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Anvil Arms

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Laking Lane, Wold Newton, Driffield, England
+44 1262 470279
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Workington, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here on a Friday nite as a party of 9 while staying in the village, we pre-booked our meals due to party no, contact with staff before hand good, very friendly welcome when we went in for pre dinner drinks,food very good and plenty full, all had empty plates, the mixed grill was too die for, a struggle to... More 

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Thank neila82
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Almost didn't want to post this review, as don't want crowds finding out about my new fave place!! But thought the owners and staff deserved the praise from a very happy family. visited last Sunday with mum & dad in law, husband and our 2 year old daughter - always slightly worrying when taking toddlers to village pubs, but we... More 

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Thank zoe86223
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't understand why, but reading every review nobody knows how to spell Potato! potato (unless plural has no e). Anyway this little country pub offers amazing homemade food nothing is frozen and Sheila makes the most magnificent chips I've ever had. Yes I agree the portions are massive but all vegetables are served as sides, you don't have to... More 

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Thank Dee B
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent roast beef, homemade yorkies etc... Great portions and friendly staff. Good beer and very reasonable.

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Thank Steve G
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We ate here one evening whilst visiting the area and it was very nice - nice price and nice basic food

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Skirlaugh near Hull
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We visited The Anvil for an evening meal with friends on 21st October First impressions of the menu were that it was quite plain food, but the Barnsley Chop and Salmon steak were really excellent, and the vegetables were cooked to perfection and very tastey. The staff, including the owner were helpful and attentive to just the right level. We... More 

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Thank skirlaughtravellers
Nottingham
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

It's a beautiful old building with real fires. The locals and the bar staff made us feel very welcome as visitors. We had fun on the pool table. I was disappointed they weren't serving food due to the landlady's holiday. The toilets were very clean. Would like to go back and sample the food.

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Thank KerryLNottingham
Manchester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Visited on a Friday evening. We had telephoned ahead and been told only a limited menu was available. The pub was very quiet, no music on but staff were very friendly. The food was very very basic, burgers, chips, curry or chicken dippers! But we had been warned. Nice village pub, I just hope it can survive in today's market... More 

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Thank Alibri1968
Leeds, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We have tried loads of pubs for Sunday lunch with the mother in law with mixed results but the food here was great. I haven't been in this pub for almost forty years and it still retains the country village pub feel. All the food is home cooked and the portion size is good, a lot of this type of... More 

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Thank 250ABR
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We met up with family from Leeds for my father in laws 80th birthday and had the pleasure to eat at the Anvil Arms. There were 22 of us and all had Sunday dinner followed by puddings. The food was delicious and plenty of choices for everybody. Shiela and her staff couldn't have been more helpful they even had a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
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, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?