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River Don Tavern

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Sampson Street | Eastoft, Scunthorpe DN17 4PQ, England
01724 798040
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Description: Traditional country pub with seperate restaurant.Pub menu and specials...
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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Good for:
Bar scene

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
A very welcoming place with great food and beer.

The pub is in the latest CAMRA guide and had 3 cast beers on tap the evening I visited. There's plenty of good food to choose from on the menu. The haddock was as big as I've ever seen. Try a dessert if you've still got room.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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  • Bar scene
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21 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The pub is in the latest CAMRA guide and had 3 cast beers on tap the evening I visited. There's plenty of good food to choose from on the menu. The haddock was as big as I've ever seen. Try a dessert if you've still got room.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Best carvery i have had for taste and value and great service and conversation by gordon as hes serving your food. Would recommend to anyone

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Barton, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Always go there for Sunday buffet and am amased at how much some people pile on their plates. For under £10 a head I doubt they can be beaten. The staff are friendly and the hosts make you feel welcome. We will return again and again.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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136 reviews 136 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Had three courses of home cooked food, bbq chicken was obviously not pre prepared, lamb coriander was enough to feed two with all the veg etc. Very full, very happy.

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Scunthorpe, UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We went for our Sunday dinner yesterday and were so impressed with this cosy, country pub. The staff were welcoming from the moment we walked in the door. We had a short wait before we were called through for our meal. They do this because the dining room is quite small and it saves having queues at the carvery. The... More 

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Good choice and always specials, the plate always has too much, but who carers. Breakfast is a must also.

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luton
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Went for the Sunday carvery. Not having booked we had to wait a short while for a table but not excessive. The room was quite small and there was a big table sat right nexy to the carvery. This meant that the queue for the carvery had to double back on itself and you were clambering all over each other... More 

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York, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I was visiting Amcotts over the weekend and stayed at a friend who raved about the Carvery being divine. So naturally, we went on the Sunday and treated ourselves to the £6.95 (essentially all you can eat) Sunday Roast. The meats were succulent and served by the Tavern's friendly and welcoming chef/owner, Gordon, who indulged in my guilty pleasure in... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Idly driving on the Isle of Axholme on a sunny Sunday, my wife and I stopped at The River Don Tavern for a carvery lunch and were very pleasantly surprised by the warm welcome we received. The Bar area was clean and tidy with a shine to the furniture and some good background music; we were served with drinks right... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

After a very cold wet day standing on a rugby pitch in Scunthorpe on our way home we stopped off here to have a carvery first visit and we were very impressed with the warm friendly welcome and the carvery was excellent and certainly warmed us all up will definitely be calling here again,

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sampson Street | Eastoft, Scunthorpe DN17 4PQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Scunthorpe
  • Phone Number: 01724 798040

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

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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