…and just what we needed after a hard day in the garden At last – some sunshine and time to get some jobs done in the garden. After a full day in the sun (in my case up a ladder repairing a leaking summerhouse roof) we didn’t feel like cooking (and by that time I [...]
The Black Lion at Firbeck
One of the favourite pubs with our guests serving a good range of beers and excellent pub food. It is about 2.5 miles from Throapham House.
The pub is closed on Mondays, but otherwise food is served every day except Sunday evenings. We have sample menus available in our guest information.
The Black Lion can be quite busy towards the weekend so it is probably best to book from Thursday evening through to Sunday lunchtime. The telephone number is 01709 812575.
The Travellers Rest – Brookhouse
Serves a good range of beers so is popular with local people. Serves pub food Friday through Sunday lunch. Sunday lunchtimes are usually very busy, especially if the weather is fine, but they do serve through to 4:30pm and will try their best to accommodate you.
I popped into the Black Lion on Saturday lunchtime on my way back from shopping in Tickhill to find that the pub had just been named CAMRA’s 2012 Pub of the Year in Rotherham. I must admit my pint of Abbeydale Moonshine went down a treat.
Robert and I had a lovely meal a few nights ago at theGolden Ball Inn, at Whiston near Rotherham which was recommended to us by regular guests Lynda and Trevor. Unfortunately for me, I had no room for dessert so we will be going back soon to sample one. Since we went, several of our [...]
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