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The Wensleydale Heifer

Main Street, West Witton, DL8 4LS

(((() British
  •  - North Yorkshire
  •  - North Yorkshire
  •  - North Yorkshire
  •  - North Yorkshire
Main course: £22
Food spend: £40
Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 12:00 - 14:30 & 18:00 - 21:30

A superb meal the food being excellent and presentation of dishes exceptionally fine. Service from all the team attentive and friendly and of high standard with nothing too much trouble. Will be back soon.

Graham 12 October 2018

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A rustic retreat amidst the natural beauty of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, The Wensleydale Heifer Leyburn serves seasonal British food that has earned it a place in the Good Food Guide. Serving a dedicated lobster menu, and winner of AA Seafood Pub of the Year, the restaurant specialises in using carefully sourced British produce to create simple but exquisitely presented dishes.

Prepared by a team of chefs who have worked in several different countries, the weekly changing menu is diverse, and is led by supreme seafood from the British Isles. From the grill, try the signature malt whisky and brown sugar marinated beef fillet, celeriac and truffle purée, and a choice of sauces including aged Roquefort and muscat cream. The seafood dishes are every bit as exciting, and include banana leaf-baked Scottish salmon, with crab and Thai peanut curry sauce. The Heifer’s Canadian lobster salad is enough to satisfy the hungriest of diners, featuring lobster, scallops, tiger prawns, crispy belly pork, smoked bacon, and a sweet maple syrup dressing. As well as a vegetarian menu, a range of dishes have been designed for gluten-free diners, including the Heifer’s famous fish and chips.

As well as a children’s menu, vegetarian and vegan menu, and a hearty Sunday lunch, The Wensleydale Heifer West Witton boasts a lengthy list of world wines and creative cocktails. The snug and bar offer the opportunity to enjoy a hand-picked whisky or local ale from the comfort of a cosy fireside chair, whilst the restaurant garden is open for al fresco dining in warmer weather.

Surrounded by stunning scenery, The Wensleydale Heifer in North Yorkshire sits between the idyllic towns of Leyburn and Hawes.

The Wensleydale Heifer

Main Street, West Witton, DL8 4LS

Contact +44 1969622322

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Customer reviews for The Wensleydale Heifer

4.7 (((() (based on 407 reviews)
97% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (321)
  • lunch (210)
  • romantic (165)
  • luxury (146)
  • private dining (96)
  • value (74)
  • child friendly (50)
  • large parties (49)
  • breakfast (41)
  • business (38)
  • trendy (38)
  • views (33)
  • afternoon tea (32)
  • al fresco (14)
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  • ((((( 12 October 2018 by Graham from LEYBURN

    A superb meal the food being excellent and presentation of dishes exceptionally fine. Service from all the team attentive and friendly and of high standard with nothing too much trouble. Will be back soon.

  • ((((( 2 October 2018 by Ms from Richmond

    Absolutely fabulous venue and attention to detail. Super menu and service from arrival to departure. A truly special experience for Mum’s 80th Birthday celebrations! Highly recommended to all.

  • ((((( 2 October 2018 by Jody from Leeds

    Amazing food, incredible service. Best roast dinner I’ve ever had - and I’ve had a lot!

  • ((((( 2 October 2018 by Sid from Wisbech

    We booked for Sunday lunch and we was not disappointed it was lovely and would recommend it. The little touches where very good the canapés where excellent as was the bread rolls and salted butter

  • ((((( 25 September 2018 by Mark from Eggborough

    Fantastic experience couldn’t fault anything about the heifer from booking to leaving after our night will definitely be back wonderful place

  • ((((( 24 September 2018 by Jeff from Fife. Scotland.

    We booked on line. The table in the Snug was as we ordered. The service was prompt and attentive. The meal was excellent and the house Sauvignon was perfect.

  • ((((( 23 September 2018 by Peter from Ilkley

    Absolutely outstanding in every respect. Service, decor, food, drinks, ambience were all amazing. A real treat to eat here.

  • ((((( 23 September 2018 by Tim from Bingley

    Superb food in a relaxed atmosphere.
    Personal attention is top class; it is areal pleasure to visit.

  • ((((( 15 September 2018 by Andrew from Edinburgh

    Another good evening at the heifer this was our second visit and can't praise this place enought food outstanding and staff really friendly if your ever in the dales this is a must go too place

  • ((((( 8 September 2018 by Lauren from Yorkshire

    Steaks absolutely delicious, service quick

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