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The Old Deanery

The Old Deanery Hotel & Restaurant Minster Road | Minster Road, Ripon HG4 1QS, England
+44 1765 600003
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good19%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fruit cake” (5 reviews)
“tasting menu” (2 reviews)
“clotted cream” (4 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Old Deanery Hotel & Restaurant Minster Road | Minster Road, Ripon HG4 1QS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely boutique hotel and restaurant. Beautifully decorated. However the dining room was amost empty and it lacked atmosphere. It also felt (authentically) cold! The food was very good

Thank Gill R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place very warm and welcoming we will visit here again when passing through and try the main menu

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely fantastic service and food. The staff are very friendly and go the extra mile to make it a great experience. Would recommend this venue for a special occasion or just a nice lunch. Thank you team at The Old Deanery

Thank Sophie B
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We went with family for the Deanery’s New Years Eve. We had told the restaurant that I am vegan beforehand, and I was so happy with the effort put into my meal! Before being seated, I was given a tray of vegan nibbles as staff...More

Thank HarrogateVegan
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We visited this hotel to have an afternoon tea as a gift experience but we were very disappointed. The tea room is a dismal yellowy white and has bare floorboards which are noisy and therefore the room lacked any warmth or colour . The fire...More

4  Thank Geoffrey N
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The charm has been ripped out of this old house so it now looks uniformly like so many carpetless, white walled restaurant with brown seats and decor. Nice fire in the bar and comfortable sofas. The food was a strange take on "modern" with strange...More

Thank Clementine849
Reviewed 30 September 2017

If you wish to have a meal in a restaurant with a good choice on the menu and good value for money don't visit the Old Deanery. I have waited 1 week to give them chance to respond to my feedback, given after the meal,...More

Thank Jenny T
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We last ate at The Old Deanery almost 40 years ago and remembered it fondly from then. So when we wanted a special place to share with six friends, we knew just where to go. The staff could not have been more accommodating. One friend...More

Thank TechTraveller
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We were highly recommended to try the old Deanery so We did. Our disappointment started as we arrived the menu was extremely limited. We struggled to order, as the starters arrived the asparagus was burnt and the tips were missing we asked and was recommended...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

The Old Deanery is always good for a business lunch or one with friends Good lunch menu but we nearly always get sandwiches. The posh fishfinger butty in rustic ciabatta is truly lovely. Served with hand cut proper chips Smoked salmon and cucumber also a...More

Thank Pauline G
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Loo C
18 June 2016|
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Response from Chris B | Property representative |
We serve breakfast 8.30am - 9.30am on a Saturday. We look forward to welcoming you to The Old Deanery soon. Kind regards Chris General Manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$39
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Deanery Hotel & Restaurant Minster Road | Minster Road, Ripon HG4 1QS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Ripon
  • Phone Number: +44 1765 600003
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Old Deanery
The Old Deanery restaurant is spread out over 3 dining rooms, allowing you to dine overlooking our stunning gardens or the magnificent Ripon Cathedral. Open for lunch, dinner & available to book for private dining, celebrations & weddings.
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