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Golden Lion

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Bar, British, Pub
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Market Place | Market Place, Leyburn DL8 5AS, England
+44 1969 622161
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74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

went there for a drink when we were looking around in Leyburn. Got a genuine warm welcome from the Landlord and staff who were pleasant towards us We did eat here and it was very good it is a good place to meet and eat and chat

Thank Shutupp11
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78 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Popped in after a walk and was pleasantly surprised! Warm welcome, Sunday car very where I had Beef, Pork and Turkey! With some of the best roast potatoes ever tasted, mash, swede, broccoli, cauliflower cheese, kale and carrots with some super tasty gravy. Really nice staff, good grub!

Thank JonahIreland_Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived quiet early for our overnight stay but received a lovely warm welcome from staff & landlord & landlady. They couldn't do enough for us and showed us to a very pleasant room towards the back of the hotel. It was lovely & quiet and just what we needed. The room had been recently renovated and was very clean... More 

Thank Fiona S
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62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

After a day of walking in the freezing cold, called in here for dinner. Chose from the specials board, one Ox Cheeks with grain mustard mash and one Calves Liver, with bacon and onions, with creamed potatoes, both served with beautifully cooked fresh veg. These meals were both absolutely delicious, and really generous servings too! Just what we needed; we... More 

Thank Cathy D
Bradford, United Kingdom
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70 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Genuine warm welcome from the staff, my dog very welcome the staff always like to make a fuss of her. food not bad and not expensive. Menu varies from snacks to sandwiches and homemade soups and is really nicely presented, welcoming open fire with comfortable leather chairs, dog bowls of water and dog biscuits and even towels to dry your... More 

1 Thank angela k
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39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Called in for a few drinks, we got a very friendly welcome (although not locals) from Debbie who served up a great pint of bitter (great head on the pint just has it should be - not flat like you get around most of the rest of the country! Please take note you Southerners!). Although we didn't eat, there were... More 

1 Thank 568MFF
Northallerton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Only went there for a drink on 3 occasions when we were staying in Leyburn. Got a genuine warm welcome from the Landlord and staff and full of locals and other visitors who it is easy to talk to. We did not eat here but it is a good place to meet other folk and learn more about the Dales.

1 Thank Dalesman142
Hinckley, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

a good pub,local beers,good hospitality and very reasonbly priced.we didnt eat there,but it seemed very popular for food.

1 Thank fernmaster
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34 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We were staying at a local campsite and was recommended to try this by the owner, we were booked in for 6:30pm we arrived on time and were shown into the new dining area, which after walking through the very busy pub we were pleased to see the much quieter dining room. The waitress was very nice and pleasant she... More 

1 Thank johng4rcg
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We went on Friday Market day, it is dog friendly and you can take them in the bar to eat. We had a light lunch of jacket potatoes, sandwiches and baguettes. They were all freshly prepared and very nice.

1 Thank bassetth0oud13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Place | Market Place, Leyburn DL8 5AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Leyburn
  • Phone Number: +44 1969 622161
14 Bedroom family run 18th century hotel, bar and restaurant in Leyburn ideal location in heart of the Yorkshire Dales

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?