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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 really lovely lunch to light up a very grey day!

John Furniss 13 January 2018
from Hunton

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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 340 reviews)
96% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (271)
  • lunch (179)
  • romantic (139)
  • luxury (121)
  • private dining (83)
  • value (58)
  • child friendly (46)
  • large parties (45)
  • business (36)
  • trendy (35)
  • breakfast (33)
  • afternoon tea (28)
  • views (27)
  • entertainment (11)
  • al fresco (9)
  • ((((( 15 January 2018 by Steven Howarth from Cumbria

    Excellent food on a relaxing environment

  • ((((( 15 January 2018 by Paul Burgess from Kirkby Malzeard

    The food was absolutely excellent marked by precision and attention to detail

  • ((((( 13 January 2018 by John Furniss from Hunton

    A really lovely lunch to light up a very grey day!

  • ((((( 9 January 2018 by Dave Treweek from Richmond, North Yorkshire

    A very enjoyable meal, with attentive (but not intrusive) service.

  • ((((( 5 January 2018 by Barry Guy from Madrid

    This was an excellent meal. We told them it was for a birthday and they kindly obliged with a a card and helium balloon at the table when we arrived. We were made to feel very welcome and the food was lovely.

  • ((((( 4 January 2018 by Jean Wilson from North Yorkshire

    Foodie heaven

  • ((((( 26 December 2017 by Andy Laidlaw from Byron Bay australia

    Outstanding! We haven’t been for nearly a year but just as good. Staff excellent and attentive and great food.

  • ((((( 25 December 2017 by David from Stallingborough

    Everything it was cracked up to be. Very professional and friendly staff, excellent food. We were made to feel welcome from the time we walked through the door. I would not hesitate to recommend it.

  • ((((( 25 December 2017 by Jan Lonsdale from Tenerife

    A wonderful experience

  • ((((( 21 December 2017 by Edwin Atkinson from Ripon

    Wonderful food and service in a lovely Restaurant

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