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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Good food, great staff, charming venue. Went as a group of 7 to this lovely pub. The staff were great fun happy and enthusiastic. Prompt service. Fab food. Had the garlic mushrooms exquisite creamy deliciousness, followed by the burger. Burger wise would have been nicer a little rarer and a tad crispier on the onion rings but generally was lovely,...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a weekend staying at the Fairfax arms while we were visiting family in the area and the staff were very friendly and helpful. Most of the rooms are over the pub so expect some noise in the evenings until 11ish but it was quiet after that and the pub is a great place to eat and drink. James...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed one night , couldn't eat in the hotel as we had something else planned , but the menu looked very good and we would certainly come again and try the food. Breakfast was very good , excellent quality bacon / black pudding and sausages ! Very helpful , friendly staff , clean room , with nice little extra's and...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Six of us had a fine leisurely lunch here recently. The choice was extensive and everything we ordered from mussels as a starter to the roast beef as a main course and lemon tart as a dessert where all perfect. As the pub is close to Ampleforth College one is advised to book early for a very tasty Sunday lunch.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for husbands birthday meal - just the 2 of us. Arrived at 6.10pm although table booked for 6.30pm. Lovely atmosphere & decor. Friendly & attentive bar staff. However, bench seat was too high for the table so very uncomfortable leaning down to the table to eat. The food service was very slow and after waiting 20 minutes for the...

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Kingsdown, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attractive pub with accommodation. Our room was warm, with good facilities. Extensive and reasonably priced menu. Great breakfast. The staff were friendly and helpful. Perfect for our overnight stop. My sister had a room above the bar area which was rather noisy until the pub closed. Ours was at the back and was significantly quieter.

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed January 15, 2017

Stayed overnight after a round on the charming Ampelforth GC course. Great hospitality. Busy restaurant with good food and great atmosphere. Nice clean an well appointed rooms. Lovely breakfast with great choices. Charming helpful staff throughout- who could ask for more!

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EdFandRobF, Owner at The Fairfax Arms, responded to this review

Thanks for such a great review, the golf course, in the grounds of Gilling Castle next door, is exceptionally beutiful at all times of year. We are really glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again in the future.

Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 7, 2017

Great evening on New Years Eve. The food and service was outstanding. We had 8 course tasting menu and every course was delicious and beautifully presented. Accommodation very comfortable and clean. Will definitely be going again.

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EdFandRobF, Owner at The Fairfax Arms, responded to this review

We are really pleased that you enjoyed your New Years Eve treat, all the staff put in a tremendous effort (as they always do!) to make it a fantastic evening for all. Look forward to welcoming you back next time.

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Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

We stayed here with friends on our way to Whitby. We've never stayed here before and was delighted to have such a good nights sleep. Comfortable beds and sizeable superior en-suite rooms came to a £100 for bed and breakfast. We opted for the the dinner package as well and this came to £165 per couple. The pub is quite...

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 31, 2016

We were in North Yorkshire yesterday and dropped into the Fairfax Arms for lunch. The service was friendly and attentive. The menu had a good range of choices and the food was excellent. All in all a very pleasant experience.

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EdFandRobF, Owner at The Fairfax Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we try to make our lunch and evening menus so there is a good selection, made from the freshest ingredients and so that you find it hard to choose, meaning that you cannot wait to return to have one (if not all!) the other options!! Thanks again.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

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: $119 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fairfax Arms 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Quieter room at the back perhaps rather than above the bar”
 of 5 bubbles DellaandJulesS, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Our room was above the bar but noise wasn't a problem”
 of 5 bubbles BlackdownAlpaca, Oct 27, 2016 | Read review
“quieter rooms would be the outside ones not the one's over the bar”
 of 5 bubbles 981katherinec, Oct 12, 2016 | Read review
“They all seemed good”
 of 5 bubbles stevebF6566NU, Sep 29, 2016 | Read review
“Great choice of being able to be in a room outside or in.Obviously outside might be a little quieter but had no problem above the bar !”
 of 5 bubbles 169lucky, Sep 18, 2016 | Read review
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