Food & Drink

Where to eat and drink in the Upper Dales

This guide lists food and drink providers who support the Festival.  When booking, please mention that you are coming for Swaledale Festival.

The Bridge Inn: a former coaching inn dating back to the 15th century, The Bridge Inn sits in the picturesque village of Grinton and has a great reputation for homemade food, well-kept real ales, an extensive wine selection and comfortable en-suite accommodation.
Grinton, Richmond, DL11 6HH; 01748 884 224;

The Burgoyne: a privately run luxury hotel nestling in the heart of the beautiful Swaledale Valley.  High-quality cuisine is at the heart of the Burgoyne with its elegant dining rooms' magnificent view of Reeth Green.  It has spectacular service and the finest of locally sourced Yorkshire produce.  The food combines traditional standards with a modern fusion.
On the Green, Reeth, DL11 6SN; 01748 88429;

The CB Inn: the constantly changing menu at The CB Inn reflects the seasons, the wonderful local produce and the creativity, experience and dedication of its team of local chefs.  Its reputation for fine food has resulted in the award of an AA Rosette in 2013, an award which it has maintained for the last three years.
Arkengarthdale, DL11 6EN; 01748 886233; 

Corn Mill Tea Room: a delightfully traditional establishment in the heart of Bainbridge which serves delicious homemade food throughout the day.  Visitors are treated to freshly baked delicacies and freshly brewed tea and coffee.
Bainbridge, DL8 3EH; 01969 650212; 

Dales Bike Centre: a bike centre with a 'cafe & cakery' and a passion for really good food using local produce.  Be it a hearty bowl of soup, a filling sandwich, a tasty panini or the classic cyclist fare of beans on toast - expect great food and great service.
Fremington, DL11 6AW; 01748 884908;

The Farmers Arms: a pub that still has that unspoilt charm.  Situated within the stunning scenery and spectacular walking country of Upper Swaledale, this traditional Yorkshire Dales pub boasts a welcoming atmosphere and prides itself on its well-kept local ales and tasty homemade food with a varied menu and specials board.  With an open fire and a stone-flagged floor, muddy boots and well-behaved dogs are always welcome.
Muker, DL11 6QG; 01748 886297;

Muker Village Store & Teashop: a welcoming tearoom in the charming village of Muker; excellent for cakes, snacks and light lunch.
Muker, DL11 6QG; 01748 886409

Red Lion Inn: a traditional country community pub that has been owned by the same family for 50 years and offers bar snacks, soups, pasties, hot drinks and ice creams.  In the tiny snug there are photographs relating to the various films and TV programmes filmed at this unusually photogenic spot.
Langthwaite, DL11 6RE; 01748 884218; 

Reeth Ice Cream Parlour: a family-run ice cream parlour situated in the picturesque village of Reeth, specialising in real dairy ice cream made by Brymor on the farm at Jervaulx.  There are sixteen delicious flavours to choose from and you can also enjoy teas, hot chocolate and fresh coffee.
Reeth, Richmond, DL11 6TE; 01748 884929; 

The Wyvill Arms - fine food & atmospheric bars in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, with a restaurant offering an outstanding menu of high-quality locally-sourced produce.  
Constable Burton, Leyburn, DL8 5LH; 01677 450581; 

Yorebridge House Hotel: a 5* boutique hotel and 3AA Rosette restaurant in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales dedicated to luxury and fine dining, with a menu that excels in design, flavour and innovation.  Food is served in a relaxed and romantic atmosphere where guests are looked after by knowledgeable and friendly staff.
Bainbridge, North Yorkshire, DL8 3EE; 01969 652060;

This page is offered as a service.  Whilst we believe it to be accurate, inclusion in this list is not an endorsement by the Festival organisers.