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“Fantastic meal in a fantastic setting!”

The Blacksmiths Arms
Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Westow
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Steakhouse, British, Pub
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: The Blacksmiths Arms is a 300 year old country pub situated in the pretty rural village of Westow between York and Malton which has been bought by a local farming family. It boasts many charming features such as exposed beams, roaring log burners and original bread oven. The pub has recently gone through a refurbishment with a modern twist whilst maintaining it's country charm. We are a family run business and pride ourselves on our friendly service, fine wines, real ales and fabulous home made, locally sourced food. As well as individual dining we are also pleased to cater for parties, i.e. small weddings, christenings, shooting parties & birthdays.We also offer a takeaway service - Please enquire withinGift vouchers are also available.
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“Fantastic meal in a fantastic setting!”
Reviewed November 14, 2013

What a fab pub! Delicious food, great service and a lovely atmosphere. I had the pork pate for starters which was so tasty and I loved the way the pate came in a little jar and the stroganoff for main which is quite easily the best I have ever had. The pub is so cosy with a roaring wood burner and comfy seats in the bar area. I'll definitely be back!

  • Visited November 2013
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English first
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great meal”
Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

Enjoyed a great meal here with my family. My daughter and I had the steak and ale pie which we both agreed was excellent and well presented. The atmosphere was nice and welcoming.
The restaurant was fully booked on a Thursday night so would advise booking a table

Visited October 2013
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Fabulous food, Great surroundings & Very Good Staff !”
Reviewed October 18, 2013

We had the Homemade steak & ale pie which was recommended and it was delicious. Served with fresh vegetables and either " Proper Chips " or creamy Mash !

Delightful surroundings and very pleasant staff.

I'll be back !

  • Visited October 2013
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York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Lovely evening”
Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

Just managed to squeeze a table in for this restaurant - a year ago it was a quiet place but now it's very popular and rightly so! Really friendly service, great vibe and fantastic meal (pork belly and fillet steak) for four of us. My favourite beer on tap (black sheep) although I ventured out by trying the excellent Yorkshire terrier. A great pub, great food and wish it was still an unknown destination!

Visited October 2013
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North Yorks
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“Great sunday lunch”
Reviewed October 6, 2013

Managed to book a table at short notice. Glad we did as really busy. The food was excellent, really well cooked and presented. Waiting staff were efficient and attentive.
Good range of food on the menu and reasonably priced. What more could we ask for ?

  • Visited September 2013
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