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The Lion Inn

) #3 of 9 Restaurants in Kirkbymoorside €€ - €€€ Bar, British, Pub
High Blakey, Kirkbymoorside YO62 7LQ, England
+44 1751 417320
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
1 week ago
“Fabulous views, huge portions, lovely pub”
25 Mar 2017
“Go for the view, stay for the pie!”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
High Blakey, Kirkbymoorside YO62 7LQ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As we were in the area and having been before, we had no doubts about visiting The Lion Inn, High Blakey for an evening meal on Sunday 14th May. We were not disappointed, the service was excellent and the food very tasty. They were very...More

Thank Pauline267
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for tea. It's a nice quaint place. Dog friendly. Quite a large menu. Hubby had the chilli which was nice. I had home made fish cakes. Wouldn't have them again. They were ok but that's as far as I could go. Wasn't expecting them...More

Thank 0798anne
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the Lion Inn. We have visited many times and whilst the food is quite standard pub grub, its always tasty and you simply can never leave hungry. We did have a bit of a disappointing Christmas lunch here (a set menu) but regardless,...More

Thank Claire239
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Is there anything more spectacular than the view across the moor at sunset? It'd be hard pressed to top, let alone from an historic pub, pint in hand on an early spring eve, truly magnificent. The menu is everything you'd expect, all the usual suspects....More

Thank MoonRiverTravelsUK
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Excellent pub, food was exceptional standard, large portions, excellent service, we went as a family & had our meal in the restaurant next to the lovely fire. The service was outstanding they was always a member of staff available. The food was lovely & plentiful....More

Thank Lisa E
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We arrived at the Pub with no booking made. We were welcomed and seated with very friendly and welcoming staff. Dining area was clean and the atmosphere was warm and welcoming. The waitress took our drinks order and food order and was very helpful and...More

Thank Ockertdel
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I have stayed at & purposely visited for food & atmosphere on numerous occasisions over the past 40 years, its never dropped in its standards, only according to the times. The food is so plentiful in portion size, the welcoming is first class & the...More

Thank jaynavara
Reviewed 8 February 2017

What is a Yorkshire Pub supposed to be? Well, this one is a close to the best experience available in my opinion. Why? I think this place is a 'one size fits all' kind of place. At the Lion Inn, you are on the top...More

Thank Martin R
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I wanted an oak beam, real ale, good food pub for an adventure across North Yorkshire. That's exactly what we got. Food portions were too large for me, would have been better to have a small plate option as I hate wasting food. The four...More

Thank VivianC622
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Real walkers meals served here. Good food and plenty of it. Never had a bad meal. Beer great too. Good at any time of year. Thoroughly recommend. Great vegetarian menu too. Nut Roast particularly good.

Thank Carol C
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Good morning, we are coming up there next week and wondered if you allow dogs in the pub? Thanks
13 May 2017|
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Response from GuisboroughGadgey | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are dog-friendly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Blakey, Kirkbymoorside YO62 7LQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Kirkbymoorside
  • Phone Number: +44 1751 417320
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