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The Buck Inn

) #5 of 50 Restaurants in Thirsk ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
Maunby, Thirsk Y07 4HD, England
+44 1845 587777
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (16 reviews)
“fried chips” (2 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Maunby, Thirsk Y07 4HD, England
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Reviews (192)
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1 - 10 of 192 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here after reading earlier reviews and were not dissapointed. We ordered steaks which were well seasoned and served with the usual trimmings and a generous portion of beef dripping chips. The steak offer for 2 was fairly priced and included a choice of...More

Thank J W
Management response:Responded 6 days ago

Great to hear that you enjoyed The Buck Inn. Regards Mark

Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed superb food, wine and beer at The Buck on two visits early in the year. We visited again this week with high expectations, but were severely disappointed. The establishment is now under new management. Some of the furniture has been changed, and rearranged...More

1  Thank 2013UKTraveller2013
Management response:Responded 6 days ago

Unfortunately we can't be all things to everyone. We are unashamedly a village pub and this approach has more than doubled customer numbers and improved the overall atmosphere of the place. I'm pleased you noted the friendliness of our staff and the quality of your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second time we have visited, first time we had steak which is part of the steak night menu which is every night. Beautifully cooked choice of steaks, field mushroom, tomato and the most amazing chips all served for £36 for two plus a bottle of...More

Thank Jawsome2009
Management response:Responded 6 days ago

Thanks for the review, it was nice to see you again last Sunday. Regards Mark.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried to phone to book table, it was off the hook all the time. Decided to make the trip anyway, their website states it is open at 17:30 on a Tuesday, arrived there at 18:40, place closed. Left an inquiry on their website, they did...More

Thank Dave I
Paul S, Owner at The Buck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Dave. We're very sorry to have read your 'review'. As you may (or may not) have seen from other postings, we only (re)assumed management of the business fairly recently and are unfortunately still in somewhat of a transition phase vis-a-vis the updating of our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very impressive food and drink menu and excellent value for money, the staff are very helpful and flexible. Dog friendly which is a great help.

Thank David S
Management response:Responded 6 days ago

We (and our customers) love to see dogs, it's a village pub after all. Regards Mark.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Buck today - a group of 14 friends and family. The food was excellent, the staff attentive and the setting beautiful. We sat in the beer garden - the bar man moved the tables together to sit us all, regularly coming back...More

Thank KIWMiddlesbrough
Management response:Responded 6 days ago

I'm pleased to hear you had such a great time. You've got to take advantage of the good weather when you can! Great that Josh looked after you so well. Regards Mark.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on our way home from Manchester airport yesterday and wanted to stop somewhere just off the A1 for lunch. A quick Google found us this fantastic place. Beautifully located in a lovely village. Very welcoming and friendly staff. Great table in the bar...More

Thank Mel S
Management response:Responded 6 days ago

Great to hear that you really appreciated the changes we have made and enjoyed your lunch. See you again, regards Mark.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this pub last night because we were in the area, and had previously eaten here and really enjoyed ourselves. Whilst I would agree that the menu is not fine dining, it was excellent and well presented. We both had burgers, without the bread, and...More

Thank grahamtolley1
Management response:Responded 6 days ago

We have changed the ethos of the place and operate very much as a village pub. I'm pleased that whilst noting we are not a fine dining venue we still cook really good food. Regards Mark.

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Staying at nearby Solberge Hall we nipped a couple miles down the road for dinner at The Buck. We were really pleased we did. Charming staff, well-kept beer, a glowing fire and a dog friendly attitude all contributed to a successful evening but it was...More

Thank LuxurymattersLondon
Management response:Responded 6 days ago

Thanks for your detailed review. Dave really knows his flavours and has travelled extensively hence the authenticity. Pleased you enjoyed yourselves. Regards Mark.

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Spent our Saturday here in a small group and couldn't fault the place. Such a nice day spent with some tasty food on top of plenty of drinks! Lovely staff too and a beautiful pub, would definitely recommend.

1  Thank Katie A
Management response:Responded 6 days ago

We've changed a few things since we've taken over, really good to hear that you enjoyed the 'vibe' of the place. Regards Mark.

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have rooms for overnight stays
7 March 2016|
Response from Jem J | Property representative |
Hello, unfortunaltley we don't have any accommodation at all, but we can recommend some of the loacl B&B's who we have visited
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maunby, Thirsk Y07 4HD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Thirsk
  • Phone Number: +44 1845 587777
  • E-mail
Located in the beautiful rural village of Maunby, in the heart of The Vale of York, you can be sure of a warm Yorkshire welcome at The Buck Inn* Head chef Dave Russell brings his unique personality and expertise to the kitchen with an eclectic menu, cooked fresh using the best of locally sourced, fresh seasonal produce* Yorkshire cask ales* oak beams & log fires* comfortable seating and dining* available for private functions and receptions* free parking* community orientated* we're dog friendly and love cyclists
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