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The Wakeman's House

33 Market Place South, Ripon HG4 1BZ, England
+44 7866 226014
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“scones” (30 reviews)
“quiche” (17 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
33 Market Place South, Ripon HG4 1BZ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A lovely old world establishment. Very welcoming service with excellent home made food nicely served. Can recommend the scones they are lovely.

Thank Allan N
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Wakeman's House in the market square is very popular with local people. We had a satisfying light lunch from the varied menu. There are 'meal deals' and the food is very reasonably priced and tasty. There is also a good selection of cakes.

Thank Januarius
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely place for an excellent choice of cakes, snacks and lunches. Very comfortable surroundings, friendly service and reasonable prices. Will certainly be returning!

Thank twizzle2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Wakemans House with all its quirkiness and history is a fabulous place for coffee, scones, cakes, lunches . I visited early morning for coffee and a wonderfully light cheese scone. Excellent coffee. Delightful staff

Thank AngieJS20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely traditional English tea room situated on the edge of the market Square. The Wakemans house dates back to the 17th century and there's even part of the original wall, protected by glass. The staff are very friendly and the food very good from lunches...More

Thank snowydb5
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Called in early morning for coffee and it was full up of people enjoying breakfast. Coffee was good and a refill cost just 90p so great if you want to linger a while and have a chat / catch up with friends Fab scones all...More

Thank TheButler2014
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great food lovely cakes nice service quaint place very clean toilets.hole place has lovely atmosphere where you can relax and enjoy.

Thank Ann Fern A
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We tried this for the first time on a Saturday morning for a quick cup of filter coffee. It is situated in one corner of the main market square just along from the Town Hall and Tourist Information Centre. It is an interesting old listed...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Came upon The Wakemans by chance unaware of its ranking on TripAdvisor. Quite possibly the best Tea Shop / Cafe I have ever visited. Staff made you feel like a valued customer from the off. We only had drinks and a scone which was lite...More

Thank breckg2013
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Always call here when we are in Ripon. The food is lovely and very reasonably priced. The staff are lovely and very efficient. The cream teas are excellent. Would definitely recommend a visit here.

Thank PoggyGang
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Market Place South, Ripon HG4 1BZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Ripon
  • Phone Number: +44 7866 226014
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The Wakeman's House cafe is a traditional tearoom, offering a range of tasty homemade sweet treats - scones, traybakes, sponge cakes, bakewell tart and apple pie to name but a few.Our light lunches include sandwiches, paninis, homemade soups and quiches, toasted sandwiches, oven baked potatoes, pate and ploughmans lunch and afternoon tea.Enjoy a visit to our cafe which is situated on the corner of Ripon's historic market square. We assure a warm, friendly welcome with great service and excellent value for money.