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“A top country pub”
Review of The Fairfax Arms

The Fairfax Arms
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed April 29, 2013

The Fairfax is a great local pub with a great wine list and great ales. The food is excellent and is a good price too., They do a steak night on Tuesdays and it is always busy with lots of locals giving it support. It is a great stop off point too when on your travels in the area

1  Thank PaulConvy
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Reviewed April 13, 2013

A must visit pub,great atmosphere,full of local banter serving excellent food,you must try the Fish and Chips,not only tasty but enormous piece of fresh fish.Good selection of handpulled ales and fine wines,wonderful staff always smiling,courteous and very professional
Also first time to have Blackwoods Vintage Gin with tonic,made in Scotland!!

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1  Thank andy w
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Reviewed April 4, 2013

I wholeheartedly recommend this pub; we have been eating here since we moved to the area 18 months ago. Whilst we have sampled the food in many other local pubs, this had become our firm favourite. For us, it has a winning combination of fantastic food, a great atmosphere (very warm and welcoming feel in addition to consistently good music which is played at the right volume so you can hear it in the background but easily maintain a conversation) and brilliant staff. The couple who run it are professional yet very personable and make you want to return time after time.

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1  Thank SAELBU
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Reviewed April 4, 2013

Found this little gem while out for a drive and decided to stop for lunch . All the bar and waiting staff were courteous , efficient and neatly presented.
The pub itself was very welcoming , well laid out and clean . We had a really great lunch, the steak pie was spot on ! Had a bit of a mixture with the deserts but nothing was too much trouble and all were delicious.
Great place to eat, reasonably priced and in a really attractive location.

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1  Thank Helmsleysxboy
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Reviewed March 27, 2013

We came here as a large group for a birthday celebration. The service was excellent and the food even more so.

The portion sizes are HUGE! So if you want to treat yourself to the snickers ice-cream sundae for example then give the starters a miss. That said, you really should try the duck spring rolls to start - they are delicious. Really, very nice.

For the main, I had steak & ale pie and I'm ashamed to say I didn't manage to finish off the handmade chips that accompanied it. To be honest, the spring rolls nearly finished me off but at least I'd got to try the pie!

We were so full that we had to be rolled out of there but will definitely be going back!

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1  Thank swiss_r
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