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The Wakeman's House

33 Market Place South, Ripon HG4 1BZ, England
+44 7866 226014
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“scones” (50 reviews)
“quiche” (17 reviews)
“coleslaw” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 Market Place South, Ripon HG4 1BZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely stop for afternoon tea. Smiling friendly service, Nice drinks and cakes, good snack menu. The scones with cream and jam are delicious. The historic building is really interesting. Highly recommended to visitors to or residents of Ripon.

Thank MeAndonis
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakfast here and were pleased with the service and value of the food we ordered. The fruit bread was delicious and the sausage sandwich went down very well. Service was quick and with a smile which is always nice to experience. Cakes looked...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely hot chocolate with marsh mellows and cream and it was lovely my parents had cake and scones and enjoyed them too. It is a lovely place freindly staff and did not keep us waiting. Very clean place.

Thank Wendy R
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I meet my friends here every Thursday. It's a cafe with character and charm. The staff are always so cheerful service and food are excellent, love the coffee!

Thank doriso09
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely homemade scones and apple pie. The service was welcoming with a lovely atmosphere. Recommend to anyone

Thank Natalie H
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here on a visit to Ripon. The staff were extremely friendly and the food really good. Toasted sandwiches were delicious and my other half says the coffee and walnut cake is one of the best he's ever tasted! Highly recommend and would go...More

Thank Eluned I
Reviewed 31 August 2017

went to ripon just for the day and found this lovely cafe. food was great and such good service. very friendly and lots on offer. it was nice to see that most things can be got gluten free if wanted. thank you for the warm...More

Thank benjie2011
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with my partner, the pulled pork panini is to die for, teacakes were perfectly toasted and the waffles were amazing. One of my favourite places to eat

Thank avd97
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We were lucky to find 'The Wakeman's House' when out in Ripon. If you require a gluten-free diet, they have a huge variety of choice: toasties, sandwiches, jacket potatoes, and even sweet treats. We both had jacket potatoes, served with side salad and coleslaw. Side...More

Thank Gluten-Free_Anne
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We came here for a quick bite. The place itself is really nice. I ordered scrambled eggs with mushrooms and gluten free bread and as a quick bite i think it was good. They do serve gluten free food (you can have gluten free bread...More

Thank bbbo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Market Place South, Ripon HG4 1BZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Ripon
  • Phone Number: +44 7866 226014
The Wakeman's House cafe is a traditional tearoom, offering a range of tasty homemade sweet treats - scones, traybakes, sponge cakes, bakewell tart and apple pie to name but a few.Our light lunches include sandwiches, paninis, homemade soups and quiches, toasted sandwiches, oven baked potatoes, pate and ploughmans lunch and afternoon tea.Enjoy a visit to our cafe which is situated on the corner of Ripon's historic market square. We assure a warm, friendly welcome with great service and excellent value for money.
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