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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%
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“fruit cake” (5 reviews)
“tasting menu” (2 reviews)
“clotted cream” (4 reviews)
Opens in 22 min
British, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
The Old Deanery Hotel & Restaurant Minster Road | Minster Road, Ripon HG4 1QS, England
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Reviewed 8 December 2014 via mobile

Really nice warm welcome and lovely food a lovely ambiance and well thought out lay out I would really recommend this was a treat!:)

1  Thank Jack H
Reviewed 27 November 2014

We were given a gift of "Afternoon Tea for Two" by a friend, and we chose The Old Deanery at Ripon as the venue and pre-arranging the visit. On arrival, we were warmly welcomed, and settled down in front of the log fire to have...More

Thank Nigel O
Reviewed 3 November 2014

4 of us went to the Old Deanery for dinner on Halloween night. Great Food and service, the place was a very quite so a lacked little atmosphere but the good food made up for that a lot. I get the impression they are more...More

Thank Nik H
Reviewed 3 November 2014 via mobile

Ambience and service were poor, as if staff weren't particularly well organised. Only a few tables were occupied yet we still struggled to get attentive service with no one member of staff really looking after the table. I wanted to pay by amex to which...More

Thank monkeynonk
Reviewed 20 October 2014

Having found The Old Deanery for my 'Big' birthday earlier in the year we returned for my husbands even 'bigger' birthday. As we had eaten in the restaurant on our last visit and thoroughly enjoyed the food so made sure we had a table reserved....More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 9 October 2014

The restaurant is (obviously!) in what was the Cathedral Deanery. Reasonable menu (though not cheap) & well presented. Service a bit slapdash though

Thank global-traveller48
Reviewed 3 October 2014

On three separate occasions we've tried to eat at The Old Deanery. The last and final attempt was today. In fairness the first two attempts were on spec. We called in driving past as its setting is fabulous and we'd assumed the restaurant would be...More

2  Thank Hesmo
Reviewed 8 September 2014

Our recent visit here was for lunch in this really attractive old building. The service was friendly and attentive and most importantly this is a restaurant overseen by the owner. The lunch menu is not extensive but covers a variety of options and all are...More

Thank alanNorthYorkshire
Reviewed 5 September 2014

Loved this hotel, & had amazing time, food, drink, staff all excellent, great we could take our puppy with us .

Thank Terrysuzanne58
Reviewed 1 September 2014

My wife and I booked dinner at short notice. It was no problem. When we returned, we were offered the window table overlooking Ripon Cathedral. Throughout, staff were very helpful. Good menu choice, beautifully cooked and tasty food, and well-presented! Good value too. We'll stop...More

Thank PIFM
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
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09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
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
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  • 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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