Best Pubs in Ripon

Expert recommended Top 3 Pubs in Ripon, UK. All of our pubs face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes local reviews, history, trading standards, ratings, satisfaction, trust, price and their general excellence. Only the bee's knees!


36 Kirkgate, Ripon HG4 1PB Directions

Wine, Beer, Pan-Fried Local Pigeon, Freshly Baked Bread, Marinated Olives, Houmous, Honey Roast Chipolatas, Pan-Fried Local Pigeons, Harald Mackerel, Fresh Squid, Sticky Ripon Bee, Lamb Rump, Home Smoked Beetroot, Chicken Kyiv, Pork Fillet, Steaks, Roast Tomato Tart, Roast Cod Bouillabaisse, Fish, Chips, Wensleydale Gammon & Homemade Beef

The Royal Oak is served award-winning food, cask ales & accommodation in the middle of the beautiful city Ripon. The elegant rooms feature en-suite bathrooms, as well as flat-screen TVs, free WiFi, and tea and coffee making facilities, plus homemade biscuits. The sample menu and Sunday Roast served from noon. Their traditional bar serves plus cask ales and beers from local breweries. There's also a courtyard garden with seating.

Price: Starts from £2.25


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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri & Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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24 Bondgate Green, Ripon HG4 1QW Directions

Since 2007

Wine, Beer, Ham Hock Terrine, Caramelized Pear, Red Onion Jam, Herb Butter, Homemade Locally Reared, Chicken Goujons, Aoli, Mug of Breaded, White Bait, Homemade Tartare, Scotch Egg, Salt Baked Celeriac, Dressed, Chicken Jus, Tartare, Pea Puree, Steak Pie, Double Chocolate Brownie, Vanilla Ice Cream, Cheesecake & Berry Compote

The Water Rat is offering customers a great selection of real ales and mouth-watering popular home-cooked food. The Water Rat venue for local brews plus classic local/global dishes using Yorkshire produces, with outdoor area. They serve two main courses from £14.95.

Price: Starts from £4.95

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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon Closed

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51 Allhallowgate, Ripon, Ripon HG4 1LQ Directions

Since 1980

Red Wine, White Wine, Rose Wine, Beer, Duvel Belgium, Leffe Blonde Belgium, Peroni Italy, Belle Vue Kriek Belgium, Erdinger Weisse Bier Germany, Kaltenberg Royal Germany, Oranjeboom Holland, Vistamar Brisa Cabernet Sauvignon Central Valle Chile, Calusari Pinot Grigio Romania, Fruit & Country

One-Eyed Rat is a traditional real ale pub famous for its old fashioned charm and can be found on Allhallowgate, one of the oldest parts of Ripon, North Yorkshire. The One-Eyed Rat serves an exceptional range of quality ales, continental beers, fine wine, fruit wines, mulled wine and has been found in the Good Beer Guide for the last ten years. They host a variety of events from their top-rated beer festivals to quiz-nights.

Price: Starts from £5

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Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri & Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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