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The Rockingham Arms

££ - £££, British,
Main Street, Tadcaster LS24 9PB, England
+44 1937 530948
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (27 reviews)
“beef” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Main Street, Tadcaster LS24 9PB, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Rockingham Arms
1. Pub Classics-Restaurant Style
"Burger was perfectly cooked (pink), crisp coleslaw, flawless chips"
Andy S
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2. Ideal For Private Functions
"very comfortable and spacious, with a lovely large sunny conservatory"
RNMilligan
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3. Newly Renovated Garden Space
"outside decking seating and refurb are tasteful and of good quality"
solosandy2014
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1 - 10 of 306 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped off on the way to the coast and received great service and a lovely cuppa. They don’t normally offer take out coffee but the guy behind the bar went the extra mile and sorted me out with a takeout cup on asking. Family friendly...More

Thank S W
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

From the moment you enter and receive the most friendly welcome you are put at ease. The pub is very comfortable and spacious, with a lovely large sunny conservatory that leads to a decked area and on to the garden. The food is delicious and...More

Thank RNMilligan
Laura R, General Manager at The Rockingham Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Hi Milligans, Well, your review has just put the biggest smiles on our faces here at The Rockingham! Thank you sincerely for taking some time out to write such lovely comments. We're so lucky with our location that we had the opportunity to revamp the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic good fantastic service really accommodating and lovely pub. I can't believe this has ever had bad reviews... the beef was amazing. Perfectly cooked so was the chicken. The kids thought it was the best Yorkshire puddings they have ever had. We've been looking for...More

Thank angry-dan
Russell D, Owner at The Rockingham Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

What a great review the team will be really pleased as they put so much effort into making it perfect, and your right about the walk too. I always do it in reverse. But either way, you can start or end at The Rockingham. What...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great authentic country pub- cosy and welcoming- attentive and friendly service and brilliant food. Will definitely visit again.

Thank Brady69
Laura R, General Manager at The Rockingham Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for such a lovely review Brady69! It's truly appreciated. Take care and hopefully see you back again soon! The Rock Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

Above average pub food, below average prices. Portions not daft, especially the starters. My Caesar salad was a carnivore's delight, yummy, don't expect the usual lettuce improved by bits of chicken! Friendly staff and pleasant surroundings too.More

Thank Mike G
Laura R, General Manager at The Rockingham Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mike, Thanks a million for leaving us such a great review. We’re delighted you seemed to have enjoyed yourself! And yes we certainly don’t scrimp on portions, we’re in Yorkshire after all! Thank you for helping all of us here, keep The Rockingham on...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sadly, this place has priced itself out of our budget now. My niece, nephew and her fiancee visited the other week. They had three meals and three drinks, and it was £100!! No longer a destination for the Thirkill family :(More

2  Thank Osbourne
Laura R, General Manager at The Rockingham Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you for leaving us a review, although i'm saddened to read that you no longer want to eat with us, particularly since (i'm presuming they're your parents?) Mr & Mrs Thirkhill are firm favourites of ours! I'm also very disappointed that you've...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently visited with our friends on a Saturday evening. The food was excellent but the service wasn't up to the sane standard. We had to wait a time for our main meals in the first place. Then once we had eaten they had forotten we...More

3  Thank Jacki W
Laura R, General Manager at The Rockingham Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jacki, Thanks for reaching out to us, i'm really sorry you left feeling so disappointed with our service. Please let me start by saying this is not how we want our customers to feel after visiting us; as you can probably tell from the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent mains, my pie was full of steak. The desserts far too rich for my partner and her mum who left hers.More

Thank 370trevorj
Laura R, General Manager at The Rockingham Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi TrevorJ, Thanks for leaving a review and for the four stars! I'll be sure to pass on your feedback to the chefs. We're sorry the desserts were a little too rich for some of your party; we try to offer some classics on the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently had my 60th birthday here with 65 guests and everything was brilliant! Laura helped me plan the day down to the last detail, even finding decorations. All the guests commented on how much they enjoyed the afternoon, particularly the food which was freshly...More

Thank NoraJest
Laura R, General Manager at The Rockingham Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi NoraJest, You're more than welcome and thank you so much for leaving us such an amazing review. It turned out to be a great day didn't it? We were so lucky with the weather in the end weren't we! I'll make sure the team...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly welcome when we arrived, ordered drinks at the bar then were shown to our table, the rest of the party were a little late arriving but that was not a problem, very accommodating. Both starters and main courses were very pleasant. Staff at...More

Thank jolangthorp
Laura R, General Manager at The Rockingham Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jo! Wow what lovely comments! Sincere thanks for leaving such a fab review! We’re pretty firm on warm welcomes here at The Rock, it makes the evening so much more enjoyable when everybody’s smiling doesn’t it?! We’re absolutely thrilled you had a great time......More

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Daffodil02
1 January 2018|
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Response from Laura R | Property representative |
No problem Dorinda! Just pop me an email over to laura @therockinghamarms and we can discuss the finer details... Thanks for your interest, Laura Ramsay
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Daffodil02
1 January 2018|
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Response from Laura R | Property representative |
Hi Mrs Stokes, We certainly can, yes! Can you contact me directly at laura@therockinghamarms at your earliest convenience and we’ll go from there? Thanks very much, Laura Ramsay
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Aline S
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Response from Martin M | Reviewed this property |
Hello, the car park is basically around the side & rear of the building. If you park near the side door - (there's no steps in) there shouldn't be a problem. It would be wise to book in advance for your table & inform of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 18:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:45
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:45
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:45
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:45
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:45
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Tadcaster LS24 9PB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Selby District  >  Tadcaster
  • Phone Number: +44 1937 530948
  • E-mail
Description
An 18th Century, traditional country inn, The Rockingham Arms sits on the historic site of the Battle of Towton; making it the perfect place to fill up on good food after a lengthy walk around the battlefield. Serving cask ales, artisanal spirits, and award-winning wines in warm and friendly surroundings, it's a home away from home where even the family pooch is welcome! The food served is all created in-house and the Chefs source our products from local farmers and country estates wherever possible. There are now gluten free options available and we are more than happy to accommodate any special dietary requirements upon request.
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