Eating Out Ryedale and Thirsk

Date Night

Alice Hawthorne – Nun Monkton

There’s a warm and friendly welcome for everyone at The Alice. From our beer drinking regulars, the walkers and their dogs to daytrippers from the river and families and friends who love a good Sunday lunch.
The Green, Nun Monkton, York YO26 8EW
T: 01423 330303

Ambiente Tapas

Serving gourmet tapas in one of our four vibrant, yet relaxed restaurants is what Ambiente is all about. We’ve put our Ambiente stamp on things as our tapas is not like you know it! It’s inspired by tapas served in traditional Spanish ‘tabancos’ and influenced by tastes and flavours from around the world.
14 Goodramgate,York,YO1 7LQ
T:01904 689 784

Blacksmith Arms, Lastingham

“Booking required as it gets really busy” Mumbler Recommended FP, NH Sept ’17

Anserdale Lane, Lastingham, YO62 6TN
01751 417247

Blacksmith Arms – Westow

The Blacksmiths Arms is a 300 year old country pub situated in the pretty rural village of Westow between York and Malton which is owned by a local farming family.
“Country pub with fantastic food. Very generous steak sizes!” SJB ’17, LR Sept ’17, KJ Sept ’17, EP Sept ’17
Main St, York YO60 7NE
01653 619606

Bluebell Inn – Weaverthorpe

Country inn resting on the North Yorkshire / Wolds border in the village of Weaverthorpe, overlooking the village green and surrounded by Yorkshire countryside
Relaxing atmosphere. Excellent food and wine. Two private dining rooms.
12 en-suite rooms and new luxury self catering cottages.

Main Street, Weeaverthorpe YO17 8EX
Tel: 01944 738204

Mumbler recommended KS ’17

Brandysnap Bistro – Thornton le Dale

Lovely food made from locally sourced ingredients.

3 Whitbygate, YO18 7RY
Tel: 01751 474732

Mumbler recommended FR ’17

Cottage Lea’s Hotel – Pickering

Fantastic food in a friendly atmosphere and lovely location.

Nova Lane, Middleton
Pickering, YO18 8PN
Tel: 01751 472129

Mumbler recommended SWE ’17

Crossbutts Stables – Whitby

Restaurant with luxury accommodation in Whitby. Good food and lovely views in a special location.

Guisborough Road
Whitby YO21 1TL
01947 820 986

Mumbler recommended NS ’17

Fairfax Arms – Gilling East

Traditional country inn with a friendly atmosphere, locally sourced food and excellent quality accommodation.

The Fairfax Arms, Main Street, Gilling East, YO62 4JH
Tel: 01439 788212

Mumbler recommended “A New Orangery extension for dining which is really nice.” ED Sept ’17. SO ’17, CT Sept ’17. RP Sept ‘ 17

Feversham Arms & Verbena Spa

Located in the heart of North Yorkshire in the traditional market town of Helmsley.

Luxury hideaway with the popular Weathervane Restaurant serving seasonal and locally foraged food. Lovely place to go for a “treat”. Fabulous place for afternoon tea.

Verbena Spa with treatments provided by Temple Spa. Extensive Heat Experience including an aromatherapy room, salt inhalation chamber, saunarium, monsoon shower and foot spas.  In addition you can relax in the outdoor heated swimming pool and brand new Jacuzzi.

Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa
YO62 5AG

Telephone: 01439 770 766


Four Seasons Restaurant Whitby

Four Seasons Restaurant Whitby is restaurant situated in Whitby close to the busy fishing harbour.

It is a modern and luxurious restaurant located in the centre of Whitby. It offers visitors a mixture of cocktails and wonderful food.

“Delicious aubergine moussaka, excellent wine and not too expensive! Top place!” Mumbler recommends SWE ’17

Address: 14 Bridge St, Whitby, North Yorkshire YO22 4BG
Phone: 01947 821035

Middleton Arms – Pickering

Fantastic food.

