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The Poacher's Barn

) #245 of 280 Restaurants in Scarborough $$ - $$$ , British,
Osgodby Lane | Cayton, Scarborough YO11 3QH, England
+44 1723 584372
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good16%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible22%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (10 reviews)
“gammon” (11 reviews)
“curry” (13 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Osgodby Lane | Cayton, Scarborough YO11 3QH, England
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1 - 10 of 204 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in last night to be fed and watered. ( good call ) Friendly attentive staff showed us to our table . Nice restaurant area. Clean laid out table. I opted for the brunch , one of the staff said she had tried it earlier...More

Thank siests
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard some positive reviews from locals about this place. I now question their opinion and sanity. The Jennings beer is a beautiful pint and at under £3, have several! The food however is dreadful, a tribute to the art of microwave meals. The...More

2  Thank Carl D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd heard this pub was under new management and has just restarted selling food. We like to support local businesses so we gave it a try. There is a lot of improvement needed before we will return . I hope to give constructive criticism not...More

1  Thank Jill R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite the reviews on this site we called in for a drink on Sunday afternoon (16th August). The Barn now has new owners, the welcome (and locals) were friendly, and the beer was in fine form. At that time there was no food being served,...More

1  Thank JPS326
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The current occupiers are moving out and probably a good thing without sounding too harsh hopefully the new occupiers can restore it to its heyday

2  Thank Neil S
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited today for a late lunch. We arrived and thought what a lovely, charming place with plenty of character. We noticed the place was absolutely filthy and a strong smell hit us when we walked into the restaurant so decided to...More

1  Thank Vicky J
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Had a below par meal some weeks ago and thought it was a one off. Big mistake. I'll keep it short. Dirty cutlery, dirty glasses, shocking service, having to look for the waitress to order even though only 2 couples were in the restaurant, same...More

1  Thank ScoobyjooYorkshire
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Met friends for a few drinks there was a bad smell later realised it was the toilets no toilet roll carpets clearly haunt been hovered for a long time window sills were disgusting this place clearly hasn't a cleaner n if so wants to be...More

1  Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Called for food and meet by a local drunk trying to tell us where to sit. Ordered food waited 45 minutes and was poor sons chicken burger burnt. Baguette was rock hard. I had pie well a slice of pastry with some very dried up...More

1  Thank cdh1508
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Poachers Barn used to be lovely, with decent food, a very good selection, good sized meals, and nice decor. On visiting today we were greeted with a dirty, worn area, smashed glasses in the childrens play area and a distinct lack of charm. Decided to...More

1  Thank Sarah H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Osgodby Lane | Cayton, Scarborough YO11 3QH, England (Formerly Poacher Pocket)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1723 584372
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