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June 2017: The Yorke Arms has been put up for sale with a price tag of around £1.75m.

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Summary

“A sophisticated experience right in the heart of Nidderdale” is to be found at this famous “old coach house / shooting lodge which enjoys a fabulous, picturesque setting” – one of the UK’s best dining destinations. The kitchen – overseen by Frances Atkins – produces “wonderfully prepared, beautifully presented” cuisine “using the finest ingredients the Dales terroir can offer”, while “nothing is too much trouble for the attentive staff”.

£94
Exceptional
Very Good
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“A marvellous setting, in the middle of Nidderdale” provides a “lovely” backdrop to this rural but “classy” old inn, in a “beautiful Dales village”. Frances Atkins is one of the country’s most renowned female chefs, and “local game is often to the fore” in her “unfailingly impressive”, “incredibly intensely flavoured cooking”, which ranks in the UK top-20 this year.

£92
Exceptional
Good
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Frances Atkins “is an amazingly innovative chef”, and produces “exquisite” food – “a good blend of locally sourced, foraged, modern and classic” – at this “indulgent” inn, “beautifully located” in the Dales, which she co-owns with husband Bill.

£92
Very Good
Very Good
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“OMG, what truly amazing food”!; Frances & Gerald Atkins’s grand inn is a “picture-postcard building” with a “beautiful location” in a “quiet Dales village”; for once it’s Mrs who’s the chef, and her “brilliant attention to detail” shines through in “perfect” seasonal cuisine.

£89
Exceptional
Exceptional
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Owner's description

About TheYorke Arms

Nestling in Yorkshire's beautiful Nidderdale Valley, The Yorke Arms is a historic 18th century coaching house and shooting lodge, now serving as a Michelin starred restaurant with rooms.

With an award winning kitchen, led by top female chef Frances Atkins, the restaurant has a firm reputation for excellent food with a creative flair. The Yorke Arms' stunning location makes it an ideal retreat, while the surrounding areas offer a wealth of sights, activities and heritage. To extend a wonderful experience, contemporary or traditional rooms offer a peaceful setting in which to unwind.

The Restaurant
While the unique location of The Yorke Arms helps to make any visit truly memorable, it is the outstanding quality and creativity integral to its food that leads guests to return again and again. Home to one of the country's top female chefs, Frances Atkins, The Yorke Arms is renowned for its delicious cuisine, founded on a timeless, classical repertoire.

Beginning as first class, locally sourced raw materials and finished off with imagination and finesse, a variety of tantalising dishes consistently succeed in tempting back locals and those who visit from further afield.

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Yorke Arms Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Yorke Arms Restaurant in HG3, Ramsgill-in-Nidderdale by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Yorke Arms restaurant.
terry c
Brilliant....
Reviewed 4 months, 13 days ago

"Brilliant."

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Cathy R
A somewhat reverent attitude in the restaur...
Reviewed 5 months, 1 day ago

"A somewhat reverent attitude in the restaurant. Food was good but with some backfires - liquorice and blackcurrant? We hated the cutlery - it was clumsy to hold and wouldn't balance on the side of the plates. Breakfast was sup[erb, the room lovely and the setting outstanding"

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Ramsgill-in-Nidderdale, HG3 5RL
Opening hours

lunch noon - 2 pm, dinner 7 pm - 9 pm
Last orders: 8.45 pm

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