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The Carpenters Arms

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Felixkirk, Thirsk YO7 2DP, England
+44 1845 537369
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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337 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 602 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a great choice for food, popular and busy, but comfortable, with a good atmosphere and plenty of space. Service is smart and friendly. It's a good choice for families and during our visit offered a choice of dishes for £7 each as long as you order before 6.45PM. The beer, such as Tim Taylor's Boltmaker at £3.60 a... More 

Thank Roskers
Wakefield, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed on Saturday 11 February 2017 to celebrate a 40th birthday party. To cut it short the the room was lovely couldn't fault it but the breakfast was very poor. I don't eat meat so I ordered a chesse and mushroom omelette which was ok but apparently they don't do baked beans which knocked me back a bit at £165... More 

Thank salim49
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely setting for a special meal. Great service and delicious food from a varied menu. Presentation very good and a relaxing atmosphere with excellent background music.

Thank Patsyp182
Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just spent two nights at this lovely pub. Our whole experience was most enjoyable. Our room was spotless and warm and contained a small settee and two chairs. The bed was large and very comfortable and the large bathroom was all we could have asked for. Another nice touch was the realistic looking log fire. The food we had was... More 

Thank graham_jeanie
Beverley, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This isn't a cheap place to eat but it represents excellent value for money as the food really is excellent. The atmosphere and service were good and it's especially nice to have our dog welcomed too. It is a good idea to book a table as this is a popular place. The only negative was the rudeness of the barman... More 

Thank Julia B
York, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent lunch, beautifully cooked, flavoursome, and didn't cost the earth. Suitable for romantics, business or family. Highly reccommended

Thank Alyse C
Thirsk, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in for a late lunch one Saturday afternoon just before Christmas. We have eaten here at lunch time on a couple of occasions midweek and have been pleased with both the food, service and atmosphere. However, on this Saturday there were a couple of larger family groups who clearly had no control over their offspring. The staff did not... More 

Thank Sarahbeenhere
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Recently moved to Thirsk and had some friends staying with us and tried this for the first time. It is a restaurant rather than pub food as indicated by the price. The tables are well spaced and the ambiance is good. We all choose something different from the menu and all enjoyed what we had chosen. I was pleased there... More 

Thank Thirskies
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We only booked this at the last minute and were told that the only menu was the supper club menu. As it turned out we could've ordered from the al-a-cart menu but we wasn't given this option. Nevertheless the food was excellent and we will definitely be going back again in the future.

Thank Keith003
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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272 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Been here a couple of times before and we do like the food, location and service, but on a Saturday lunchtime it is clearly popular with families. The problem with this was there were clearly no guidelines as to what and what was not acceptable. Standing on chairs and sitting at the bar is not acceptable in my view. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Felixkirk, Thirsk YO7 2DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Thirsk
  • Phone Number: +44 1845 537369
The Carpenters Arms is a traditional village inn located in the heart of Felixkirk village, on the outskirts of the Market Town of Thirsk.The award winning Carpenters Arms specialises in bringing its guests high quality food, drink, service and surroundings, including a superb private dining room for larger parties and 10 en-suite bedrooms.The classic British menus showcase the best local produce available from carefully selected suppliers, whilst the traditional bar is stocked with local beers, hand pulled ales and a considered wine list. The main restaurant is located overlooking the Vale of Mowbray, providing a spectacular backdrop for a relaxed and delicious meal.A more informal dining experience is also accommodated in the bar area, whilst the gardens are a great spot for al fresco dining in the warmer months.The Carpenters Arms has 10 beautifully appointed bedrooms, including 8 garden suites and facilities for shooters, walkers and dog owners.The Carpenters Arms at Felixkirk is open 7 days a week, for lunch, dinner and drinks.Magnificent 7 Menu … 7 dishes, £7 each, before 7pmSunday–Friday 
5.30 – 7pm 
(best to arrive early to avoid disappointment)

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