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Ye Olde Forge Valley Inn

££ - £££, British,
5 Pickering Road, Scarborough YO13 9JE, England
+44 1723 862146
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (18 reviews)
“veg lasagne” (2 reviews)
“beef” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
5 Pickering Road, Scarborough YO13 9JE, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A group of us who meet up for lunch from time to time had lunch here. It was awful. The fish and chis were swimming in grease, the quiche was burnt and cold!? and the salad r dressing was sour. .the only plus was that...More

Thank Aytonite
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

While staying at the nearby caravan site we ate here twice , a midweek evening meal and Sunday lunch , both our meals on both occasions were excellent . The staff were always keen to serve and the locals very friendly .My husband enjoyed a...More

Thank Carole A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been visiting regularly (well once or twice a year) and on this visit needed gluten free for my wife. Nothing was too much trouble and she adores the sticky toffee pudding and custard that they produced. Looking forward to the next time we visit...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was excellent, well presented and tasty. The staff were friendly and helpful. The place itself is an old fashioned village pub, with lots of rooms to choose from, if you want a busy bar or a quiet meal. The menu is basic pub...More

Thank SlashHSkipton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was recently staying at the local Caravan Club site and after reading the complimentary reviews in the sites information room I decided to give it a try. I wasn’t disappointed. Great pub food served by friendly attentive staff. After my meal I went to...More

Thank Crawford21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last week I was staying at the Caravan Club site near to Ye Olde Forge Valley Inn and due to the favourable reviews in the site information book I made a visit to the Inn and I wasn’t disappointed!!! Lovely evening meal served by attentive...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Called in midweek around 6ish. Pub quite busy but large car park to the side with ample parking. Really nice friendly welcome, even dog treats on the bar. Plenty of choice on the menu, starters and mains were ordered. Garlic mushrooms, deep fried prawns in...More

1  Thank Martin H
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We booked ahead & we were glad we did because it was busy. 2 of us had the Sunday carvery & the other 2 had lasagne; vegetable & beef. The lasagne was home made accompanied with chips and salad. My carvery was simply devine. The...More

Reviewed 17 August 2018

After reading reviews decided to give this place a go and boy I'm glad we did, sat in the snug bar area and had garlic mushrooms and a pate for starters. If it wasn't rude I would have licked the garlic mushroom dish clean, this...More

2  Thank Beverley H
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

After reading positive TripAdvisor reviews we were intrigued to give this place a go. Especially when the photos seemed to show home cooked food. However upon our visit we were disappointed. The staff seemed shocked that we would like a table. Once our food came...More

2  Thank Rebecca T
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27 June 2018|
Response from 1975Heidi | Property representative |
No, sorry
11 March 2017|
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Response from joannecloughton | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are, in the bar areas, but not in the main dining room. That way it keeps everyone happy. We're dog owners, but don't like having dogs around whilst we're eating, but as there's a nearby camp site, the landlady... More
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13 June 2016|
Response from 1975Heidi | Property representative |
£5.50 for child/OAP, £7.50 for standard and £9.95 for supersize
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Pickering Road, Scarborough YO13 9JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1723 862146
  • E-mail
Ye Olde Forge Valley Inn is a friendly pub situated in the beautiful village of West Ayton on the outskirts of Scarborough with easy access to Pickering, Whitby and the North York Moors etc. The pub serves a selection of draught beers, wines and spirits for your enjoyment, along with a lovely range of soft drinks for those non-drinkers and drivers. The pubs fantastic atmosphere and friendly staff makes Ye Olde Forge a great place for everyone to be. Situated on the premises is a large car park, heated smoking area and a beer garden which is a beautiful, peaceful place for parents to relax with a nice refreshing drink in the Summer months, whilst watching their children play safely. To keep everyone amused there is also a pool table and dartboard in the back bar. Delicious homecooked food is served Tuesday-Saturday 12-2.30pm and 5-8pm. You can choose from our extensive menu or our Specials board. Our Sunday Carvery is served 12-3pm with a choice of meats, fresh vegetables, homemade Yorkshire Puddings, roast potatoes and delicious gravy. All special occasions such as birthdays, weddings, christenings and funerals can be catered for. So whether its a quiet drink, a romantic meal or a lively night out, Ye Olde Forge Valley Inn is the place to be! We can be found on Facebook, like our page to keep up to date on all our events and offers.
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