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The Poacher's Barn

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££ - £££, British,
Osgodby Lane | Cayton, Scarborough YO11 3QH, England
+44 1723 449134
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good16%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible22%
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“curry” (15 reviews)
“gammon” (11 reviews)
“beef” (9 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Osgodby Lane | Cayton, Scarborough YO11 3QH, England
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited today for a late lunch. We arrived and thought what a lovely, charming place with plenty of character. We noticed the place was absolutely filthy and a strong smell hit us when we walked into the restaurant so decided to...More

1  Thank Vicky J
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Had a below par meal some weeks ago and thought it was a one off. Big mistake. I'll keep it short. Dirty cutlery, dirty glasses, shocking service, having to look for the waitress to order even though only 2 couples were in the restaurant, same...More

1  Thank ScoobyjooYorkshire
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Met friends for a few drinks there was a bad smell later realised it was the toilets no toilet roll carpets clearly haunt been hovered for a long time window sills were disgusting this place clearly hasn't a cleaner n if so wants to be...More

1  Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Called for food and meet by a local drunk trying to tell us where to sit. Ordered food waited 45 minutes and was poor sons chicken burger burnt. Baguette was rock hard. I had pie well a slice of pastry with some very dried up...More

1  Thank cdh1508
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Poachers Barn used to be lovely, with decent food, a very good selection, good sized meals, and nice decor. On visiting today we were greeted with a dirty, worn area, smashed glasses in the childrens play area and a distinct lack of charm. Decided to...More

1  Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Waited 45 mins for uncooked chips and overcooked hard inedible baguettes. Ordered 4 meals. Only 1 right or edible. Unsatisfactory

2  Thank Judith N
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Just been here for our tea whilst on holiday near by. The staff were all very friendly. The food was all cooked fresh, the portion sizes were big and all prices are very reasonable. The kids both had the burger which was very tasty they...More

Thank Carl W
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We ate here, as we were on our holiday and it is just round the corner from where we were staying. Pleasant pub, the staff were very welcoming and friendly and the pub itself was lovely. The food was okay, not a great vegetarian menu....More

Thank CharlieL2286
Reviewed 17 April 2017

this is our local pub around the corner so we are in quite often. The drinks aren't too expensive. the food is always excellent and the staff are always polite and friendly. we sometimes eat here with friends as well. If you're a vegetarian there...More

1  Thank 699sashal
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Called here for a bar meal, 2 other couples eating.Ordered our meal of breaded mushrooms,steak pie and fish and chips with a bottle of wine. Meal was served in a reasonable time.The breaded mushrooms had obviously been reheated to destruction.The meat pie had 3 small...More

4  Thank terryblore46
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22 October 2017|
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Response from siests | Reviewed this property |
not at the moment they don't. the pubco that owns the poachers has for reasons unknown put a new landlord in. so all the previous staff our now out of work !!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Osgodby Lane | Cayton, Scarborough YO11 3QH, England (Formerly Poacher Pocket)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1723 449134
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