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River Don Tavern

Sampson Street | Eastoft, Scunthorpe DN17 4PQ, England
01724 798040
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Ranked #9 of 117 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
York, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

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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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
1 review
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

My wife and I had had a busy day and decided at the last minute to eat out and visited the River Don in Eastoft. On entering we were met with smiles and log fires and from the varied menu we ordered two steaks, a rump and a sirloin. Both cooked to perfection. Service brilliant - drinks also brought to... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Walk in and the friendly warm atmosphere hits you and relaxes you. We had the Sunday carvery. Meat was cooked perfectly, and the seasonal fresh veg was a treat in itself. Not normally a big eater but even I was compelled to go for seconds. Will be back.

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Newcastle
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183 reviews 183 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

This is a very typical UK village pub, family run, really nice people, simple fayre, and very well look after traditional beer - in fact exceptional beer. My first time at the pub, was there on business, just started doing Bed and Breakfast, the room are very big - KING SIZE BEDS!!!!!! - huge beds, well done. The rooms are... More

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