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Blue Lion

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A6108 between Masham and Leyburn, East Witton DL8 4SN, England
+44 1969 624273
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“suet pudding” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
A6108 between Masham and Leyburn, East Witton DL8 4SN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The journey to The Blue Lion is always a joy. We look forward to coming here as the food is always hearty and very tasty. We came for Sunday lunch and enjoyed all the trimmings. Great children's size portion. Polite and efficient service. We have...More

Thank Blazing100
Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in here halfway round a walk , a bit muddy n with our large dog, not a problem we were seated in a lovely slate floored bar area and enjoyed coffees n a light lunch . We returned the following evening for dinner...More

Thank YogaGirl10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, the Blue Lion is amazing. Brilliant, vegetarian friendly, cuisine accompanied by a superb wine list. Breakfasts are also superb, all served in a wonderful traditional setting. Highly recommended.

Thank David H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food and service w e ate here for breakfast and dinner for our 3 night stay. Craig and all the staff made us feel very welcome and nothing was too much trouble. Portions can be a little large if you have not spent the...More

1  Thank Ruth H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Blue Lion for lunch with friends. The weather was dreadful but the bar where we had lunch was warm and welcoming, there was a lovely log fire burning scenting the air in the bar with the smell of burning logs; fortunately...More

Thank Landsburgh
Reviewed 19 February 2018

I stayed over night at the Blue Lion hotel with my partner and family. Lovely quaint rooms with large clean bathrooms and comfy beds. Rustic bar area is a lovely setting for lunch and dinner with it's roaring fire and decorations of curios and interesting...More

Thank Olivia R
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We decided to call at the Blue Lion for lunch after spending our morning walking around Studley Royal. This was our second visit here - the first visit was on Christmas Day when we had a superb meal. Our second visit was not a let...More

Thank Val G
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Having been recommended to us by a friend. We jumped at the chance of visiting the blue lion for Sunday lunch. We are in dining terms Two adults a child, plus high chair so I can appreciate we are not the “ideal” customer. I would...More

Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

A party of 10 of us, all old boys, recreated the same birthday from 10 years ago when our 2 birthday boys were "only" 50! The food, drink and rooms were just as good again as 10 years ago and I think we will all...More

Thank ralinavi
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We just love dining at The Blue Lion, the food is always delicious, the service attentive and the atmosphere relaxing. We have been eating here for over 20 years... without doubt the best place to eat in North Yorkshire.

Thank Annapaul13
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christopher m
13 March 2018|
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Response from ANDYLELI | Reviewed this property |
We had two kids and tbh. Through no fault of the pub. Felt a little out of place.
27 May 2015|
Response from hk20 | Property representative |
Yes we do. Dogs are allowed in the bar area, but not the restaurant. The menu is the same in both areas.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A6108 between Masham and Leyburn, East Witton DL8 4SN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  East Witton
  • Phone Number: +44 1969 624273
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