Food and drink in the North York Moors

With such wonderful farmland in the area, it is not surprising that the meat and vegetables served up by the many restaurants and hostelries is superb. Below are just a few of those serving food in the North York Moors:

The Geall Gallery & Artisan Café

Situated in the Steam Railway village of Grosmont the Geall Artisan Cafe sits opposite the Station car park. Woodland car park is also just 100 yards down the hill, opposite the Grosmont Cricket Club. Relax and soak up the atmosphere in the welcoming cafe, serving:

  • Fairtrade freshly ground coffee
  • A selection of speciality and herbal teas
  • Chilled soft drinks
  • Available daily; imaginative home baked specials
  • Homemade cakes, scones and soups
  • Design your own sandwich, freshly made to order
  • Vegetarian and gluten free options always available

1st April - 31st October open 7 days a week from 11am.1st November - 31st March open Thursday through to Sunday from 11am.

The White Horse Inn at Rosedale Abbey

In the heart of the North York Moors National Park, with superb views, this restaurant is full of original character and offers a wide-ranging menu, plus an extensive bar offering real ales, spirits and fine wine. Winners of the 'Yorkshire's Favourite Pub Award 2012’.

The restaurant offers a superb choice of local game, fish, meats and poultry all served with a selection of fresh vegetables. The bar menu is equally satisfying, ranging from homemade pies to warm, filled baguettes. The lively bar, frequented by locals and residents alike, has a roaring log fire, hand-drawn real ales, and a wide choice of malt whiskies, wines and spirits.

Originally built as a farmhouse, the inn was first licensed in 1703 and over the years has developed into the characteristic establishment it is today — where you are guaranteed a warm welcome, hearty fare and friendly service.

Hunters of Helmsley

Renowned for their range of fine foods and products, the shop is an emporium filled to the brim with all sorts of delicacies and delights, and the delicatessen stocks a vast choice of locally produced goods. Hampers and gift baskets are a speciality of the house.

Established in 1990 Hunters of Helmsley is a delicatessen and fine food emporium supplying food gift baskets, continental foods and fine wines sourced locally and worldwide. Located in a wonderful Grade two listed building, set on the Market Place in the picturesque town of Helmsley, it is at the heart of North York Moors National Park.

Shepherd's Hall Tea Rooms

Situated just 6 miles from Whitby, in the pretty village of Lealholm, treat yourself to some wholesome home-made soup or a freshly made sandwich or even, a house favourite, Yorkshire pudding with sausages and homemade gravy in this quaint little tea room.

Also on offer is a selection of homemade cakes, paninis and various other tasty snacks and treats. Like your tea in a china cup? There is nothing better than a lovely pot of tea and being able to top your cup up when it's empty. Prefer coffee? They offer cappuccino, latte and hot chocolate too.