The Malt Shovel - Brearton, Harrogate

BreartonEuropean, British
Excellent
5.4/6
92 Reviews

About The Malt Shovel - Brearton, Harrogate

Situated inside a historic coaching inn dating back to the 16th century, The Malt Shovel is a beautiful village gastropub located right on the village of Brearton’s Main Street, a short drive from the centre of Harrogate. Sympathetically restored to retain the buildings old world charm and original features, The Malt Shovel is the perfect place to spend a lazy afternoon, drawing in diners from all over the North Yorkshire area for a menu replete with contemporary classics of British cuisine and a bar well stocked with whiskeys, wines and craft beers. To guarantee a table, making a reservation in advance is recommended.

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 12:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
Closed

Address

The Malt Shovel - Brearton, Harrogate
Main Street, Brearton
Brearton HG3 3BX

Menu Highlights

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Starters

French Onion Soup

Onions, garlic croutons & gruyere cheese
£5.95

Roast Beets & Yorkshire Goats Cheese Salad

Red, yellow & candied beetroot, candied walnuts, pea shoots & a Brearton Honey drizzle
£6.95

Black Pudding Scotch Egg

Celeriac remoulade, crispy bacon & a salad garnish
£6.95

More about The Malt Shovel - Brearton, Harrogate, Brearton

With oak beams, exposed stone walls and vintage-style furniture, The Malt Shovel is a chic take on a traditional country pub, known for its sophisticated setting and menu of British and European cuisines. No matter if you’re looking for somewhere for a leisurely pub lunch, or an elegant evening meal, The Malt Shovel provides the perfect backdrop with its cosy fireplace and revamped traditional decor, making it a favourite among Brearton and Harrogate locals as well as guests from further afield in North Yorkshire. On the menu at lunchtime you’ll find everything from light bites like smoked cod & gruyere fish cakes with lemon, dill & shallot mayo, to a range of homemade sandwiches as well as larger mains like the homemade cumberland sausages served with mash, caramelized onion gravy and seasonal vegetables.

Head on over to The Malt Shovel in Brearton in the evening and begin your meal with some French onion soup, black pudding scotch egg or tempura king prawns with a Thai dressing, before moving on to some home-style steak & ale pie, Nidderdale chicken breast with creamy spinach, fondant potatoes and red wine jus, or the slow-cooked lamb and apricot stew. With plenty of choices for vegetarians as well as a comprehensive children’s menu, The Malt Shovel is an ideal choice for when dining as a group or family. You’ll find it located on Brearton’s village Main Street, a short drive away from the centre of Harrogate. Attracting guests from all over the UK, spaces at The Malt Shovel are limited, so book ahead to avoid disappointment.

92 The Malt Shovel - Brearton, Harrogate Reviews

Excellent
5.4/6
92 Reviews
Waiting time:Very good
Food:Outstanding
Value for money:Great value
Noise levels:Very pleasant
Service:Excellent
Atmosphere:Excellent
New"Excellent"
6/6
Dan T.2 hours ago · 4 reviews

I love The Malt Shovel. Really delicious food, great service and great atmosphere. The team can’t do enough to make sure you have a lovely time and we keep coming back and will continue to do so.

New"Excellent"
6/6
Bill H.7 days ago · 6 reviews

Simply a lovely environment to be in. The menue is varied and interesting. We have never been disappointed. Having visited now six times. Sunday lunch time this time, for our anniversary, meant we were fortified to move more furniture around at home, the wine selection is not bad either! Can't wait to return.

"Excellent"
6/6
Paul H.14 days ago · 2 reviews

Great food, friendly service in a lovely country pub. All dishes were cooked to perfection and the small, varied limited menu provided plenty of choice