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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleased with our meal at this great gastro pub. We ate on a Wednesday when it’s Steak night but there was plenty of choice across the menu. Friendly staff and atmosphere.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent lunch (fish and chips) served by pleasant, attentive staff in a charming venue - so Five Stars all round! Thank you.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 17 April 2024 via mobile

Nice warm welcome, food was ok but service was rotten. Staff busy doing not much, had to go without sauces as no one available to ask. The restaurant desperately needs a clean, huge cobwebs that have been there some time. Chef shouting from the kitchen...wasn’t great. Could be a fab but needs work.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 9 October 2023

Popped in for Sunday lunch. Good quality, tasty and very generous portions. Service was attentive and nothing was too much trouble. Will definitely be back.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 29 September 2023

Came here twice for lunch while on holiday and loved the food. Sunday lunch was beautiful and freshly prepared, with home made yorkshires, we had pork and it was gorgeous. Came again a couple of days later and had steak and ale pie and lasagne...and both were fantastic. Best lasagne I’ve had in a long time.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 30 July 2023

Went for Sunday lunch.Food poor, cold and. not presented well Informed the waiting staff who apologised but seemed utterly disinterested. in our experience. We have had food there before and it was good but after todays experience we will think twice before we visit again

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 3 May 2023

Very good pub food, particularly the fillet steak. Excellent service. fine beer and atmosphere. Sampled the goods on 2 nights.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 18 March 2023

Went for a last minute meal at this restaurant, we’d heard it had improved as the reputation wasn’t very good in the past, but thought we’d give it a fresh go. For an old building and looks like it’s been modernised it was very sparse...and cold looking lnside. The room wasn’t warm looking and we were plopped in the middle of the room on a table of 4 when there was tables of 2 available. The table was next to the kitchen/toilet entrance where all the noises from the fridges and clatter and chat wasn’t very inviting whilst eating our food. Asked the waitress to close the door and she did. The menu looked very varied so I went for the pie and my quest the burger. The pie was very nicely presented but that was it. The pot pie was tough and not easy to eat the greens and mash was ok gravy wasn’t the same as the pie so looked week and cheap instead of the pie gravy which looked nice. The burger came out very impressive but alas that was it as well. A big hunk of pressed meat with No flavour and very dry and tough to eat. No moist burger here. Won’t visit again and I suggest you all do the same it’s not worth the money. Wish we’d had a takeaway.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 8 February 2023

It used to be an absolutely fantastic restaurant with character and very snug. Alas it has been sanitised and is now modern without character. The interior is very smart and modern but not 'country'. The food is definitely average but the young staff are excellent....Pleasant and helpful and efficient.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 21 January 2023 via mobile

Very easy to divert to from the A1 and we used it as a lunch stop on the way up to Yorkshire and found it to be more of a restaurant than a pub. Two areas either side of the central bar which according to...CAMRA’s Whatpub, and indeed historical photos, used to support three local real ales. But not for our visit, which found a limited beer selection with no real ales and Theakston Best on keg as the only available bitter. This is very much badged as a gastro pub and functioned more as a restaurant than pub on the experience of this visit. The food we experienced was very passable, especially as they had smaller plates ideal for a light lunch, and I wouldn’t hesitate to divert here again when looking for something to eat.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 20 November 2022 via mobile

One the best roast beef Sunday dinners I have had. Generous portions, the beef was really tender and lots of it. Nice puds and an excellent house Merlot, all served by pleasant, helpful staff. Reasonably priced for the quality. Going to recommend to friends and...family.More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 28 September 2022 via mobile

Lovely relaxed pub, very clean and comfortable. We stopped in with a couple of muddy dogs. And sat outside in the sunshine. Staff helpful quick and friendly. Didnt mind two huge dogs. Food and drink was lovely lunch. In much need off after long dog...walk. Would def return.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 25 September 2022 via mobile

After reading the more recent reviews my expectations were a little on the low side before visiting for Sunday lunch. I'm so pleased to say the service and food were fantastic. Fresh, tasty and generous portions. The beef on the roast was so tender. Best...I've experienced for quite some time. Big shout-out to the women behind the bar. You made us feel very welcome. Thank youMore

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 21 August 2022 via mobile

……..cauliflower was hard! Think they were having a bad day. Waiting 30 mins for the main course to arrive. Food was ok but cauliflower was rock hard which summed up the experience. Couldn’t wait to leave. I’m sure they usually do lot better in quality...and service but we won’t be going backMore

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 3 August 2022

Food was good but not amazing. Service similar. On main road so outside is noisy with traffic. Lacked that special touch and wooden tables were sticky - clean, but sticky.

Date of visit: July 2022
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clockworkkatie
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Response from Gail L | Property representative |
Hi No Sorry we do not. Haddock and chips come in 4oz and 8oz for smaller portions, we can always accommodate your requirements
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Best to ask direct to the reindeer
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