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The Lion Inn

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Blakey Ridge, Kirkbymoorside YO62 7LQ, England
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have Been a few times now and always a treat as always lovely food and friendly staff. Always feels cosy . We are not local and don't mind the drive out as always worth it. Food portions are huge couldn't eat it all even though was really nice and wanted too.

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made a de-tour on our way home from a weekend away and had a bar meal yesterday lunch time. There was quite a lot of snow outside but inside the pub the open fires were roaring making the place feel very welcoming and cosy. The food was great; the best bar meals we've had for quite some time and... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the wife for a Christmas eve treat. And a treat it was. Car park full to the brim, not a seat in the pub, stood waiting in this charming pub for a seat to become available, Even though extremely busy the staff were great. which wasn't long at all. Food arrived fairly quickly considering how busy it was. Love... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

The Inn is very old with lovely bar areas, low doorways and a nice beer garden. The location is amazing - up on the moors away from anywhere. The rooms were very nice and staff friendly. Was a highlight of the Coast to Coast walk!

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

The Lion Inn is in a remote location on the North Yorks Moors with wonderful panoramic views. The place is welcoming with real fires in the bars and restaurant and has a nice 'feel' to it. The bedrooms were spotless, comfortable and warm, in fact a little too warm through the night. On arrival we booked a table for our... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

There are not so many places where you can find warming food and roaring fires in the top of the Yorkshire Moors, but this is one. On the course of the Coast to Coast Walk it is also well known by locals and day trippers for serving large portions of good food - with a great variety available. They also... More 

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Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

The Lion Inn is centuries old, with a place of hospitality on the site, at times monastic perhaps since the 13th century. I have known it for almost 70 years, since childhood, being brought during family holidays at nearby Lealholm. More recently I became Vicar of Kirkbymoorside, with Farndale, Bransdale and Gillamoor some 30yrs ago and was delighted to discover... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

We stayed at the Lion Inn on Saturday 24th October, had a fantastic stay we absolutely love it and will definitely be coming back to visit again. I was really surprised at how big the place was and it was packed all day & night to say it's in the middle of nowhere. Portion sizes were huge for the food,... More 

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Worksop, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This Inn is on top of the moor, with great views(when there is no hill fog) The rooms are adequate but the beds are a little on the small side. Good selection of beer and spirits including Pusser's Rum (one of my favourite) The food was excellent, adequate portions and well cooked, The staff are friendly even when busy, (country... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Visited in June and booked to stay for 3 nights. Room mediocre and bed creaked every time one of us turned over. Requested poached eggs on toast for breakfast. Literally received two overcooked eggs in the middle of a dinner plate and a piece of cold pre buttered toast cut in half. Breakfasts mixed up with the table seated next... More 

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