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The Malt Shovel

Main Street, Hovingham YO62 4LF, England
+44 1653 628264
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New Management!!

Fantastic improvements have been made by Barbara and her Chef. The food is amazing, great fresh... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2016
York, United Kingdom
A Good Meal in Hovingham

My wife and I called in this evening Nov 7th as we were staying nearby and on a cold wet night... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2016
michael c
Washington, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
17 Nov 2016
“New Management!!”
8 Nov 2016
“A Good Meal in Hovingham”
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 23:30
Main Street, Hovingham YO62 4LF, England
+44 1653 628264
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

Fantastic improvements have been made by Barbara and her Chef. The food is amazing, great fresh veg and very fairly priced. Second visit was just as good as the first!

Thank LeeandLukesGLD
Reviewed 8 November 2016

My wife and I called in this evening Nov 7th as we were staying nearby and on a cold wet night needed an evening meal. Barbara the new landlady who only took over the pub 2 weeks ago informed us that her chef was away...More

Thank michael c
Reviewed 16 August 2016

My wife and I called in here for lunch, having earlier visited Nunnington Hall. I ordered Ham,Egg and Chips from Specials Board, and a coffee. My wife only ordered Chips with a bread roll, and tea, The meal when it arrived looked less than appetising,...More

Thank mcjannett
Reviewed 20 September 2015

A pleasant pub frequented by both locals and visitors. We we served promptly and offered the option of the restaurant or the bar to eat. As the restaurant was empty we sat in the bar. It was welcoming and lively with local banter. W e...More

Thank liziz
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

The pub quite clearly states that food is served until 8.30pm. However when we turned up at 8.15 we were told the ovens had been switched off and cleaned down. They didn't even offer to make a sandwich which might have gone a little way...More

1  Thank happygoluckyUk
Reviewed 31 March 2015

we had broccoli & stilton soup for starters, there was no stilton in it at all only taste was broccoli. We chose venison steak for the main meal, I can only imagine that the steaks were "Boil in the bag" type as they were tasteless.

1  Thank albert b
Reviewed 22 February 2015

We were given a warm welcome and shown to our table. Drinks were well priced and menu was OK but there only seemed to be an option of chips. My husband had the duck breast which was OK but myself and another member of our...More

1  Thank madmichele
Reviewed 7 December 2014

Stopped by the beautiful town and for a quick drink and bite to eat. You cannot go wrong with this place. The pub is beautiful. Plenty of parking in the back. Menu is quite good with a nice selection of food. Service is good with...More

Thank BT-jet-setting
Reviewed 9 October 2014

Varied menu at reasonable prices. Well cooked, tasty food and great friendly staff. Good choice of wine and fab' cheese board.

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 30 September 2014

We were staying in the village and enjoyed a lovely pub meal, very friendly lady behind bar, good food and hospitality. Had a game of darts, and a good chat with the locals! Every town/village needs a pub like this

Thank tigerbrian
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