“A destination pub with top-notch accommodation”
GRASSINGTON, NORTH YORKSHIRE
Whoever commissioned this private house in 1760 chose the site well, for this elegant Georgian pub and restaurant stands imposingly in Grassington’s cobbled square. Fresh local produce underpins the award-winning menu offering starters of taster slates of tapas-style nibbles; and corn-fed chicken liver pâté with apple jam and warm brioche. Mains might be spring lamb, shoulder and loin, crispy kale and rosemary dauphinoise; or butternut squash and aubergine risotto with truffle pecorino. For lighter options there’s an interesting range of open and closed sandwiches, perhaps smoked salmon, salad, lemon and capers will appeal. Dark Horse Hetton Pale Ale and other local beers are bar staples.
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Parking available
- Coach parties accepted
- Closed: false
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About the area
Discover North Yorkshire
North Yorkshire, with its two National Parks and two designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is England’s largest county and one of the most rural. This is prime walking country, from the heather-clad heights of the North York Moors to the limestone country that is so typical of the Yorkshire Dales – a place of contrasts and discoveries, of history and legend.
The coastline offers its own treasures, from the fishing villages of Staithes and Robin Hood Bay to Scarborough, one time Regency spa and Victorian bathing resort. In the 1890s, the quaint but bustling town of Whitby provided inspiration for Bram Stoker, who set much of his novel, Dracula, in the town. Wizarding enthusiasts head to the village of Goathland, which is the setting for the Hogwarts Express stop at Hogsmeade station in the Harry Potter films.
York is a city of immense historical significance. It was capital of the British province under the Romans in AD 71, a Viking settlement in the 10th century, and in the Middle Ages its prosperity depended on the wool trade. Its city walls date from the 14th century and are among the finest in Europe. However, the gothic Minster, built between 1220 and 1470, is York’s crowning glory.
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