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The Punch Bowl Inn

Lots on offer at this Yorkshire Dales inn

At a glance

Bar menu
Restaurant menu
Sports TV
Dog friendly
Free Wi-Fi

With Wainwright’s Coast to Coast Walk on the doorstep, this Grade II listed Swaledale pub dates back to the 17th century. As well as open fires and antique furniture, the bar and bar stools were hand-crafted by Robert ‘The Mouseman’ Thompson's company (see if you can spot the mice around the bar). Typical food choices include chicken liver and orange pâté; beef and ale casserole with herb dumplings and horseradish mash; and Yorkshire parkin with apple compôte. Local cask-conditioned ales also feature. If you would like to stay over for the Swaledale festivals, the 11 bedrooms all have spectacular views.

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Opening hours

  • Closed: 25 December
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Opening times: 11am–midnight
  • Lunch: all week 12–2.30
  • Dinner: all week 6–8.45

Food and drink

  • Set menu available
  • Restaurant menu available
  • Real ales available: Theakston Best Bitter, Black Sheep Best Bitter and Riggwelter, Timothy Taylor Landlord
  • Real ciders: Thatchers Gold

Price guide

  • Main course from11.50
  • Credit cards accepted


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Sports TV
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required
  • Wedding receptions


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • High chairs
  • Baby change


  • Accessible toilets


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

A1 from Scotch Corner take A6108 to Richmond. Through Richmond then right onto B6270 to Low Row.

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