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We have just returned from a visit to Grassington House. What can I say? This is what I can say: from the minute we arrived we were embraced with the warmest of welcomes. It feels like being a welcome family member and this is how this delightful, bijoux hotel is run.

The teamwork involved, the friendly efficiency, the spotless cleanliness, the attention to detail, the ambience that pervades, the delicious and outstanding menu (which included an impromptu vegan request which was a highlight for me) is all maintained by a team of dedicated and committed staff. From the top to the bottom the ethos of this gem of a place is maintained to the highest standard, consistently, year in year out.

Did we enjoy our visit? You bet we did.

Roger and Lesley - Oct 2021 - Email

A very belated thank you for the wonderful 10th anniversary taster menu on 18th August. We hope you will be around for another 10 years, producing delicious and innovative food. We very much enjoyed the evening and thought the atmosphere and excellent service was a credit to you both

We will certainly see you again soon.

August 2018

What an amazing evening we had & EVERYONE said how fantastic the food was. We are still talking about is & I'm sure we will continue to for a long time to come. Everything from the starter to the chocolates was perfect.

August 2018

Had a fantastic meal here. Could not fault one thing!! Food great. .3 of the party had the fish I had a beautiful meat dish. Then desert was stunning. wine excellent, service was good, I would highly recommend a visit here and I will certainly return

August 2018 - Trip Advisor

We stayed in the village for a week and ate here twice as it was so good. The food was gorgeous, and the staff were amazing; very attentive, polite and courteous with just the right amount of interaction. The menu was short and sweet, and the wine was excellent. Would definitely recommend.

August 2018 - Trip Advisor

We very much enjoyed our recent stay - our second visit. Dinner was excellent as was breakfast. Who knew porridge could be that good!? The room was perfect - sparklingly clean and fresh. Above all, the staff were most welcoming and friendly. We are looking forward to returning.

Skipton, 26 Feb 2018 - Trip Advisor

We loved every minute of our stay - the staff are superb - friendly, courteous and extremely helpful. There is an olde worlde demeanour by the staff that is appealing and adds to the professional touch. The hotel is central to the Dales and provides an excellent evening dinner choice of excellent quality.

July 2018 - Trip Advisor

Classy stay. Excellent food and service

A Price, 15 Feb 2018 – Google Business

Lovely meal as usual

T Thompson, 15 Feb 2018 - Google Business

I love a taster menu. Don't miss this one. Reasonably priced too. Recommend the matching flight of wines. So good we returned the following evening.

Cambridge, 16 Feb 2018 - Trip Advisor

I would highly recommend the Grassington House and look forward to revisiting again very soon.

Pbean, 10 Feb 2018 - Trip Advisor

Cold dark day in January was warmed by great service and a super ala carte dinner.

M Hudson, 12 January 2018 - TripAdvisor

Our room was lovely, very well presented with a nice big bath in the room and view overlooking the dales. Attention to detail was high and we enjoyed the brownies very much after a long winters walk and a hot bath.

Lemoncello, 8 January 2018 - TripAdvisor

Great Food friendly caring staff.

P Howard, 13 January 2018 - Google+

My favourite place in Grassington. Great clean rooms, chocolates in rooms and gorgeous food always.

K Haggerston, 14 January 2018 - Google+

Beautiful location, in a fantastic friendly village with great access to walking along the river.

Hotel itself is very welcoming, stylish and the food is incredible !!!

PetenDi, TripAdvisor - 10 Nov 2017

Good Local Hotel.

Got a great welcome on arrival and they took the bags to the room good size room with everything you need in the room Free wifi good to and lots of hot water the bar Is good with a lots of drinks and good staff the bar can get busy and the food is good.

A special celebratory meal with a few friends

Charles H, TripAdvisor - 9 Nov 2017

Grassington House is described as a restaurant with rooms. We found it to be a lovely place to stay and enjoy a superb meal. The room was very comfortable, nicely decorated with a good big bed, supportive mattress and 'just right' duvet and pillows.

Kcimyerfdog, Trip Advisor, 23 Oct 2017

Excellent in all departments!!! Stayed 1 night as was attending an event in Grassington. Room, service and food all first class.

Simon H, Facebook - 12 Nov 2017

Yet another great relaxing lunch, in the very pleasant bar. Staff exceptional while attentive, always a venue to visit.

S Wilson - 2 Nov 2017

Fantastic place. Food and service amazing.

L Connolly - 17 Oct 2017

It is quite a number of years since we were last here, but this place should be a lesson to other hotel/restaurants. Everything is done right from the reception to the rest of the staff. Everything is to the highest quality.

Steve W, Trip Advisor

The unaffected friendliness of the waiting staff and their levels of attentiveness made for a very pleasurable and relaxing experience, coupled with a degree of faultless professionalism and efficiency which couldn't fail to impress.

P.Clifford, Facebook - 24th September 2017

Popped in for lunch, great food and staff would recommend if in the area.

K. Joseph, 24th September 2017

Wonderful restaurant and hotel.

J. Warburton, Google+ - 23rd September 2017

Really an excellent restaurant. I had the lamb. I liked that so much that I came back the next day and ordered the turbot. The chef is really very good.

Eleni75, Trip Advisor - 25 July 2017

My food intolerance was superbly catered for and resulted in a fantastic meal and lovely staff.

Suzannewhite18, TripAdvisor - 3 July 2017

What a fabulous meal! Would recommend this restaurant to any one. I have not had a meal like this in a long time. The service was impeccable and the food faultless. A true gem.

