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The Anvil Inn

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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene

Location and contact

300 Year old former forge now a proper village pub serving fantastic locally sourced food. On edge of forestry in a typical Yorkshire village. We serve modern British food and a wide selection of drinks including cask ales. Booking essential.
US$8 - US$26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews tagine venison pudding cheese board prawn cocktail potatoes prawns sunday roast burger red cabbage the pub birthday lunch special meal three courses quality of food melt in the mouth real ale
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the perfect example of why you should try something for yourself and not believe the trolls who try to run a place down on TripAdvisor. My family and I decided to book accommodation and a meal here for NYE. My parents stayed above...More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank Sally Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

NEW YEARS EVE Last owned for 12 years by PRE OWNERS it's Not a upclass snob pub now it's foods great for the price.They need people to try b4 they comment and to remember its not a snob restaurant now with morgage prices...Room was great...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Dan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been here to dine a couple of years ago when it had the original owners it was superb. Now is a different story. Happy hour type offers outside should have warned us! Sat.eve only one couple dining. Useless barman. Awful tasting bloody Mary. Specials...More

Thank Yorkshirelad3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner brought me here for our first anniversary on the 8th December, when we arrived there were no other diners so it was nice and quiet, we were politely greeted and ordered drinks before being shown to our table. We were give plenty of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank daniellemarybooth
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

We eat out a lot, both at home and abroad. This was one of the best meals we have had in ages. Stake was cooked perfectly and the desserts were gorgeous. Lovely cosy fire, will return again.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Johnjohnjo
Reviewed 16 September 2018

While staying local hubby and the dogs decided to walk from our cottage to Sawdon and have lunch at The Anvil Inn , I had read some the reviews on here but decided I would make my own mine up. The welcome was great to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
3  Thank MichelleHoggins
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We did a Brit stop here (call ahead then turn up in your campervan for a free spot for the night and go in and buy dinner). It was superb. The hosts and staff were really helpful. The restaurant was lovely and warm and the...More

Date of visit: April 2018
2  Thank Janine R
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the inn on speck and can only say that the food was outstanding. I had the best Thai green curry I have ever had and my husband had the pulled pork burger which he said was delicious. The staff were also very friendly....More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Gillian R
Reviewed 19 August 2018

I was staying at the Anvil on the 15th and i can assure Chopfreckles,that the Anvil was open when i arrived at 3pm.I was greeted warmly and had a drink with the owners and the chef.Infact they were telling me how busy lunch service had...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank JohnC6586
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Spending a week up in North Yorkshire is always something we look forward to as a family. Whilst on our way back to our cottage from spending a day in Scarborough, the chance to quench our thirst with a nice cold beer was something that...More

Date of visit: August 2018
6  Thank Chopsfreckles
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25 November 2017|
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Response from The_Anvil_inn | Property representative |
Hi there, We certainly can accommodate room for your pushchair/pram. We have a ten month old ourselves so we know the difficulty of finding space so we can fit you in no problem.
24 September 2017|
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Response from The_Anvil_inn | Property representative |
We are indeed, Dogs are most welcome in our bar area.
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