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Sampson Street | Eastoft, Scunthorpe DN17 4PQ, England
01724 798040
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Ranked #14 of 129 Restaurants in Scunthorpe
Cuisines: English
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Reservations
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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English first
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
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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
22 helpful votes 22 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
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

I absolutely love this place, lovely warm friendly people and the food is the best we have found. They simply cannot be beaten on their carverys, 100% fresh meat and veg, none of that frozen stuff. You must must must try this place!

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Doncaster
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Couldn't resist going to try.the steaks - very tasty. Good-sized portion - no room for sweets. friendly service real ale. we have already booked a return visit - just to give Foxy a fuss

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

I was actually advised by a friend of mine about this little place in Eastoft, while it is out of the way from Scunthorpe I had never been there so my friend and I decide to call in, I have to say I was amazed from the moment I stepped in the door, the smiles were all around, I found... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Stayed here on business, having booked through Late Rooms without doing any research. Price for B&B was very good indeed but I wasn't sure what to expect. I needn't have worried ; the accommodation is very modern and clean (with toiletries and a chocolate - nice touch), the service was very good and friendly (bar and restaurant) and the beer... More 

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

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