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The Bridge Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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High Street, Ruswarp, Whitby, England
+44 1947 602780
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon 12:00 pm - 11:00 am
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Otley, England, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in holiday cottage over road & decided to go for an evening meal. Bar busy but dinning room empty. Needed 9 chairs & 2 high chairs, seated quickly at 3 tables & given menus. Ordered at bar & enjoyed a drink while we waited. Typical pub food, tasty & plentiful, served by a young man who seemed a bit... More 

1 Thank 14114325
Level Contributor
26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took friends down to The Bridge yesterday afternoon for a meal. We all enjoyed it immensely. Friendly place, great food & a well kept selection of beers. Very Highly Recommended To All

1 Thank Soulhawk
St Helens, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fantastic venue ! Fantastic food ! Loved how well kept this venue was kept !!! Cant wait to visit next Goth weekend in April !!!

1 Thank Lindsey F
Bradford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

We called in on the friday teatime for a quick drink and the pub was full of locals(as to be expected). There was nowhere to sit in the main bar, so we went through to the inner bar. There was a reserved sign on one of the tables so we sat an an adjoining table for an hour or so.A... More 

2 Thank Susan M
27sue, Owner at The Bridge Inn, responded to this review

Two tables had been pushed together and a reserved sign put on both tables, I did not come over and talk loud and as for saying can you not read this is untrue, when making comments they should be true and not exaggerated More 

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

We eat here on a regular basis and ALWAYS have a superb meal and excellent service - the previous low scores based on the pub being closed (totally out of the owners hands btw) are unfair - Tripadvisor is about your experience, the food and ambience etc not on the establishments opening hours. If the meal you've had has been... More 

Thank YorkshireLass38
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Ate here on two occasions whilst staying in Ruswarp last week. Good Sunday Carvery,well cooked with a vast selection of fresh vegetables & condiments. Unfortunately due to a cock up with the license we had to wait while Thursday to visit again. However, my pie was well worth waiting for! Very friendly staff & customers. Decent pint of ale, what... More 

1 Thank chutneylynda
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful local pub were you can bring your dog. Food was amazing and great value for money for home cooked

1 Thank tracyd68985
Boroughbridge, England, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

We'd walked past this gem last year when we had sandwiches with us and it looked so cosy we are glad we returned. Very warm friendly welcome (although the elderly locals looked a bit fierce!) Good selection of drinks , including slimline soft drinks.which seem to be scarcer these days. Decided to try the Sunday carvery and were not disappointed.... More 

1 Thank Sheila D
Selby, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

We use this pub on a regular basis and i find it unfair that someone can score it so low for a reason that is out of there hands, do you want them to break the law ? Its a great pub with great hosts who have been dealt a bad hand dont let this put you off visiting this... More 

2 Thank Torky-Paul
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Arrived Saturday on holiday. We planned on eating at this pub during the week as we had planned not to do much cooking. The only pub in the village, Went for evening meal in this pub.on Sunday. They do a carvery 12 to 5pm, but do no food after 5pm. We then find out that the pub is SHUT Mon,... More 

1 Thank nicknike
27sue, Owner at The Bridge Inn, responded to this review

The licencing problems or whatever are just that licencing problems due to the fact the owner of the property died and his name is on the premises licence and because of this we have had to put a new application in to SBC which takes a month to get so for the next month we are opening on a ten... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Ruswarp, Whitby, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Whitby  >  Ruswarp
  • Phone Number: +44 1947 602780
Lovely village pub with a warm welcome

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