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The Fairfax Arms

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Gilling East €€ - €€€ , British,
Main Street, Gilling East, England
+44 1439 788212
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“samphire” (2 reviews)
“halibut” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Main Street, Gilling East, England
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Reviews (167)
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1 - 10 of 167 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat in front room where there were large windows, but there are many windows in the pub. Good service. Decent food.

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my partner came here on recommendation of a lovely quaint quiet night away. The pub itself was as we expected in a beautiful little village and we couldnt wait to get in. Once we walked in we realise we had picked a weekend...More

2  Thank Cateve49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our recent visit to the Fairfax Arms was a very pleasant one, originally just popping in for a drink after visiting the mini railway station next door, we decided to eat after seeing the food. The food was very good and the service was excellent,...More

Thank Gary R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice staff, great service. Excellent food, would recommend a visit would be a great family day out or weekend away.

Thank Nigel H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Probably worth booking; this is a great pub, that also has accommodation. Excellent menu and really high standard and quality food. Went as a family; the children were more than happy with the choice of food, as were the adults ! Great beer and wine...More

Thank KJL41
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having visited local attractions, my friend and I were in need of sustinance and chanced upon this excellent pub/Bistro Bar. We arrived mid way through lunch hour and the place was buzzing with happy customers. The bar staff were busy, yet friendly, obliging and helpful....More

Thank Kevin N
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Good choice of food with large portions but thankfully smaller portions are available. Great selection of drinks especially gin with pub service. The restaurant area we were seated in was not freezing but not the warmest and there was a lot of building work ongoing...More

Thank JLWetherby
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Set in a lovely village in the AONB, the pub itself is also very well maintained and is currently building an Orangery. It also appears they take an effort to get local custom with a minibus service too. The menu was quite extensive and whilst...More

Thank Yorkterrier01
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The food served here is above your normal standard of pub food. It obviously has some very good chef's. My wife has scallops followed by halibut, I had tarrine follow by duo of pork excellent. Would highly recommend this restaurant.

1  Thank Geoff C
EdFandRobF, Owner at The Fairfax Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you very much for your recomendation, we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed here in March and enjoyed a really delicious meal. Pre-dinner drinks at the bar followed by a great dinner in the restaurant: great choices, tasty food using wonderfully fresh ingredients, cooked well and served with great wine. There were some original and interesting vegetarian...More

1  Thank Gail A
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
We would like to go for lunch tomorrow can we take our very well behaved little doggie?
21 March 2017|
Response from FairfaxArms | Property representative |
Yes of course, we have tables in the bar area where we allow dogs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Gilling East, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Gilling East
  • Phone Number: +44 1439 788212
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