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River Don Tavern

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Sampson Street | Eastoft, Scunthorpe DN17 4PQ, England
+44 1724 798040
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Whitby, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Booked in here for a 2 night stay with a friend for the 1940's weekend at nearby Crowle. The rooms were in a separate building to the back of the car park behind the pub and were very nice. Modern and clean with plenty of room. Usual tea/coffee facilities etc. What I liked was the fact that it was lovely... More 

Thank caroleb555469
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Perhaps some of the best value food for many a mile. Gordon would be very upset if anyone went away hungry. Realale always available. Friendly staff, friendly landlord and friendly locals.

Thank Raysinorchids
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

The pub is very friendly and the food is excellent. I would highly recommend the staff are very friendly and efficient.

1 Thank RodgerLee
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Nice place nice people and nice food and beer what more do you need didn't have to wait to long for our food and it was all hot and very nice

Thank Diskman54
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136 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

We have had quite a few Sunday lunches here and have also brought friends and family from Hull The food is excellent the portions as much as you want including second helpings Good choice for vegetarians too Excellent customer service so accommodating A hidden treasure

Thank Margaret W
Colchester, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2015

The pub is in the latest CAMRA guide and had 3 cast beers on tap the evening I visited. There's plenty of good food to choose from on the menu. The haddock was as big as I've ever seen. Try a dessert if you've still got room.

1 Thank route66weasel
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

Best carvery i have had for taste and value and great service and conversation by gordon as hes serving your food. Would recommend to anyone

Thank loudog44
Barton, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2015

Always go there for Sunday buffet and am amased at how much some people pile on their plates. For under £10 a head I doubt they can be beaten. The staff are friendly and the hosts make you feel welcome. We will return again and again.

Thank Patian2014
Stafford, United Kingdom
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304 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Had three courses of home cooked food, bbq chicken was obviously not pre prepared, lamb coriander was enough to feed two with all the veg etc. Very full, very happy.

1 Thank simplemick
Scunthorpe, UK
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2014

We went for our Sunday dinner yesterday and were so impressed with this cosy, country pub. The staff were welcoming from the moment we walked in the door. We had a short wait before we were called through for our meal. They do this because the dining room is quite small and it saves having queues at the carvery. The... More 

1 Thank beechbaby

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Restaurant Details

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Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sampson Street | Eastoft, Scunthorpe DN17 4PQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Scunthorpe
  • Phone Number: +44 1724 798040
Traditional country pub with seperate restaurant.Pub menu and specials board,excellent Sunday carvery served 12-7 30pm.Booking advisable especially on Sundays.

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