The Middleton Arms
Church Lane, Middleton YO18 8PB
Tel: 01751 470107

Mumbler recommended SWE ’17

Minster Inn – York

Pizza and tapas, nice starting point for a night out without kids or for an early tea on a Saturday with kids. Very close to Marygate car park and Museum Gardens.
The Minster Inn, Marygate, York. YO30 7BH
Contact: 01904 864432
Mon – Thur 12:00 – 23:00. Fri – Sat 12:00 – 24:00. Sun 12:00 – 22:00

Star Inn The City

Simple Yorkshire cooking with a taste of the countryside!
Lendal Engine House, Museum Street, York, YO1 7DR
T: 01904 619 208

The Black Swan – Oldstead

Unique as the only restaurant in Yorkshire and the North East to hold a Michelin Star and 4 AA Rosettes. Tommy Banks’ talent as a chef is in itself truly remarkable.
Recommended by Mumbler LJ March 2017, KJ Sept ’17
York, YO61 4BL
T: 01347 868 387

The Botanist

It started with a seed, an idea to create a secret garden of food and drink. A place where antiquities and trinkets hang from the walls, and resident botanists craft unusual concoctions.
Some arrive for the live music, some for the conversation; but here at The Botanist, all can enjoy a wondrous occasion…

“Fantastic food, great place for a get together or celebration” CF ’17

15-19 Stonegate, York, YO1 8ZW
T: 01904 541 177

The Crown & Cushion – Welburn

The Crown and Cushion specialises in bringing its guests high quality food, drink, service and surroundings; including a traditional bar, tap room and 3 separate dining areas. There is also a large outdoor tiered terrace with stunning views.
“Good for a night out or a child friendly meal.”
Welburn, North Yorkshire, YO60 7DZ
T: 01653 618777

The Grapes Inn – Great Habton

Lovely food.

The Grapes Inn. Great Habton, Malton, YO17 6TU .
Telephone: 01653 669166

Mumbler recommended GH, NS, LS ’17

The Horseshoe Inn – Levisham

family run establishment set in the peace and tranquillity of Levisham village within the North York Moors National Park.

Main St, Levisham. YO18 7NL
Phone: 01751 46024

Mumbler recommended NS ’17

The Pheasant – Harome

The Pheasant is a beautiful Country Hotel with 16 rooms including two family rooms and indoor heated swimming pool.

Fantastic tasting seasonal dishes with locally sourced ingredients.

Harome, YO62 5JG
Telephone 01439 771241

Mumbler recommended LS ’17

The Pipe & Glass – South Dalton

Airy, elegant and welcoming, the restaurant at the Pipe and Glass offers the perfect surroundings to relax and enjoy our Michelin-starred food as well as letting rooms.

“It’s amazing, bit expensive but with good portions! It’s worth the trip and the money as a treat. You won’t get in unless you book well in advance.” CB ’17

West End, South Dalton, Beverley, East Yorkshire,HU17 7PN
T: 01430 810 246

The Star at Harome

Much loved, Michelin-starred Inn has origins believed to date back to the 14th Century
All nine rooms are highly individual, many with quirky features

The Star Inn
Harome, Helmsley YO62 5JE
Tel: 01439 770397

Mumbler recommended KS ’17

The Talbot Hotel, Malton

Elegant hotel with 26 bedrooms, landscaped gardens and a great restaurant.

The Talbot offers contemporary British cooking delivering delicious food throughout whether you are dining in the Bar and Brasserie or the Wentworth Restaurant. We champion the use of fresh produce from local suppliers and our seasonal menus are created by Head Chef Dan Graham. A lovely place for Afternoon Tea as a treat.

The Talbot Hotel, Yorkersgate, Malton, YO17 7AJ
Phone: 01653 639096

“Truly fabulous meal – go try the 9 course tasting menu, it is amazing” CB ’17

The Triton Inn – Sledmere

Lovely village pub with great food and open fires in winter.

York Road, Sledmere YO25 3XQ
Tel: 01377 236078

Mumbler recommended FP ’17, LT Sept ’17, HJ ’18, PE ’18, KS ’18,

The Yorke Arms – Harrogate

Nestling in Yorkshire’s beautiful Nidderdale Valley, The Yorke Arms is a historic 18th century coaching house and shooting lodge, now serving as a Michelin starred restaurant with rooms.
A place to immerse yourself in relaxation and let the pace of life slow. Yorkshire’s finest scenery is on the doorstep and its bountiful larder provides a glorious treat for diners.
Recommended by Mumbler HB 2017
Nidderdale AONB, Ramsgill-in-Nidderdale, Pateley Bridge, Harrogate HG3 5RL
T: 01423 755243

Wensleydale Heifer

Whether you are requiring a weekend getaway, a short Yorkshire Dales holiday or an overnight stay, the Heifer is the perfect location for a relaxing break. Dine in our award winning restaurant, retire to your luxurious hotel room and in the morning, enjoy a real Yorkshire breakfast.

Recommended by Mumbler EHT 2017

Yorkshire Dales National Park, Main St, West Witton, Leyburn DL8 4LS
01969 622322