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Blue Lion

A6108 between Masham and Leyburn, East Witton DL8 4SN, England
+44 1969 624273
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
A6108 between Masham and Leyburn, East Witton DL8 4SN, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I go here several times a year, they have a great menu but I nearly always have the same thing - half a duck honey roasted. It is absolutely delicious - always. There are so many different areas to sit, in the bar area with...More

1  Thank 1sammi
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a superb eating place, cosy and attractive in a very pretty village. We all had a delicious cheese soufflé for starters, but I was unwise in my choice of main. My husband had cod in a shallot or prawn sauce (as far as...More

Thank Pilla
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and myself had dinner here many years ago and were unimpressed. It was totally understandable therefore that when friends told us they had booked dinner at the Blue Lion for us all, because the menu appeared interesting, those memories came flooding back. Nevertheless,...More

1  Thank GeorgeNorthYorkhire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited The Blue Lion several times over the last 9 months (for lunch on each occasion) and my wife and I have enjoyed the food every time. There is a set lunch (2 or 3 courses) or a la carte menu and the a...More

Thank Rod J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The journey to The Blue Lion is always a joy. We look forward to coming here as the food is always hearty and very tasty. We came for Sunday lunch and enjoyed all the trimmings. Great children's size portion. Polite and efficient service. We have...More

Thank Blazing100
Reviewed April 14, 2018

We called in here halfway round a walk , a bit muddy n with our large dog, not a problem we were seated in a lovely slate floored bar area and enjoyed coffees n a light lunch . We returned the following evening for dinner...More

Thank YogaGirl10
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Wow, the Blue Lion is amazing. Brilliant, vegetarian friendly, cuisine accompanied by a superb wine list. Breakfasts are also superb, all served in a wonderful traditional setting. Highly recommended.

Thank David H
Reviewed April 2, 2018

We’ve been coming here off & on for over 20 years. Made the long journey especially as the food had always been excellent. We came for lunch - had a couple of starters: pigs cheek: very tender & duck spring roll: dipping sauce was probably...More

4  Thank Clayton24
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Excellent food and service w e ate here for breakfast and dinner for our 3 night stay. Craig and all the staff made us feel very welcome and nothing was too much trouble. Portions can be a little large if you have not spent the...More

1  Thank Ruth H
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

We went to the Blue Lion for lunch with friends. The weather was dreadful but the bar where we had lunch was warm and welcoming, there was a lovely log fire burning scenting the air in the bar with the smell of burning logs; fortunately...More

Thank Landsburgh
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May 11, 2018|
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Response from Ruth H | Reviewed this property |
I think so but just ring to check. As they have rooms i presume they have to serve food.
christopher m
March 13, 2018|
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Response from ANDYLELI | Reviewed this property |
We had two kids and tbh. Through no fault of the pub. Felt a little out of place.
May 27, 2015|
Response from hk20 | Property representative |
Yes we do. Dogs are allowed in the bar area, but not the restaurant. The menu is the same in both areas.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A6108 between Masham and Leyburn, East Witton DL8 4SN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  East Witton
  • Phone Number: +44 1969 624273
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