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The Woolly Sheep Inn

38 Sheep Street, Skipton BD23 1HY, England
+44 1756 700966
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (44 reviews)
“cheese board” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
38 Sheep Street, Skipton BD23 1HY, England
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1 - 10 of 729 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Busy pub, unfortunately could only book in for one night but will be back. Staff were extremely friendly and hard working, nothing too much trouble. Good selection of drinks and small authentic pub. Food choice was great and quality was wonderful. Stayed in annex and...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely weekend away at The Woolly Sheep Inn with a night accommodation and family meal. Skipton is a very busy place and the Pub Car Park for residence was a welcome relief, the staff were there to assist with token for the barrier...More

Thank stevefairless
Woolly S, Manager at The Woolly Sheep Inn, responded to this review

Firstly we would like to thank you for choosing our beautiful little inn for your weekend away. Our staff in my opinion is the best and I am so happy you have enjoyed the service they provided. Timothy Taylors Ales are the best in the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went to the Woolly Sheep on a quiet Saturday afternoon. The pub has just been recently extended with extra tables. We were greeted by a friendly member of staff who showed us to a table. ( on other occasions we have...More

Thank MICHAEL K
Woolly S, Manager at The Woolly Sheep Inn, responded to this review

Dear Michael, Our Chefs are super talented, and take so much pride in all that they do, so I would like to thank you for this beautiful feedback. The Filo Tart is my personal favourite I have to say, and I am glad you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice feel to the pub, with a number of areas for eating and drinking. Food is largely traditional British but with a 'chefy' twist. In our experience the twist doesnt really work. For instance having a fried chicken kiev on a bed of mash....More

Thank SpanishTinto
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely local pub located in the centre of Skipton, a busy market town. The room was very comfortable and well equipped and the restaurant offered a wide range of choice. For real ale lovers the Woolly Sheep offers a good range of Timothy Taylor...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wating somewhere to go for a tsty meal at night we chose to go to the Wooley Sheep. We chose to sit in the private dinig area which is situated seperately to the bar, however it was very busy on a Saturday night and customeres...More

Thank Cara S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is such a nice wee cosy pub. We visit it every time we go down to skipton when we have a few nights stay...this is our local haha. It is even better in the winter when they have the coal fire on. My husband...More

Thank annieFife
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

.Restaurant staff were very helpful and friendly. choice on menu very varied.Not a massive eating area so you would need to reserve for meals at weekend lunch and dinner.

Thank keith w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great choice of beers, friendly bar staff , great food and good atmosphere, we sat in the beer garden it's a little sun trap . Good location in the centre of skipton

Thank perrin16
Woolly S, Manager at The Woolly Sheep Inn, responded to this review

Yes we agree, When the sun is out, our beer garden is the place to be. Glad you enjoyed our beers, food and staff. We hope to welcome you back to The Woolly Sheep soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked online for an evening meal with my wife. We arrived on time and were escorted to our table. The service was excellent and the choice and quality of the food was superb. Would highly recommend. Will definitely visit again when in Skipton...Forgot to mention...More

Thank Walsall_Travellers
Woolly S, Manager at The Woolly Sheep Inn, responded to this review

So happy to hear you have enjoyed your experience with us. Our food and staff is the best and it is lovely to hear you think so too. We hope we can welcome you back to The Woolly Sheep soon as we can promise you...More

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Rogerdurrant
Do you have a menu which you have for the evening food
24 April 2017|
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Response from Woolly S | Property representative |
Good afternoon, All of our menus can be found on our website - alternatively, I can e-mail you a copy if you prefer? Regards, Cassy
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I was unaware that I was barred as I'm not aware of any incident involving your establishment, I guess that you can't take a honest review...seem most likely you will have to bar others using trip advisor Captain Medley Isle of Man
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 17
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Sheep Street, Skipton BD23 1HY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Skipton
  • Phone Number: +44 1756 700966
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Description
The Woolly Sheep is a traditional dining pub in the centre of Skipton, serving good quality freshly prepared food and great Timothy Taylors beers. We pride ourselves on the our service, atmosphere and produce, to ensure we always leave you wanting more.