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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This lovely pub is set in the backdrop of a quaint little village, with a brook running right in front of it. It has a terrific menu with plenty of choices. We called in for an early evening meal and were well looked after by the pleasant and helpful staff. The scallops starter topped with cheese was excellent, and both... More 

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Bushey, England, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent place, nothing is too much trouble - want real milk rather than UHT milk in the room, just ask.; don't like feather pillow no problem other types available. My advice when staying here - need something just ask. We are both vegetarians, although I will eat fish, and both the breakfast and the evening meals were excellent - expect... More 

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Pershore, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent three nights at the beginning of July and we did not bother to find anywhere else to eat as the food there was extremely enjoyable. The room was good, well appointed and clean with plenty of hot water. The pub was extremely busy at times but we were always served without too much delay. The breakfasts were very good... More 

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Thank Stephanie P
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends of ours were staying at Studford lodges and invited us to join them for Sunday lunch. We were very lucky to have one of the rare sunny days in this country so the drive up there from York was lovely. The Inn itself is picture perfect as you pull into the village. We were shown to our table for... More 

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Reading, Berkshire, England
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46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a village pub with rooms and restaurant. The rooms are well designed and extremely comfortable, with particularly good beds. The breakfasts are fresh and cooked is prepared to order, lunch and dinner menus good, and reasonable value for money. Really pretty well faultless.

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Fairfax_Arms_Gilling, General Manager at The Fairfax Arms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review! It was so nice to have such a lovely family stay with us over the weekend. We are all really glad that you enjoyed yourselves, and that everyone said "Yes" at the right time at the wedding! Now that you know where we are - come and see us again, and sleep... More 

MIDDLESBROUGH
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119 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here as I had read it was one of ten pubs up for the title best pub in North Yorkshire. I was not disappointed enjoying a lovely sea bream main and a Creme brûlée to finish. It won't win the title for which it is nominated as there are loads of great pubs and eateries in the area,... More 

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Fairfax_Arms_Gilling, General Manager at The Fairfax Arms, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Glad you appreciated what we are doing here, with the food and the service. With regards to our nomination for The Welcome to Yorkshire Award, I know we have some stiff competion, and we are honoured to even be shortlisted in the final 12 for Yorkshire' Best Pub. But I'll make you a deal - if... More 

Northallerton, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to the Fairfax Arms a few time and can't fault the food, I had a carpaccio, a rib eye steak and ice cream all was great. But the service was terrible, we waited 20 mins before some came to take the order it took 21/2 hours to finish, we asked for the bill and after waiting again... More 

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Fairfax_Arms_Gilling, General Manager at The Fairfax Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience. On the upside, I am pleased that the food was up to its usual high standards, however, I am very disappointed about the level of service you received, or more accurately, didn't receive! Please feel free to contact me on 01439 788212, if you wish to talk about what... More 

Daventry, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my favourite place. Stayed here over the weekend, this place just keeps getting better and better. Food, Service, the decor all just great. Andy the new Landlord really made our stay. We stayed in the Courtyard, the beds are so comfy ! We can't wait to return very soon !

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Fairfax_Arms_Gilling, General Manager at The Fairfax Arms, responded to this review

It is safe to say that you and your charming wife have been my favourite guests this year! Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know how much you enjoyed your stay. Thank you, Andrew More 

Northampton, Northamptonshire
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from a wonderful stay at The Fairfax. Very impressed with fantastic food and excellent service, must also comment on the extreamly comfortable beds in the courtyard bedrooms. Thank you, we look forward to returning in the near future.

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Fairfax_Arms_Gilling, General Manager at The Fairfax Arms, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! Very happy that you enjoyed the food, experienced good service and slept well in our really comfy beds! Look foward to seeing you again soon. Best, Andrew More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the first week end in May was the planned destiny with York and the surrounding area. as a base the "boss" had chosen the "Fax" as it is known locally. However the weekend got off to a bad start as I had eaten something on the Thursday which played havoc with my stomach. After an un eventful trip across the... More 

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Thank joseph V
Fairfax_Arms_Gilling, General Manager at The Fairfax Arms, responded to this review

Dear Joseph, Many thanks for your kind review. We are delighted that you and your wife enjoyed your stay with us. We are all really proud of what we offer at The Fax. Thanks for noticing! Please come and see us again soon. You never know who might be staying when you do!! All the best, Andrew More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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Additional Information about The Fairfax Arms

Address: Main Street, Gilling East YO62 4JH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Gilling East
Price Range: $127 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fairfax Arms 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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