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83 North Street | Ripon, Ripon HG4 1DP, England
+44 1765 607555
10:30 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Tue - Fri 10:30 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love Lockwoods but hadn't been for a while, so I decided we would go for lunch on my birthday. The staff were really helpful and accommodating, particularly with the children. Food was fantastic, I had steak and then a lovely pudding. Kids loved their food too. Definitely the right choice for my birthday lunch and I'm sure we will... More 

Thank sophiejwallace
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was first rate especially the puddings- we had the chocolate pot which was one of the best puddings I have had for a long time. There was a good choice of drinks and food no complaints.

1 Thank julie5454
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250 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having been walking around Fountains Abbey all day we hungry and cold so at 5pm came to Lockwoods. We had visited here several years ago so wondered how it was now. We were not disappointed with our choice. It remains a very good restaurant with delicious well presented food and some more unusual flavour combinations which work very well indeed.... More 

1 Thank Tallis
Ripon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff good food ideal ambience. Good all round menu plenty for all to choose from. Extensive choice of drinks as well

Thank Mark D
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going regularly to Lockwoods and never had a bad experience. The menu changes every season with a brand new list of good food and one or two 'old' favourites. The staff are always friendly and helpful, a lovely choice of diverse foods from very light bites to substantial main courses. Well worth a visit.

1 Thank Liz P
Ripon, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were polite and food was nice but very overpriced for what it was. Food was cold and I asked for hot milk with my coffee and was given cold milk... after using the milk, realised it was my dads milk for his tea which we shared and I actually didn't get any milk. Asked for vinegar, they didn't bring... More 

2 Thank Laura T
Ripon, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is over rated and over priced. Whilst the food was nice it wasn't that warm. I had to ask twice for condiments. The portion sizes weren't very generous for the price. I would expect serving staff to revisit the table once a meal has been served to ask if it was ok but that didn't happen. It was... More 

Thank Gary T
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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289 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were just in Ripon stopping off at the cathedral on our way home from a weekend, and chose Lockwoods based on its Trip Advisor rating. Booking was easily handled by email and efficiently done. It also seemed it would usually be required as even on a wet cold Sunday afternoon in November, the restaurant was full for brunch. The... More 

1 Thank doc50
Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This establishment has received many media accolades and my experience over the years confirms every one is well deserved, the quality is consistent, the menu varied, the ambience relaxed and welcoming, a real gem in the historic market town of Ripon. Book at weekends it gets very busy.

1 Thank XHOSA
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we spontaneously called in here after visiting the Curzon Cinema (great film, Queen of Katwe!). We were just in time for the early bird meal, 7pm we share a lovely started of whipped feta cheese and beetroot, mmm then I had risotto with parsnip chunks, lovely and large! My other half had a burger, he enjoyed it even though it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$45
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 North Street | Ripon, Ripon HG4 1DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Ripon
  • Phone Number: +44 1765 607555
WINNER OR THE GOOD FOOD GUIDE'S BEST RESTAURANT IN THE NORTH EAST 2016 Located in the cathedral city of Ripon, Lockwoods provides a relaxed place to enjoy brunch, lunch or dinner. We're about classic, seasonal cooking and our modern European menu focuses on flavour not geography, but always maintains a strong nod towards our Yorkshire roots. We use the best seasonal produce that we can find and source much of our produce locally, particularly in the summer months, when we use the heritage garden 200 yards from our front door. We also have a wide range of local and European beers and a great wine list (currently 25 bins). We have received many accolades for our food, service and atmosphere, including "No 1 Family Run Restaurant in the UK" by The Times, recommended by The Independent, nominated for "Best Neighbourhood Restaurant" by Yorkshire Life, recognised in the Observer Food Awards, and listed in the Which Good Food Guides. We're a family run restaurant that has been established for over 10 years and happy to cater for groups, families, children, vegans, vegetarians.... and everyone in between. Put simply, we're a place that you'll want to come back to time and time again. AND IF IT'S NOT ON THE MENU - JUST ASK. Open Tuesday to Sunday Great value early bird menu 6-7 pm. Regular special events such as Call my Bluff Wine evening, Live jazz or our very popular tapas evening. Menus available for Children, Vegetarians and other dietary requirements, or just ask us and we'll cook it! Full disabled access throughout.

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