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The Poacher's Barn

$$ - $$$, British,
Osgodby Lane | Cayton, Scarborough YO11 3QH, England
+44 1723 584372
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good16%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible22%
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“gammon” (12 reviews)
“curry” (14 reviews)
“beef” (9 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Osgodby Lane | Cayton, Scarborough YO11 3QH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While staying close by we visited on the first of September for an evening meal. It was burger night, I enjoyed the cowboy burger and added an extra burger for a pound, it was good. My partner ordered steak and it was cooked to perfection,...More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live within walking distance of this pub/ restaurant, but had not been for quite a while as had had very poor service in the past. Now new people have taken it over, I decided to visit again for an early evening meal. We went...More

Thank marymary27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is terrible was four of us first time was bad took ages for food to come out nearly 50 minutes when it came lasange was burnt my husbands mixed grill was unedable presentation was bad all black grease on the plate fish and chips...More

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have received beautiful Sunday lunches many times in the past but unfortunately with poor service so our hopes were high with promises from the new owners. We didn't get to try as the excuse was they only had enough food for the two bookings...More

Thank hindylind
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited today for Sunday lunch first time in a while because it is now under new management Staff looked like they didn't know what to do which can understand if your starting a fresh. Place was a little cleaner than had been before not...More

Thank Jill G
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Called in last night to be fed and watered. ( good call ) Friendly attentive staff showed us to our table . Nice restaurant area. Clean laid out table. I opted for the brunch , one of the staff said she had tried it earlier...More

Thank siests
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I had heard some positive reviews from locals about this place. I now question their opinion and sanity. The Jennings beer is a beautiful pint and at under £3, have several! The food however is dreadful, a tribute to the art of microwave meals. The...More

3  Thank Carl D
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I'd heard this pub was under new management and has just restarted selling food. We like to support local businesses so we gave it a try. There is a lot of improvement needed before we will return . I hope to give constructive criticism not...More

1  Thank Jill R
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Despite the reviews on this site we called in for a drink on Sunday afternoon (16th August). The Barn now has new owners, the welcome (and locals) were friendly, and the beer was in fine form. At that time there was no food being served,...More

1  Thank JPS326
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The current occupiers are moving out and probably a good thing without sounding too harsh hopefully the new occupiers can restore it to its heyday

2  Thank Neil S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Osgodby Lane | Cayton, Scarborough YO11 3QH, England (Formerly Poacher Pocket)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1723 584372
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