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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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“roast sirloin” (4 reviews)
“pigs cheek” (4 reviews)
“partridge” (5 reviews)
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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 July 1, 2016

We had Sunday lunch in the restaurant, Roast Beef with all the trimmings. We have been here a number of times and always had lunch in the wonderful old bar, the food here is always good and I do like the good choice there is...More

1  Thank Robert H
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Nice cosey dales pub open fire and beamed ceilings,good selection of beers and good food menu ,easy parking

Thank Colin N
Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

We took a couple of friends for Sunday lunch & they loved it as much as we always do. The roast sirloin of beef was cooked to perfection (perfectly pink) & served with a mahoossive Yorkshire pudding. There was a lovely selection of vege &...More

2  Thank Julie H
Reviewed May 25, 2016

We were visiting Leyburn and decided to stay here as it has been well advertised.We were not disappointed .Very comfortable and warm though some meals were better than others , the duck was sadly very dry yet my partner had a very nice fish dish.

Thank glyn l
Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

We were visiting the dales a few weeks back and our hosts in Richmond recommended this place for Sunday lunch as it was on our way back south and we weren't disappointed. The blue lion is a beautiful traditional old pub in a lovely little...More

1  Thank Grazza72
Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

We called for Sunday lunch very average we both had the beef both potatoes and Yorkshire pudding were quite dry and very minimal gravy the pub it's self is beautiful inside and it's in a very picturesque part of Yorkshire

1  Thank Michael S
Reviewed May 15, 2016

Wonderful food and warm, comfortable setting. We chose to sit in the bar and enjoyed the atmosphere and the fire. Good service throughout. Memorable evening meal. As a vegetarian I thought the options were less varied than on previous visits. I still enjoyed my choices...More

1  Thank Peterlee47
Reviewed May 3, 2016

We are local, and have enjoyed the food and atmosphere at the Blue Lion for over 20 years, but as it is expensive, it is a treat for birthdays, anniversaries and special celebrations. As I had a significant birthday, I was looking forward to a...More

3  Thank Mrs M M
Reviewed May 2, 2016

Stayed here for one night. Dinner was booked in the bar for 8pm and although the place was full, service wasn't rushed and we were given ample time to order and eat our starters, main course and dessert. I had Cheese soufflé, venison and chocolate...More

1  Thank Mark M
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Good choice on the menu, very varied. Generous portions and well presented. Service is excellent with very friendly and helpful staff

1  Thank chrissie21Yorkshire
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May 11, 2018|
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Response from AlWhite123 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do and superb it is too
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
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene
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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