Set in the shadows of Ripon Cathedral, the Old Deanery.
Room with a View

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Our passionate team of chefs led by Head Chef, Garry Bolland, would be delighted to have you dine with us here at The Old Deanery.

Celebrating the best of Yorkshire produce and using only the freshest of ingredients, our modern menus and afternoon teas are sure to excite your taste buds.

Please note: we no longer serve lunch & dinner unless for 8 or more guests, booked in advance. Explore Private Dining (click above) and Celebrations for more information.

Try one of our traditional full afternoon teas for only £12.50 per person.

Enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches, homemade cakes & scones and savoury tartlet, accompanied by tea infusions & freshly ground coffee. Served on a high tea stand with the best china, just the way you’d expect it.

Gluten free? No problem! We also offer our afternoon teas entirely free of gluten. 

Served 7 days a week: 12pm – 4pm, our full afternoon teas are by booking only.

Fancy something lighter? No need to book if you’d like to try our cake of the day or a homemade scone over a morning coffee or afternoon cuppa!

With four dining rooms available, you can choose your favourite and enjoy private dining at its best. Whether you’re planning an intimate meal or a large banquet, The Old Deanery can cater to all your needs.

With seasonal menus available all year round, experience the best the season has to offer in the comfort of your very own dining room – explore our private dining rooms. 

The best way to see if we’re right for you is to come and have a look round, our friendly staff are on hand every day to answer any questions you may have.

Autumn & Winter Function Menu

Spring & Summer Function Menu

Vegan options available upon request

Experience traditional afternoon teas or private dining at its best