The Dining Room


TEL: 01423 326426


Welcome to
The Dining Room

The Dining Room cafe is housed in a grade II listed Queen Anne building, located by the picturesque St James Square opposite the fountain in Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire. 

The cafe is run by Christopher Astley and his wife Lisa with a strong dedicated team of staff behind them.

Christopher is in charge of the kitchen and has trained and worked in well known Michelin establishments, while Lisa heads the front of house.

dining room restaurant boroughbridge front-of-building

NEW Opening Hours

Open 10.00 am – Closed 4:00 pm


Open for Brunch from 31st March
Open 9.30am last orders 12.45pm closed 1.30pm

Only the Best

Fresh Local Ingredients,
Award-winning Food

We endeavour to serve the finest quality food and drink in beautiful surroundings – whether you’re looking for a light lunch or just a really great coffee.

Explore our menus…

Mediterranean-influenced dishes capturing the summer, perfect for al fresco dining on the terrace.

In the winter months, enjoy home comfort dishes in the cafe, overlooking St James Square – the heart of Boroughbridge.


What People are Saying

“Hidden gem of Boroughbridge”

“…today discovered their stunning large courtyard garden basked in the early morning sunshine.

Simply delicious huge bacon butties.”


“Al fresco dining at its best”

“Chris & Lisa have done a great job making the best of a difficult situation.

The food was to the usual high standard as was the personal service.

Thank you and well done!”


“Amazing lunch with good friends”

“We came to the Dining Room to celebrate and we are so glad we did!

We sat outside in their private terraced garden, it feels like you’re on holiday in Tuscany”


Over 200 5-Star Reviews on Trip Advisor


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