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Blue Lion

€€ - €€€, British,
A6108 between Masham and Leyburn, East Witton DL8 4SN, England
+44 1969 624273
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (22 reviews)
“partridge” (4 reviews)
“scallops” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
A6108 between Masham and Leyburn, East Witton DL8 4SN, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The four of us parked in back room away from other customers (we did have a wheelchair) the seating was not the most comfortable. Did not book. The food was very mediocre, not balanced and quite frankly tasteless and overpriced. We had travelled from York...More

Thank rjahamilton
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very agreeable atmosphere, a good menu, spot-on service and the choice of an elegant dining-room or equally fine bar. For me, there is very little to criticise and the experience is something well above the standards most English expect, closer to a traditional French restaurant...More

Thank Spring T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was excellent with the game locally sourced. Menu was extensive, and covered all tastes, with many favourites for those who prefer seafood etc. The atmosphere is congenial, with a lovely smell of log fires. The wines aren't cheap, but the beer is good!

Thank Simon E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on Sunday for a late lunch. Booked a dog friendly table in the bar & as usual we were made very welcome by the whole team. We also visited during the Summer & as with Sunday found that the food & presentation has gone...More

1  Thank Julie U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for a week recently as part of a large group, because of which our accommodation options were quite limited. It was comfortable enough, with reasonable rooms (though our room had very little hanging space which was mostly taken up by a hot water...More

Thank jaycee-8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great beer, great food. Not a place to be if you are in a hurry, but we had a lovely stay at the Blue Lion and had a lovely walk from the folder provided by our hosts. Food was special. Room was reasonable. Everything you...More

Thank MJW364
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Blue Lion for lunch while staying with friends in Yorkshire. We ate in the bar area - ‘old world’ charm, wooden panelling, log fire, etc. There was a very good set menu (2 courses £18.50, 3 courses £23.50),plus a large choice on...More

Thank BOBOK777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I read the other reviews before I wrote this, as I wanted to be as fair as possible. Also to see if it was just me or other people felt it aswell.. Overall, food was totally outstanding, fantastic quality, taste was sublime and the menu...More

1  Thank Simon D
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We always look forward to Sunday lunch at the Blue Lion. The service is attentive but not obtrusive, and the roast beef off the trolley, with all the trimmings, carved at your table, is a classic. The dining room is uncrowded and the open wood...More

Thank Roger S
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Looking forward to a nice meal we headed for The Blue Lion at East Witton only to be very disappointed. I chose Pidgeons breast with fig and chopped hazelnuts, the breast meat was cooked nicely but the overall presentation and temperature was not good. For...More

2  Thank Trevor R
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27 May 2015|
Response from hk20 | Property representative |
Yes we do. Dogs are allowed in the bar area, but not the restaurant. The menu is the same in both areas.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A6108 between Masham and Leyburn, East Witton DL8 4SN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  East Witton
  • Phone Number: +44 1969 624273
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