A Review by this website
The Anvil Arms is a country pub situated close to the village pond, about 15 minutes from Filey. It is clean and inviting with traditional features, and comes complete with warm, welcoming staff and a lovely open fire. Good beers are available (Theakstons and Black Sheep amongst those on offer at the time). Food is served either in a restaurant area, or in the bar area set out for meals. For our Sunday lunch, we sat in the Bar.
Before our visit, I sought the independent opinion of a resident local to Wold Newton by Facebook (who I did not personally know) and was advised that it was good and that "I would not be disappointed". We certainly weren't. Booking for Sunday Lunch is recommended and they do two sittings.
The food was excellent with a good selection of vegetables cooked to satisfaction, Landlady Sheila and her staff ensured that we were well catered for as we enjoyed our meals in a relaxed atmosphere. Take your drink in front of the fire before being escorted to your table, and maybe like us, have another one before you go. The Bar staff occasionally came out front to discreetly check that things were in order to complete our experience. We also caught up on a couple of acquaintances who we had not seen in a while.
It is clear that at the Anvil Arms there is an passion in providing good, wholesome home cooked food. Also the toilets (very important) are clean and well presented. By running the website fileybay.com, we take an interest in our local establishments and we very occasionally recommend them. On this occasion, based upon our random visit, the Anvil Arms at Wold Newton gets our 'Bay Recommended'.
● The menu for during the rest of the week is varied with a monthly 'special' advertised. Monday has Homecooked Early Bird Meals 5.30 to 7.00 p.m. - Home cooked Honey Roast Ham is featured alongside homemade Steak and Ale Pie, Poached Salmon plus many more favourites.
● Thursday Lunch 12.30 to 2.00 p.m. menu includes Roast of the Day.
● Friday 6.00 to 7.00 p.m. Burger and a pint £5.00.
● Friday and Saturday evenings 7.30 to 9.00 p.m. - an A La Carte menu for Bookings only.
● Sunday Lunch 12.30 p.m. Bookings advisable.
All food is homemade and locally sourced where possible. Catering for Party bookings, Weddings, Funerals, Anniversaries etc.
What's on in July 2016... details to follow.
Check for any up to date menu alterations. We have tried other menus, and we were not disappointed!.
We have no connection at all with this establishment. This review is given on a fair and even handed basis, based upon our visit at the time without payment or solicitation
and is updated. As with all establishments, you are advised to check with them beforehand to establish availability and service.
©Tony Green June 2014
The Anvil Arms latest updated review November 2015.
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