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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 5 January 2023

What an absolutely fabulous meal we ate here on New Years Eve. The staff were amazing and the service was brilliant. My better half had the king scallop starter and drooled her way through that enjoying every mouthful of the dish which was perfectly paired...with its myriad of flavours and textures. For mains she devoured a delicious guinea fowl dish again perfectly paired with a delightful assortment of purees, fondants and a divine assortment of perfectly cooked accompaniments. I thoroughly enjoyed the trio of duck starter, every mouthful was perfect and I followed that with the fillet of beef Chateaubriand....verdict...to die for - I can still taste it now and you would have to travel an awful long way to taste something as marvellous as that bearnaise sauce !! We finished the meal by sharing both the assiette of desserts and the Yorkshire cheeseboard - the assiette was simply wondrous, as sweet, sticky and scrumptious as you like. Fabulous meal - congratulations to the chef and very many thanks to all the staff - great job of which you should rightly be proud.More

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 20 November 2022 via mobile

Excellent laid back, chilled vibes, ever so friendly owners. We really enjoyed it arrived a little earlier than anticipated but wasn't a problem and accommodated us no issues. Scotch egg was amazing very very tasty. The burgers with BBQ and bacon loaded fries were very...good too. Would definitely return.More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 17 November 2022 via mobile

Food very good and well presented the place itself is very clean and decorated to good standard staff very helpful and polite

Date of visit: November 2022
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NicolaRedcar
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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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Yes it is expensive
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No it doesn't you have to climb the kerb and park on grass!
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  • Food: 5
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  • Value: 4.5
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