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Craven Heifer Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Grassington Road, Skipton BD23 3LA, England
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited here on our way back from Bolton Abbey. Good choice of food, especially the specials board. Couldn't accommodate me on a low fat diet, not willing to make a salad up which was disappointing. The roast lamb dinner and game pie were very tasty. The decor and furniture needs updating as very tired looking this also included the toilets.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a good meal here and the organisation is fantastic. Booking for the carvery is highly recommended as it gets very busy and deservedly so! Great choice of meats (there'a always two!) and loads of veg and sauces to go with and great friendly service always.

Thank Nick C
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked for 14 but there ended up 12 of us - which was no problem. There were 4 families we all sat together and wanted to eat together but payed separately as 4 families - our food came out at different times therefore one lot of us had finished before the others meals came out - the service... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't get through the door as dogs are not welcome. I can understand that they might be restrained to a small area but to be banned altogether seems a bit strange particularly in a part of the world where walking it such a big thing.

2 Thank Ian R
Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We stayed at this hotel with friends and really enjoyed the evening meal there. The staff were friendly also and nothing was too much trouble for the staff.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

I booked a table for 16 people on a Saturday night. We preordered to ensure all the meals came out at the same time. Everyone agreed the food was excellent! It was also very good value for money, although the drinks were on the expensive side. The service was friendly, but a little scatty. One of the waitresses was asked... More 

1 Thank Canoe_Mark
Koh Tao, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I have been here a number of times and the carvery is always absolutely outstanding. I have also had the steak pie with twice cooked chips which is also excellent. As far as the ongoing and endless search for the perfect Sunday dinner, this one is a definite contender! Bellisimo!

Thank TravellerRowan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

14 of us had a meal here. Food was delicious and plenty of it. Staff were very friendly and welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. Booked and ordered food in advance and every thing was spot on. Would throughly recommend and will certainly be back for another visit.

Thank Amanda S
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

When visiting Skipton recently for the Yarndale weekend, my sister and I were at a bit of a loss about where to eat on the Saturday evening. Out came the Tripadvisor app and when we found that we staying just over a mile from the Craven Heifer Inn, we decided to give it a try. We were so glad that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We are 3 ladies of a certain age who meet up for lunch and this place is very handy. being close to the A65 and the A59. The parking is always easy. We met at the bar and were served our drinks by a charming girl. Our reserved table in the conservatory was great and our meals came quickly and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grassington Road, Skipton BD23 3LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Skipton
  • Phone Number: 01756792521

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?