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 9pm every evening including Sundays

The Bruce Arms - Bronze winner, Tourism Pub of the Year in the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence, 2018.

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The Bruce Arms, West Tanfield was awarded Bronze the Tourist Pub of the Year category at the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2018 Ceremony. 

Celebrating excellence across the industry, Gil Richardson and Philip Spellacy of The Bruce Arms, West Tanfield were presented with their award during a ceremony at the Bath Assembly Rooms on 23 April 2018. 

Commenting on the Award, Sally Balcombe, CEO of VisitBritain and VisitEngland said:

 “The standard of the hundreds of applications we received this year was extremely high and that’s why The Bruce Arms’s accolade is a testament to their excellent work. 

“These awards shine a spotlight on our fantastic tourism industry, with the winners showcasing the quality, innovation and excellence on offer throughout England and I warmly congratulate them on their impressive contribution to the tourism industry.”

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The Bruce Arms received their award from Nigel Halkes a member of the VisitEngland Advisory Board at a ceremony hosted by Kirsty Allsop.

Speaking on behalf of The Bruce Arms, Gil Richardson said “We are all absolutely delighted about our Bronze Award. The team at the Bruce Arms work very hard to make guests feel welcome and to give them a great experience of Yorkshire. It’s so rewarding to have been given national recognition and to have been placed well ahead of so many other outstanding businesses. 

A celebration of receiving the award will take place on May 5th when we welcome Rishi Sunak, our local MP at the launch of our new Yorkshire Afternoon Tea Menu


Ad Hoc Baroque

July 22nd 6.00pm in a ‘Supper Concert.’

This forms part of the ‘Turner on the Ure Festival 2018

Profits go towards HerrioT Hospice Homecare Charity

Entry fee £20

Call 01677 470325 to reserve a seat


by Liz Hutchinson

@ The Bruce Arms on show until end of June 2018

Bank Holidays.... We are open!

We are open Bank Holiday Mondays 12 until 6pm

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