The Bruce Arms

The Bruce Arms, West Tanfield, Ripon

Restaurant | Bar | Rooms

Ideally located in the picturesque village of West Tanfield, The Bruce Arms is an 18th Century Coaching Inn with real character and comfort.

Glorious sun terrace for summer evenings and comforting log fires in the winter.

Some of the finest food in Yorkshire and a regularly changing menu with a local emphasis.

Extensive Gin selectiom, Whisky and Great Wines. Cask Ales

Opening Times....

Wed 6pm-11pm

Thus - Sat 12pm-3pm & 6pm-11pm

Sunday 12pm-10pm

Open Bank Holiday Mondays 12 – 6ish

Food Service....

Lunch 12pm to 2:30pm (Sunday Lunch until 4pm)

Dinner 6pm to 9pm


Our Food & Drink

North Yorkshire has an abundance of quality produce - fruit, veg and game. Our chefs, Dave, Graham and Jack take great pride in creating a mix of classical and innovative dishes from these fine local ingredients - from local suppliers, allotments and even woodlands.

Excellent Gin and Malt Whisky selection

Great Wine

Theakston’s and Timothy Taylor’s on draught

Local Thornborough Cider

View our menu >

Call us to make a Reservation on 01677 470 325. Or use our "Reservation form"

Fizzy Fridays

Bottle of Thiénot Brut, Reims, Champagne & mega nibbles £45, or Prosecco (Cuvée Oro, Spumante) £25. 

Sunday Lunch £26.50 for 3 or £21.50 for 2 Superb Courses. 

Includes the classic roast sirloin of beef with the all important home made Yorkshire Puddings. 

View the Sunday lunch menu >

Dave Mathews and his team of chefs add some finishing touches.

Hire our Private Dining Room or the whole venue for large parties & functions. Prices ranging from £29.50 to £40pp and are based around our current menu.

To enquire about private dining room call us on 01677 470 325 to make an Enquiry, or fill in our "contact us form" and we will call you to talk through your options.


"We buy our food from recognised suppliers as well as using local producers wherever possible. If you have any concerns regarding allergens or food intolerances, please ask a member of staff to consult our allergen information file."