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Opposite the ruins of Byland Abbey, the latest venue from esteemed Yorkshire chef Tommy Banks maintains the hyper-local focus he has perfected up the road at the Black Swan in Oldstead, with much of the menu grown on the Banks family farm nearby – including the signature Byland burger, which uses Oldstead Dexter beef.

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Byland Abbey, YO61 4BD

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Highchair, Portions
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No dress code
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Abbey Inn Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Abbey Inn Restaurant in YO61, Byland Abbey by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Abbey Inn restaurant.
Jerry S
Wonderful food, as it should be with TB in ...
Reviewed 1 months, 10 days ago

"Wonderful food, as it should be with TB in charge. His take on pub food, so more accessible than the main restaurant(s) but with little flourishes of talent and interest that moves it far from the typical gastro pub. Decent wine list and lovely attentive staff. That dogs and kids are welcome just make it more special. The perfect pub for lunch? Perhaps, just perhaps."

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Craig H
Great food at a very good price. We were ...
Reviewed 6 months,

"Great food at a very good price. We were in the small dining room overlooking the Abbey ruins which was lovely, but some of the tables in the bigger room near the toilets looked much less appealing."

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Sam T
azaming food ...
Reviewed 6 months, 20 days ago

"azaming food "

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David P
Exceeded expectations. Brilliant, memorable...
Reviewed 7 months, 25 days ago

"Exceeded expectations. Brilliant, memorable breakfast too"

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Jon B
It may be traditional (?) pub classics, but...
Reviewed 8 months, 7 days ago

"It may be traditional (?) pub classics, but it is done very well with quality ingredients and presentation. We had the cheesy croquettes and chipolatas from the snack section as starters, along with bread accompanied by cheesy butter and herb butter. Very tasty. The burger was excellent, although for me I would have preferred the relish on the side as i thought it perhaps lessened the flavour of the beef. The steak was tasty, mushroom bearnaise good. The triple cooked chips excellent. Carrot & chicory root tiramisu again excellent. It isn't cheap pub classics but it is very good!"

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Susan P
The shrinking portion illness has begun alr...
Reviewed 10 months, 6 days ago

"The shrinking portion illness has begun already. Six weeks ago, the same dishes were all more substantial. Food quality excellent, but not enough of it. Very disappointing."

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David B
After a slightly dissapointing first visit ...
Reviewed 10 months, 22 days ago

"After a slightly dissapointing first visit we gave Mr Banks' new venture another shot and went for a Sunday lunch on a miserable day. We couldn't have a pleasant walk (which the pub is ideally situated for). But the dining experience was a huge improvement. The waitress for our table was also a major step up, friendly, knowledgable and very efficient. The Sunday Roast was very good - the addition of tasty pulled beef in the Yorkshire Pudding (or pulled pork for my partner) was a great idea. If this improvement continues Tommy Banks will have another storming success on his hands. "

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Susan P
In terms of food and value, it is reminisce...
Reviewed 11 months, 14 days ago

"In terms of food and value, it is reminiscent of the early days of Roots in York. Hope it stays that way! Delightful beetroot dish, superb halibut and chocolate fondue to die for."

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Byland Abbey, YO61 4BD
Opening hours

lunch noon - 2 pm, dinner 6.30 pm - 9 pm
Last orders: 9.30 pm

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