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The Blacksmiths Arms

££ - £££, British,
2 Black Horse Lane, Swainby DL6 3EW, England
+44 1642 700303
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good7%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (166 reviews)
“suet pudding” (9 reviews)
“potato skins” (8 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2 Black Horse Lane, Swainby DL6 3EW, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

12 of us have lunch every month some where on teesside This time we came here this is our second time and again the food was very good and the service was very good nothing to much for them to look after use all Yes...More

Thank colin612016
Reviewed yesterday

Had a lovely Sunday lunch couple of weeks ago. We all opted for the 3 course, great food, service and staff were fab like always. The pub has a lovely atmosphere making it an enjoyable experience.

Thank diggyUk
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have been here several times and its out favourite place to come. The staff are so friendly and we always feel well looked after. They go above and beyond when we come her. For example one of the waitres offered to feed my baby...More

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited with our daughter and grand daughter. It was a most enjoyable visit. Warm ,friendly atmosphere, helpful staff and attentive service. They provide an extensive menu, which catered for all our tastes. Portion sizes were very generous. My husband really enjoyed steak on the...More

Thank TheDeightons
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went for lovely meal at the Blacksmiths tonight. Great food, fantastic service and friendly helpful staff. Have been coming to the blacksmiths arms for many years and remember when they had all the clocks on the wall (showing my age now lol) fantastic place happy...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited The Blacksmiths Arms for meal on Saturday. Never been before, will definitely be back. Friendly staff, warm cosy feel inside, beautiful food: salmon fillet, parmo, banoffee pie were delicious. Very reasonable prices.

Thank sgd19852018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two friends and me, visited the Blacksmiths Arms for lunch last Monday. I was pleasantly surprised at the extensive menu choice for luncheon. We all chose a different choice from the menu, including, a fresh fish choice of the day, a full pork roast lunch,...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Blacksmiths Arms is the perfect ‘date night’ venue and goes above and beyond your standard restaurant experience. Despite arriving early, the staff were happy to accommodate us. We chose to sit in the main room which is large yet intimate with a rustic charm....More

Thank Ems307
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is outstanding every time we come! Staff are very helpful couldn’t complain about anything every part of the meal was beautiful! I had the rump and my boyfriend had the fillet 10 out of 10 for both

Thank kirstyywilkinson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I are regular diners at the Blacksmiths because the quality of the food is consistently top notch. Staff are friendly and attentive without being a nuisance. Always a good atmosphere.

Thank Mike W
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10 February 2018|
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Response from GeeEmm2000 | Property representative |
Yes we do
Beryl R
15 February 2017|
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Response from GeeEmm2000 | Property representative |
Yes they are
Beryl R
15 February 2017|
Response from raistlin66 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure Beryl R. Though any left overs your dog will love. 😀
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:45
17:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 13:45
17:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 13:45
17:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 13:45
17:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 13:45
17:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Black Horse Lane, Swainby DL6 3EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Swainby
  • Phone Number: +44 1642 700303
  • E-mail
We are now in our 24th year at the Blacksmiths, we are a family owned, family run, traditional, independent free house country pub. We like to think that service, value for money and a friendly welcome go hand in hand. We are not part of some faceless corporation - we are just a hard working family who wants to give you the best food and dining experience that we possibly can. We are not robots - we are only human and on rare occasion make mistakes, tell us and we'll put it right - that's our commitment to you - our valued customers, family and friends.
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