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The Forge

££ - £££, British,
22 Main Road, Aislaby YO21 1SW, England
+44 1947 811522
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shepherds pie” (8 reviews)
“salmon” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
22 Main Road, Aislaby YO21 1SW, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in the family room for one night. The 2 adjoining rooms with bathroom were smart and stylishly decorated, clean, and the shower was perfect. Check in was efficient and friendly. Lovely views of the fields and a warm friendly welcome at breakfast. The...More

Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had three nights here at the end of September - our second visit the food in the restaurant is amazing great value great choice of ales and drinks. The bedroom was clean and cozy and both the owner and local people are so friendly...More

Thank Theresa R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely pie ( specials- chicken and leek) with fresh veg and mash Steak burger was a large burger but nothing special... ( I envisaged a piece of steak for some reason) the onion rings were the best I’ve ever tasted. Bread and butter pudding was...More

1  Thank 2wheelsgofast
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've visited the Aislably area on a number of trips to Whitby and are never disappointed by the Forge. The food is fresh and great quality with a varied British menu. Portions are good and serve friendly. Bread and Butter pudding to be recommended!

Thank C2844VRstevenc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A small pub offering big fast in food. Traditional fayre with a quality twist. Pork loin was moist and tender, my wife's butterfly chicken was tasty. Properly clocked veg and a nice desert all home cooked and washed down with a couple of pints of...More

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We chose to travel to The Forge on the back of the excellent reviews and specifically because the menu offered some more creative vegetarian options for my wife. Unfortunately, this main reason for us being there also provided the evenings major problem. Upon arrival we...More

Thank denbydaler
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Ate here on the first evening of our holiday the staff were so helpful and friendly and our food so delicious that we returned on our last evening. We were not disappointed another great meal! I can recommend the salmon and other members of my...More

Thank madavis33
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We were not happy with our prior meals at our hotel (Dunsley hall) and looked online for somewhere else to eat. After reading online reviews this was close by and the menu looked perfect. The menu was excellent, filled with all the comfort food you...More

Thank applestrudel
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Stayed the night on our mini tour of Yorkshire lovely place nice room staff were very helpful and friendly food was great only had fish & chips but so much nicer than London fish & chips wifi was good only in the bar didn't work...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Set in a lovely village location but just a couple of miles from Whitby town centre. Popped in at lunchtime for a pint and sandwich - the latter served with a portion of delicious hand cut chips. Great food and friendly staff. Loved the atmosphere...More

Thank peterwa2015
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Questions & Answers
Harry E
16 September 2018|
Response from Philcerys | Property representative |
Yes between 12-7
jon d
15 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Philcerys | Property representative |
Yes,upto £30 there's a minimum spend of £8
Diane E
12 March 2017|
Response from Philandcerys | Property representative |
We are a dog friendly pub,we try and keep dogs in the bar bar area and snug area,It's advisable to ring up and book as we get very busy at times
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Main Road, Aislaby YO21 1SW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Aislaby
  • Phone Number: +44 1947 811522
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