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The Forge

22 Main Road, Aislaby YO21 1SW, England
+44 1947 811522
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shepherds pie” (8 reviews)
“salmon” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
22 Main Road, Aislaby YO21 1SW, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was just looking for somewhere for lunch with friends near Whitby. Found this great place on trip advisor. Good food, good service, good atmosphere and good value. What more could you ask for. Thank you.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SimonNahk
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wensleydale Bake! Just go! Just order that! Your tastebuds will love you forever! Fantastic food at the Forge!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank briansenior78
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Nice pint or three of Black Sheep. Large portions of steak and chicken/leek pies. Both looked homemade. Steak Burgers were just as described and very tasty. Great service as well. Friendly locals too What more do you want?

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank HenryHardly
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I stayed in the family room for one night. The 2 adjoining rooms with bathroom were smart and stylishly decorated, clean, and the shower was perfect. Check in was efficient and friendly. Lovely views of the fields and a warm friendly welcome at breakfast. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We had three nights here at the end of September - our second visit the food in the restaurant is amazing great value great choice of ales and drinks. The bedroom was clean and cozy and both the owner and local people are so friendly...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Theresa R
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely pie ( specials- chicken and leek) with fresh veg and mash Steak burger was a large burger but nothing special... ( I envisaged a piece of steak for some reason) the onion rings were the best I’ve ever tasted. Bread and butter pudding was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 2wheelsgofast
Reviewed 25 September 2018

We've visited the Aislably area on a number of trips to Whitby and are never disappointed by the Forge. The food is fresh and great quality with a varied British menu. Portions are good and serve friendly. Bread and Butter pudding to be recommended!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank C2844VRstevenc
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

A small pub offering big fast in food. Traditional fayre with a quality twist. Pork loin was moist and tender, my wife's butterfly chicken was tasty. Properly clocked veg and a nice desert all home cooked and washed down with a couple of pints of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We chose to travel to The Forge on the back of the excellent reviews and specifically because the menu offered some more creative vegetarian options for my wife. Unfortunately, this main reason for us being there also provided the evenings major problem. Upon arrival we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank denbydaler
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Ate here on the first evening of our holiday the staff were so helpful and friendly and our food so delicious that we returned on our last evening. We were not disappointed another great meal! I can recommend the salmon and other members of my...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank madavis33
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Questions & Answers
Harry E
16 September 2018|
Response from Philcerys | Property representative |
Yes between 12-7
jon d
16 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Philcerys | Property representative |
Yes,upto £30 there's a minimum spend of £8
Diane E
12 March 2017|
Response from Philandcerys | Property representative |
We are a dog friendly pub,we try and keep dogs in the bar bar area and snug area,It's advisable to ring up and book as we get very busy at times
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Main Road, Aislaby YO21 1SW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Aislaby
  • Phone Number: +44 1947 811522
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