The Dining Room, Boroughbridge
“Characterful bow-fronted cottage concealing an opulent bar-lounge and an intimate beamed dining room.
Wide-ranging menus offer boldly flavoured, Mediterranean-influenced dishes… In summer, head for the terrace.”
~ MICHELIN GUIDE
The Dining Room
The Dining Room Restaurant 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 restaurant 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.
A NEW CHAPTER
We are now an All-Day Cafe Restaurant
in a grand style
NEW Opening Hours
TUE – SAT
Open 9.00 am – Closed 4.00 pm
Open 9.00 am – Closed 1.00 pm
Only the Best
Fresh Local Ingredients,
We endeavour to serve the finest quality food and drink in beautiful surroundings – whether you’re looking for a light lunch, afternoon tea or just a really great coffee.
In 2020, we introduced a new chapter of daytime dining, offering simple dishes made with love.
Our Dinner Menu is now available to experience at home – perfect for a dinner party or a quiet night in.
The Dining Room has been recognised with all major guide publications, eg Michelin, Good Food Guide & AA
We use local suppliers for our lovely dishes, with meat from Sykes House Farm, fish from Hodgsons, fruit and veg from Think Fresh, and wine and drinks from Yorkshire Vintners.
We are fully licensed, serving everything from coffee to champagne.
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The Dining Room has been established for 20 years, with a good relationship with the Michelin Guide.
We have also been proud winners of the Yorkshire Life Neighbourhood Restaurant Of The Year Award.
A NEW CHAPTER
Explore our new 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 restaurant, overlooking St James Square – the heart of Boroughbridge.
COVID SECURE DINING
In accordance with government guidelines, the restaurant is open, with limited spaces.
We are also open for dining outside in our beautiful and spacious garden & terrace.
We endeavour to keep you (& us) safe whilst ensuring you have an enjoyable visit. These measures will be followed until there are further updates from the government.
We’re offering a small light-bite menu of sandwiches, cakes, salads & desserts, with a limited Bar & Wine menu.
This will be table service only.
COFFEE TO GO
We now offer our legendary coffee & cake to take away – available from 9.30am.
Our light-bite menu is also suitable for takeaway.
DINE AT HOME
Our popular Dine At Home menu will continue. Perfect for a dinner party or a quiet night in.
For collection on Friday & Saturdays, please order by Thursday.
We have beautiful open-air dining facilities in the garden and terrace, with tables the required distance apart.
Please be equipped for the British weather!
We can currently only accept groups of a maximum of 10 people.
At least one person per table must leave their contact details. These will be kept confidential.
Children must be accompanied by an adult and at all times respect social distancing.
These measures are our duty to protect all our customers and staff, and to comply with government requirements.
Anyone not following the guidelines will be asked to leave.
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”