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River Don Tavern

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Sampson Street | Eastoft, Scunthorpe DN17 4PQ, England
+44 1724 798040
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“stuffing” (3 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Sampson Street | Eastoft, Scunthorpe DN17 4PQ, England
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleasant staff, a decent menu (including, unusually, a wide selection for veggies!), and low prices. Thoroughly recommended and great value

Thank CSEBob
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely place where the owners as well as staff are welcoming, friendly, polite and sociable, food there is great and plenty

Thank A F
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Came for the sunday carvery. Great choice of 3 meats, more vegetables than i can remember. Lovely gravy, yorkshires and 2 types of stuffing. Great meal for kids too. Friendly service from the chef, keep up the great work guys

Thank MarthasDad27
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

I stayed for one night whilst working in the Grimsby/Scunthorpe area for a couple of days. My single room was fine with some lovely touches (delicious biscuits, a useful sewing kit, gorgeous soft towels...). The bedroom desk afforded ample space to work and it was...More

Thank AGP1967
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The tavern is a hive of activity, food to die for, dogs welcome, breakfast provided (with an option of packed lunch as an alternative) packed lunches were fabulous. The accommodation is in a different building which has been purposely built. The rooms are a good...More

1  Thank kazzybee7
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

The first thing you see when you eat is your knife and fork, I have eaten 3 times here and every time we have had dirty crockery and the cheapest miss match I have ever hade put in front of me , it's been nearly...More

1  Thank 22myboys
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I have always said people expect too much from carvery, they are what they are and no where near fine dining. For what you pay here it is good value and for a pleasant change carved and served by someone who obviously cares about his...More

Thank tonysmith664
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Booked in here for a 2 night stay with a friend for the 1940's weekend at nearby Crowle. The rooms were in a separate building to the back of the car park behind the pub and were very nice. Modern and clean with plenty of...More

Thank caroleb555469
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Perhaps some of the best value food for many a mile. Gordon would be very upset if anyone went away hungry. Realale always available. Friendly staff, friendly landlord and friendly locals.

Thank Raysinorchids
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

The pub is very friendly and the food is excellent. I would highly recommend the staff are very friendly and efficient.

1  Thank RodgerLee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sampson Street | Eastoft, Scunthorpe DN17 4PQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Scunthorpe
  • Phone Number: +44 1724 798040
Description
Traditional country pub with seperate restaurant.Pub menu and specials board,excellent Sunday carvery served 12-7 30pm.Booking advisable especially on Sundays.
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