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Reviewed 28 October 2020

We booked in for Sunday lunch, although I was a little apprehensive givent he current climate, when we got to Skitby I felt immediately at ease. The lady greeted us and asked us to use the sanitiser, which we did, we were shown to our...table and seated. The tables were more than 2 metres apart, which felt to me as if they really cared how their guests felt during the time spent there, and not trying to cram as many tables in as possible. The food was excellent and the staff very friendly and polite. I was asked whilst paying if I felt safe enough during my meal, this was such a nice thing to ask, and yes I did feel safe. We had a voucher from pre lockdown which they honoured. First time at Skitby House and will definately be back - such a lovely setting to have dinner or lunch. Thank You for making our Sunday relaxed and enjoyable in these hard times.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 4 October 2020

Got in here last minute for a restricted baby shower. Sunday lunch is reknown for being good and did not disappoint once again! Chef is doing a bloody good job! Beautifully decorated and catered to everything we needed to make our day special for our...friend in these uncertain times. Can’t wait to be back :)More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 7 July 2020

This is a beautifully decorated place, very comfortable and delicious food which is very reasonably priced. Not to be missed. Outside seating , lovely quiet area and large car park There is comfortable seating to use in the lounge area both before your meal and...afterwards.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 1 January 2020 via mobile

Had a fantastic New Years party, this was the first time i had visited Skitby House and will definitely make a return in the near future. The quality of food for a New Years Eve function was tremendous, hot and very tasty, yes there was...a slight delay between courses but considering the amount of people being served you all done well. The music by Room101 was excellent and kept the dance floor occupied until the end. The staff and management should be proud of the service you delivered on a very busy evening of the year and i will pass on to others those who would be looking for venues in the future. I look forward to returning and once again enjoy quality food and service at a slightly quieter ambiance........but that was News Years Eve, and a great night was had by our group of 8....keep up the good work.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 15 December 2019 via mobile

Attended a christmas party last night at Skitby House. After having visited previously for a meal with friends and enjoying the experience so much, the bar was set quite high. The bar staff and waiting staff were excellent and coped well with the amount of...people attending. There were a lot of people for the size of the venue, space was tight, the food was nice but portion sizes on the small side, well presented though. The entertainment on the night was disco music and a band called Room 101. Yhe band were very good but the music was so loud people were complaining of sore ears, not good at all !! A good night was had but could have been excellent with a few minor details and the music turning down.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 6 December 2019

We recently had our Golden Wedding celebration at Skitby House, and we and our guests were very pleased with the care taken to make sure our day was special. Kathryn was a perfect organiser, and the food from mulled wine and canapes on arrival, to...the choice of puddings, was excellent. Coeliacs were well catered for. The venue itself was delightfully decorated. All in all my wife and I ehjoyed the whole event. Top marks !More

Date of visit: November 2019
christopher h, Owner at Skitby House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2019

Thank you for your lovely review !! Very best wishes on your golden wedding , look forward to seeing you all soon. Best wishes from all at Skitby

Reviewed 24 September 2019

To Katherine and the staff, we can not thank you all enough for making our wedding day so special. Right from the start when we first went down to view Skitby House to leaving at the end of the night , Katherine and her staff...were amazing. Katherine is both professional and knowledgeable. She can read her clients well as to their styles and needs. Any suggestions she makes are made with the intention of making your day the best it can possibly be. Arranging and communicating with her is easy and stress free. Keeping our secrets and surprises that both Claire and I had (and believe me we had a few!) and helping out to make sure when our surprises happened it all went well. The staff at Skitby House were all professional, attentive and friendly towards us and our guests making them feel at home. On the day, 21st September 2019, they truly pushed the boat out, serving drinks and beautiful food. Going around all our guests making sure they where all ok. I loved it when we made the train and had to tag people into ours and I tagged a few of the staff and they all said 'we can't as we are working' but yet with my cheeky smile and telling them it's my day so join in they all did helping me win the longest train haha. Our DJ, Simon Vogt (All Star Disco), also had a surprise of his own for us and when the glitter bomb went off it lifted the atmosphere to a whole new level. As Katherine came out to sweep it all up (health and safety and all that jazz), Claire took the brush off her (reluctantly she let it go) and I got one from the staff and everyone clapped and watched as we danced and tried to sweep the floor the roof was lifted with the cheers and laughter. Katherines face was a picture. I so hope Gavin Jacob Power (our Photographer) got! The grounds around Skitby House are just perfect and picturesque for getting the photos for memories and for just getting 5 minutes time out. The building is beautiful and very pretty both inside and out. We highly recommend this as a venue for all occasions. P.S. Check out there Sunday lunches, mid week menu and teas! Their service and food is of the exact same high standard! Fabulous!!More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 8 July 2019

The perfect setting for a perfect afternoon tea. A fabulous selection sandwiches, delicious quiche, perfect scones and cream and a huge section of cakes and sweet treats. All served on vintage tea sets, in a wonderful setting. The staff are so friendly, making us fresh...tea and coffee, and making an extra plate of sandwiches when I explained I had forgotten to phone up with a dietary requirement. A throughly pleasant afternoon spent catching up with friends. An added eco bonus was that we were bought boxes to take home the cakes we hadn't managed to eat and they were completely biodegradable. I can highly recommend this place.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 2 July 2019

Skitby was a wonderful place for my son's wedding. Lovely decor, nice atmosphere and staff who couldn't do enough to help. The food was delicious and served professionally. The facilities were clean and comfortable and everyone had a brilliant time. Thank you.

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 25 April 2019

We waited a considerable time for meal and pudding trolley was decimated by the time we were ready, Food good as always and puddings sublime but service although with a smile needs to be more efficient.

Date of visit: November 2018
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