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Lion Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, British, Pub
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
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All reviews steak and mushroom pie chops t bone pot roast pies yorkshire pudding blakey ridge the pub coast to coast walk huge portions the north yorkshire moors hutton le hole stayed here selection of beers sunday lunch extensive menu home made
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A plate of beef that melts in the mouth, or two massive slices of tender turkey. Possibly the best ever Yorkshire pudding. Served with four fresh vegetables, the best tasting roasties, and a whole gravy boat each. This cannot be beaten in my books, at...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank janetwest
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had never heard of this place before we stayed there on our c2c ride. I was pleasantly surprised to find an old fashioned coaching Inn pub with accomodation. There was even a helicopter in the car park! Food was great, the choice of ales was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Daisy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here after seeing the seated man and was very pleased we did...charming oldie worldview pub...3 or 4th hihetsbin engalnd I believe...it was Christmas time and you could tell. Good menu Nd great food. I had a beef casserole. Very tasty...reasonably priced.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Superram66
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

The Lion Inn is set in one of the most beautiful locations in Yorkshire with extensive views in all directions. We visited at lunchtime and thoroughly enjoyed our meal in this most comfortable pub which is popular with walkers and motorists alike. The open fires...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kenyoung3
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

We had a beautiful meal, our steaks were perfect and good portions .we stayed the night in thr car park our van, was a fantastic night . A bit hung over but worth it .

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Freedom02880107860
Reviewed 19 December 2018

When living at the Grinkle Park for nearly 3 years in the early '80's working on Teesside, one of our favourite pub restaurants for lunch or supper with visitors was the extraordinary Lion Inn on the windswept moors of Blakey Ridge. It is so utterly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Brian M
Reviewed 11 December 2018

we called in on our way back from Beverley, it was fairly quiet and there were plenty tables available. I've been there may times over the last thirty odd years and still this place amazes me. four of us settled down for roast beef dinner...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dramsman
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

First time that we've been to the Lion for ages and the food is still pretty good. My steak was a bit over cooked but was still very tasty. The portions are generous and the service was very friendly. I would definitely recommend for a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2018

Another great visit. Wonderful food, generous portions, a warm friendly greeting, historic surroundings, what more could you ask for ? We had mains only, it was all we could fit in. Magic - we will be back.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bob H
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

We were on a visit to nearby Pickering to visit our new puppy. Decided to drop in on spec and luckily found a table as the car park was rammed. Food came after a little wait but we didn’t mind. Two of us had Steak...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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15 January 2019|
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Response from Bob H | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, best bet is to give them a ring to check
15 January 2019|
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Response from ChrisEnstone | Reviewed this property |
The Lion Inn is now closed
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Response from 57dotty | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a camping field set to one side of the pub. Lots of people who do the coast to coast camp here, and the food in the pub is great
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