Much praised in the guide books, and awarded 2 AA Rosettes, the imaginative menus and gourmet tasting menu follow the hotel’s theme of traditional excellence.


Middlethorpe Hall - Head Chef preparing dish
Ladies lunch at Middlethorpe Hall

Twice awarded "Restaurant of the Year" in the Visit York awards and retains 2 AA Rosettes

With a tranquil vista over neatly mown lawns, our two dining rooms, The Oak Room and The Pineapple Room, provide the perfect, elegant setting for breakfast, Saturday and Sunday luncheons or a fine-dining candlelit dinner, and also feature an extensive wine list reflecting quality and variety.

The chefs work closely with local suppliers and the hotel's gardening team to ensure the menu's ingredients are fresh and seasonal.

The combined experience of Head Chef Ashley Binder and Pastry Chef Paul Harrison produce superb menus that have won many accolades over the years, and continue to attract connoisseurs of fine food from around the world.  

Enjoy the fine dining delights at Middlethorpe Hall's restaurant, choosing from the 'a la carte' dinner menu or the gourmet 'Tasting Menu' created by Head Chef Ashley Binder and for all the table guests to partake. 

For lovers of Whisky, we have put together a fine Whisky selection for your enjoyment that is flavour led.

A non-refundable allowance of £66.00 per person is included in all dinner, bed and breakfast breaks.  

DRESS CODE – smart please (although jacket and tie for gentlemen are not obligatory), trainers, tracksuits and shorts are not acceptable. 

CHILD POLICY – We welcome children over 6 years old.

Restaurant opening times:


Weekdays 07:30hrs to 10:00hrs
Weekends & Bank Holidays 08:00hrs to 10:00hrs


Served Saturday and Sunday from 12:30hrs to 13:45hrs

Afternoon Tea:

Served Monday to Friday from 13:30hrs to 17:30hrs
Saturday and Sunday from 15:00hrs to 17:30hrs 

Available Wednesday to Sundays inclusive (Monday and Tuesday - resident guests only)


The Oak Room Restaurant is closed Mondays and Tuesdays

Dinner is served throughout the week from 18:30hrs to 20:30hrs offering an A la Carte menu and Gourmet Tasting Menu.

Coffee/Tea (not linked to a meal):

Tea/Coffee and home-made biscuits:  £7.00pp

Double Espresso, cappuccino, latte and biscuit: £7.00pp

Please call us to book on: 01904 641241