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The Lion Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
High Blakey, Kirkbymoorside YO62 7LQ, England
+44 1751 417320
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (16 reviews)
“chops” (5 reviews)
“casserole” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
High Blakey, Kirkbymoorside YO62 7LQ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed overnight here and loved every minute. the rooms were spacious and clean, the food excellent and the service from the staff was lovely. Will def be booking there again

Thank clairebaitson
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Locals push in at the bar and ignore people who were there before them, and staff give the locals preferential treatment over outsiders

Thank Andrew N
Reviewed 24 March 2018

High up on the Yorkshire Moors you will come across the Lion Inn. It is a real olde worlde cosy pub, just as you could imagine. It has a large menu with a traditional "old school" feel to it. Some iconic dishes: starters - Prawn...More

Thank kazlar1
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Cold day, after our recent snow fall. Warm welcome, cosy fire burning. Nice pint of Theakstons bitter. Food, a veritable feast, I may never have roast lamb again at it's hard to imagine anything comparing. Thick slabs of delicious meat, a overflowing plate, Yorkshire pudding...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Having a great drive through the north Yorkshire moors found this fab pub dog friendly brilliant food great beers will return.

Thank Magpie1965
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Been going to the LIon since 1977 and have always enjoyed the quality and the prices of good y food. Not having been for a couple of years we decided to give it a try for our wedding aniversary, we arrived Monday the 16th October...More

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 12 November 2017

At the heart is a very atmospheric, centuries old pub but with additional (more recently built restaurant rooms) to accommodate the many dinners (walkers, hikers and locals) - around 720 covers for Sunday lunch when we visited I was told ! This very remote pub...More

1  Thank Rory_McN
Reviewed 6 November 2017

This place keeps going down and down. Surely it cannot keep sucking people in with its poor food. Without the location this place would be closed down

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Went here for lunch on a cold and windy day. The place has a lovely atmosphere. The food is very, very good. Very large portions too. The steak and ale pie looks spectacular (although I did not have this). One of our group had lamb...More

Thank MoleCatcher J
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We found this lovely pub up on the moors (and in a heavy mist) and even the the car park was full we managed to find a seat inside.Food was tasty, I had the soup which was very warming.

Thank Jackiemmm
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13 May 2017|
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Response from GuisboroughGadgey | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are dog-friendly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Blakey, Kirkbymoorside YO62 7LQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Kirkbymoorside
  • Phone Number: +44 1751 417320
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