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The Fairfax Arms

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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All reviews fondant potato beef scampi bread salad the pub stayed here service was excellent eton mess north yorkshire red cabbage main course decent food garlic mushrooms excellent meal great lunch saturday night
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First class from start to finish very well presented hostelry both inside and out bar staff and waitresses couldn’t do enough for us very friendly and quick service sublime food well kept black sheep ale and reasonably priced throughout we will be back

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Darren C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Relaxing comfortable surroundings. Great food and friendly staff. This is a dog friendly pub which is fantastic!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 435Jackie5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a truly lovely place to meet up with friends and enjoy a relaxing drink. Beautifully presented establishment, just wish it was closer to home., we would visit here more!!!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank northumberlandramble
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Very disappointing, We went for supper. the service was terrible, the waiters were rude and not interested, and the food was poor.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Charlie K
Reviewed October 15, 2018

My husband & I visited The Fairfax Arms for Saturday evening meal whilst we were staying in nearby Crayke. We were shown to a table in the conservatory, which was nice, bright & airy, making the dining area in the pub seem rather dark &...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Glynis636
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Our 2nd visit to this lovely pub and we were not disappointed. We rang late Sunday morning as we were in the area. Unfortunately they were fully booked, however 10minutes later they rang back and offered us a table. We had roast beef Sunday lunch...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Carolyn K
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Sunday lunch is the best Sunday lunch ever, had roast pork was absolutely delicious followed by Eton mess, heaven on a plate can’t wait to go back!! service is excellent great food spotless clean what more could you ask for xxx

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sonnyjersey
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

We were joined by two friends from the South who love coming up North. We were fed in the Orangery - excellent setting. The food came quickly and it was superb - 2 lamb pies ,a half chicken and a salmon which was quite large.We...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank welburnhandyman
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

We recently went to the Fairfax Arms with family for dinner. We sat in the new conservatory and had a good meal , with good service for what I thought was reasonable value for money. The pub favourites were excellent as were the daily specials...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 251pg
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Fabulous food with attentive staff. Great choice to select from. A true country inn in a superb village setting. A great find on the internet so pleased we stayed here.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Caroline F
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October 8, 2018|
Response from Movadoman | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Christian S | Reviewed this property |
Same menu throughout but very good and a wide choice
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June 18, 2018|
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Response from FairfaxArms | Property representative |
We allow dogs in the main bar, but not in the Orangery. Hope you understand the thinking behind our policy 😀
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