ElaineM, TripAdvisor - 20 May 2017

We discovered No 5 on Monday evening and were hugely impressed, so we booked to return this evening, Wednesday.

I am really surprised that you have not been awarded at least a Bib Gourmand by Michelin and with your permission will write to them with a recommendation. Not only is the cooking inventive and highly skilled, the service is exemplary. The highest standards of training are apparent. Sean was one standout, but the managers on duty on both Monday and Wednesday were West End quality.....no, they were better.

We have enjoyed Fine Dining for many years ( I was a secret diner for the Master Raymond Blanc for a long while) and No 5 is among the very best we have experienced anywhere.

Thank you for a real treat.

Grant Hardy - July 2017

This little gem ticks all the boxes

Ianoona, Trip Advisor - 1 May 2017

We visited with friends for a mid week occasion. Even so, plenty of guests and it was clear this is a popular place. Booking definitely necessary.

Sharon V, Trip Advisor - 26 April 2017

We stayed here for one night this weekend and had a brilliant stay. We stayed in the Alcock room which was lovely.

FoodObsessive, Trip Advisor - 27 Mar 2017

From the time we arrived till we left our experience was top notch. The rooms are amazing with everything you need even the small touches like the toiletries were first class.

Tartyjmt, Trip Advisor - 20 Feb 2017

The food and service was impeccable. Set menu was very good value.

M Harrop, Facebook - 28 Apr 2017


Went for my wife's 50th birthday. Six of us dined and all adored our wonderful meals. Each member of our party was made to feel special. This place made our holiday

M Harrop, Facebook - 28 Apr 2017

Excellent place to relax for a few drinks after shopping. We know the meals are great, but it's also a lovely chilling out spot.

J Gardt, Facebook - 20 Feb 2017

We of Grassington Singers chose to have our annual dinner at Grassington House again. We couldn't have made a better choice.

TripAdvisor Reviewer| January 2017

The restaurant had a romantic and intimate atmosphere which was perfect.

TripAdvisor Reviewer| December 2016

We cannot recommend enough. Without any doubt it was great value for money and we will be returning as soon as we can.

TripAdvisor Reviewer| December 2016

This is the place to eat in Grassington if you want something more than the usual pub grub.

As soon as you walk in you can tell this place is a cut above, from the tasteful decoration to the well stocked bar.

TripAdvisor Reviewer| November 2016

My mum and I thoroughly enjoyed a 3 course lunch for only £15.50 each which we both agreed was incredible value considering the quality and portions of food.

TripAdvisor Reviewer| November 2016

Came here for a birthday and was very pleasantly surprised by the excellent quality of the food. The lamb was the best I've had.

TripAdvisor Reviewer| July 2016

We have just returned from a wonderful one night break with our family at Grassington House.

From the first step inside we were made to feel at home. We were a family of six and each of the three bedrooms we occupied were of the highest standard. Our bath was big enough for a rugby team and the rainfall shower made you want to stand in it all day. Sue Rudden was a wonderful hostess could not do enough to make sure our stay was comfortable.

The evening meal cooked by John and his team was fantastic food brilliantly cooked and served. Amongst our family were two vegies and one nut allgergy sufferer, Sue made sure that the food we ordered was suitable with a constant smile on her face.

The breakfast was the best I have tasted in a long time, proper sausages and bacon again cooked to perfection. We did not leave the breakfast table until 11 but not once felt that we were in the way.

Name Witheld

Just a line to thank & congratulate you on an excellent New Year Dinner. The food was exquisite, a superb variety & just the right proportions. My husband and I dislike new year, that was the reason we came away, but I honestly say it was the best one ever.

Our best wishes to you and your staff and we hope you will continue to have a successful future.

Heathe & Chris Raw

Whilst on a recent break we stopped off at the restaurant (5 The Square) for Lunch, the food was of a very high standard also the décor and ambience were very impressive. The owner gave us a tour of the recently renovated rooms and we decided to book there and then. Each room is individually styled and it’s my intention to stay in a different one each time we visit!

The rooms are decorated and furnished to a very high standard. Contemporary but still traditional enough to be in keeping with the original Georgian architecture. We were made to feel really welcome, and the building has a real cosy feel to it, very relaxing indeed. Our room overlooked the tiny centre of Grassington, very pretty indeed.

We booked dinner at the restaurant and once again were very impressed with the food and the service. The beds are amazingly comfortable, like sleeping in a cuddle!

Breakfast was also perfectly cooked and well presented; hot coffee flowed as we took our time and lazed away the morning. My husband and I stay at a lot of hotels so it’s always great to find something special and this was definitely that! This places oozes taste and quality with lots of attention to detail.

Alyson Gallagher

Dear everyone at grassington house

We stayed with you last weekend (fri 31 sat 1st leaving on sun 2nd). We would like to thankyou once again for a fabulous weekend everything was perfect for us, the room, the staff and of course the superb food and wine. We have told our friends about grassington house and we look forward to our next visit.

Russell and Michelle Saunders

Hi, I just wanted to write and say thank you for a lovely meal on monday evening, me and my boyfriend were on holiday in Yorkshire visiting family, we mostly cooked for ourselves or ate with family but on our last night we decided to treat ourselves, we were really impressed with the food and the interior and the staff, I had the slow roast pork belly, it was the best pork I think I’ve ever had, just wanted to say how much we enjoyed the food, we gathered from your information board that you had recently took over the business, good luck with everything, we will certainly be back next time we’re up that way and would recommend you to friends and family.

Vikki Harbron