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Lister Arms

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Finkle St, Malham, Yorkshire Dales National Park BD23 4DB, England
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Ranked #3 of 5 Malham B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
David W Guildford, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a couple of nights in July to do some walking with are new (11-month) dog. Got a very friendly welcome and shown to the Feature room which was pleasant and functional (bathroom could have done with a bit of attention though), overlooking the rear garden/car park. Tended to be a little noisy during the late evening but... More

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Paris, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We came to the Lister Arms the evening before our wedding to have a meal and drink with family and friends who had travelled up to the Yorkshire Dales. We reserved an area just off the main pub area and this worked out really well as in the end there were about 50 of us. The pub catered really well... More

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Chamonix, France
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

really enjoyed the couple of meals we had here a few week ends ago. first night we ate in the courtyard out the back as it was a lovely evening. very relaxed evening, good service and no rush when we just wanted to sit afterwards with a glass of wine and play cards. Staff were professional yet very personable. good... More

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Lister A, General Manager at Lister Arms, responded to this review

Hello.. Thank you for taking the time to post a review and thank you for your good comments. Glad to read that we catered for all occasions and met your needs. Hope to be able to welcome you again to The Lister Arms in Malham More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
15 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Lister arms on 23rd July 2014 and were given room 14 when we checked in which is separate from the pub. The first impressions of Malham and the Lister Arms were Wow. The journey up to the village of Malham has some beautiful outstanding scenery but once you arrive in the village it is the idyllic... More

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Lister A, General Manager at Lister Arms, responded to this review

Hello.. Thank you for your five star review and for saying you would return again to us in pretty picturesque Malham.. We do not take our location for granted, we work hard to deliver excellence in all we do to complement our surroundings.. I am really pleased to read that we did the job for you. See you again soon... More

Toulouse, France
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 3 nights at the Lister Arms in mid July to do some walking in the area. The pub was pretty easy to find but be aware this is one of THE most popular villages in the Yorkshire Dales so on a nice weekend Malham was completely packed with visitors. We stayed in room 2 which is actually a... More

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Lister A, General Manager at Lister Arms, responded to this review

Hello.. Thank you for your comprehensive and lovely review of your visit to us in, yes indeed, very busy Malham. We appreciated your patience while we took a moment to let the kitchen catch up, as you said though good enough reason to enjoy another beer or two! The breakfast is amazing, sets you up for the day however littler... More

Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped one night in room 11. Everything about this place is perfect. The accommodation, the food, the beer, and the location. Enjoyed a six mile walk to return to a drink in the beer garden at the rear or on the benches at the front of the building. We ate outside in the beer garden we were fortunate it was... More

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Lister A, General Manager at Lister Arms, responded to this review

Hello.. Thank you so very much for your glowing report of our little pub. I am happy to read that we ticked all the boxes. It is great when it is good weather however also lovely in the winter as you suggested when you can curl up in front of the fire, with the papers or a good book and... More

Morpeth
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a table for 8pm on Sunday 12 July. I checked what food was available before we booked and was told that Sunday lunch would be available at that time. However, when we arrived we were told that it sells out at lunchtime. Also, there were 2 other meals on the menu which were also not available. Not great... More

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Lister A, General Manager at Lister Arms, responded to this review

Hello.. Glad to hear you enjoyed the wine on your recent visit to us in Malham. I am sorry to read that we had sold out of Sunday lunch. It is rare that we sell out of Sunday lunch, (I apologise that you were told it always sells out) we cook adequate for all day and evening too. Sometimes though... More

jessieengland2
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights, for are wedding anniversary. Nice room, very very warm ? Booked a table for the Friday night, husband had steak and ale pie and I had lamb absolutely brilliant. We went for the walking and ales very good ALES. It was very busy on the Saturday and night time, so had the home made burgers for... More

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Lister A, General Manager at Lister Arms, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you for your review and comments. Very glad that you enjoyed, even when we were busy busy. The beer is good huh, especially after a walk! We are famous for our pies, all homemade including the pastry. Burgers good too. Congratulations on your wedding anniversary, hope that you celebrate another with us. More

Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a shame that the bar could not cope with a busy Saturday evening's trade. I was in a group of 6 friends looking to have food and drink. We ordered separately, in singles and couples, to avoid issues with bill splitting. However, after 3 of us had ordered food the bar decided it was not going to take any... More

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Lister A, General Manager at Lister Arms, responded to this review

Hello. I am very sorry that we did not do well when you visited us. We are a great little pub as you say and we do get very busy. It is not normal that we have to stop serving food however just sometimes we have to give ourselves a chance to catch up if we are behind. We do... More

Poole, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
45 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived early and my wife was not feeling very well. All the staff could not have been more flexible, kind and attentive - and excellent service continued through our stay. The first room (14) we were offered was absolutely huge but smelt of cheesy feet and the windows could not be opened. We were therefore offered another room (11),... More

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Lister A, General Manager at Lister Arms, responded to this review

Hello.. Thank you for posting your review and thank you for your comments about our good service. We work hard with our team to ensure nothing is too much trouble. Hope to see you again soon. Thank you More

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Address: Finkle St, Malham, Yorkshire Dales National Park BD23 4DB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Yorkshire Dales National Park > Malham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Lister Arms 4*
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The Lister Arms is a quintessential English pub offering home cooked food and cosy accommodation in the village of Malham. ... more   less 
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