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Blakey Ridge, Kirkbymoorside YO62 7LQ, England
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The Lion Inn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not our first visit nor will it be our last! We travel here most years and enjoy the cosy comfort of the hotel, warm and welcoming bars and staff. The food is excellent, good quality, perfectly cooked and very generous portions - still have to clear our plates... Always a good selection of good real ales. I keep hoping to... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having stayed at the Lion on many occasions we decided to take my parents for a meal last Saturday. We, and they were not disappointed - beer superb as normal and the food excellent - only sorry that we were not staying there for longer - May be next time!

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Whitby, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from a bar meal and drinks and have to say that having visiting the place for many years can say that it has become very below par as.time has gone on. We all had different meals and found that they were all very overpriced and tasteless for what you pay. They did appear very processed and presentation was... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Stayed here for a night in November. What a lovely place to stay. Great staff and service, good beer in the bar, fantastic food in the restaurant - just sorry our stay was only for one night. The room was lovely, and the walk in shower just what I wanted. Isolated in the middle of the moors might not be... More 

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Whilst visiting my son we, along with my 11 year old grandson, decided to have a run out to the moors. The morning started with glorious sunshine until the unpredictable moors mist descended. At 11.30 we decided to have coffee at the Lion and were very pleased we did. The mist was bone numbing so we asked about the soup... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

A group of friends booked a night at this wonderful pub/hotel. We found the staff charming, helpful,the food fantastic and plentiful, the rooms mega comfortable and the value for money great.With the log fires burning and the wind outside howling,there is a good feeling of well being ,a great place to get away from it all for a while.

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Bridlington, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Went at tea time on a dull and windly Sunday. The Lion was very busy and we had to go backwards anbd forwards looking to find a table. Service was pretty quick considering how busy things were. My husband had T bone and I had battered haddock. The steak was okay, but had a line of gristle in it. The... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Having visited the ten highest pubs in England my husband decided that because one of them was now closed, we really had to visit the eleventh. A late weekend break in October on top of the North Yorkshire moors could have been a disaster, but this pub is an absolute gem. The food is excellent and varied you can eat... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We were booked at the Lion Inn on our coast to coast walk. According to friends who were there with us, my husband and I had the "honeymoon suite" as we had a room at the end of the hall (don't ask me which wing) with a canopy bed and an updated bathroom. Apparently not all of the rooms are... More 

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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Like most Coast to Coast walkers I we took a break at this hotel . What a rip-off. We ordered a cup of coffee with an extra shot and were charged English pounds 1.90 for the extra shot bringing the total "cup" cost to Pds 4.15 or more than USD 6. No one likes to be gouged - we were.

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Address: Blakey Ridge, Kirkbymoorside YO62 7LQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Kirkbymoorside
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
The Lion Hotel Kirkbymoorside
The Lion Inn Kirkbymoorside, Yorkshire - North Yorkshire

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