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The Courtyard, Settle

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Stopped here on the way to visiting a relative nearby and after a long diversion on the roads it... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Very impressed

Based on our experience today I am surprised to read poor reviews. We visited at lunchtime and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“wine shop”(16 reviews)
“cheese shop”(46 reviews)
The Courtyard opened in May 2012 and was created from a stunning group of traditional barns on the A65 just outside Settle in the Yorkshire Dales.The Courtyard stands apart from the hustle and uniformity of the high street. Visit us to experience...more
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Cleatop, A65, Yorkshire Dales National Park, Settle BD24 9JY, England
+44 1729 892900
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Based on our experience today I am surprised to read poor reviews. We visited at lunchtime and enjoyed toasted sandwiches with a side of chips. Freshly prepared , good quality produce , gluten free awareness and options . Perfect cappuccino. Extra marks for a jug...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a look if you’re passing, and the Brassiere restaurant is very nice. However, limited stock and one of the ladies in the furniture / design shop wasn’t the most helpful person we’ve come across. A shame as we’re after multiple sofas and chairs. Still,...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I had visited the cheese museum in June with my sister and as we where in the area I wanted to visit the cheese shop and museum with my husband and son. I looked on the website and looking at the pictures I recognised the...More

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Having visited the courtyard a couple of years ago, and having an excellent meal, I was keen to take my daughter there. She ordered a hot smoked salmon sandwich and I ordered a cheese and onion tartlet, the salmon was hard, dry, inedible and tasted...More

1  Thank 920betty
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We booked the Courtyard Brasserie for Sunday Lunch via Open Table, we wanted to eat late afternoon/early evening and were only offered 4.30pm, which we accepted, and as there were only 4 of us we did not pre-order (as the website advised we needed to...More

4  Thank chrisandsue60
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Spotted this place on way back from Scotland. Later, on made a point of visiting and very glad we did. An amazing stock of appealing items, including their own charcuterie and home-reared meat. The place has recently featured on a BBC series, with Tom Kerridge....More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped off here for the first time having passed it on a number of occasions. Nice restaurant ambience with people enjoying a glass of wine, nice cakes and scones. Unfortunately, our experience from the specials board was not good at all. Wensleydale salad with pine...More

1  Thank MrAndyC1975
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Stoped for an ice cream - left after being called “darling” . His lost out - there were no other customers in his area! Do these men never learn?

4  Thank MotherofElvis
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Call here on my way to settle there are some lovely Craft and artisan shops within the courtyard not forgetting cheese and wine shop and the the assistants give you all their knowledge on the wines and cheeses and so far i have not been...More

1  Thank Geena G
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Stopped here on the way to visiting a relative nearby and after a long diversion on the roads it was very welcome! The food was lovely, we only had a toasted tea cake but it was very scrumptious. Drinks were lovely and the whole cafe...More

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Barbara N
13 August 2017|
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Response from VarnPotts | Reviewed this property |
I suspect not - they weren't very flexible when we visited - we couldn't even sit where we wanted! There's a new place [Café + Cheese shop] at the other end of the by-pass where the falconry centre used to be, which... More
Georgina T
31 May 2017|
Response from AllanS502 | Reviewed this property |
There is a small courtyard.