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Anvil Arms

Laking Lane, Wold Newton, Driffield, England
+44 1262 470279
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (9 reviews)
“potatoes” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Laking Lane, Wold Newton, Driffield, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly pub with truly excellent music nights on Tuesdays. The owner will cater for vegans if given notice. We turned up un spec and were offered excellent chips and salad. Good beer too!

Thank PhileasDevon
Reviewed 11 March 2018

First time visiting this pub after recommendation from other patrons. Found it to be friendly and relaxing from the moment we entered until our departure two and a half hours later. Sunday lunch was exceptional and if anyone was hoping to benefit from any leftovers...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

What a superb gem of a pub this is, I walked in and wanted it to be my local. Lovely smiley man ( owner maybe ) behind the bar, We went for the second sitting of Sunday lunch, 2.30pm everything homemade and delicious, numerous veg...More

Thank Yorkshirelxss
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Due to the bad weather the resturant was not open. But would like to say thank you for making us feel welcome, its a lovely pub, will return and try the food next time.

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Been several times now for Sunday lunch. Tried both sittings. On the second sitting some of the puddings can be sold out, but after the main course (and possible a starter too) you probably won't have room for a pudding. There is always a roaring...More

Thank Jennifer3520
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Our family of 11 visited on Sunday 10th December. We were staying for a pre Christmas break at Whitehouse Barn Sunday Lunch was just oustanding 9 fresh vegetables, wow I need to know how you get roast potatoes so delicious Not surprised it was busy...More

Thank wednesday3
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We visited this lovely little pub last Monday and was pleasantly surprised! We always check TripAdvisor when we visit somewhere new and was a little dubious due to the last review left about the beer! However we had nothing to be concerned about as the...More

1  Thank rachel220912
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We were staying nearby and visited a great pub in a fantastic location, we did not eat but had drinks, the locals were lovely but unfortunately the beers were no good at all and turned out to be a disappointing visit.

3  Thank overhe21dan
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Tried twice to make a booking before being successful and it was well worth the wait. Only just managed to get in the second sitting as it is so popular. We arrived and were greeted by the Barmaid who promptly served us, took the food...More

Thank lloydwickham
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We were in Wold Newton for a wedding over the weekend, and 12 of us arrived at the Anvil Arms on Friday night, having booked and consulted about our options. The extended family included Welsh and Americans, all of whom greatly enjoyed their evening. This...More

Thank Duncan G
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21 September 2017|
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Response from GrumpyoldJen | Reviewed this property |
Hello there. The very friendly landlady let us take our dog into the bar area but dogs aren't allowed in the restaurant. Best ring and discuss with her, she's very helpful.
Elaine L
28 April 2017|
Response from neila82 | Reviewed this property |
Get in touch with the pub I'm sure they will help you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Laking Lane, Wold Newton, Driffield, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  East Riding of Yorkshire  >  Driffield  >  Wold Newton
  • Phone Number: +44 1262 470279
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