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The Old Deanery

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Old Deanery Minster Road | Minster Road, Ripon HG4 1QS, England
+44 1765 600003
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09:00 - 21:00
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Noticed The Old Deanery after coming out of The Cathedral. Friendly front of house young man greeted us at the reception showed us to the bar area to be greeted with a roaring fire, we ordered tea / coffee . Very impressed when it arrived with a teapot, hot water jug ,milk jug/ sugar bowl and a caffetiera of coffee... More 

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1 Thank Peggy B
Chris B, General Manager at The Old Deanery, responded to this review

Many thanks for you review on your impromptu refreshments after visiting the stunning Ripon Cathedral just over the road. I'm delighted you were impressed upon your first visit to The Old Deanery and we very much look forward to welcoming you back soon for a night away, or a sample of our modern menus. Kind regards Chris Brown General Manager... More 

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A very select number of us had a joined birthday celebration 3 course lunch. The food was excellent and plentiful. The service was first class and nothing seemed to be to much trouble. The private room was comfortable and had French doors that opened onto the garden. I would highly recommend this restaurant for that special occassion

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Thank JimDodds
Chris B, General Manager at The Old Deanery, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review and I'm delighted you enjoyed your celebration with us here at The Old Deanery. Our Garden Room, with French doors opening onto the gardens, makes such a lovely intimate space for small private dining parties. Your kind comments will be passed on to all our team on your behalf and we look forward to... More 

Leeds
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Took my mother and sister for afternoon tea for my mother 7th birthday. The staff service and food was amazing. The staff were attentive and friendly. The food was delicious and would highly recommend.

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Thank Amanda G
Chris B, General Manager at The Old Deanery, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and I'm delighted you enjoyed your birthday afternoon tea to celebrate your mother's 70th birthday! All our treats are made in-house and served with enthusiasm by our lovely Yorkshire staff. We look forward to welcoming you all back to The Old Deanery soon. Kind regards Chris Brown General Manager & Director More 

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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

The Deanery afternoon tea , great choice of sandwiches, warm scones, beautiful little cakes, very freindly and helpful staff. Roaring fire in the bar, very welcome on a dreary Saturday. We looked at their dinner menu which also looked very inviting.We will be back!

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Thank Sally C
Chris B, General Manager at The Old Deanery, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review and I'm delighted you enjoyed your traditional afternoon tea with us. Priced at only £12.50 per person with all the lovely treats made in-house, it's definitely something special! We look forward to welcoming you back to The Old Deanery soon. Kind regards Chris Brown General Manager & Director More 

Harrogate, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Booked afternoon tea for a family celebration in person a number of weeks in advance. Told the hotel the reason for the celebration and requested a table overlooking the garden. Arrived at the hotel to be shown a table right in the corner of the room so 2 of us had our backs against the wall, and 2 of us... More 

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Yorkshire
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261 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

A nice place in nice surroundings but its a bit "posh" for some folk, drinks are reasonably priced, service is good but the bar is really small and when we were there they had an art & craft stalls inside which made it really tight for space. Strangely they did have Estrella on draught which you just don't find in... More 

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Thank YorkshireShacko
North Yorkshire
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Brilliant afternoon tea, great choice of food, a large pot of tea for two and lovely courteous and helpful staff, would highly recommend!

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Thank Psychobabble
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Received a birthday voucher & chose this as our venue. After spending the night in Ripon we arrived to find a beautiful building with amazing views of the cathedral. The afternoon tea was really lovely with a good choice on offer. As we had to take our young daughter along, the chef even sent out an extra piece of every... More 

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Thank Joanne M
Ripon, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We moved to Ripon earlier this year and although we have walked past The Old Deanery on a number of occasions, this was the first time we had visited. As others have already commented - what a delightful building in a superb location. The reception, bar and dining area are full of character and although perhaps in need of a... More 

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Redditch, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I received a tea for two voucher as a birthday gift and chose the Old Deanery as the venue. First impressions were good, a lovely old building full of character. We were shown to our table and offered a pot of tea. Then our food arrived. The quiche was delicious if cold in the middle, sandwiches were lovely but the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$31
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Buffet, 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
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Deanery Minster Road | Minster Road, Ripon HG4 1QS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Ripon
  • Phone Number: +44 1765 600003
  • This restaurant is at The Old Deanery
Description
The Old Deanery restaurant consists of 3 dining rooms, overlooking the magnificent Ripon Cathedral or our stunning gardens. Open for lunch, dinner & available to book for private dining/celebrations.

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