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Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 27 April 2024

The food at the Bay Horse was really nice, but the evening was spoiled and we left as soon as we had finished eating. There was a mistake made on the food order, we ordered two meals both the same, the young man who took...the order insisted that we had ordered something different, he didn't actually call us liars but hinted we were. He was very rude and made us feel unwelcome. Again, food great but spoiled by this obnoxious young lad, shame, as we would have definitely re-visitedMore

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 24 April 2024

Very friendly barman, who gave us a hisory of the building , on request. Very pleasant experience overall. Food, very nice, though chips could do with losing their skin. Amazing choc orange dessert.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 5 April 2024

Great home made food , especially the pies and cheesecakes . Staff are very friendly and nothing is too much trouble . Lovely pub and a great atmosphere , highly recommended .

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 18 February 2024

My partner and I had booked a meal at The Bay Horse Scholes after hearing so many good things from family and friends. We were really looking forward to going and invited another couple along with us. We booked for 6.45pm but were told we...could have the table from 6.30pm. The carpark had plenty of spaces and the pub was welcoming on arrival. When we got to our table (we were waiting on a couple of friends) the waitress (really pleasant and friendly) said that she wanted to take our order first for food and drinks as they were expecting a table of 10 shortly and wanted to make sure our food was in first to avoid us waiting which was appreciated. Our friends arrived and we were then ready to place our order. We were then told that our table were not allowed to order any starters. We were told this was because the table of 10 had not 'pre booked' their food when asked? I am not sure how this is our problem and we felt as though the table of 10 was being prioritised over ours. I have never been told that we cannot order a starter because of another party (and their incompetence) in my life. Really disappointed. To avoid causing a fuss in a busy pub, we went ahead and ordered a main. The food itself was really tasty. Dessert was beautiful (cheesecake) all made fresh. When we asked if we could order more drinks for the table, we were then told to get our own from the bar. Again, I have never experienced this in the middle of a meal. Overall, the food and pub itself was great. The service not so much so. Staff however were pleasant and I do appreciate that they will have been told to say to us that we can't have starters and can't order more drinks etc so this review is not a reflection of them. We wouldn't return to the pub on this basis alone. We did however have a great night overall catching up with old friends and the atmosphere in the pub was great, so we didn't let this spoil our evening. Those who recommended the pub couldn't wait to ask us how we had got on at our first visit of the Bay Horse and were really shocked at our experience as they have had such good experiences in the past.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 29 November 2023 via mobile

We had a beautiful lunch for my wife’s birthday great little pub lovely atmosphere will definitely be returning on a regular basis dog friendly too lived in the area all my life never tried this pub

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 19 November 2023

We dropped in on the off chance of getting a table for Sunday lunch. Despite being fully booked, we managed to get one and weren’t disappointed ! One of the best Sunday lunches we have had, freshly cooked and delicious meat and vegetables served by...friendly staff in a wonderful pub. We’ll definitely be back, thank you !!More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 13 November 2023

My favourite place to eat out , great food , lovely atmosphere and friendly and obliging staff . Highly recommend.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 5 November 2023

I was really looking forward to eating here. we broke a long journey in Rotherham to grab some dinner in what was listed as a dog friendly pub. This listing was correct as the pub was very dog friendly. The venue was lovely and inviting...and the menu looked excellent. we had sat in the dogs area and it was very comfortable after being in the car for 3 hours. However, despite menus being on the tables in the dog friendly area, and no real quantity of customers apart from us in this section, the barman (politely and professionally) declined to let me place a food order as they were "only serving food to those with a booking". Whilst I appreciate venues are allowed to have there rules, and im sure there was a valid reason for the above, after 3 hours in the car and arriving at a very welcoming venue, this outcome was juxtaposed to the warm, welcoming venue with enticing menu we believed we had arrived at. All the nice things about the pub made it all the more disappoint when we found ourselves 20 mins later eating a big mac in the carpark of the local McDonalds before continuing our journey south. Great staff, great décor, great menu, but 2 star from me as it made the disappointment all the harder to bare.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 20 October 2023

Made very welcome, happy family atmosphere. Very quick service too, the food was excellent and piping hot, highly recommend there pies, not be disappointed and the desserts gorgeous.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 24 September 2023 via mobile

Well what can we say, other than fabulous Sunday lunch, thanks chef. well presented & served with a smile, staff all wonderful taking time to speak with customers really special .. will definitely be returning to our new local .. thank you

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 8 September 2023 via mobile

Nice table, good service. Not my favourite restaurant, never the less it was worth a try, just off the motorway, it's worth givinga try if you're in the area

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 4 August 2023 via mobile

Girls catch up. We all had different pies, homemade by the landlady. Delish gravy. Was wonderful to see some real ale too. Decent sized car park. Very friendly staff. We will return

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 22 July 2023 via mobile

Lovely food and drinks came with the family, and everyone was over the moon with the food and service. Keep up the good work 👏

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 15 July 2023

The food was excellent fresh homemade very clean lovely staff very polite friendly would highly recommend a visit

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 12 July 2023

I went with some friends for lunch.I had the Steak pie ,gravy and mint sauce it was amazing,the best I’ve ever tasted. I was given a slice of chicken curry pie it was delicious and would have it again.Keep up this standard .

Date of visit: June 2023
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The Bay Horse is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5