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The Carpenters Arms
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Ranked #7 of 68 Restaurants in Thirsk
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$64
Cuisines: British, Pub
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: 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 7pm Sunday–Friday 
5.30 – 7pm 
(best to arrive early to avoid disappointment)
York, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2014 via mobile

Called in on Monday evening and enjoyed a very reasonably priced meal from a small selection of 7 to be ordered before 7 and priced at guess what £7.00 which we followed with a great coffee.all combined with a panoramic view over Thirsk.really good.

Visited May 2014
Thank Terry D
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English first
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96 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Lovely Pub with helpful staff and decent food.”
Reviewed 5 May 2014

We called here on the way back from Thirsk and had a very enjoyable lunch, the Gentleman behind the bar was most helpful offering advice as where we could sit with our two dogs and insisting on bring our drinks out for us. My wife elected to have the Gourmet burger which she thoroughly enjoyed, I had the Fish & Chips served with Mushy peas also very nice.Taylors Landlord was very moreish - it would be very nice to stay over, maybe next time!

  • Visited May 2014
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1 Thank ravenousenglishman
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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372 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
“Excellent, but trying to be a bit too much up-market”
Reviewed 4 May 2014

Beautifully refurbished with songs in the toilets, attentive staff, keg beers and lovely food with a fine view.Prices a little high but good ambience makes up for it, and is worth the journey to get there. Rooms look interesting...would merit some future investigation. On the negative...not good form to fill one half empty white wine bottle into another half empty one behind the bar when they think no one is watching. Could this be the reason my wife was ill all evening soon afterwards...perhaps?

  • Visited April 2014
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4 Thank Paul L
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
“They made sure that we left happy.”
Reviewed 4 May 2014

Had a lovely meal there with my wife when we visited the Harrowgate flower show. The queenie scallops starters were not good value and frazzled when they came; we pointed it out reluctantly as we felt disappointed with such a tiny portions and quality. We were not charged and went on to have a very tasty lamb dish and a brilliant cheese board which opened my eyes to Yorkshire cheeses. The dessert and wine was also great.

Lovely atmosphere, good beer and well deserving of a second visit.

Visited April 2014
1 Thank Rawson-Gill
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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great food, drink and staff if a little pricey”
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Lovely food, breads especially, and great drink.
Nothing to much to ask for from the staff, always really helpful and professional.
High prices but food, drink, service and views from decking outside fantastic.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank 252DrewS
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