Foodie faves

A selection of places where you can sample the fantastic food and drink that has made Ryedale famous - along with our warm hospitality!

Beadlam Grange Farm Shop

Based just outside of Helmsley, Beadlam is a family-run butchery, farmshop and bistro, featuring meat from the farm's own Limousin cattle. Also on-site is a
touring caravan site, Robert & Ruby Gifts & Homeware and The Cutting Shed hair salon.

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Bluebird Bakery

Wonderful artisan bakery in Malton's Talbot Yard, which uses local organic ingredients to create hand-crafted loaves that travel just a few yards from oven to shelf.

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Cedarbarn Farm Shop and Cafe

Inspired by their love of farming, the Cedarbarn team bring you top-quality fresh food with impeccable provenance (much of it grown on the farm) and as few food miles as possible. Go for meat, fish, seasonal fruit and veg and deli products

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Cropton Brewery

Perched on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, Cropton Brewery has been producing award-winning ales for over 25 years. Come for a brewery tour, or just sit back with a pint of Cropton ale at the New Inn next door.

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Popular local spot in the market town of Pickering offering take-out treats and quirky gifts.
Stop for a coffee, scrummy breakfasts, light lunches and homemade cakes.

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Florian Poirot

Macarons and other mouth-watering creations from award-winning pastry chef Florian Poirot who brings French patisserie magic to Malton.

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Groovy Moo Gelato

Malton gelateria with an irresistible selection of up to 24 flavours of ice cream plus sprinkles and treats for the finishing touch. For a sit-down delicious dessert visit the upstairs Pudding Parlour.

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Helmsley Brewing Co

Book a brewery tour, or visit the shop to stock up on this lovingly-crafted range of artisan beers, brewed in the heart of the North Yorks Moors.

Visit Helmsley Brewing Co

Helmsley Traditional Sweet Shop

A good old-fashioned sweet shop in the heart of Helmsley, with shelves bursting with jars of all sorts of goodies you might not have seen since your childhood.

Visit Helmsley Sweet Shop

Hunters of Helmsley

Based in a historic and quirky Grade II listed building on Helmsley’s pretty Market Place, this award-winning deli is a treasure trove full of fresh and store cupboard foods, home cooked meats, cheeses, alcoholic and soft beverages. Famous for their deep filled sandwiches and salads all made to order, a visit is a must.

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Rare Bird Distillery

From production to packaging, everything is done on site at this working distillery in Malton which produces the superior Rare Bird gin. There's a shop onsite or book a lesson at the "gin school".

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Ryeburn of Helmsley

Tucked away in Helmsley, this family ice-cream shop and tea-room makes its own top quality, national award-winning ice creams (more than 40 varieties!) and acclaimed hand-made Belgian chocolates.

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Ryedale Brewery Company

Based in the village of Sinnington, this craft brewery uses the finest hops and ingredients to produce seven delicious ales: Pale, Gold, Bitter, Harvest, Stout, Ryedale Angler and Ryedale Rambler.

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Summit Bakery and Wholefoods

A family-owned ethical artisan business in Kirkbymoorside. Gorgeous hand-baked cakes and bread plus other goodies.

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The Black Swan at Oldstead

Superb Michelin-starred restaurant with rooms on the edge of the North York Moors by celebrity chef Tommy Banks.

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The Hare at Scawton

Full of history and character, this restaurant with rooms offers an outstanding tasting menu that showcases local produce at its finest.

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The New Malton

Relaxed rustric ambience with flagstone and hardwood floors, an open fire and scrubbed wood tables. Come for the gastropub food served with imagination, or drop in for a drink and a sharing board.

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The Patisserie

Situated in the heart of Malton, visit this independent patisserie, café and shop for mouth-watering homemade cakes and victuals sweet and savoury.

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The Pheasant at Harome

A country hotel in the Insta-worthy village of Harome, The Pheasant has serious foodie credentials. Indoor dining, an alfresco terrace in summer and unmissable traditional Sunday lunch.

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The Star at Harome

Chef/Patron Andrew Pern's much-loved Michelin star inn with rooms. Situated just outside Helmsley, 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.

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The Weathervane Restaurant at The Feversham Arms

The restaurant at the renowned Feversham Hotel, happily situated in beautiful Helmsley. An AA award-winner, go for the locally-sourced produce and food foraged from the North Yorkshire Moors.

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The White Swan at Pickering

Family-run charming inn in the market town of Pickering. Known for smart cooking with seasonal produce, well-kept real ales and a fine wine cellar. There are lovely rooms to stay in too.

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YO Bakehouse by Lutt & Turner

A multi-award winning artisan bakery, coffee house and eatery, this Malton favourite is known for its delicious breakfasts and lunches. Dine-in in snug surroundings or takeaway. And you can breakfast all day on Sundays!

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