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Reviewed 20 September 2020

Bar staff were very friendly and polite. Service was quick without being rushed and food was excellent! Most enjoyable meal!

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 17 September 2020 via mobile

Whilst on a mini holiday and staying nearby, we visited The New Inn for dinner and drinks. They have a nice deal menu Wednesday to Friday. We both had the exact same thing, scotch egg with black pudding and pea purée which was excellent followed...by Chicken Parmo. The chicken parmo was really good but could not finish it, clearly not rationing portion sizes as they were very generous and going by other mains, it appeared to be the same. Really nice staff and homely pub grub.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 1 September 2020

Nice setting, very friendly staff (mostly) and superb food. Not the cheapest but worth every penny. Nice courtyard too.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 28 August 2020

We were recommend this pub by the lovely Hollybrook lodges that we were staying in and it did not disappoint. Great service and great food

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 15 August 2020 via mobile

A good meal, which unfortunately was a couple of significant steps away from very good, but better than the average. First up the staff - welcoming, energetic, attentive. No complaints. The menu, too, is interesting. It has most of the pub classics you would expect...but enough interesting dishes to make it engaging. The foods itself was reasonable. The scotch eggs starter was tasty and well presented. The egg was still gooey too just as it should be. The pork belly was beautifully presented again - the Chef clearly knows how to plate a meal, but the meat was overcooked and a little tough. The crisp outer layer of fat was in tact and perfect, but no soft fat underneath and chewy meat. The steaks were quite good, but at (I think) 25 pounds for a ribeye this was far from the excellent steak we’d expect. 12.99 perhaps but not 25 quid. And therein lies the problem. It takes more than fancy plating to step up from pub grub to some of the prices they Are asking here. Ten out of ten for appearances but the food, while good, wasn’t that good. Beyond this the drinks were really disappointing. I tried two real ales and both of them were just on the turn - that slight off note that suggests they are past their best. Wine was expensive - the wine list started at 20 pounds for pretty average plonk. A good effort, and the heart is in the right place. But the prices are a little high and the quality just doesn’t quite match the price or the appearance or the expectation.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 14 August 2020

We haven't been to the New Inn for quite a long while and our recent visit only served to remind us why we stopped going there. We thought we would do our bit and take advantage of the Government's offer to subsidise our meals. As...the New Inn is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays it meant that we had to choose Wednesday to take advantage of the "Eat out to help out" offer. We had to book in advance and chose 7:30pm. We arrived about 7:20pm. The COVID set up appeared to be quite good with the front door of the pub signposted as Entrance Only and the rear door of the pub marked as exit only.So we went in, sanitised our hands just inside the entrance and were greeted by a member of staff. At this point, a customer barged his way through the middle of us and went out through the "entrance only" door. The staff didn't do anything. If you're going to take COVID seriously try enforcing your policy! We were shown to our table and given a menu each. I don't know what had been used to clean the table but everything was sticky. A waitress arrived and asked to take our drinks order. When I asked what beers were available she hadn't a clue. I chose a pint of Theakston's as she managed to remember that name. My wife ordered a gin and tonic. We had also decided on our food so we ordered that at the same time. Fifteen minutes later, the waitress arrived and said that the beer was off. so I had to endure her trying to remember the names of the other three beers. I settled for a pint of "Golden something", as that was all she could remember of the name. The drinks arrived fairly quickly after that. The beer was tepid (p*ss warm as we say in Yorkshire) but I didn't fancy going through the guess the name of the beer routine again so I just endured it. We then waited until 8:25 for our food to arrive. We had already decided that if it got to half past we were going to the Chinese Takeaway next door. Given that everyone in the pub had had to book in advance and that there were a reduced number of tables due to social distancing I don't see any excuse to not be prepared and to take so long to get the food out. Unfortunately the food wasn't worth the wait. My wife had a Chicken Kiev which seemed to have no taste at all. No flavour of garlic butter or herbs, no garlic butter oozing out, just dry chicken coated with breadcrumbs. I had chosen the burger which was equally dry and lacking in taste. There appeared to be no seasoning in anything, even the chips were bland. Even the salad seemed tired. Usually if there's red onions in a salad and a burger, I know I've been eating onions for the rest of the evening, but even they were lacking in taste and didn't leave any after taste. A waitress popped up after a couple of minutes to ask if everything was ok. We both mumbled that it was fairly poor and were about to elaborate when she turned her back and walked away without even asking us what was wrong with it. It seemed that she was just on autopilot, give them their food, wait a couple of minutes, ask if it's ok, move on to the next one. We both ate our food, mainly because we had been waiting for an hour and were starving. I'm glad the Government was subsidising this meal as I would have been extremely disappointed to have paid full price for it. It was the quality of food that I would expect to pay £2.99 for in a fast food joint, not £15.00 in a pub. The prices are too high and the quality and level of customer service doesn't justify the price.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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thenewinna, General Manager at The New Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2020

I apologise you did not enjoy your experience here with us. We have put several procedures in place to try and keep staff and customers safe and encourage everyone to follow them but we cant fully police them and the ownership is on individuals to...More

Reviewed 4 March 2020

This was the best Chinese meal I have eaten in years, mix that with friendly and helpful staff and you have a brilliant bar and restaurant

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 10 January 2020

We visited the New Inn at various times over the Festive period, including Christmas Day Lunch, Boxing Day lunch and New Year's Eve dinner. We would like to congratulate George, Megan and the rest of the staff on delivering excellent food and friendly and efficient...service. We have already booked for next the Festive Season.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 6 January 2020

Another excellent vegetarian meal from the New inn. I had cheese Croquettes with salad to start, a Chickpea Masala for the main course and Chocolate fondant dessert. The Masala was sweet and aromatic and nicely presented and served with just enough rice to be balanced...in a 3 course meal.The fondant had a rich and luxurious chocolate centre and succulent chocolate sponge exterior cooked to just the right consistency.The guest ale was a very fresh, hoppy and well kept pale ale from Rudgate brewery, with Theakston's best bitter and Rudgate Vanilla mild also on offer. Staff were friendly and attentive despite how busy the bar and restaurant were.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 4 January 2020 via mobile

Visited the New Inn with some friends to celebrate New Year. The food was fantastic, they catered very well for me, offering me parsnip soup, roast vegetable and chickpea masala and ice cream, which was all vegan and absolutely delicious! It definitely hit the spot!...The service was brilliant, staff are all very friendly and happy to help despite how busy it was. There was also live music towards the end of the night. Overall great atmosphere and great people, I would definitely recommend! Thank you :)More

Date of visit: January 2020
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The New Inn Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5