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14 Westgate, Ripon, England
+44 1765 604201
17:30 - 22:00
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Wed - Sun 17:30 - 22:00
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pizza in Valentino's is the best I've ever had. Thin and crispy with fresh tasty toppings. Not over cooked and really really tasty. It's the only place where I can eat a whole pizza because it's not made of doughy bread!! Service was good and they made sure we were in time to get to the cinema. Would definately... More 

Thank 49ish
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

not quite primas but still a nice family orientated traditional italian restaurant slightly dated inside so didnt think it would be good but actually the food was really nice.

Thank Joan G
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A few of our friends came to Ripon for some food and a few drinks in the spirit of Christmas. We all went out in Christmas jumpers and started our night here...well I can honestly say I'm so glad I did my wife and I could not decide what we wanted pizza or pasta! The waiter over heard this and... More 

Thank scaaa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't always want to go to ultra post restaurants or gastro pubs - but I never want to go to eateries where the food is rubbish. Valentino's is a totally unpretentious destination but prides itself on some key features of a good food destination. Fermino especially, and Daniel and Richard always make us feel welcome - and sometimes Manila... More 

Thank C John S
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I have been going to this restaurant since I was a baby 28 years and it has never been better. The fish dishes are the best I have had ( better than a French port) the staff are friendly and polite but the food speaks for itself. The puddings are made by the Italian owner personally love the banoffee pie... More 

Thank Erika B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I can't big this place up enough!! Most authentic and best tasting Italian in Ripon without a doubt. But to top it off, they are the most family friendly place too. Fantastic staff who bend over backwards to make you feel welcome. We will always keep coming back!

Thank Gemma M
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is the best and most authentic italian restaurant in Ripon. It is simply super. The food is ridiculously good, the ambience and atmosphere feels comfortable an as if you were on holiday. Have been visiting for years and have never been disappointed in any way. Relaxed and easy going but with attention to detail and diners experience. Early doors... More 

Thank witchy69
Southampton, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

A group of us ate here. As there was a four year old in our party we arrived at 5.30pm. This is obviously the time for those with children as there were lots of children there. Our meal was served by an extremely friendly Italian gentleman who was very good with the four year old in our party. I will... More 

Thank Suspence63
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Walked in off the street heading for a different restaurant. Great atmosphere, nice service and the house red was most acceptable. The highlight of my meal was watching desserts being prepared for two kids with their eyes getting bigger by the moment. The pizza hit the spot. Highly recommended.

Thank VelvetSnoutingdingle
Pateley Bridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

We booked by telephone for arrival after 9pm and our large group of 19 were made very welcome, quick service and food was excellent. Would certainly recommend.

Thank Kat58-h

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Westgate, Ripon, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Ripon
  • Phone Number: +44 1765 604201

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?