccoli soup then I had bangers and mash and my friend had a second starter as main-scallops. Finished up with a coffee. The service from the waiters was great. The food likewise. Beautiful old building...More

Thank TimBLeeds
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We met up with friends for lunch. great menu and three of us went for ''pie of the day'' Steak and mushroom. These are real individual home baked pies not ''stew with a hat on'' Crisp pastry filled with tender pieces of beef and tasty...More

Thank kevin d
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22 March 2017|
Response from FairfaxArms | Property representative |
Yes of course, we have tables in the bar area where we allow dogs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Gilling East, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Gilling East
  • Phone Number: +44 1439 788212
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