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Penrith, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in a Court Yard room at The Blue Lion. Just a few steps from the main building but definitely worth it. Room was very well kept and we had everything we needed. Bar area and restaurant welcoming and staff very friendly.. The food was probably the best I have had in a long time - both the dinner (steak...

Thank Eric B
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well this is a first for me! A bad review, and the silly thing is I didn't even get the chance to stay there!! It all started when I booked the room, myself and a partner were looking forward to our stay because it had been recommended by a friend! Unfortunately a day and a half before we were due...

Thank matta141181
hk20, Owner at The Blue Lion, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear about your disappointing and frustrating experience. I was away on holiday last week, but I have now looked into the issues you raised and I know that someone has spoken to you to apologise, and also that you were not charged for the room. We try our best to offer a professional and efficient service, and...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2017

It all looks very promising on the menu, (2 different ones on the table plus chalk boards all around the room) but the reality was quite different. I ordered the twice baked cheese soufflé which was a bowl of melted cheesy sauce on an insipid piece of bread. Far too many calories for too little taste. The main course was...

Thank Beverly N
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This was our first visit to this old, beautiful pub, we had the set menu of two courses which had plenty of choices, the A La Carte choices were extensive, we had the fish and chips and the chicken fricasse,my partner had treacle sponge and custard which he says was really nice, good portions and extremely tasty, the rest if...

Thank Karen M
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We have had a drink here on many occasions but came for a lovely meal at New Year and so decided to come back for a Valentine's treat. It was a thoroughly delicious meal, starting with tasty mushroom soup with gorgeous warm homemade sunflower bread (my only improvement would be to use local butter) and a blue cheese and walnut...

Thank LawsonsStudio
Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

A Luke warm welcome. A general lack lustre all round service. A hotel that needs updating and given a brand. The food is suspect boil in the bag. The Duck was very pale in colour and the skin was cream. The cabbage had a bottled salad dressing and the rib eye steak small. Nothing wrong with the above except you...

Thank LuluGuilford
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely village pub/restaurant with excellent quality food at reasonable prices to reflect the quality. Not pretentious, just scrumptious. Excellent service and good sized potions. Very busy on a Saturday night so booking recommended.

Thank Gemma H
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Went for sunday lunch following a friend's recommendation and we weren't disappointed. What a beautiful location and we were lucky enough that the weather was nice enough to sit out and have a drink beforehand. We had taken our dog so sat in a cosy table for 2 at the side of the bar, the staff were so welcoming and...

Thank Jodelou22
Scarborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We had a Sunday night treat at the Blue Lion in East Witton The room was comfortable the whole hotel so full of atmosphere( just needed a ghost) ,a superb log fire in the bar and our meal was very good .The surrounding area was stunning just 5 miles from Leyburn with Middleham just between.Would recommend to all.

1Thank brian f
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

My hubby and me went for my birthday weekend. Very relaxing and the bar is full of atmosphere and the place was toasty warm. I think the large superior rooms r slightly over priced but they were comfortable and well presented but good do with maybe having some furnishings replaced they were starting to look a little shabby. But that...

Thank Julie P

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surrounded by the splendor of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and nestled in the heart of iconic Wensleydale the historic 18th century Blue Lion Inn encapsulates the finest elements of traditional rural England. Paul and Helen Klein have run the Blue Lion Inn for over 25 years creating a blend of quintessential English coaching inn with modern comfort to relax and recharge. Whatever you require of the Blue Lion, be it real ale and food at the bar to candlelit fine dining and beautiful accommodation you can be sure that your stay will be homely, welcoming and full of friendly character. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Blue Lion

Address: East Witton | Nr Leyburn, East Witton DL8 4SN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > East Witton
Price Range: ₹ 7,467 - ₹ 9,624 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“Beautiful, quality country establishment.”
SarahChristie, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“we stayed in the main house in room 5 which was lovely.”
jans895, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Dogs welcome in some rooms . Rooms in main house have more character , newer rooms in courtyard are bigger and more modern”
sarahd209, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 15 is wonderful - spacious and quiet!!”
UKBlonde007, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Didn't stay, only ate, but rooms will be quiet.”
Stuartallison, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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