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The Blacksmiths Arms

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Main Street | Malton, Westow YO60 7NE, England
+44 1653 619606
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Malmo, Sweden
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent food with large portions in an old pub that's been tastefully modernised without losing its character. Very friendy and almost perfect service, all at very reasonable prices. Popular even on a cold Monday evening in February.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely tasty golden beetroot soup and crusty bread. Could not be any better! Very cosy pub and always a warm friendly welcome.

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Thank Annabelle H
york
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I took one of our friends for Sunday lunch we all had the beef they even ask how you would like it cooked,the beef Just melts in your mouth its beautiful probably the best Sunday dinner I have had eating out in my life we will definitely return and take other family and friends ,

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Thank jollysYork
cape town
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very helpful friendly staff. Good hearty food well prepared. Lovely log burning fire and cosy bar area

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Thank thelma h
malton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We went as a large group for Sunday lunch. The produce is local and the portion size generous. I've never had a bad meal here and heartily recommend you try it. It's advisable to book on a weekend.

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Thank monster199
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic dinner here last night everything was perfect the food and staff were outstanding. Thoroughly recommend.

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Thank rknockers1
York, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Just passing on a drive out and called in for a drink, however the food looked so good we stayed for lunch and were not disappointed. Excellent restaurant quality choices on the menu as well as tasty sandwiches for those less hungry. Lovely pub in a very pretty location and extremely friendly. Great find, will be back :)

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Thank Carrie M
York, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

This is truly a farm to fork operation.. This family own the farm , butcher the meat , cook the food fresh , serve it to perfection..I had a daily special sirloin on the bone which was so huge I could only eat half of it ..I was so embarrassed ..and the steak was cooked to perfection ..our entire party... More 

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Thank Tony F
Scarborough
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Had a super lunch here. Friendly proactive service, great pub food, cosy surroundings. Does a lot of things right. Really enjoyed it and will be back.

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York, UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Locaiton seems isolated but is only 10 mins from the A64. Friendly staff, prompt service (In spite of being just behind a party of 12) and excellent food including a ploughman's with freshly cooked steak! Prices perhaps a little above average for the area but well worth it for the quality.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Malton, Westow YO60 7NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Westow
  • Phone Number: +44 1653 619606
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?