Restaurants in Richmond - from cosy pubs to beautiful bistros...
Being just a few short minutes away from the restaurants in Richmond, there’s no shortage of delicious dining options when staying in our luxury Yorkshire lodges. Whether you’re looking for a riverside drink at a charming pub, a tasty snack at the farmers market or a three course meal at a sophisticated restaurant there’s a huge variety of international cuisine and local delights to satisfy anybody’s tastes. Here are some of our favourites.
*Please note that this information was correct as of March 2020 and due to COVID-19, some restaurants may be operating under new guidelines - for full information, we recommend you contact the establishment directly.*
The Fleece Hotel (4 minute drive)
Newly reopened and right in the heart of restaurants in Richmond, the Fleece serves a delicious menu amongst their cool and contemporary decor. Located next door to the iconic Georgian Theatre Royal, expect a tempting selection of breakfast dishes, sumptuous lunches and delicious dinners. Catering for all requirements, with vegetarian, vegan and children's options, there's something for all to enjoy. For dinner reservations we recommend you call ahead as there are seasonal opening hours. FIND OUT MORE
Black Lion (4 minute drive)
Right in the heart of Richmond, the Black Lion is an excellent stop for those exploring the market town. With dining offered in either the cosy bar-side Snug or in the first-floor Bistro, the traditional menu covers modern takes on classics and light bites as well as more traditional fare. They serve everything from fresh Mediterranean flavours and delicate salads to juicy steaks. The jewel in their crown however is their tasty Sunday Roast! FIND OUT MORE
Wilfred Deli & Pantry (4 minute drive)
Offering simple, seasonal food which is freshly prepared in house each day along with a carefully sourced selection of artisan products and speciality ingredients for the home and store cupboard, the Deli is a must visit during your stay. Ideal for stocking up on your self-catering escape or even just for a quick homemade soup, wrap, salad or pastry. Don't forget to treat yourself to one of their delicious bakes! FIND OUT MORE
George & Dragon (9 minute drive)
The perfect pitstop for 'reet proper pie' and a pint after a long and beautiful walk through the Dales. Accessible either by car or on foot (1 hour's leisurely ramble across some of this region's most beautiful scenery), the George & Dragon thoroughly deserves it's title as CAMRA's Yorkshire Pub Of The Year (3 years running!). Famous for it's epic views, sensational homemade pies and wide variety of ales, this family-friendly pub is one for the bucket list. FIND OUT MORE
Middlemoor Farm Cafe (9 minute drive)
A hidden gem on the outskirts of Richmond! Not only providing ample opportunity to get up close to a cornucopia of farmyard creatures, Middlemoor serves the most exceptional, locally sourced dishes in it's cosy courtyard. FIND OUT MORE
Shoulder Of Mutton (15 minute drive)
Nestled into the picturesque village of Middleton Tyas, this family-owned, 400 year old village pub is the perfect accompaniment to your Yorkshire getaway. A warm welcome awaits each and every guest, with tempting aromas of quality local cuisine and initimate corners that are perfect for cosy afternoons. Once you're well rested, take stock of the stunning surroundings and indulge in a pre-lunch stroll through the many footpaths that snake through the village. FIND OUT MORE
Wensleydale Heifer (25 minute drive)
Situated in one of the most beautiful areas of the country, between Leyburn and Hawes, the Wensleydale Heifer is well worth the 30 minute drive from our lodges in the Yorkshire Dales. An absolute must for Sunday lunch, the award-winning restaurant has a focus on spectacular seafood, but you’ll also find mouth-watering roasts and delicious deserts. Follow your meal with a leisurely walk at Aysgarth Falls just down the road, for the perfect relaxing afternoon. FIND OUT MORE
Blue Lion (30 minute drive)
Having won the 'Dining Pub Of The Year' award on three seperate occasions, we heartily recommend that you tantalise your tastebuds by tucking into the Blue Lion's expertly crafted gourmet dishes. Sip from their renowned selection of hand pulled, unique guest ales in front of a roaring log-fuelled fire and plan your next adventure in style. FIND OUT MORE
Wensleydale Creamery Visitor Centre (50 minute drive)
Their interactive experience will take you on a journey through the art of cheese making which includes the opportunity to watch Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese being handcrafted by the team of master cheese-makers from the Viewing Gallery. There’s fun for the whole family with hands-on games and activities. Have fun driving the children’s milk tanker and learn all about how a cow makes milk. Watch clips of your favourite Wallace & Gromit films, with colouring kits, quizzes and puzzles for the children too. You can also have your photo taken with Wallace & Gromit Characters! FIND OUT MORE
These restaurants in Richmond are ideal for guests staying with us at our luxury lodges in the Yorkshire Dales. Just a short 20-minute walk along country tracks (or a five minute taxi ride), there are plenty of options to keep our guests fed and watered!