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 , Whisky and Wine selection.

Cask ales and craft bottled beer.

Opening Times.... Wed 6pm-11pm. Thus - Sat 12pm-3pm & 6pm-11pm. Sunday 12pm-10pm

Food Service.... Lunch 12pm to 3pm (Sunday Lunch until 4pm) - Dinner 6pm to 6pm


Our Food & Drink

North Yorkshire has an abundance of quality produce - fruit, veg and game. Our chefs, Dave and Lee, 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.

Bottled craft beer

Theakstons on draught 

Local Thornborough Cider

Extensive wine list

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

3,2,1 Menu. 3 courses for 2 people, 1 glass of wine each. Only £45 for 2 people. Available Wed, Thurs, Fri until 7:30pm and also Saturday Lunch time.

Fizzy Fridays

Bottle of Thiénot Brut, Reims, Champagne & mega nibbles £40, or Prosecco (Cuvée Oro, Spumante) £20. 

Sunday Lunch £24.50 for 3 or £19.50 for 2 Superb Courses. 

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

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Chefs Dave Mathews and Lee Costello add some finishing touches.

For large parties & functions we offer a selection of menus, ranging from £20 to £35pp.

Enquire about private dining room.

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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."