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Bolton Arms

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Market Place, Leyburn DL8 5BW, England
+44 1969 623327
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London, Canada
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100 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the atmosphere of The Bolton Arms. Loved the big old fireplace. I think we should go back on a winters evening on one of our trips just to sit near the fire. It's located on the town square so parking is close by. The food was good and enjoyed by all. The wait staff were attentive and pleasant.... More 

1 Thank caribbean_breezes
Whitby, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended to me by my B&B host, I chose the lamb shank, which was perfectly cooked. Plenty of fresh vegetables. I was offered a free taster of the local ale. I foolishly ate the whole blackberry and apple crumble and custard which I enjoyed! Good service until a slight mix-up with the wrong bill but altogether a good evening. Interesting... More 

1 Thank Veronica C
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited one night last week hoping to have a meal there, but unfortunately we didn't stay. It's a lovely impressive building standing at the top of the market square in Leyburn with great staff but the place lacked atmosphere.....there was only ourselves and one other couple in a large lounge, and it was very bright. We expected it to... More 

1 Thank DOODLE2011
Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visting Leyburn and this pub looks very impressive from the outside. When we entered the bar my impression was of a place that needed some work done on the decoration. Walked up to the bar and asked for a pint of Black Sheep Ale (a local brew) and was told very abruptly 'we don't serve that'. With such a warm... More 

1 Thank OldColfeian
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had Sunday lunch there which was ok with a window seat overlooking the countryside Food ok with a good choice of vegetables although meats were limited Food was a bit cold I thought perhaps hot plates would have helped? This place on previous visits was very busy so why was it so quiet when we went? The flaking paintwork ,... More 

1 Thank Stephen S
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Called here as we had business in the area,large pub,bit old fashioned,but nice bar staff,made us very welcome,as did the locals,we had hot pork baguette ,which was very tasty,the wine was especially nice,and husband said lager was fine,

1 Thank lorraineanne
London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

We visited this pub a few times during our recent visit to Leyburn. The staff were extremely friendly and the beer was well kept. We also ate here one evening - very good traditional pub food with good proportions and nicely served. Good value for money. No doubt we shall return.

1 Thank michael t
Northallerton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

I think people only go into this pub when every else is full. It is now scruffy and empty of locals who all go to the Golden Lion. Very sad as it is a lovely building

1 Thank Dalesman142
London, United Kingdom
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208 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

Enjoyed a lovely point outside of here enjoying the atmosphere in the village. Landlady is a hoot , and great beers.....

1 Thank DanDunleavy
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

This pub has changed hands so many times over the last few years, which is a shame. It has great potential. Large rooms, with a function area upstairs. This is used for the carvery on Sundays, which is great. Nicely cooked selection of meats and veg. I sometimes go in for a drink. Staff are pleasant, but sadly the pub... More 

1 Thank 8ISCUITS3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Place, Leyburn DL8 5BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Leyburn
  • Phone Number: +44 1969 623327

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?