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Main Street, Gilling East YO62 4JH England
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#1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Gilling East
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Owners and brothers Rob and Ed Fawcett have continuously invested in The Fairfax Arms to deliver the highest of standards in providing comfort and ambience whether you're staying the night or simply Dining with us. Renowned Head Chef Ben Turner and his Team take pride in using locally sourced produce and culinary Innovations to excite the most discerning of palates. Our Menu constantly changes based on the seasons of the year whilst keeping our customers most favoured dishes. We run the inn with passion, ambition & enthusiasm, enabling The Fairfax to prosper and flourish further whilst still retaining its traditional character and charm.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycles available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Baggage storage
Street parking
Bar / lounge
Breakfast buffet
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
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Allergy-free room
Room service
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
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Non-smoking rooms
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JeffB_11 wrote a review Dec 2020
York, United Kingdom250 contributions128 helpful votes
Have stayed and eaten here a couple of times recently. Located in a lovely village the rooms in the courtyard are spacious and very quiet. Very nice food and ales. Lots of lovely walks nearby and only a few miles from the beautiful town of Helmsley
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Mc2b06 wrote a review Nov 2020
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom2 contributions
We booked 3 rooms (somewhat last minute) and we could not have been more pleased. Superb food, wine and standard of accommodation. The best steak I've had in years. Socially distancing measures made us feel very secure and we will definitely be back once the current lockdown is over.
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Date of stay: October 2020
Charlietango2013 wrote a review Oct 2020
Scarborough, United Kingdom127 contributions36 helpful votes
Warm and welcoming in ambience and personal greeting even with all the necessary Covid restrictions in place. A choice of tables was offered in cosy, quiet places Beautiful food, stunning battered King Prawns, excellent sea bass and interesting sides The apple crumble was divine
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Rob or Ed Fawcett, Owner at The Fairfax Arms
Responded 1 Nov 2020
Thank you so much, we are really pleased you loved it, many thanks
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RaffYork wrote a review Oct 2020
York85 contributions30 helpful votes
Visited for the first time today for lunch & we would really recommend it. All of the staff were extremely pleasant & helpful & we were served very quickly. The pub felt safe with all of the relevant Covid precautions in place & we very much enjoyed our visit. There was a good choice of meal options & we settled for the roast pork & lamb shank, both were delicious, the accompanying cauliflower cheese especially. Delicious apple crumble for dessert which we both loved. Excellent value for money, we’ll definitely be back!
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Rob or Ed Fawcett, Owner at The Fairfax Arms
Responded 26 Oct 2020
Thank you for your review. We have extra covid precautions in place so thank you for your positive feedback. We look forward to seeing you again.
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DB-HD wrote a review Oct 2020
20 contributions5 helpful votes
We were staying at Studford lodges so booked for lunch at the Fairfax Arms and it didn’t disappoint. Plenty of choice for both the adults and children which included main meals plus paninis. Really appreciated being told that the children’s pizzas were actually quite large and a 6 and 7 year old trying to go for 3 courses might struggle with one each 🙈 they even struggled with one between two!! Service was great and nothing felt like too much trouble. Food tasted amazing and can’t fault a thing. We’ve booked to return next year to the lodges so will definitely be back at the Fairfax in 2021
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from Rob or Ed Fawcett, Owner at The Fairfax Arms
Responded 26 Oct 2020
Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed you meal and your stay at Studford Luxury Lodges. See you again next year!
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Fairfax Arms
Which popular attractions are close to The Fairfax Arms?
Nearby attractions include National Centre for Birds of Prey (3.9 miles), Ampleforth Abbey (1.5 miles), and Helmsley Castle (4.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Fairfax Arms?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at The Fairfax Arms?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Fairfax Arms?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Fairfax Arms?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Cocoa Tree, The Stapylton Arms, and White Horse Inn.
Is The Fairfax Arms located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.02 miles away from the centre of Gilling East.
Are pets allowed at The Fairfax Arms?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to The Fairfax Arms?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Helmsley Castle (4.2 miles), Nunnington Hall (3.8 miles), and Helmsley All Saints Church (4.3 miles).
Is The Fairfax Arms accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.