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The Blacksmiths Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Main Street, Naburn, York YO19 4PN, England
+44 1904 623464
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (22 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Naburn, York YO19 4PN, England
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1 - 10 of 421 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just arrived in the area for the weekend and stopped for a bit of lunch. We had the home made pizza which was the best we’ve had in a long time. A couple of drinks and a chat and a laugh with the staff (hi...More

Thank Kaz-Ash
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit since new owners took over, massive improvement on staff/very organised & friendly (last time we went when old landlord was there bar staff were swearing and shouting in front of customers and food had gone downhill) Food was great this time and very...More

1  Thank rzsteph
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited at about 4 pm on a Sunday and found the Sunday roast carvery in full swing. Very helpful landlord and landlady, fantastic beef, pork, turkey, huge serves of vegetables and rich gravy, a couple of pints of excellent real ale and I was...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled on this fabulous pub while staying nearby. The staff behind the bar were very friendly. The Sunday carvery lunch was the best we have had in the UK, a great variety of meat and vegetables. A really enjoyable experience.More

Thank 3Ontheroadagain2010
JOanne B, Owner at The Blacksmiths Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on your experience at our pub. We are really happy you found your visit enjoyable and found our carvery to be the best you have had in the UK - that is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Starting from Riccal on the planet bike ride to York about 5 mins after Uranus you come across a sign for the pub.. If you’re hungry trust me follow it you won’t be disappointed.. We have stopped here about 4 times over the last 18...More

1  Thank PACJAC
JOanne B, Owner at The Blacksmiths Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Many thanks for taking the time to write a review and your recommendation. We are very happy you enjoyed our food and look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Kind regards. Owners

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great carvery, fresh vegetables cooked well. Gorgeous meat, all tasty and amazing chef who served us with such a warm welcome.

Thank Chelle8905
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Hi Chelle. Thank you for your kind review. We are happy that you enjoyed our carvery. It is rewarding to hear that you received a warm welcome, and we will pass on your comments to our chef. Kind Regards Owners

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dog friendly pub which I always find a bonus. Good menu for food and price like any pub. Staff friendly and in a lovely location. Had a variety of dishes & my sister said the homemade pate was really nice. Will call again when in...More

2  Thank curlystuff
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your visit to our pub. We are pleased that you found the variety of our menu good, and that you received a friendly welcome from our staff, which is something that we pride...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely little pub; it's got a fantastic atmosphere which is perfect for families, the staff are always lovely and chatty and the food is really great! The portions are more than enough and the food is always really tasty! Exactly what you'd...More

1  Thank livhollingworth
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Hi Liv Thank you very much for your review. We strive to provide an enjoyable experience for families. we are proud of the quality of the food and drink that we provide and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit to our pub....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With new owners still settling in, we felt that the menu showed enough to interest the three of us, the food was of good proportion and very tasty. Value for money, very good and friendly service, I hope that with the support of the locals...More

Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your meals and that you received our friendly service which is something that we take pride in. Thank you also for your best wishes and we hope...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The menu looked quite extensive with a lot of fish dishes, which I like. Sadly the Scampi wasn't one of them the night we visited! Decided on the Haddock which arrived very quickly on a huge metal platter, with an extraordinary amount of very odd...More

1  Thank Karen C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Naburn, York YO19 4PN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York  >  Naburn
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 623464
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Traditional Pub in the pretty riverside village of Naburn. Large Beer Garden for the Summer, Log Fire for the Winter Real Ales, Real Food - classic Pub Dishes all homemade. Families, Push Bikes, Muddy Boots & Dogs Welcome!
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