Richard and Lindsey Johns, the powerhouse team of two behind Rascills in Raskelf (RIP), have bought this village inn (formerly known as The Malt Shovel); they opened the pub and restaurant on 31 July 2019, with guest rooms following within a year. "Modern British classics" with Sunday roasts will be on the menu.
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Seasoned restaurateurs Richard (chef) and Lindsey Johns (FOH) earnt their stripes with the award-winning Artisan in Hessle; for their latest gastropub project – as of 2019 – they've smartened up the former Malt Shovel pub and now turn out “excellent food, whether it is for Sunday lunch or a romantic meal for two” (perhaps based around their signature Chateaubriand). It’s often noted for its “exceptional value”.
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The Hovingham Inn Restaurant Diner Reviews
"Staying near by and wanting an alternative option for dinner we first had a drink in the bar. Looking at the menu we decided to book for dinner the following evening. First impressions of the menu were that the food options were good and the price point for the food was high. It soon became apparent that the price is well worth paying for such excellent top quality food, cooked exceptionally, by Richard. The combination of flavours distinct, yet complimentary. Every mouth full was to savour and hugely enjoyable. The choice of wines different to what we'd experienced in other restaurants and well worth going off the usual track for, guided by Lindsey who also ensured a very warm welcome."
"Lovely welcome! Excellent Service!!! Amazing food !!!!"
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Main Street, Hovingam, YO62 4LF
|Thursday||5 pm‑10:30 pm|
|Friday||5 pm‑10:30 pm|
|Saturday||5 pm‑10:30 pm|
|Sunday||12 pm‑6 pm|