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The Wakeman's House

33 Market Place South, Ripon HG4 1BZ, England
+44 7866 226014
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“scones” (47 reviews)
“quiche” (17 reviews)
“coleslaw” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 Market Place South, Ripon HG4 1BZ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to find 'The Wakeman's House' when out in Ripon. If you require a gluten-free diet, they have a huge variety of choice: toasties, sandwiches, jacket potatoes, and even sweet treats. We both had jacket potatoes, served with side salad and coleslaw. Side...More

Thank Gluten-Free_Anne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a quick bite. The place itself is really nice. I ordered scrambled eggs with mushrooms and gluten free bread and as a quick bite i think it was good. They do serve gluten free food (you can have gluten free bread...More

Thank bbbo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for lunch and although busy we were welcomed cheerfully and were delighted that almost everything on the menu was available as Gluten Free. Prices are very reasonable and food is very fresh and good quality along with decent coffee and wonderful cakes.

2  Thank Derek H
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our lunch so much that we ended up eating here two days on the trot. There was such a great choice of dishes on offer at affordable prices. Everything was homemade or bespoke local produce bought in ie pork pies! The beautiful building...More

Thank JulieIles
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I am a huge fan of this charming little eaterie and make a beeline for it every time I am nearby. Today I enjoyed a very tasty Buck Rarebit, a dish sadly not seen too often these days which is a great shame, as the...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Dropped into this quaint place just before lunch. What a fantastic place steeped in history. But more to the point excellent freshly made food and quality service.Great value for money and very pleasant helpful staff. Busy at lunch so get there early.

Thank secpat
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Just wanted something lite for lunch. Lovely little quaint tearoom. Not much room to move about but lovely fresh food. The baking looked lovely but unfortunately we didn't try them this time but looked delicious. My husband had the homemade soup and a sandwich and...More

Thank Delzer65
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We had been driving all morning, and were keen on a light lunch. The Wakeman's House tea room fitted the bill perfectly. Exceedingly relaxed and friendly, and housed in lovely medieval house in a lovely little town, where, as a bonus, we had no difficulty...More

Thank Drewratter
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our pot of tea and homemade scones with beautiful Strawberry jam and clotted cream, staff very friendly and quick service considering it was market fay and everywhere busy.

Thank Sophie B
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We arrived almost at closing time , the staff were more than willing to serve us, and the cakes and scones were delicious. Also very reasonably priced. I would recommend this place if you are in Ripon

Thank David E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Market Place South, Ripon HG4 1BZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Ripon
  • Phone Number: +44 7866 226014
The Wakeman's House cafe is a traditional tearoom, offering a range of tasty homemade sweet treats - scones, traybakes, sponge cakes, bakewell tart and apple pie to name but a few.Our light lunches include sandwiches, paninis, homemade soups and quiches, toasted sandwiches, oven baked potatoes, pate and ploughmans lunch and afternoon tea.Enjoy a visit to our cafe which is situated on the corner of Ripon's historic market square. We assure a warm, friendly welcome with great service and excellent value for money.
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