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The Blacksmiths Arms

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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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PRICE RANGE
US$ 4 - US$ 40
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews steak suet pudding chicken parmo potato skins prawn cocktail mixed grill cake bread sunday lunch hot stone cooked to perfection the pub lovely meal family meal be visiting again beer garden food was fantastic
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely lunch today at the blacksmith arms, got trio of meat all was cooked perfect. our usual spot for food not only excellent food but park is great for the kids also. staff all really friendly, definitely a go to place.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful Sunday roast! Meat cooked to perfection, hasty and friendly service, more than enough sides and extra gravy (delicious) and an amazing outdoor play area and seating for us to enjoy. Defiantly our go-to! Thank you Blacksmith Arms!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great pub, good menu, excellent service from all the staff. Good selection of beers on Draught and non alcoholic drinks as well. Sunday dinner was excellent meat was cooked perfectly and veg was red hot. Well worth a visit, would recommend booking a table as...it does get busy.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Sunday Dinner was lovely, excellent service off all of the staff! Would defiantly recommend and will be back soon.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always visit the blacksmiths every Sunday without fail. The food is always top class and today didn’t disappoint us. It’s the best roast every week. I have lamb, which was beautiful and delicious. My husband had beef and he enjoy it. Our daughter love...the lasagne. Staff are very friendly and also happy to help. Thanks Team BlacksmithsMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great experience, the food was excellent (Sunday roast and sticky toffee pudding) and the staff were friendly and professional. Will visit again in the near future. Catherine is a great hostess.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Opted to try here instead of the black horse for our Sunday roast after reading some great reviews on there dinners. The roast looked lovely when it came but the quality of food was abysmal.. the Yorkshire was like a thick cake, roasties rock hard,...I had the trio of meats pork lamb and beef which were all ridiculously tough you couldn’t cut through it, the gravy bland and watery and the stuffing was cold. It’s a shame as we were looking forward to this dinner. However, staff were really lovely and attentive so would maybe try here again and choose for something other than a roast dinner.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 12 October 2021

Please give it a try the menu was good wholesome food with a twist, service was excellent as well as he quality of the meal We will be back

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 12 October 2021 via mobile

My partner and I visited the blacksmiths on Sunday 10th October 21, this was our first ever visit and popped in with no reservation for Sunday lunch on our way home from a weekend in whitby, what a lovely end to a fab weekend, when...we first pulled up my partner and I both agreed that the beer garden would be a lovely area to visit on a warm summers day, they have a children's play area, a huge marquee which is lit up and can imagine looks lovely of an evening, there are two little pods where you can eat and we noticed a fire in there too, looked so cosy, the pub itself was warm and atmospheric, we loved all the wood, quite barn like, the main room would be beautiful dressed for a wedding say, considering we had not booked and it was quite busy we were shown a table straight away and were well looked after by our waitress who couldn't do enough, we both ordered Sunday lunch and my partner was quite disappointed by the small veg portion and asked our waitress if we could have a little extra, our waitress said of course we can at no extra cost and can have as much as we like, and explained that its just to prevent waste and veg is bottomless as long as we eat it! So don't be shy if you feel you would like more as the are so lovely and accommodating, food was fresh and traditional, not a frozen yorkshire in sight! We feel we have found a little gem in this place as I in particular am very fussy when it comes to a decent Sunday roast, so much so I have had a look at the photos people have posted on here of their meals and am desperate to return on an evening and try the blacksmith pie and also the apple and raspberry crumble that is raved about! It was also a pleasure that Catherine the owner took the time to come and introduce her self at the end of our meal and to ask if everything was satisfactory, well it was more than satisfactory, try it, you won't be disappointed.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 10 October 2021

Haven been here many times before for the steak on the stone (usaly special occasions) which is amazing and a must try!!! We thought we'd try the Sunday dinners and well now we carnt stay away every Sunday were here the food is amazing not...been disappointed yet it's a nice relaxing atmosphere and the staff are fantastic Highly recommend this place 👌🤗More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Response from J7865LRmiker | Reviewed this property |
They do cater for smaller appetites
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Jemma J
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Hi Jemma - yes they are - in the Bar area
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Response from Trace050475 | Reviewed this property |
I’m so sorry I didn’t see this sooner - yes it’s very relaxed atmosphere Hope you enjoyed lunch! X
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Yes, The Blacksmiths Arms is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

The Blacksmiths Arms is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5