What People Say

What People Say

Our testimonials and awards…

Click on the tabs below to see what people are saying about the Angel and the awards we have won over the years.


The whole meal, the welcome and the atmosphere was perfect. We were warmly welcomed and attended, but never felt hurried by the staff.

Elizabeth Adams

Exceptional calibre of the wine list

Michelin Pub Guide 2008

The Angel Inn has it all – a perfect English Inn

Alastair Sawday’s Special Places To Stay 2007


Very helpful from the initial phonecall - nothing has been too much trouble.
The Canapes were a very welcome treat!
We have had a wondeful stay thank you!

Ms Deverill

As usual the Angel continues to be the best.
Wonderful service, food and accommodation.
Thank you.

Mrs Sue Johnston - York

A Wondeful Stay wecouldn't improve anything, we will be back.
Thanks for making us feel so welcome.

Mr Albutt - Stone

Sets a high bar in terms of attention to detail and overall experience.
Looking foward to our next visit.

Mr Thompson - Littleborough

Probably the best meal we have ever had thank you for a fantastic stay and making us feel so welcome!

Mr Karl Turner - Worsley

The quality of the food was exceptional. Our suite was very comfortable, warm and extremely clean.
We intend to recommend your inn to all our friends and can't praise your establishment enough.

Lynne Peacock and Robert Gunn - Notts

Our guests were very comfortable as were we in White Doe Cottage.
The meals in the restaurant were excellent and Simon and his team
were most attentive - nothing was too much trouble

Irene Davies - Skipton

After staying with you for five days I thought it right to say how the friendliness of your staff really made the Angel stand out
from similar graded places we have stayed in over the years.

Jeff James - Pembrokeshire

The room was charming and immaculate and we were made to feel very welcome from the moment we arrived.

Stephen Taylor


The Wine Cave is the perfect venue for an intimare wedding, which is exactly what we wanted.
It was amazing. No flowers were needed - the candle lit room looked stunning.

Iwasthere07 - Trip Advisor

All our guests had a wonderful time and it was an absolute pleasure and a joy
to meet, plan and share our day with yourself and your incredibly courteous,
talented and professional staff.

Neil and Lisa Stuart

We can highly recommend the Angel for a first class, intimate wedding venue.
It was brilliant!

Stephen and Val Degnan

Everyone was very complimentary about the whole Angel experience - Wine Cave ceremony,
restaurant venue and meal, accomodation and staff were all excellent.
You helped me enormously by making the planning stress free!

Ian and Bernadette Shepherd

The Angel is truly a wonderful place, staffed by wonderful people,
not to mention the wonderful food! We will always feel a very special
connection with the place.

Rich and Dawn Evans

All our guests were very impressed by Mark and his team's menu.
Simon you were a superb master of ceremonies and we were touched
by the kindness and thoughtfulness of all the staff.

Claire and Andrew Forbes-Cult

We couldn't have wished for a better venue. As always the food was exceptional
and the service was first class. Simon - you were brilliant!

Gary and Lois Todd

The most wonderful wedding day we could have wished for...the staff were all exceptionally helpful and nothing was too much trouble.

Stephen & Jenni Taylor


Pascal you are a superstar wine 'instructor' demonstrating not only expert knowledge
but also amazing patience with my raucous guests and all delivered with great humour

Karen Mendores - Lancs

Thank you for the lovely evening we had to celebrate my mother's eightieth birthday.
Everyone enjoyed the food, and the ambience and felt that it was absolutely right for
the occasion - some of the party are still talking about it!

Lynda and Steve Jay

Thank you for a superb luncheon in the Wine Cave.
The food, venue and service were truly first class and i recieved numerous
complimentary cards and letters to that effect.

Tim Wilman - Cross Hills, West Yorks

Many thanks for an excellent evening Simon!
We have never been so well looked after and your personal skills and abilities
are a real credit and asset to the Angel Inn.

Dave and Hester Potts - Cononley

The food and wine, service and atmosphere were all excellent.. all our guests had a marvellous afternoon.

Lynne Calverdale

2007 Awarded Michelin Bib Gourmand Red ‘M’ for another year

2006/07 Top 30 Gastro Pub award

2005 Abbot Ale Perfect Pub Award for the Yorkshire Region

2005 White Rose Awards – Yorkshire Pub of the Year

2004/05 Publican Pub Food Awards, Bruce Elsworth Pub Chef of the Year

2004/05 Yorkshire Life Magazine “Small, but special accommodation”

2001/02/03 AA Pub Wine List of the Year

2002 AA Pub Seafood Restaurant

Good Food Guide “Awarded 6 Points for Food” 1999

Publican “Pub Caterer of The Year” 1998

Caterer and Hotelkeeper “Pub Operator of The Year” 1998

Booker Prize for Excellence 1998

Guide Michelin “Awarded Bib Gourmand ‘Red M'” 1997

Life Magazines “Northern Wine List of The Year” 1996

Egon Ronay “Pub of The Year” 1995