The Black Bull Inn at Moulton has opened after undergoing a sympathetic six figure refurbishment.
Around 70 people turned out an invitation-only evening aimed at showcasing the changes to friends and family.
Michael Ibbotson, managing director of Provenance Inns, said:
“Tonight has been a fantastic opportunity to finally reveal what we have all been working so hard to achieve at The Black Bull Inn these last few months.
“We’re delighted with the feedback, how well received everything was, and are positive the Bull will once again become a firm Yorkshire favourite.”
Sarah Smith (nee Pagendam), whose parents George and Audrey ran The Black Bull in its heyday, was at the launch party.
“If Provenance hadn’t bought the Bull it would still be in the sad state that it was left in.
“It was in need of so much work and very few people would have been willing to take on that kind of project.
“We’ve been really pleased as a family that it is being brought back to life and are really excited to see there are also plans to create guest rooms – it was something my father had always dreamed of adding.”