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Original Keys

20 Market Place, Driffield YO25 6AP, England
+44 7867 853053
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (14 reviews)
“skinny chips” (2 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
20 Market Place, Driffield YO25 6AP, England
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

My wife and I have had two weekday lunches at this friendly pub and enjoyed them both. The Original Keys has one large bar (complete with pool table), with a separate area for eating and a few tables in the public area outside. Obviously popular...More

Thank Geoffrey G
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent service excellent food great value for money a weekly visit is in order thankyou every time I have friends to entertain it will definitely be the original keys xx

Thank jules649x
Matt R, Owner at Original Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Hi Julie I’m glad to hear you enjoyed you’re visit! We have tried hard over the past year to get the food right and the renovations! More to be done so watch this space. Thanks Matt and Lee and the team.

Reviewed 17 August 2018

Just thought I’d leave a note here with this being the biggest place everyone goes to on a night out in Driff. As most people are at like 2am I was quite drunk on the dance floor in here. Bar staff constantly short change me...More

Thank amyl6547
Matt R, Owner at Original Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

I’m sorry to hear this, but I can assure you that all my staff are trained to the highest standard and we would never short change customer knowingly, staff are human and on a very odd accession have been known to make mistakes. Can I...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018

Last thurssday i took the wife and kippers out too eat at Original keys. it was our second time eating theyre and thought it would be decent. told the waitress to fetch us two pies and wat she brout back was apaling. First of all...More

2  Thank petehenderson285
Matt R, Owner at Original Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Where shall I start? Our children’s meals are sent out first before the adult meals so unsure why you finished your food before your children?? As for the portion size, I like a good feed and I struggle with the size as there’s too much...More

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Called for evening meal, I had gammon, egg, pineapple, chips , salad. Large portion. My partner had chicken and chirizo kebabs. Spot on food, cost 2 meals for 14 pounds.

Thank noelr573
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

After eating at this restaurant numerous time before leaving a review I can certify a great time.Not only do you receive a warm welcome into the pub, the service throughout is more than dignified. The first time I walked in I was very apprehensive but...More

Thank Ben J
Matt R, Owner at Original Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Thank you for your kind works! We work hard to make everyone's experience a good one! If ever we doing get it 100% please let us know. Thanks Matt

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Sat in original keys having Sunday lunch. The steak and ale pie is beautiful with lovely rich gravy. Best Sunday lunch I've had for a while.

Thank Kerry I
Matt R, Owner at Original Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Thank you for your comments, glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 16 April 2018

Visited here today with a friend. We haven’t been to this place before and we will certainly not be returning.. we ordered lasagne and skinny fries and lasagne with chips, the chips were potato wedges and the skinny fries were chips. The meal was quite...More

Thank peter john h
Matt R, Owner at Original Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Every table in the venue was full and myself and the chef where on our own. You asked for skinny Fries and Homemade chips and that is what you got. When you asked how long your meal was going to be as you had been...More

Reviewed 6 April 2018

Only popped in for a nice cold glass of wine which is what we got. Lovely staff in here and a nice area outside to sit and enjoy the sunshine. The pub inside looks like it could do with a make over. Not very inviting.

1  Thank Lynne M
Matt R, Owner at Original Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Serious?? I think you must be reviewing the wrong venue. The whole place has just been re decorated from top to bottom with thousands spent on new leather seating carpets and paint work. The venue has never looked so inviting.

Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Had a delicious meal with family, very tasty well presented, wheelchair accessible from the door anojoining Crosshill carpark, outdoor seating, friendly staff and fair prices.

Thank susanbottrill1
Matt R, Owner at Original Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thank you for your review nice to see the pub going well. Matt

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Response from Nick W | Reviewed this property |
She did go to the Lamb & Lion in York city centre not sure if she is still there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Market Place, Driffield YO25 6AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  East Riding of Yorkshire  >  Driffield
  • Phone Number: +44 7867 853053
Traditional home cooked food, there is something for everybody. We are also able to cater to all dietery needs. All food is homecooked and locally sauced where possible. We offer light snacks starting from £1.50 And all main meals at £4.95, We also offer steak and grills starting £9.95
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