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The Woodman Inn

Bedale Road | Burneston, Bedale DL8 2HX, England
+44 1677 426123
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Ranked #7 of 25 Restaurants in Bedale
Price range: $11 - $61
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: The Woodman Inn is a family run pub in the peaceful village of Burneston near Bedale. Now a Freehouse since taken over by Simon, Michelle, Megan and CJ in June 2014. Inside is a cosy bar, a 28 cover restaurant and 3 letting bedrooms. Serving good local ales, fine wines and quality food using locally sourced produce. This is a very welcoming place to everyone who walks through the door. Also welcoming your four legged friends into our bar area! Our Head Chef is CJ Mottershead aged 18. He started his career at the age of 13 as a pot washer, then progressing into a chef and has a background in a number of 2 rosette restaurants. CJ left school a year early to attend Darlington College where he studied for a Diploma in Professional Cookery. At the age of 15 he was entered into the National Junior Chef Competition, judged by celebrity chef Gary Rhodes and proudly achieved a creditable runner up position out of hundreds of participants. From then he has gone onto work in highly regarded restaurants under top chefs. Also getting the chance to spend a week with Tom Kerridge at the 2 Michelin Star, Hand and Flowers in Marlow. Although very young, CJ is extremely talented.
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English first
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

We have eaten here a few times now and it never disappoints. The food is amazing and well priced, as are drinks. It has recently been refurbished and is very clean and up to date. The family that run the pub are also lovely and nothing is too much hassle. A lovely family village pub.

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

The woodman inn has been taken over by a lovely family. What a nice attmosphere there now, comfortable, sparkling clean and a lovely place to enjoy great food! With mum and dad at the helm and there children both very active in the running of this still very new venture. They made us so welcome and of course fed and... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

Visited the Woodman on several occasions recently and enjoyed every visit ! A family run business that has a fabulous ambience and continues to go from strength to strength ! Although the pub has only been in business for a few months under the very capable management of the patriarch of the family Simon we find it a pleasure to... More 

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Come to the Yorkshire dales often to visit family and have been to this pub previously with absolutely awful service but we decided to visit again as my family said it has changed hands. What an absolutely massive difference. The atmosphere was so relaxing and the service was friendly. I had the beef cheek to eat and it was superb,... More 

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Bedale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This was our first visit to the pub and it certainly won't be our last. This pub has been brewery owned for years and we have seen many landlords come and go. It is great that it is now privately owned and by people who genuinely care about the food and the ambience. I hope that it takes off for... More 

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Bedale, England, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

A very nice Sunday lunch served in relaxing and comfortable surroundings.We will certainly be returning to try the evening menu.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

Food took over 30 minutes to arrive and when received all veg was already on plate and portions were not sufficient, beef was dry, potatoes burnt, and Yorkshire pudding was very small. Sticky toffee for dessert was dry and tasteless, and to top it off Waiter was completely clueless and had no idea what he was doing. Will not be... More 

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32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

My and my partner called in on way up to newcastle. Quite hard to find with the changes to the A1 but well worth a visit. We was made to feel welcome from the moment we arrived this is a cosy country pub. The food was delicious I had beef which melted in the mouth and the grave was to... More 

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Richmond, North Yorkshire
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38 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Called in for a meal following a long journey. Although the welcoming was warm enough the pub itself wasnt, it was freezing. We went for warming comfort food i.e steak pie and chicken and ham pie. The pies were typically butcher type pies which had plenty of filling. The chips were lovely home made and it was decent pub grub.... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

My wife and I called in today 2nd June and we were greeted with open arms. The owners were very welcoming and the whole visit was excellent and relaxing from start to finish. We both had the soup for starters which was gorgeous and obviously home made and served with warm bread. Again for main we both had roast beef... More 

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Additional Information about The Woodman Inn

Address: Bedale Road | Burneston, Bedale DL8 2HX, England
Phone Number: +44 1677 426123
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Bedale
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 11 - 61
Cuisine: British

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