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The Green Dragon Inn, Leyburn

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Hardraw
Hardraw
Postal town: Leyburn
DL8 3LZ
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Rob Hunter left this review about The Green Dragon Inn

Visited back in March, but just realised I didn't leave a review at the time. Five pumps in total, I had a Brewgooder Global Gathering Pale Ale which was some kind of charity based ale at £2 for half a pint. The chap behind the bar said they were due to have a charity event on to raise more money for the same cause but this had been cancelled due to COVID-19. I can't remember what other ales were on, but I am pretty sure Askrigg Ale was also available.

There was a real fire going, food was being served, there were picnic benches to the front, a piano inside, possibly a dart board too. A stone floor, bare stone walls, wooden beams, all in all a nice country pub. There are several rooms as you enter - the bar is to the left. The barman (or "Batman" according to the notes on my phone) was friendly.

This is a nice little walk up from Hawes on a nice day and definitely worth a look.

On 27th July 2020 - rating: 7
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Brainy Pool left this review about The Green Dragon Inn

an exceptional pub unchanged since the reviews below. Cosy, multi roomed inn with the buzz of conversation and a real community atmosphere. reminiscent of days long gone by, this is a wonderful must visit pub. Decent Theakstons ales and food available. The waterfall walk behind is no longer owned by the pub and costs £2.50 but is also very much worthwhile.

On 5th May 2019 - rating: 9
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Will Larter left this review about The Green Dragon Inn

The pub's physical appearance has been well described by previous reviewers. Beers available at the time of my visit included two from local Yorkshire Dales brewery, which I find to be a bit samey, with the noted exception of Drovers Arms which sadly was not one of the two. Others were Landlord and a cycling themed special from Theakstons. My half of Leyburn Shawl (named after a landmark rather than an item of clothing) was in good condition but a bit underwhelming. There are a few seats in front of the pub, which were in a bit of a sun trap at the time of my visit, so I didn't explore the interior too much. Reading the reviews by John Bonser and Roger Button lets me know what I've missed.

On 19th August 2017 - rating: 6
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Alan Hurdle
Garsdale, 6.45 miles, 2 hr 4 min walk (show)
Dent, 9.27 miles, 2 hr 58 min walk (show)
Ribblehead, 12.31 miles, 3 hr 57 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Green Dragon Inn, Hardraw
27th Jul 2020, 17:02
Review submitted by Rob Hunter
 
5th May 2019, 18:48
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  • Accommodation : Yes last updated 12 November 2013 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 23 December 2009 by Moby Duck
  • Function Room : Yes - From review - last updated 11 November 2013 by Dave McNally
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 23 December 2009 by Moby Duck
  • Live Music : Yes last updated 12 November 2013 by ROB Camra
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 23 December 2009 by Moby Duck
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