AN OTLEY pub is celebrating being ranked as the best carvery in Leeds.

The Yew Tree Inn, on Newall Carr Road, has earned the title thanks to achieving the highest average rating for local carveries on TripAdvisor.

The pub currently has a 4.5 (out of 5) rating with customers ranking its food, service, value and atmosphere highly - and 100 of the 132 reviews giving it the highest possible, ‘excellent’, rating.

This review of the carvery, posted in November, 2019, is typical of the feedback. It said: “The Sunday lunch here is excellent and really great value.

“The veg was fresh and the meat was expertly cooked. The staff are really friendly and welcoming.”

The Yew Tree’s licensee, Julia Ward, said: “Our Sunday carvery is our pride and joy and everyone who dines here always say how lovely it is.

“Our meat is all locally sourced and I think as we use such big joints it helps it stay so succulent when cooking. Our cauliflower cheese is always a hit too!”