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The Lister Arms

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
22 The Lane, Malham, Yorkshire Dales National Park BD23 4DB, England
+44 1729 830330
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pork pie” (15 reviews)
“steak” (57 reviews)
“pies” (43 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
22 The Lane, Malham, Yorkshire Dales National Park BD23 4DB, England
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1 - 10 of 1,123 reviews

Reviewed today

We had a wonderful full English breakfast. Everything was perfect. The pub atmosphere enhanced the overall experience.

Thank mlaap2
Reviewed yesterday

We ate at the pub twice and both meals were superb, hot, well-cooked and extremely tasty. The staff were friendly, attentive and nothing was too much trouble. I had the steak and ale pie on both occasions as l had enjoyed it so much the...More

Thank Arnoldmick
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stayed 2 nights in the lister barn. Ate at the pub both nights. All very good and breakfast too. Super veggie breakfast and excellent full English.

Thank marley445
Reviewed 1 week ago

As we were staying nearby at Airton, we checked the Visitors Book and the Lister Arms was highly recommended - we were certainly not disappointed. Evening meal of Orange and Fennel Soup (delicious) Lobster Spaghetti (excellent) washed down with the excellent draft Henry Weston Rhubard...More

Thank Lord E
Reviewed 1 week ago

So when the waitress adds to the conversation - would you like desserts, but we do need your table in half an hour, you look around...to see the restaurant empty all but another table...you start to question what on earth shes thinking!! We went as...More

Thank KateShakespeareWard
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a lovely spot after a great Malham Cove and Gordale Scar walk. However, the food was literally thrown onto our table. The avocado and halloumi salad was over priced, and contained 2 tiny pieces of avocado and a bit of rocket straight from the...More

Thank Marianne A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Though they are one of just a few pubs in an extremely touristy area--in other words, with a captive audience--the Lister Arms serves high-quality food with great service. Even the hordes of customers during a sunny, warm Bank Holiday weekend didn't throw them off their...More

Thank MariaK_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had not been to Malham before and arrived from a footpath near to The Lister Arms with two dogs in tow. The pub looked good; a quick look at the other tables displayed appetising dishes. For a full pub, the service was surprisingly prompt....More

Thank JSRuby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to try the Lister Arms today and order the two Cheese and Onion pie and was looking forward to a tasty pie full of delicious cheese and onion filling only to find that what I actually got was a mound of potato with a...More

1  Thank KAYL67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed two night here and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Good food being served in pleasant atmosphere and the local beer is excellent. Excellent central base for enjoying the many walks in the area.

Thank Pamela M
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Sophie E
24 October 2017|
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Response from missinformed | Reviewed this property |
Best to phone ahead your requirements
Lister A
23 September 2017|
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Response from Sarararah2014 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't mention 9.30 in my review so think you must be referring to someone else's review.
26 May 2017|
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Response from Tracey L | Reviewed this property |
Honestly can't remember but I'm sure there will be. There is a menu online.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 67
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 The Lane, Malham, Yorkshire Dales National Park BD23 4DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Yorkshire Dales National Park  >  Malham
  • Phone Number: +44 1729 830330
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Located in the picturesque village of Malham, the Lister Arms provides quality locally sourced food and real ales. With a menu filled with light bites and hearty dishes, there is something to tempt everyone.
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