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River Don Tavern

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Sampson Street | Eastoft, Scunthorpe DN17 4PQ, England
+44 1724 798040
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Whitby, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Booked in here for a 2 night stay with a friend for the 1940's weekend at nearby Crowle. The rooms were in a separate building to the back of the car park behind the pub and were very nice. Modern and clean with plenty of room. Usual tea/coffee facilities etc. What I liked was the fact that it was lovely... More 

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Perhaps some of the best value food for many a mile. Gordon would be very upset if anyone went away hungry. Realale always available. Friendly staff, friendly landlord and friendly locals.

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Scunthorpe
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101 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

The Pub itself cant be faulted....However it has to be said that the overall experience was totally spoilt by the extremely sullen bar maid that was on duty! NOT a person to have in ANY form of customer facing role........Certainly wont help to develop the trade!

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

The pub is very friendly and the food is excellent. I would highly recommend the staff are very friendly and efficient.

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Nice place nice people and nice food and beer what more do you need didn't have to wait to long for our food and it was all hot and very nice

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Thank Diskman54
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52 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

We have had quite a few Sunday lunches here and have also brought friends and family from Hull The food is excellent the portions as much as you want including second helpings Good choice for vegetarians too Excellent customer service so accommodating A hidden treasure

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Thank Margaret W
Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2015

The pub is in the latest CAMRA guide and had 3 cast beers on tap the evening I visited. There's plenty of good food to choose from on the menu. The haddock was as big as I've ever seen. Try a dessert if you've still got room.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Best carvery i have had for taste and value and great service and conversation by gordon as hes serving your food. Would recommend to anyone

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Barton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2015

Always go there for Sunday buffet and am amased at how much some people pile on their plates. For under £10 a head I doubt they can be beaten. The staff are friendly and the hosts make you feel welcome. We will return again and again.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2015

Had three courses of home cooked food, bbq chicken was obviously not pre prepared, lamb coriander was enough to feed two with all the veg etc. Very full, very happy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sampson Street | Eastoft, Scunthorpe DN17 4PQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Scunthorpe
  • Phone Number: +44 1724 798040
Description
Traditional country pub with seperate restaurant.Pub menu and specials board,excellent Sunday carvery served 12-7 30pm.Booking advisable especially on Sundays.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?