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The Bolton Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Downholme, Richmond DL11 6AE, England
+44 1748 823716
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (7 reviews)
“pie” (2 reviews)
“pudding” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Downholme, Richmond DL11 6AE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pleasant staff with good service, starters were delicious followed by acceptable main courses. Unfortunately, the tables were quite close together and two couples were discussing rather loudly their rabbit hunting stories with tales of their dogs savaging rabbits and hearing their bones crunch. Not the...More

Thank horacesmum
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thought we'd give Steak Night a go as had been recommended. Almost half my steak was gristle and poorly cooked. Yes this steak is cheaper on the Steak Night but it was so obviously cheap poor quality meat and dreadful so it wouldn't make me...More

Thank smilepoppet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic gem of a pub. As it was steak night, we had the steak and it was superb. All the staff were so friendly. And our waitress was very efficient and a pleasure to speak to. We found out she was the landladies...More

Thank Kimm0525
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location with a good sized car park. Greeted by friendly staff. Food arrived in good time and was delicious. Highly recommended

Thank Rick_Garside
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have a house locally and had heard good reviews. Brilliant food well cooked, Our waitress was a delightful local girl. We ate in the garden to the back as the sun went down after a beautiful day. What a fantastic view. We felt a...More

Thank 770James
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This pub is set in beautiful countryside, has very friendly staff (except one). To be honest my only criticisms were the surly waitress and the lack of vegetables. I don't understand why this is a common theme in pubs; vegetables are not that expensive and...More

Thank Marcus W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I took my mother for Sunday Lunch, never been before so really did not know what to expect. Glad we booked in advance. Met with a friendly face at the bar asked to sit in the lounge area while our table was...More

Thank brendanquinn2
Reviewed January 27, 2018

As always, really enjoyable evening with a welcoming real fire and cosy atmosphere, fabulous food and helpful, friendly staff.....what a treat!

Thank johnandjill2018
Reviewed January 20, 2018

Our room was in the old stable block but very close to main building. The room was clean, warm and cosy and had everything you needed. The meals were excellent, beautifully cooked and served. Portions were quite large for us but I’m sure walkers etc...More

Thank 866yvonnew
Reviewed November 18, 2017

Just discovered this pub, which was warm and cosy. They were just finishing lunch and there was a lovely smell of food (sometimes pubs smell of greasy chips but not this one). The menu looked very interesting if a tad pricey and we had an...More

Thank peter h
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Downholme, Richmond DL11 6AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +44 1748 823716
This is a country pub in the Yorkshire Dales. It has a couple of rooms in the bar and then again two rooms upstairs for the restaurant.
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