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Friars Head

Akebar, Leyburn DL8 5LY, England
+44 (0)1677 450201
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Ranked #14 of 38 Restaurants in Leyburn
Price range: $1 - $65
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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NCL / KUL
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We have been spending our summer hols in the Dales for the last 4-5 years and we would drop in at Akebar once or twice a week to use the driving range. Never eaten there before but we decided to give it a try this time around as the menu on the blackboard looked so inviting !! Well, we weren't... More

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

went on Sunday 31st for a birthday meal with family, there was 22 of us, we had picked the menu beforehand to make it easier for the staff, we had a really good meal at reasonable price and we all got served at same time, food was good and hot and plenty of it

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hampshire
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We have been coming here for years and have never had a meal less than excellent. This time it was in the party suite which is amazing. Food, service, atmosphere brilliant. Plenty of parking.Faultless! I cannot comment on the prices or value below because I was at a party!

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Catterick, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We have used the Friars Head at lunchtime for years, it is probably the one restaurant that always fits the bill to perfection. The summerhouse ambience of the conservatory, mixed with the Britishness of being entertained by the games of croquet just outside the window together with excellent service and an ever changing menu, we just are never disappointed, so... More

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Beautiful food in a surprisingly good venue. Was not expecting it to be such a lovely place and with great service thrown in to make a lovely night.

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Excellent wedding venue with exceptional friendly service, quality food and beautiful surroundings. Dog friendly camping area adjoining.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We had a fantastic meal here, really tasty food and an extensive menu. Really enjoyed it, we had lunch here but will definitely be coming back for an evening meal next time we are at the van :-)

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Lovely atmosphere, friendly staff. Good choice of Menu, quality food cooked well. Certainly recommend.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We had lunch in the friars head while we were staying on the holiday park. It was great for all the family and the lunch menu was very reasonable. The Staff were very attentive and polite.

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bedale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

my 18th birthday and i had no idea what to do except a meal so my mother suggested the friars head which i was more than happy as i had never been before and had heard it was very nice. On arrival i was impressed by the modern yet rustic style of the restaurant and as we waited for everyone... More

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