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Blue Lion

A6108 between Masham and Leyburn, East Witton DL8 4SN, England
+44 1969 624273
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (24 reviews)
“partridge” (5 reviews)
“suet pudding” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
A6108 between Masham and Leyburn, East Witton DL8 4SN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to the Blue Lion for lunch with friends. The weather was dreadful but the bar where we had lunch was warm and welcoming, there was a lovely log fire burning scenting the air in the bar with the smell of burning logs; fortunately...More

Thank Landsburgh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed over night at the Blue Lion hotel with my partner and family. Lovely quaint rooms with large clean bathrooms and comfy beds. Rustic bar area is a lovely setting for lunch and dinner with it's roaring fire and decorations of curios and interesting...More

Thank Olivia R
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We decided to call at the Blue Lion for lunch after spending our morning walking around Studley Royal. This was our second visit here - the first visit was on Christmas Day when we had a superb meal. Our second visit was not a let...More

Thank Val G
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Having been recommended to us by a friend. We jumped at the chance of visiting the blue lion for Sunday lunch. We are in dining terms Two adults a child, plus high chair so I can appreciate we are not the “ideal” customer. I would...More

Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

A party of 10 of us, all old boys, recreated the same birthday from 10 years ago when our 2 birthday boys were "only" 50! The food, drink and rooms were just as good again as 10 years ago and I think we will all...More

Thank ralinavi
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We just love dining at The Blue Lion, the food is always delicious, the service attentive and the atmosphere relaxing. We have been eating here for over 20 years... without doubt the best place to eat in North Yorkshire.

Thank Annapaul13
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Stayed here a couple of nights through the great inns special rates ,ate both nights in the restaurant and couldn't fault the food one bit .A chef myself I am hard too please just ask my partner 😜would recommend to family and friends and staff...More

Thank Andy F
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

We had a voucher for my husband's retirement(a gift from his employer) . This is a lovely ,olde worlde, cosy hotel. Check in, quick and simple, we were shown to our room (14) in the courtyard, which had amazing underfloor heating!!! It was nice to...More

Thank mrsoverall2001
Reviewed 29 December 2017

We had a lovely lunch for four plus our English bulldog Burt today. The reception was warm as was the fire where we were seated at the table I'd reserved. The service was efficient and friendly and the food was delicious, four empty plates and...More

1  Thank Emma R
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Had lunch here, great food and friendly atmosphere, dogs welcome. menu better than your average pub, on my list to revisit.

Thank BurtonIR
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christopher m
14 March 2018|
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Response from ANDYLELI | Reviewed this property |
We had two kids and tbh. Through no fault of the pub. Felt a little out of place.
27 May 2015|
Response from hk20 | Property representative |
Yes we do. Dogs are allowed in the bar area, but not the restaurant. The menu is the same in both areas.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A6108 between Masham and Leyburn, East Witton DL8 4SN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  East Witton
  • Phone Number: +44 1969 624273
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