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The Fairfax Arms

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Main Street, Gilling East YO62 4JH, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a blustery Saturday lunchtime and ate in the bar. Very impressed with the choice of menu options - soup/starters, sandwiches and full main courses. Spoilt for choice but eventually went for the mushroom and thyme soup and fishcakes. Good choice of wine by the glass. Nice warm, cosy atmosphere and friendly staff. Will definitely go back, ideally to... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Yes 7th Time we have visited the Fairfax in 15 years and the 6th time we stayed over -- and still impressed !! This lovely pub sits in a quiet and beautiful rural village just 10 mins away from the enchanting town of Helmsley with all thats great about a gem of a Yorkshire village Great Pubs - lovely shops... More 

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Hull, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the fairfax arms on the 8th December for my birthday treat. The room was beautiful and the food in the restaurant excellent. Staff all very friendly. Can't wait to return. The little town of Helmsley is only 10 minutes away where you will find lots of little quant shops. A beautiful part of the country.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

We stayed in the suit which is a big room with a huge bathroom and a sitting area. The room itself was well appointed but our feeling was that there was a lack of attention which meant some of the fittings were not as they should be, missing knobs on some of the drawers, a broken plug in the sink,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

I took my son for a taster weekend at St Martin's Ampleforth and stayed at the Fairfax arm for one night. It was the perfect location given the the school was only a walking distance. My stay was so peaceful and enjoyable. The staff were friendly and were always making sure that I was okay and even when I requested... More 

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Skegness, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Lovely and welcoming Sunday lunch excellent especially the sticky toffee pudding...yummy! Very friendly staff a real find, it was our first visit as we were staying in the village, but it will not be our last.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We stayed here just for one night, breaking a trip from London to Edinburgh. The Fairfax Arms is in a small village a few miles from Helmsley, and is the village pub as well as being a restaurant with rooms. Our room (in the main building - there are some rooms in an annexe over the courtyard) was fairly small... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

We booked an evening meal at the Fairfax for Saturday evening as we were staying at the Studford Luxury lodges Friday-Monday. Reservation was made via email and was very promptly confirmed by email. On the evening we had a table booked for 7pm and a private transfer from Studford which was included in our stay, however it was a little... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Fairfax Arms this weekend. All of the staff were so friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Rooms were great, clean and warm...food fantastic...a really enjoyable stay. Thank you. Highly recommended.

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Disley, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

We stayed one night for a wedding in the area. The standard of our superior room was really high. Some of the touches I'd expect more in a hotel than a B&B so kudos to the owners for spending on the little extras. The bed was amazing and breakfast was very good. We'd definitely recommend to anyone visiting the area.... More 

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