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Prima Pizzeria & Ristorante

33 Kirkgate, Ripon HG4 1PB, England
+44 1765 602034
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (63 reviews)
“linguine” (8 reviews)
“bruschetta” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
33 Kirkgate, Ripon HG4 1PB, England
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Reviewed today

I attended a surprise birthday meal for my sister in law and as we were a large party of 24 we were asked to pre order our food, 22 of us did this but my sister in law and one other were unable to do...More

Thank Tracey H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a short visit to Ripon, friends recommended this Italian restaurant which was tucked away on Kirkgate. The food and service were both very good.

Thank Lynda B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Place was busy when we visited as it had been Ripon races but food was really good and staff were friendly and attentive. I had the lobster ravioli which was delicious. The house red was of a very high standard. Good value and well worth...More

Thank jmack72015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in early evening having not booked but were welcomed staff friendly and efficient only had pizza but well cooked and beer cold and reasonably priced

Thank stevee682015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a shame, Prima used to be such a treat. There always used to be a warm friendly welcome. Whatever dish one would like the chef to alter (or indeed create), was not only never a problem, it was embraced, created, served and eaten with...More

Thank Broc M
Franco F, Owner at Prima Pizzeria & Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello it's Franco let me say that I am still the proprietor of Prima you probably haven't seen me working in the restaurant as I have been helping out in the kitchen a lot lately with the same chefs I have employed for a very...More

Reviewed 30 May 2018

Nipped in here on a bank holiday Monday evening. Place was absolutely packed. I had the carbonara, which was very nice, though I'd have preferred it made the proper Italian way with eggs rather than cream. Perhaps they are catering for English ideas about carbonara....More

Thank hungry473
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Went in by chance early one evening and timed it well to grab a table. We shared a garlic bread which was delicious but maybe more suited for 3-4 people to share. My husband had a calzone for his main which was filled to the...More

Thank Loubs2012
Franco F, Owner at Prima Pizzeria & Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Hello As you know I do take all comments very seriously and at hart, the kitchen staff has been made aware of your comments the minute they were posted and I thank you for that as it will help us in the future, I am...More

Reviewed 15 May 2018

We had the fishcake and calamari for starters and for mains we had spicy sirloin steak. The portions were a lot bigger than we expected. So be sure to bring a healthy appetite!!

Thank sinham11
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Ate here on quite a few occasions and would recommend it to everyone.Staff pleasant knowledgeable on there wines.Well worth a visit.

Thank Irene U
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Dropped in on spec...2 couples with 2 4 year old children and were very impressed with the beautiful food, service and overall value for money! Would definately go back...

Thank Jim P
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Suzi J
12 September 2016|
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Response from holls2000 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they do but ring to ask
Trisha B
1 July 2016|
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Response from Franco F |
Hi I am sorry have just seen your question Yes we do open every day of the week from 4.30 pm until 10 pm Looking forward to see you 🍷
4 August 2015|
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Response from Kayleigh F | Property representative |
Hello there, I'm not sure whether you have posted this question to the wrong restaurant as we do not have a kids club or disco. Kind regards Prima (Ripon)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$59
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Kirkgate, Ripon HG4 1PB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Ripon
  • Phone Number: +44 1765 602034
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Established in 1985 and serving traditional Italian food of high quality at competitive prices, situated in Ripon's oldest street Kirkgate. This grade 2 listed building is the home of the city first and longest established restaurant with dining area over three floors. Private parties can be catered for in a separate dining area on the first floor.there is an extensive "specials" blackboard which offers seasonal dishes like game or seafood and offering a early bird menu daily from 4.30 p.m. until 6.30 p.m.and we also cater for specialist dietary requirement. Highly recommended on Trip Advisor and free wi-fi. now open for Sunday lunch from 12.30 p.m 2.30 p.m.
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