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The Lister Arms

) #1 of 6 Restaurants in Malham $$ - $$$ , British,
22 The Lane, Malham, Yorkshire Dales National Park BD23 4DB, England
+44 1729 830330
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (54 reviews)
“pies” (38 reviews)
“ham” (13 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:30All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 The Lane, Malham, Yorkshire Dales National Park BD23 4DB, England
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1 - 10 of 976 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Four of us had supper here on a busy Sunday evening. Nice selection of beers at the bar but the food in the restaurant was very average fare. The tiger prawn linguine was particularly uninspired, the pasta being over-cooked with seemingly little being done to...More

Thank DorsetLife
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stayed here for two nights, lovely room ready when we arrived, staff very friendly and efficient,raining when we arrived so could not do walk as we intended so had to settle by fire and have a pint or two which was well k,pet but exspensive,...More

Thank jaktr
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited for lunch with family. 45 minute wait between ordering and service which wasn't great, especially with 2 small hungry children in the group. Food all came out at once - including starters. Main courses were tasty enough but there were issues with the fact...More

Thank undercovercarrot1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Don't get me wrong, there's nothing particularly wrong with The Lister Arms. But we found it didn't quite live up to expectations based on reviews on here. Yes, it's got a well stocked bar, but so do many Dales pubs. It also had a miserable...More

Thank toptravellerKeighley
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed in the barns for a couple of nights which was very pleasant so had great expectations for the restaurant. Unfortunately it was a bit of a let down, we where squished on to a small table which one of us has to sit...More

Thank janevans2016
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent stop after a Malham Cove hike in 27 degree heat - prices surprisingly cheap considering the 'touristy' locale. The pub competes with the Buck Inn in the village but would recommend walking the extra 100m past the Buck Inn from the visitor centre to...More

Thank Graeme P
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely English pub - great service, good options on the menu and good food and drink options....... It was lovely to sit outside enjoying everything the pub had to offer. Loved the vegetarian burger !

Thank john h
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not your ordinary pub. Beautiful, cozy rooms with lots of character and the food is outstanding. Lovely garden in the back If you prefer to eat outdoors.

Thank terip132014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed B&B for a couple of nights this week with our two dachshunds. This place is fantastic if you want a trip away with the pets. Staff are great with them but be warned! Dog can be much fatter when leaving with all the homemade...More

Thank missinformed
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was so good the first night we dined here that we returned the next night. Very good rump steak, salmon and fish and chips.

Thank JOHN B
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have any vegan options on the menu please?
25 May 2017|
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Response from helent7hmt | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice sorry.
Can we take our dog inside with us to eat?
27 March 2017|
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Response from frieman | Reviewed this property |
Yes . Its almost compulsory
Helen G
We are up at malham on 23rd Feb 17 for a few days do you think it's best to book a table for evening meal in advance
30 January 2017|
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Response from Dunndas |
Yes always best to book, please call the Inn on 01729 830444 Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$64
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 The Lane, Malham, Yorkshire Dales National Park BD23 4DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Yorkshire Dales National Park  >  Malham
  • Phone Number: +44 1729 830330
  • E-mail
Located in the picturesque village of Malham, the Lister Arms provides quality locally sourced food and real ales. With a menu filled with light bites and hearty dishes, there is something to tempt everyone.
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