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The Fairfax Arms

Main Street, Gilling East, England
+44 1439 788212
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Gilling East, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have been wanting to visit the Fairfax Arms for a while now but could never find the time to make the journey up from Nottingham. Eventually over the last weekend we managed it and along with some friends we had one...More

Thank steverowe67
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went for lunch today with a friend. Had delicious broccoli soup then I had bangers and mash and my friend had a second starter as main-scallops. Finished up with a coffee. The service from the waiters was great. The food likewise. Beautiful old building...More

Thank TimBLeeds
Reviewed 1 week ago

We met up with friends for lunch. great menu and three of us went for ''pie of the day'' Steak and mushroom. These are real individual home baked pies not ''stew with a hat on'' Crisp pastry filled with tender pieces of beef and tasty...More

Thank kevin d
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time we have eaten at the Fairfax Arms and it did not disappoint. We requested to dine in the the newly built Orangery which is stunning. The food was delicious and very reasonable.

Thank Honeymooners67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had got rather lost looking for another named establishment when we stumbled over this super place. We were nearly blown in and received a warm welcome and prompt service. We all had something different most slightly traditional pub food, but local produce wonderfully cooked....More

Thank Simone N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifully appointed interior, very friendly and helpful staff, with great food and beer; what more could you ask for!!

Thank Woody1864
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our 6th visit and not disappointed. Delicious food and A* service from every single member of staff. Shout out to James, Christian, Ricardo, Anne Marie and Annie for making our week an amazing experience. The added excellence of the Orangery is a fabulous addition. Warm,...More

Reviewed 3 November 2017

We arrived for a last minute short break, having never stayed in pub accommodation before. The room was excellent, as good as, or if not better than, some hotel rooms we have stayed in. The bed was extremely comfortable and we had a good nights...More

Thank kimandpet
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Stayed in hotel overnight, dinner & breakfast, both meals served in the recently opened Orangery. Superb light oak beamed structure. Arrive hungry, starters and main courses are generous. we shared both and had enough. Lovely staff but could have been a little more attentive and...More

1  Thank trevorp59
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We decided to eat here after a day out at the races, rang in advance to book. Arrived and taken to our table, got menus and had a long wait for our order to be taken. However the starters arrived, but the waiter didn’t seem...More

5  Thank Jenny B
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22 March 2017|
Response from FairfaxArms | Property representative |
Yes of course, we have tables in the bar area where we allow dogs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Gilling East, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Gilling East
  • Phone Number: +44 1439 788212
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