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Dog and Gun Knayton

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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A warm welcoming village pub set in the small village of Knayton near Thirsk, North Yorkshire. Here at the Dog and Gun we pride ourselves in home made traditional pub food as well as an extensive specials board. Fine wines and local ales also available.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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All reviews beef pudding burger prawn cocktail cheesecake potatoes prawns pate ice cream salad sunday roast the pub specials board eton mess first class amazing food feel very welcome
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the best Sunday lunch we have had for a very long time. There were four of us, the other couple are trained chefs and have their own catering business and were blown away by the delicious food. The staff are so friendly and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank janeann s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a fabulous meal this evening in celebration of our 8th Wedding Anniversary (we also went for our 7th Wedding Anniversary). The food was tasty and presented well. I had prawn cocktail and my husband had garlic mushrooms with stilton to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank mannyb64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this warm and welcoming pub after we moved to Thirsk 5 years ago, we have been regulars, my husband and I since (when we are in this country). We go on our own, with friends and with family, for Sunday lunch, evening meals...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank pattisummerfield
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had not visited this pub restaurant for quite sometime and wondered why I haven’t. The friends I was with are regulars there and our meal was delicious. Although on a hen do are meal choices were from the Christmas menu 3 courses for £22.95 pp....More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank LadyPgrey57
Reviewed 14 December 2018

This pub is an absolute Gem, the food is always amazing (eaten here numerous times in small and big groups and the food is always 1st class!) everybody is so welcoming and can't do enough for you (being a family of vegetarians we can sometimes...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank LissaN500
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Having been recommended the dog and gun we thought we would try their Christmas menu, and were very dissapointed the food was over priced and certain from a freeer packet! Meat was dry we got a small portion of vege to shear! But the biggest...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Baaramewe
DogandGunKnayton, Owner at Dog and Gun Knayton, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2018

It is with great sadness that we have to respond to such a terrible review. Nobody in your party mentioned anything at all during their meal and everyone seemed to thoroughly enjoy themselves and many said so afterwards. In regards to the portion sizes and...More

Reviewed 2 December 2018

Good quality food and drink. Efficient, accommodating and attentive staff. Comfortable, ambient surroundings. Welcome atmosphere. Will definitely recommend to others - in fact already have done!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank JillP1457
Reviewed 26 November 2018

We were staying in nearby Thirsk but we wanted to sample the local area for a good quality dining experience. We were unsure where to go so we scanned the Tripadvisor reviews. We were so glad we tried here!!! The atmosphere, even at the early...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank AARoadman2015
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Lovely welcome when we arrived at this local village pub, arrived early, glad we did as this place is popular. Very lucky we managed to get a table. Lovely pint of Theakstons, coming from London, it was a treat! As for the food, really tasty,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank graemeg180
Reviewed 22 November 2018

A warm welcome as the staff made room for my wife and I, our one year old son and dog, Stayed up the road at hillside and walked down (35 mins). Lovely food and a couple of nice drinks, staff made a fuss of our...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank BillyElliott70
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15 January 2019|
Response from DogandGunKnayton | Property representative |
😂 No we don’t eat our dogs here at the Dog & Gun. They are however, welcomed to come into our restaurant with the rest of the family. Thank You!
29 October 2018|
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Response from DogandGunKnayton | Property representative |
Hello. The restaurant is open Wednesday-Friday 5.30-9, Saturday 12-2 /5-9 and Sunday 12-6. Many Thanks
11 August 2018|
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Response from DogandGunKnayton | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your question. We are approximately 4 miles outside of Thirsk and are a 10/15 minute drive to the racecourse straight down the A19. Many Thanks
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