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The Blacksmiths Arms

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Naburn €€ - €€€ , British,
Main Street, Naburn, York YO19 4PN, England
+44 1904 623464
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (32 reviews)
“pizza” (22 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 20:30All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Main Street, Naburn, York YO19 4PN, England
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1 - 10 of 388 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent food in the carvery. Not the cheapest in the world but ultimately value for money and a good choice in the meats and the vegetables. Dog friendly which is always a bonus and they keep the facilities spotless.

Thank mickmcmac
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in weekday lunchtime for a meal and a drink, we sat outside in the beer garden which is a great setting, we have a dog and know that the pub is dog friendly. Three of us decided on a carvery lunch and the food...More

Thank Maxine F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having arranged to meet up with friends from Tasmania who were staying in York and who we met at the Askham Bar Park & Ride, we made our way here for a meal. It turned out to be the right choice for a good meal...More

Thank Dave I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy pub, excellent food, one of the best carvery places I've been to. Drinks good quality beers but not cheap.

Thank Lizziej4
michael n, General Manager at The Blacksmiths Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

thanks for taking time writing your mainly glowing revue ! but as i try to explain maybe to hard sometimes maintaining standards is not cheap ! and by paying to little you risk all !

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard rave reviews of this pub the carvery looked beautiful but did not partake. We had pub grub the main was ok bput the chips were not too good second evening they were better. Was informed that it used to be good and...More

Thank katzz51
michael n, General Manager at The Blacksmiths Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

why oh why ! you clearly read the review ! you looked only at the beautiful carvery and didnt partake ! you listened to the words of others and decided to write that the life savings spent on buying the venue meant they didnt care...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here as it was the only place that was walkable from a campsite we were at. The people at the site said it was very expensive but on reading the menu, the prices didn't seem out of order when compared to anywhere else....More

1  Thank sue e
michael n, General Manager at The Blacksmiths Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

im pleased you enjoyed your visit and your meal with us and taking the time to write with credit your pleasure in spending the price required to present the required result ! kind regards for your acceptance that both go hand in hand !

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a walk in the hot sun nearby an advert board pointed us to this typical village pub for a drink and lunch snack . The outside capacity of tables on grass was good and well spaced.Although we were not looking for anything substantial we...More

3  Thank cjmorpeth
michael n, General Manager at The Blacksmiths Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

just a plain thank you ! from the staff and myself ! realising we are here to try make it all work is highly regarded and makes it worthwhile , thanks again for your kind view !

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Haven't been here for a few years, had a lovely meat feast pizza and they boxed up what I couldn't manage for me to take home.

4  Thank Kerry G
michael n, General Manager at The Blacksmiths Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Home made Pizza to eat in or take away ! thanks for taking time for your kind vote of confidence dont leave it so long for your next visit !

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We came here early evening for a meal and a drink and we brought our dog with us, the staff were relaxed and friendly, all low key, it had a nice feeling. The food portions were huge, all cooked fresh and really nice. The pub...More

3  Thank AndyJackson74
michael n, General Manager at The Blacksmiths Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking time out to write on here ! makes it all worthwhile for my staff and often left out when leaving to tick the box thanks again and see you again soon !

Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We visited the Blacksmith Arms today, the village location is lovely as is the beer garden. However £2 for half a cordial & water is rather expensive.... per pint it was the same price as my craft ale!More

1  Thank NEmumtravels
michael n, General Manager at The Blacksmiths Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

we could carry this argument on for weeks ! seeing as you clearly have more than one title on here your previous moan on prices was i think covered ! prices are set at a level to cover cost and margin ! juice takes as...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Naburn, York YO19 4PN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York  >  Naburn
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 623464
  • E-mail
Traditional Pub in the pretty riverside village of Naburn.Large Beer Garden for the Summer, Log Fire for the WinterReal Ales, Real Food - classic Pub Dishes all homemade.Family's, Push Bikes, Muddy Boots & Dogs Welcome!
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