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The Tempest Arms Restaurant

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Elslack, Skipton BD23 3AY, England
+44 1282 842450
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Freckleton, null, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's always busy at weekends but we called on the off chance and were lucky enough to get a table for four. All the meals were very tasty although as I'm on Slimming World I was limited for choice, a lot of creamy sauces and buttery mash!! I went for a veggie sweet & sour stir fry with noodles in... More 

Thank Anne P
Leeds, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

From start to finish the service was spot on. We were a party of 9 adults for lunch and chose all chose main meals followed by puddings and every dish was enjoyed. The portions were really good too Totally recommend and will be back again for future family meals Thank you

Thank roxynaylor
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a table for dinner with two friends, as we have heard many good reports about this restaurant which is only a few miles away from where we live. I can't understand why we have not been there before now. Staff where very attentive but not in your face. Food was excellent with a great choice on the menu... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all, the good bits. There's a huge car park, roaring fire, lots of small, cosy areas to sit and the place is clean and well presented. The food is typical country pub fare, simple staples in decent sized portions, with a reasonable selection. The person taking the order was also accommodating, letting me add a Yorkshire pudding to... More 

1 Thank Mark H
nitramYorkshire, Owner at The Tempest Arms Restaurant, responded to this review

Oh dear and you go to bed after a very busy day thinking everyone was happy ? And then you get the Trip Advisor report that say's other wise ! Great and thank you ! Good bits - you complimented us on our lovely Inn Bad bits - you left it till you got home to tell us what you... More 

Burnley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On Friday 10th of february me and the mrs went for a stay at the tempest for a bit of us time . We thoroughly enjoyed our stay . My wife had the baked camembert which i must say as a non vegetarian myself looked good . I myself had the partridge with parsnip puree and parsnip crisp . Wow... More 

Thank dannybigsox86
Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here last night, and the food was fantastic. The portions are very generous. For a Thursday evening, we were surprised how busy it was. Certainly a very good sign. We will certainly visit again.

Thank Sue A
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited recently on a sunday evening in a party of four - we knew the place was popular as soon as we entered as most of the tables were already occupied. The Tempest is a large and inviting old inn with many eating areas. The staff were attentive and the food was good and freshly cooked. We will definitely return... More 

Thank eastment
Skipton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked The Tempest Arms for a private party, with DJ, and had a fabulous evening. The staff couldn't have been more helpful, the food was lovely and the venue is just lovely. We shall certainly go again.

Thank jan s
Brierfield, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately a lovely evening spoilt by staff (girl with blue hair) who seriously needs to attend an attentive course. Everyone in the restaurant (seemed like locals) received bread before their meal... we didn't. Our meals came out separately (quite a long time in between... it's supposed to be the day of love!) the food was not anything to shout about,... More 

2 Thank Aj984
nitramYorkshire, Owner at The Tempest Arms Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear AJ Yes Trip Advisor gives you a voice and you can in some way's clear your thoughts & yes I can understand your annoyance? I mean how else would we have known of your disappointment otherwise? Although to be honest I was on duty this evening and 6 others who all checked on tables personally through out the evening... More 

Colne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wanted to arrange a private birthday dinner for my husbands 40th. Tempest were quick to get back to my email request and could help with all my requirements. I booked the barn for 29 adult's and 10 kids which meant the kids could play and have fun without disturbing other guests. Everything about the night was amazing, the room... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Elslack, Skipton BD23 3AY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Skipton
  • Phone Number: +44 1282 842450

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?