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Blue Lion

East Witton, Yorkshire

Good Pub Guide - Recommended

Good Pub Guide Recommended

Contact Details

Blue Lion, East Witton, Leyburn, Yorkshire, DL8 4SN

(01969) 624273

www.thebluelion.co.uk

Opening Hours

Weekdays: 11-11

Saturday: 11-11

Sunday: 11-11

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Good Pub Guide Recommended

Civilised dining pub with a proper bar, real ales, highly enjoyable food and courteous service; comfortable bedrooms

A perfect base for exploring the fine surroundings of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, this delightful Georgian coaching inn is run by long-serving owners who welcome damp dog walkers just as warmly as those out for a special meal. The big squarish bar is civilised but informal with soft lighting, high-backed antique settles and old windsor chairs on turkish rugs and flagstones, ham hooks in the high ceiling decorated with dried wheat, teazles and so forth, a delft shelf full of bric-a-brac, plus several prints, sporting caricatures and other pictures; daily papers. Black Sheep Best and Holy Grail and Theakstons Best on handpump, an impressive wine list including 16 (plus champagne) by the glass and 20 malt whiskies. The candlelit, high-ceilinged and elegant dining room has another open fire. Picnic-sets on the gravel outside look beyond the stone houses on the far side of the village green to Witton Fell, and there's a large, attractive back garden. The comfortable bedrooms have pretty country furnishings; some are in the main house, others in converted stables across the courtyard (these are dog-friendly).

Awards

Good Pub Guide Recommended

Wine Award

Wine Award

Food Award

Food Award

Stay Award

Stay Award

Information

Accepts Credit Cards

Accepts Credit Cards

Meals & Snacks

Meals & Snacks

Sandwiches

Sandwiches

Separate Restaurant

Separate Restaurant

Cask Ales

Cask Ales

Bedrooms

Bedrooms

Garden

Garden

Surroundings

Surroundings

Dogs at the bar

Dogs at the bar

Dogs in the bedrooms

Dogs in the bedrooms

Dedicated children area

Dedicated children area

Ratings and Reviews

2 / 5 - 104 votes cast


Stuart Siddall

27 July 2018

Food was very disappointing The carpaccio beef is meant to be raw but blue lion seared it and did not understand meaning if carpaccio



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