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There are many places to eat in Pickering and the surrounding areas with something for all tastes and budgets.


Fine Dining

The White Swan Inn, Market Place, Pickering, YO18 7AA | 01751 472288 |

The White Swan have been AA rosette accredited since 1997, and in 2013 kitchen brigade’s food reached the heady heights of not just one but two AA rosettes, which is retained today.

They say ‘Overseen by head chef Darren Clemmit, our kitchen does not do froths or smudges but focuses on fresh, clean flavours. It all begins with the best ingredients that we can find working with our commendable suppliers. Everything is homemade including most of the bread, the ice cream, our own chutneys and conserves and even the ketchup! With a menu that changes daily you’ll get to choose from traditional Yorkshire favourites as well as great seasonal menu selections.

Distance from High Oaks Grange – 1.7 Miles

The Star Inn, Main Street, Harome, YO62 5JE | 01439 770397 |

During the past two decades, The Star has won virtually every relevant industry award from a much-celebrated Michelin star to Top UK Gastropub and has remained a firm favourite destination for hospitality professionals and diners who return again and again for The Star’s unique home-cured hospitality. They say ‘The Star Inn serves ‘modern Yorkshire’ food made primarily from locally-sourced seasonal ingredients, such as local game, North Sea fish and fresh herbs from its own kitchen garden. Wines and beers are carefully selected to compliment the dining menu, whilst service is knowledgeable, but friendly. Add to this the atmosphere of an Inn with hospitality steeped into its very timbers for a proper Star treat.’

Distance from High Oaks Grange – 13.6 Miles

The Farrier, Main Street, Cayton, Scarborough, YO11 3RP | 01723 861432 |

The Farrier offers boundless hospitality and embraces the principles of unpretentious first class service offered in a wonderfully luxurious yet relaxed and friendly setting. The say ‘Our chefs fuse their expertise and creativity to develop a variety of dishes offering exciting food combinations, both modern and traditional, showcasing the best produce that our local farmers and suppliers have to offer.’

Distance from High Oaks Grange – 16.2 Miles

The Black Swan, Oldstead, York, YO61 4BL | 01347 868387 |

 Chef, Tommy Banks’ talent is in itself truly remarkable. He was Britain’s youngest Michelin-starred chef in 2013 and won Great British Menu in 2016 and 2017. The Michelin-starred Black Swan was awarded The Best Restaurant in the UK 2018 by The Food and Travel Magazine and the ‘Best Fine Dining Restaurant in the World’ by TripAdvisor, in 2017. They say ‘Offering just one menu, a Tasting Menu, allows us to bring together everything that we have grown and developed into a purposefully designed experience. The menu is inspired by the ingredients that we grow and forage in and around Oldstead. It might be something outwardly simple but really fresh and delicious or perhaps an incredible flavour developed by fermenting, pickling or prolonged ageing.’

Distance from High Oaks Grange - 22.4 Miles

The Pipe and Glass Inn, South Dalton | 01430 810246 |

Airy, elegant and welcoming, the restaurant at the Pipe and Glass offers the perfect surroundings to relax and enjoy the Michelin-starred food. They say ‘At the Pipe and Glass, we aim to make everyone feel welcome, whatever their preference. Our regularly changing menus, including one for vegetarians, reflect the seasons. And as parents ourselves, we appreciate how important it is that children feel included – they have their own special little people’s menu.’

Distance from High Oaks Grange - 33.3 Miles


Quality Pub Food/Bistro

Black Swan, Birdgate, Pickering, YO18 7AL | 01751 798209 |

The menu at the Black Swan offers an array of modern twists on classic English cuisine; this mix of tastes proves for a fantastic meal with the perfect pint to boot. The pub now houses a microbrewery situated in the old wash house.

Distance from High Oaks Grange – 1.8 Miles

Willowgate Bistro, Willowgate, Pickering, YO18 7BE | 01751 476300 |

Using locally sourced, seasonal produce and fresh ingredients to bring you the best flavours and menus around. Enjoy a beautiful meal in a relaxed atmosphere with your friends, family and their friendly team.

Distance from High Oaks Grange – 2.0 Miles

Fox & Hounds Inn, Sinnington, YO62 6SQ | 01751 431577 |

The chefs provide a quality, varied and ever-changing menu which is reflected by the continued success of the AA Rosette for culinary excellence. Traditional and spacious with oak tables and feature stone fire places.

Distance from High Oaks Grange – 5.7 Miles

Blacksmiths Arms, Lastingham, YO62 6TN | 01751 417247 |

The pub is in the National Park and dates to the 17th century, retaining many original features including exposed beams and an open fire. The kitchen team pride themselves in producing quality home-made dishes using the finest ingredients supporting local farmers and producers.

Distance from High Oaks Grange – 8.7 Miles

The Talbot, Yorkersgate, Malton, YO17 7AJ | 01653 639096 |

Close to the North York Moors and stunning coastline, expect a warm Yorkshire welcome with roaring fires & lots of cosy corners. Cooking delicious food made using the finest locally sourced ingredients that Yorkshire has to offer. The Talbot aim to provide a celebration of all that's good in Yorkshire.

Distance from High Oaks Grange – 9.7 Miles

The Copper Horse, Main St, Seamer, YO12 4PS | 01723 862029 |

The Copper Horse is the perfect place to enjoy fresh, home-cooked food in a relaxed stylish environment. Offering a delicious & varied menu which cleverly combines classic Yorkshire dishes with rich flavours from the Bertha Charcoal oven.

