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The Ancient Unicorn

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Reviewed yesterday

The service massively let us down! And the food was not far behind! 2.5 hours of poor service culminating in having a piece of plastic wrapping in the Chicken Roularde, we asked for the dessert menu it was 20 minutes before one of us had...More

Thank MartinWake
Reviewed 6 days ago

Often stay in the area - but first time here. Great find! Friendly, clean, comfy. The star of the show is the food - very good! It’s obvious that there is still work to be done in and around this old quirky place. Dog friendly...More

Thank averay55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed one night after long days walk. Room in converted stable block was spacious and had a sofa and a kitchenette which was unexpected. Large comfy bed and ensuite shower room. Pub was warm, welcoming and had great food and comfy sofas for relaxing. Friendly...More

Thank LondonMelba
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on a wintery day at lunchtime on a Friday following a disappointing visit to the castle. The pub has its own car park with separate bar and restaurant. Both having log fires and are dog friendly. The food and service were excellent and...More

Thank mark w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a walk almost entirely through low cloud restricting visibility and long stretches of mud on my Pennine way adventures I arrived in the homely bar of the Ancient Unicorn. I was instantly made to feel welcome by staff and locals alike over a couple...More

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nutzzz
17 September 2016|
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Response from Philip J | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I have seen dogs in for lunch-time, There is the main bar/dining area with large fire and then just round the corner a small snug with a few chairs and table and another fire. Also plenty of room outside on the terrace... More
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17 September 2016|
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We stayed there with our 3 dogs and took them with us into the bar when we went for our evening meal. Not sure if they are allowed in all areas - we didn't take them into the dining room where breakfast was served and there... More
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13 August 2016|
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Response from MJD1952 | Reviewed this property |
Yes two choices I think, one was vegetable lasagne and I don't recall the other one.
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"Rooms for folk with dogs are outside in a courtyard with car parking outside. Ideal."
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"Rooms in the main pub have the best views whilst the charming rooms in the converted stables are quieter/more..."
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"did not stay in rooms"
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"One of our group had a room with well equipped kitchen, and small dining area - very handy for a family."
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