The Countryman's Inn - traditional country pub with modern accommodation & The Olive Tree Restaurant

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The Countryman's Inn is a traditional country inn, with modern hotel accommodation, in the village of Hunton, Lower Wensleydale, North Yorkshire. The inn offers a warm welcome, a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, and is an integral part of the village community of Hunton. With good beer and great food you can relax in the bar with its beamed ceilings and seasonal log fire. We have a selection of up to 5 cask-conditioned real ales, 3 brewed within 10 miles of the pub! We have held the Cask Marque Award since 2011 so you can be sure your real ale will be served in prime condition. We also support the CAMRA LocAle scheme & regularly feature guest ales from witihn 30 miles radius as well as national favourites.

The inn is AA rated 3 stars, with a Gold award in 2013, indicating that our "Overall Quality Rating" was 4, with 4 of the 5 critical criteria all exceeding the 3 star standard.

Our AA award-winning restaurant was again recognised & awarded the AA Dinner Award for 2013 reflecting, in the view of the inspector, "a very wide choice with good attention to seasonality, all well presented & demonstrating a good level of skill.....the hospitality & service was a highlight". The restaurant has a deserved reputation for its range of quality freshly prepared meals to suit all occasions, including Vegetarian and Children's Menus. We use locally sourced, & some home grown produce, wherever possible. All menus and pricing are subject to change to reflect availability.

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Our full menu is available on Saturday lunch and from 1 March 2014 every evening in The Olive Tree with a selection of "Value Dishes" as well as our new Spring a la carte menu created by new resident Chef Andrew Scullion. We are also open for Sunday Lunch each week from Midday until 16.00. To book your table please call direct on 01677 628700

 If you're lucky enough to be able to enjoy a stay in the Yorkshire Dales, whether on business or pleasure, make use of our hotel accommodation, four modern, comfortable and well-equipped, en-suite bedrooms. You can view our accommodation, check availability and book on-line, or call our reservations direct on 01677 450 554.


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Hunton, Bedale
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Things Happening @ The Countryman's Inn

Early Evening Menu & Lite Bites : 2 courses for £9.00, 3 courses £12.00 every evening

The Olive Tree is now open 7 evenings per week. Lite Bites & Early Evening menus from 18.00 to 19.00 2 courses for £9.00, 3 courses for £12.00.
Then an a la carte choice is available until 21.00. All our menus can be seen on the Menus tab at the top of the page.

2014 is special : Le Tour de France & The Diamond Jubilee of The Yorkshire Dales National Park Charity offer Click for info

To celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of the Dales National Park, the "Grande Depart" & first 2 stages of Le Tour de France being in Yorkshire, we wanted to do something special!

From 01 April until 31 December 2014 for every online booking we recieve we will make a £1 donation to the Yorkshire Dales Millenium Trust ( The Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust supports the unique landscape, economy & community that is the Dales in many different ways. One way is to plant new trees indigenous to the area. Each new tree costs £15 & the YDMT has planted over 1 million trees since 1997.

The Countryman's Inn's donation is in memory of a dear friend, " HonouraryLocal" who stayed with us & enjoyed the Dales, but who sadley passed away earlier this year. Please refer to the TripAdvisor review by "Honouarylocal" dated 11 April 2010

Mothering Sunday Click for info

Dont forget her on the Special day on 30 March. We serve lunch from Midday until 16.00. Call 01677 628700 to book your table now!

Bedale Hunt Point to Point click for info

Held on the 12 April at Hormby Park, just 2 miles from The Countrymans Inn. Why not call in for an early lunch pre race drinks & an early lunch or for post race drinks & dinner ?

Sunday Brunch Club starts again from 13 April & then the second Sunday each month. Click for menu

Sunday Brunch Club returns to The Olive Tree from 13 April 2014 presented by Andrew & his team. From 10.30 , Full English £7.95, newspapers, chat & then a drink or even lunch? Pre bookings only by 19.30 previous Friday.

Current Menu

Choice of Cereal, orange or tomatoe juice
Full English, bacon, egg,sausage. black pudding, beans, tomato & mushrooms
Eggs Benedict
Scrambled egg & smoked salmon on a potatoe cake
Tea, coffee & brown & white toast

Monthly Dining Club? Click for info

Interested in developing the new menu? Then register your interest in our proposed new dining club. Set 3 course menu with new dishes for the menu & wine tasting. It will be hed on either Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday evenings, to best suit members, once per month. Limited numbers, one sitting & vote for any new dishes to be put on the a la carte menu & wines for the wine list!! Tell us if you are interested to join.