Distance from High Oaks Grange – 13.6 Miles

Star Inn the Harbour, Whitby, YO21 1YN | 01947 821900 |

From Andrew Pern, from The Star Inn, Harome, the restaurant celebrated its first birthday with an AA Rosette. The Star Inn The Harbour's Menus feature Catch-of-the-Day fish and meat specials and also world famous North York Moors produce, as well as a seasonal All Day Menu.

Distance from High Oaks Grange – 21.3 Miles


Farm Shops

Cedar Barn Farm Shop & Café | 01751 475614 |

The Cedar Barn shop is an Aladdin’s Cave of the most delicious food you can imagine, and it’s all either home-grown or locally-sourced. The shop's main attraction is its fresh meat counter, but they sell much more besides! The products they make from their own meat are incredibly popular, especially the famous Aberdeen Angus steak pies, which have been praised in Yorkshire Life magazine. Cedar Barn also has a fabulous range of deli products including roast beef, pork and ham, plus the very best quality pork pies, scotch eggs and sausage rolls - perfect picnic food! Fruit and vegetables grown on the farm is available in season, along with a tempting selection of fresh bread and cakes. There's also a carefully chosen range of fresh produce and groceries from some of North Yorkshire's finest suppliers: Shepherd's Purse cheeses, Stockdale's free range eggs, Whitby Seafish smoked fish, Wold Top Brewery ales and Yorkshire Rapeseed oil, to name but a few.

Ready meals are also available which are definitely a cut above the norm! They include the 'award winning' Aberdeen Angus Braised Steak with Wold Top Bitter, Aberdeen Angus Cottage Pie, Lamb Curry, Fish Pie, Beef or Vegetarian Lasagne and Leek and Stilton Crumble - they're all delicious. And to follow try a traditional home-made pudding such as Jam Roly Poly or Sticky Toffee Pudding with real creamy custard. Go on, treat yourself!

You can also sit and relax in the cosy café or in the beautifully landscaped outdoor herb garden, taking in the lovely views whilst enjoying good hearty fare.

Cedar Barn is located next door to High Oaks Grange.


Coffee shops and Tea Rooms

Feast, Market Place, Pickering, YO18 7AA | 01751 470121 |

A great little delicatessen, cafe and shop in Pickering creating and selling wonderful local foods.

Lavenders Tea Room, The Square, Thornton Le Dale, YO18 7RN | 01751 475013 |

Relax in our Tea Rooms in the heart of the village of Thornton-le-Dale. You can choose from an array of tempting treats. Enjoy homemade treats, indulge in an afternoon tea or a light meal.

Mr Wilf’s Café, Vivis Lane, Pickering, YO18 8TB | 01751 471741 |

Mr Wilf’s Cafe is a fully functioning cafe, staffed by people with learning disabilities. Offering a range of meals, drinks and homemade cakes. It is a fully accessible cafe with onsite parking and outdoor seating.


Dog Friendly Pubs

The Buck Inn, Chestnut Avenue, Thornton-le-Dale YO18 7RW | 01751 474212 |

All food on offer is home cooked on the premises by a talented team of chefs. And if you haven’t already, you must come and sample one of their famous pies! Cask Marque accredited, and from the bar you can enjoy a wide variety of Yorkshire cask ales. Pets are welcome in the bar and lounge areas.

The Fox & Rabbit Inn, Lockton, North Yorkshire YO18 7NQ | 01751 460213 |

The Fox and Rabbit Inn is a traditional country pub located in the North York Moors National Park on the edge of Dalby Forest on the A169 Whitby to Pickering road. An idyllic destination for a relaxing stop off drink or meal. We can recommend the Sunday Lunch - it is one of our favourites in the area.

The New Inn, Thornton le Dale YO18 7LF

Since a change in ownership and quality. We can no longer recommend this establishment.



Spice 4 U, 41 Hungate, Pickering YO18 7DG | 01751 473334 |

Spice4U have a passion for excellence and an enviable reputation for being one of the best-loved and most popular Indian restaurants and take aways in Ryedale.

Noyon, 7 Eastgate, Pickering YO18 7DU | 01751 476969 |

Noyon serves delicious Indian cuisine lovingly prepared by their award-winning chef using the finest cuts of meat and fish. Noyon also offers excellent value with various special offers for both eat in and takeaway customers.

Fortune Inn, 1-3 Park St, Pickering YO18 7AJ | 01751 476116 |

Based in the centre of Pickering, the Fortune Inn serve authentic Cantonese food and have a wide range of dishes to suit everyone’s taste.

Tuis Thai, 29 Yorkersgate, Malton YO17 7AA | 01653 692865 |

The experienced chefs use their expertise to enhance the exceptional authentic Thai taste by combining it with the Tuis of Malton's own unique style to provide an experience that is sure to excite.


Delivery Service

(some local Asian restaurants also deliver)

Pizzaland, 4 Pickering Rd, Thornton le Dale YO18 7LG | 01751 798137 |


Fish and Chips

Capplemans, 11 Market Place, Pickering YO18 7AA | 01751 476984

Eastgate Fisheries, 99B Eastgate, Pickering YO18 7DW | 01751 472554


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