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“Excellent value for money”
Review of The Golden Lion

The Golden Lion
Ranked #45 of 97 Restaurants in Malton
Price range: US$8 - US$40
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Great Barugh is just outside Malton on the way to Kirbymoorside. From Pickering follow signs for Flamingo Land and carry on past through Little Barugh.
Reviewed 12 November 2012

Very tasty homemade food. Pie night is a must !
Sunday lunch is great value, just wish i had room for one of the lovely homemade sweets
Very welcoming, Ian remembers everyones name.
Friendly atmosphere with a roaring coal fire.
Can't beat this rare treat of a family run country pub, very down to earth.
I often recommend it to others

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5  Thank CarolyninBrawby
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Reviewed 8 June 2012

Now I can cope with mediocre food if it comes with service with a smile and I can cope with grumpy service if the food is Michelin standard. Unfortunately The Golden Lion had the worst of both worlds. I've never been made to feel more unwelcome in a restaurant. It was as if they were doing us a favour by serving us. It's one of those village pubs where they don't seem to welcome "outsiders". Don't go unless you enjoy being made to feel as if they don't want you there.

19  Thank Liz H
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Beckiboo1984, Manager at The Golden Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2012

With response to the review i do apologise that this is way you feel. We try our best to make people feel welcome as do other front of house staff, especially for outsiders as there are a number of caravan sites around us and they bring young children ect also locals aswell wether they are from surrounding villages or area's or that little bit further away. However I do not agree though that you are saying that the service was appalling and that the food was mediocre as our kitchen staff and waitresses strive to provide excellent quality food and also excellent service. The food may not be michelin starred, and we are not trying to achieve this, we just want to provide good, honest quality pub food at affordable prices for families and individuals alike. I do aplogise once again, and sorry that you feel you had a bad experience.

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