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Blacksmith's Arms

££ - £££, British,
Anserdale Lane, Lastingham YO62 6TL, England
+44 1751 417247
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“hotpot” (15 reviews)
“pies” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:30 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Anserdale Lane, Lastingham YO62 6TL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined here while staying at a holiday cottage in the village on recommendation from our landlord , he had said they get very busy so best to book . We both had fish & chips & they were the best fish & chips we...More

Thank DENPER0905
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The meal was only eaten as we'd been waiting over an hour and were hungry. The kitchen staff obviously think we're stupid holiday makers as the answer to " where is our meal?" was," it's the next one out and its because you asked for...More

3  Thank Jackie A
Hilary T, Owner at Blacksmith's Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to write a review, we apologise for you having to wait for your meals. We were very busy and as you had not booked, we managed to give you a table that had come free and had been reset, you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is probably over 30 years since I last visited Blacksmith Arms and I was so pleased to see the it still has all the character I remember. Service very good. I hope to visit again but not wait another 30 years

Thank wigglyline
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A perfect Yorkshire country pub with excellent food and a good range of ales. This is a cosy pub ideal for a break from walking at lunch time

Thank John R
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Never visited before but found a leaflet re them. Dining room nice but a little dark. Good menu. Portions do indeed seem 'Yorkshire' sized. Fish in particular on the fish and chips was described as 'whale like' by adjacent tables. Gammon was a full and...More

Thank EFW_12
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We were doing a circular walk from Hutton le hole and stopped at the blacksmith arms for lunch. Ploughmans was very well presented which is what my husband chose. I had the chef's luxury salad which I would recommend to anyone. It included chicken ham...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We arrived on a busy bank holiday Sunday for a Sunday lunch. The sun was shining and we came with our dog, so went out in the garden, where there was water provided for him. We had a lovely time and enjoyed our meal that...More

1  Thank Jane w
Hilary T, Owner at Blacksmith's Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thank you for your review, really pleased you enjoyed your time and meal at our pub. As for the incident when ordering drinks it was me who served you, I cannot apologise enough, it was hectic to say the least!. Please next time you come...More

Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Excellent hospitality excellent pub excellent beer all in all a great place to idle away a weekend with four of my dear friends drinking beer and talking nonsense . Great stuff .

3  Thank John C
Reviewed 29 April 2018

The 4 of us chose different dishes and were all very happy with our food. Well cooked and well presented. No problem in tweaking a vegetarian dish to be gluten free as well. We did laugh when a request for 'heavy on the custard' resulted...More

Thank Jane L
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Leek and potato soup, roast beef sandwich / toastie, sticky toffee pudding, and decent beers and ciders on tap to wash it down. We had a lovely lunch in a traditional village pub in a pretty village on the Yorkshire moors. It was surprisingly busy...More

Thank L3K
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Questions & Answers
10 October 2017|
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Response from Penny F | Reviewed this property |
I would book if I were you as it is very busy in the area now as the 40's reenactment weekend in Pickering. Probably serve to 8.30/9.00pm phone 01751417247 to book.
16 June 2017|
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Response from Hilary T | Property representative |
Hi, we have a full lunch menu including roasts, we serve from 12-4.45pm, to be sure of a table inside between 12 and 2 it would probably better to book even if there is only 2 of you, after then you should be ok.
Kitty P
15 March 2017|
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Response from Hilary T | Property representative |
Hi thanks for your enquiry, we only allow dogs in the garden areas as we serve food throughout the pub, hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Anserdale Lane, Lastingham YO62 6TL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Lastingham
  • Phone Number: +44 1751 417247
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Public house with 3 letting rooms set in the North Yorkshire National Park. We serve good quality, locally sourced home cooked food, including gluten free, vegan and vegetarian options.
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