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Friars Head

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Akebar, Leyburn DL8 5LY, England
+44 (0)1677 450201
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Visitor rating
  • 39
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Wonderful food

We went last week,it's a great pub/ resturant the food is well cooked and served by the nicest waiters,very polite,and helpful.all the staff and managers make you feel very welcome,the huge fire is a bonus,and the whole experience is great

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
lorraineanne
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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  • Late Night
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English first
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We went last week,it's a great pub/ resturant the food is well cooked and served by the nicest waiters,very polite,and helpful.all the staff and managers make you feel very welcome,the huge fire is a bonus,and the whole experience is great

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Excellent meal, fantastic service and really accommodating for our special occasion. Thank you so much for making our first dinner as an engaged couple so memorable.

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newcaslte upon tyne
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

we went here for a treat whilst visiting relatives in the Yorkshire dales. What a hidden treasure, decor was really fab, service and food of a high standard average prices, good choice on menu, would definitely recommend booking in busy summer periods attached to a golf course so could visualise this being very busy off locals and visitors alike.

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Catterick, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

My wife and I have frequented the Friars head since we were newly married, we haven't been for a while after having a disappointing visit a few years back! I have to say we revisited last night and I am glad to say I was not disappointed the food was great and the service was too. I will definitely return.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The food & service was really good and the decor I loved There was a good varied menu that would please all and within a reasonable budget

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Catterick
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

What an a fantastic evening was had by all, ( Ages from 10 months- 60+ years). This is the second private function that I have been to here in the west wing room. The food was gorgeous as always, very generous portions and very reasonably priced. The service was impeccable, helpful,courteous and very friendly, professional staff. A huge thanks to... More 

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Ljubljana
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This is a great place to have a leisurely meal. The conservatory is an excellent environment where grapes grow above your head. The choice of meals is good and the food is fine although not exceptional. Prices are reasonable and the staff are friendly and helpful. Worth a visit for the setting alone.

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NCL / KUL
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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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49 reviews 49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Akebar, Leyburn DL8 5LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Leyburn
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1677 450201

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 65

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