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The Blacksmiths Arms

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Westow $$ - $$$ , British,
Main Street | Malton, Westow YO60 7NE, England
+44 1653 619606
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (68 reviews)
“suet pastry” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main Street | Malton, Westow YO60 7NE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all ordered steak and ale pies which were absolutely delicious. Stuffed full of meat. The kids had fish and chicken Goujons which were also fab. All appeared homemade. Kids enjoyed rifling through the box of toys. Staff were friendly. Would recommend.

Thank Carolpiggybank84
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I do like a good pie....and you won't be disappointed at the Blacksmiths. The steak and ale pie was a suet pastry all round individual pie jammed full of steak. No puff pastry lid on a dish here. Served with chips, vegetables and a small...More

Thank SussexmeetsYorkshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thus is a local country pub with friendly helpful but efficient staff. There US good standard menu with a specials board.They also have a lighter sandwich style menu at lunch. I went for the steak and ale suet pastry pie. I love pastry and although...More

1  Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We called here when passing a few months ago and had a starter and a drink as a tester, which we enjoyed. We booked a full meal for a more special occasion. The service was good, as was the food. My partner had a T-bone...More

1  Thank Jennifer3520
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Visiting North Yorkshire for the first time and wanting somewhere to eat after a full day walking it was never going to be easy to ensure that we picked a good restaurant. However, following reviews which indicated this would be acceptable we rang and booked....More

1  Thank Tenor54
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Took family here to celebrate birthday and new job. Had high hopes based on previous reviews. Badly disappointed!!!! Tables crammed together. Felt rushed from start to finish. 2 of us had duck which was dry as a bone accompanied by a couple sticks of veg....More

Thank wirralgirl15
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Food well presented and tasty.i had fish two tureens of veg between three one small portion of mash. Drinks expensive.

Thank gritting
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Food is excellent we tried quite a bit of the menu over the 3 nights and couldn't fault it. Staff are great and very helpful. Nothing is too much trouble for them Good range of beers, lagers and wines. We thoroughly enjoyed our lovely evenings...More

Thank DaveH2201
Reviewed 25 June 2017

On a recommendation from a good friend we had a trip out to the Blacksmiths Arms. We did book well in advance as we were told it was popular and it was certainly busy on the Tuesday night that we went. The menu it not...More

1  Thank Linda H
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This pub is the best in the area and I wanted to share it with my family the food is the best in the area the steaks are to die for and all the meat dishes are cooked to perfection the staff are polite and...More

1  Thank Andrew D
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17 September 2015|
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Response from BeefFarmersDaughter | Property representative |
Hi, Unfortunately we do not allow dogs inside the pub however they are more than welcome in the beer garden.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Malton, Westow YO60 7NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Westow
  • Phone Number: +44 1653 619606
The Blacksmiths Arms is a 300 year old country pub situated in the pretty rural village of Westow between York and Malton which has been bought by a local farming family. It boasts many charming features such as exposed beams, roaring log burners and original bread oven. The pub has recently gone through a refurbishment with a modern twist whilst maintaining it's country charm. We are a family run business and pride ourselves on our friendly service, fine wines, real ales and fabulous home made, locally sourced food. As well as individual dining we are also pleased to cater for parties, i.e. small weddings, christenings, shooting parties & birthdays.We also offer a takeaway service - Please enquire withinGift vouchers are also available.
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