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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant Sunday lunch We had such a nice family Sunday lunch, food was lovely, especially the roast beef, kids menu was very good so all the family found something they liked. Staff friendly, really enjoyed it

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I along with six friends visited this absolute gem 💎 of a restaurant on Sunday 17th March. The booking reservation was only requested the Tuesday before and so I was dubious they’d be able to accommodate our party. I left an excited...voicemail on the Monday evening and lo and behold Adrian (the owner) called back the following morning. After a brief chat Adrian confirmed he’d be able to accommodate the eight of us if we could provide a pre-order. Ab-so-blooming-lutely I replied. I sent the pre-order late Friday afternoon and within an hour or so the chef called to discuss the menu requirements of the one guest who has a shellfish allergy. The chef was so helpful with what they could / couldn’t do and so a decision was easily decided up. Later that evening Adrian emailed me to thank me for the pre-order and promised to ensure we would have a fabulous afternoon with them…..and wow how right he was. The Heifer did not disappointed at all. From the moment we walked in I knew we were going to love it. The bar area was busy and had a lovely cosy warm feel. Staff were so so attentive. We were whisked to our table and drink menus provided promptly. The Heifer has a great selection of wines, cocktails and lagers. We were spoilt for choice. Adrian took our drinks order by memory (still impressed by that Adrian haha) which were served within a few minutes at which time we were asked if we were ready for the chef to cook / serve our food. We were ravenous so it was an all round yes please. Starters arrived in no time. The presentation was fabulous and food just delicious. Clean plates all round. For mains it was roast dinners for all. Good sized portions along with side dishes of carrots and shredded cabbage not to mention a jug of gravy. We couldn’t have asked for anything more. Again the food was cooked to perfection. The chicken was the nicest I think I’ve ever eaten. It literally just melted in the mouth. All in all our party gives The Heifer a big fat 10 out of 10 for their all round perfection. Lovely friendly staff, fabulous tasty food in a cosy modern restaurant. What’s not to love. This was a first visit for us and seriously we felt like friends before we arrived. We are already planning our next trip despite the fact they are two hours away. Thank you again Team Heifer for a fabulous afternoon. You rocked it. Jenna & Alan xxMore

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my mum and sister on Mother’s Day. Staff were all so lovely and personal. The food was delicious, had roast beef Sunday dinner and chocolate torte for desert. Both 5*, will return as is half way spot for us. Excellent service/food/location

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 1 February 2024

Really lovely lunch today. Had been recommended by neighbours and certainly exceeded it's glowing review. Very welcome host and delicious food and wine. Will most definitely be back with the doggies. Really good layout inside so would be comfortable to take them and enjoy the...other items on the varied menu. Definitely worth a visit.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 29 October 2023 via mobile

Fantastic Sunday lunch with family & our dog. We were made to feel very welcome and service was great throughout the meal. The bar area is welcoming and we were very impressed with the quality of the food. The desserts were delicious. The heifer is...definitely a pub we will visit again.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 27 October 2023

Food was lovely, the taste was great but in my opinion expensive. We didn’t receive a particularly warm welcome, we felt we were a bit of an inconvenience as we hadn’t booked and the lady wasn’t sure if she would be able to squeeze us...in. She said she could fit us in in the end but that we’d have to order very quickly before the next table arrived. We agreed, we knew what we wanted but then she didn’t come back to take our order for another 15min so it all felt a little awkward. We enjoyed what we ate but to me the bill for the 4 of us was overpriced for what it was.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 26 August 2023

Had a table with friends booked for a Saturday night and despite the chaos of the 'Scorton Feast' going on outside, we had a quiet relaxing time with delicious food and attentive service. My starter was scallops with chorizo followed by an amazing burger for...my main. Many more exotic sounding dishes were ordered by my friends and all were eyed with envy when they arrived, which didn't take long. I don't often wax lyrical about restaurants but the food was so flavoursome that I came away thinking I hadn't eaten that well in a very long time. If you want superb food in the Richmond area, then you really must try The Heifer.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 14 August 2023

Sunday lunch at The Heifer. Long time since we've ventured out for Sunday lunch and so glad our research paid off. Food excellent, staff accommodating and friendly. Made for great experience.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 8 August 2023

Loved our visit. Excellent food, great service....and the best Espresso martini ever we've ever tasted :)

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 3 July 2023 via mobile

Called in on a Saturday evening and booked a dog friendly table in the bar. Unfortunately, we'd picked a super busy evening. The waitress said it wasn't normally that busy and kindly moved us into a quiet corner of the restaurant as the dogs were...getting a bit nervous. The food is amazing, the best cheese souffle I've ever tasted, and I wasn't disappointed by the chicken parmo either. We didn't stay for pudding but would call back in for lunch if we're back in the area.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 18 June 2023

Excellent food in beautiful location. Would love to go back but live 400 miles away. Easy to get to from A1. Better than stopping at services if you have time.

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 21 May 2023 via mobile

Had a lovely afternoon, called in for a quick refreshment, saw the food and decided to stay for lunch and a few more drinks in the sunshine. Great hospitality from the owners, made to be felt really welcome. Food delicious and we will return. Andrea...and the girls from Kiplin Lodges. Thank you so much.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 29 April 2023

We have dined here once before I think last summer, called today and sadly had to leave as I couldn’t face ordering and eating a meal in my coat, I actually zipped up my coat when we went inside, the whole place was absolutely empty...and Baltic freezing, tip.. turn on your heating and you could get customers ❄️❄️❄️❄️ huge shame as our food was beautiful last time we ate thereMore

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 29 April 2023 via mobile

Had a beautiful family lunch here. Everyone enjoyed their food from 2 years old to 75 years old. The quality of the food was incredible. The scallops I had were amazing and my wife said the same about her croquettes. I usually choose my meals...based on which meat I fancy but decided to go for the roasted vegetables tagine and I was not disappointed. It was really tasty and all of the flavours worked really well together. It was our first visit but we will 100% be back soon.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 10 April 2023

Lovely hosts and really fabulous food, we ate in the bar part with our dog and it was really nice, everyone enjoyed it!

Date of visit: April 2023
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NicolaRedcar
14 April 2017|
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Response from Wedgwood123 | Reviewed this property |
We don't have a dog but I understand well behaved dogs are allowed in the bar area (where meals are served) but not in the restaurant.
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Connors6
30 August 2015|
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Yes it is expensive
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31bethanyw
6 May 2015|
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No it doesn't you have to climb the kerb and park on grass!
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  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5