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Tiger Inn – Cosy country pub Knaresborough

Situated in the village of Coneythorpe on the outskirts of Knaresborough, the Tiger Inn made for a handy stop for us, driving along the A1(m) to York last Sunday. We stopped for a pub lunch and were suitably impressed with our food choices and the range of drinks, including real ales and prosecco.
Sea bass – seared fillet of sea bass with new potatoes, chorizo, baby spinach and orange @ £12.95


The menu offers Sunday roasts, steaks, a variety of pub staples like fish and chips or steak and ale pie, and some more international dishes such as Thai curry.


Cosy country pub – nicely furnished


Between the four of us, we had these starters – the black pudding with ham  hock croquettes was the outstanding dish in this course:


King prawn starter – with sweet chilli, ginger, spring onion and pitta bread @ £6.25



Crispy black pudding starter – with ham hock croquettes and grain mustard hollandaise @ £5.50



Brie starter – baked in crispy crumb served with sweet chilli sauce and leaves


And for main course, K had steak and ale pie @ £12.50 (really juicy, filling pie with perfectly cooked and salted chips), B and K both had sea bass (nice and light, served with a tasty mix of ingredients) @ £12.95 and I had Thai chicken red curry @ £10.50 (quite spicy and creamy without being firy hot):

IMG_6200b_steak ale pie

Steak and ale pie – shin of beef, local ale, short crust pastry with market vegetables @ £12.50


Go on, have a taste – beef and ale in juicy gravy with vegetables



Seared sea bass – nice and light



Thai chicken red curry – with sticky coconut rice, pak choi, peppers and prawn crackers @ £10.50


The verdict: Great spot in the pretty village of Coneythorpe, handy for stop-offs from the A1(m). Good quality gastro pub food and pleasant service.


Restaurant info:
– Lardbutty rating: 4 / 5
– Type: pub, British, international
– Address: off Shortsill Lane, Coneythorpe, Knaresborough, HG5 0RY
– Nearest station: Knaresborough, Cattal
– Website + menus: Tiger Inn website
– Photos on flickr: Tiger Inn images
– Location: Tiger Inn map



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