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Joplins Restaurant

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45 High Street | Great Ayton, Great Ayton TS9 6NH, England
+44 1642 722773
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is my most favourite restaurant when we visit great friends. The seafood pancake is amazing, the fillet steak is to die for and the monk fish and prawns in Malibu sauce is just gorgeous. It's a beautiful restaurant in a quaint village. I would not eat anywhere else

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Thank Lisa B
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit, and booking at weekend recommended, nice cosy feeling to the place and marvellous food.

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Thank May-Maria2015
Marske-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Myself and my wife come here only about once per year, and have been for the last 10 years or so, and every time the food has been lovely. The owners are great hosts and always go out of their way to chat and make you feel welcome. The only recommendation I would have would be to change the menu... More 

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Thank John B
Great Ayton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Food was fantastic! The staff were very friendly and helpful. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this restaurant. We will be returning. Not the cheapest place but the quality of the food is superb. Long may it last

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Thank Vanessa S
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Had a lovely meal at Joplins, shame it was spoilt by the service. Asked for a bearnaise sauce to go with my steak, which was met by the reply - we don't have any tarragon, so no. I got the hollandaise sauce instead which came cold, I asked for it to be heated up and was told by the chef... More 

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Thank Dons12345
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Virtually full midweek so book. Candlelit and just couples the night we went. Food superb, service excellent and staff attentive without being too obtrusive.We both thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Will certainly go back.3 courses and 4 drinks for 2 people just under £90

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Thank familyb5
Billingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Our favourite place for seafood! Recommend booking well in advance to avoid disappointment. Great selection, first class service and friendly hosts.

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Thank Robert W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

Joplins offers excellent service and delicious food in an intimate setting. Will definitely be returning and can see why so many people come back again and again.

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Thank stephroberts2118
Great Ayton, United Kingdom
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

Booked in for my birthday meal which was excellent Starters Prawn and Crab meat tower 1/2 lobster Main Course Halibut in a bacon and garlic sauce and Monk fish and prawns served in herbs and butter all served wit. A selection of vegetables and potatoes Dessert Cheese board between two as we were full This meal was absolutely beautiful service... More 

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Thank Eulali
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

Martin and Gill are very friendly and the food is 'top notch' Easily our favourite restaurant anywhere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, British, European
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 High Street | Great Ayton, Great Ayton TS9 6NH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Great Ayton
  • Phone Number: +44 1642 722773

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