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The General Tarleton Inn

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Gateshead, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful hotel, close to Knaresborough. Comfortable, clean and with friendly, professional staff. Excellent restaurant, superb food with great array of dishes, good wine. We both tried dishes we had never had before and thoroughly enjoyed them. Wonderful desserts. Breakfast was very good with plenty to choose from Full English very good. Loads of car parking. Would definitely stay again!

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Claire T, Owner at The General Tarleton Inn, responded to this review

That is such a lovely review you have given us, thank you from us all and I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay so much. More 

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The most delicious food, the restaurant is so nice in every way. The chef is clearly very talented. However, and it's a big however, the rooms are looking very tired, wallpaper peeling, scuffed paintwork, trying to be luxurious but in serious need of updating. Certainly not worth £150. I would expect a bright white net curtain at my window (not... More 

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Thank locket2015
Claire T, Owner at The General Tarleton Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for all your lovely comments about our food and restaurant and I am really sorry that the room you were in did not live up to expectations. We do have two rooms that are awaiting refurbishment and unfortunately the one you stayed in was one of them. I know you were moved upstairs as you did... More 

Buxton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited for a family celebration and had an excellent lunch. Like the fact the menu is varied and for some two starters were sufficient. all the food was very well presented and my husband had lamb which he said was beautifully cooked. Would definitely go back and the rooms looked very good if you wanted to stay.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here overnight to break the drive between Edinburgh and London. An excellent place to stay and to eat. We arrived before dinner and had a very pleasant drink in the comfortable and quiet lounge. The room was very good. Great bed, fast wifi, and fresh modern bathroom. The meal in the evening was excellent and the staff friendly and... More 

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Thank Sued0t
Claire T, Owner at The General Tarleton Inn, responded to this review

I am really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your mid-journey stay with us, thank you for taking the time to post your review and I hope we will see you again when you are next passing. More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had 1 night here for my husbands birthday. Hotel was lovely, easy to find, lots of parking. Check in good, 1st impression was great, Nice reception, outside seating and lounge area. Certainly not cheap but felt cost was appropriate for surroundings. Great room overlooking open farmland, would say go for 1st floor, even room numbers, and away from stairs as... More 

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Thank alisonl62
Claire T, Owner at The General Tarleton Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for very much for all the positives you have mentioned in your review, thanks too for recommending us and we look forward to seeing you again. My apologies for any delay with the service on Saturday night, it was a very busy evening but am delighted that your husband put his steak in the top 5 ever. Thanks... More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very expensive hotel. The room 8 was good with an excellent bathroom. However, there was very poor soundproofing so noise was a problem. Very squeaky floors and a number of doors need oiling(WD40). Food however was excellent with a good Yorkshire breakfast.

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Claire T, Owner at The General Tarleton Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for putting your review on Tripadvisor and I am really happy that you enjoyed the food and breakfast. More 

Yorkshire
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292 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The General Tarleton is an unexpected jewel. Just outside Knaresborough this Inn is specifically known for its very high quality kitchen. Spot on. Good food from a great chef. Welcoming and friendly service throughout - Reception, housekeeping and wait staff. Nothing too much trouble. The rooms are newly upgraded, perhaps slightly dark, tiny TV's... but with the food quality -... More 

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Claire T, Owner at The General Tarleton Inn, responded to this review

I am really pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at The GT so much, thank you for taking the time to post your review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited one Saturday night with friends on their recommendation. We were not disappointed, a great choice on the menu and very pleasant surroundings. Looking forward to visiting again. We did not stay overnight but there are rooms available if required for visitors.

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Claire T, Owner at The General Tarleton Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review Rachel W and I am very happy to hear that we lived up to your friends' recommendation. We look forward to welcoming you and your friends back soon. More 

Wormer, The Netherlands
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72 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can only review the restaurant and not the inn as a hotel as we only came in for supper. However if the rest of the inn is as fine as the kitchen and restaurant staff, it surely will be good. We had a warm welcome. The menu offers a nice selection of dishes. I had a very tasty vegetable... More 

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Thank Machiel S
Claire T, Owner at The General Tarleton Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us such a great review of the food and staff and I hope we can welcome you back soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for a meal without a reservation. Excellent service and my sweet potato salad was delicious, followed by an amazing sticky toffee pudding. My husband enjoyed his steak with pepper sauce. The restaurant appeared to busy for a Tuesday evening.

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Claire T, Owner at The General Tarleton Inn, responded to this review

I am really pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your meal and service, thanks for taking the time to post your review. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For fabulous food, outstanding service and a luxurious overnight stay, The General Tarleton is the perfect choice. We’re housed in a beautifully renovated 18th Century Coaching Inn, with views across open countryside in the pretty North Yorkshire village of Ferrensby. It’s handy for Harrogate, Ripon and Knaresborough and not too far from York.We have a firm focus on food, using high quality locally sourced ingredients. Our patron and award-winning chef, John Topham, creates fresh tasting dishes for a menu that combines modern exciting cuisine with some ever-popular more traditional and comforting choices. Whatever your want, whatever the season, The General Tarleton is sure to have something on the menu to whet your appetite. For more private dining our magnificent galleried private dining room is available, it’s perfect for birthdays, anniversaries or just for getting your friends together.To accompany your meal we have a wonderful wine cellar, many vintages often available by the glass and often at prices you will find surprisingly affordable. Our fabulous cocktail lounge is the perfect place to meet family and friends for a pre-dinner drink or coffee and liqueurs afterwards. With sumptuous chairs and sofas, and a welcoming log fire for the chilly evenings, you may find it hard to leave.Who really wants to drive after a delicious dinner and a glass or two of fine wine? So why not treat yourself and stay over? We have 13 stylish bedrooms, each individually decorated and appointed to the highest of standards, with little touches of luxury and comfort for a truly relaxing night. And of course, a hearty Yorkshire breakfast is included too.What is fantastic food without superior service? We’re committed to delivering service that is a little more special. Our staff are professionals dedicated to excellence so you can be assured of the highest standards of service in an easy, relaxed atmosphere. Whatever you might want, we aim to provide it, so if you have a special request, please let us know. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The General Tarleton Inn

Address: Boroughbridge Road, Ferrensby HG5 0PZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Ferrensby
Price Range: $123 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The General Tarleton Inn 5*
Number of rooms: 14
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