Eat & Drink

Here at Ashmount, we provide the finest ingredients sourced from across Yorkshire to create unrivalled cuisine and first class service for miles around. Our experienced chefs create, prepare and freshly cook every dish in-house…so whether it’s breakfast, a 3 course dinner service, afternoon tea or Sunday lunch, we endeavour to bring you food you won’t forget!

“words cannot describe the eloquence of this meal…you could taste the love and consideration that went into every course.”shebablue Nov 2017

Come and join us in The Dining Room, our intimate dining area with log fire to experience the best of the county’s produce in a relaxing atmosphere.  We are open to guests for all meals and to non-residents for afternoon tea, and evening meals. Call 01535 645726 to reserve your table or to talk through dietary requirements.

Please see the information below detailing the different dining options.

Standard Opening Times (Autumn/Winter)

  • Breakfast (guests) – 8.30am-10am
  • Afternoon Tea weekends 1pm and 3pm (additional Thursday & Friday 2pm seating 1st of May to 31st September)
  • Informal Dining (residents only) – Mon and Tues 6-8:00pm
  • Evening Dinner Service – Weds-Sun 6:30-8:00pm
“The jewel in the crown however was the food. All we can say is unbelievable. Undoubtedly some of the best food we have ever eaten.” Martin E, Nov 2017


“The food was out of this world will be travelling again for just a taste of the magic that was cooked.” Lisa Ledger, Nov 2017








Served from 8.30am daily, our award winning AA breakfasts will set you up for the day ahead. From a full traditional Yorkshire breakfast to lighter options such as smoked salmon, fresh fruits or home baked croissants, we have a range of options to suit all. Please ask us if you would like breakfast in bed!





Afternoon Tea





Enjoy afternoon tea at Ashmount and choose from a selection of freshly made sandwiches, scones and mouthwatering cakes with Yorkshire Tea or coffee for £16.95pp.  Eat in our beautiful historic house in the Yorkshire Dales or weather permitting you can sit outside and enjoy the house gardens and views.   Don’t forget we have a range of proseccos and champagne to compliment your afternoon tea and also a range of fine loose leaf teas to choose from.

See our Sample Menu here


Casual dining- Residents





The casual dining menu is available to guests staying on a Monday and Tuesday and can be enjoyed in The Dining Room or in the comfort of your own room (£3.00 surcharge). We offer a selection  traditional mains, desserts and snacks from 6pm until 8.30pm, with a wide selection of hot and cold beverages from Ashmount’s bar. Why not try one of our signature cocktails – the Bronte Royale for £8.95!



See our Casual Dining Sample Menu

Formal Dining





We are open to both guests and non-residents every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  Come take a tour of Yorkshire’s finest foods and maybe choose from a menu that includes Yorkshire Beef Cheek and Wharfedale Lamb, completed with desserts and local cheeses. We also have a specially selected wine list to accompany your favourite dishes.

See our Sample Menu




Champagne Hamper





A truly romantic way to celebrate any occasion. We’ll pack you a blanket, a list of our favourite romantic picnic spots and a returnable picnic basket filled with delicious treats.  Included is: Chilled champagne,  fresh orange juice, a  platter for two with an option of smoked salmon and prawns or ham and chutney, savoury pastry, couscous, salad, fresh bread, cheese & crackers, chocolates and delicious desserts. Take it to Wuthering Heights or just enjoy in your room – the choice is yours. Price: £69.95 (£44.95 without champagne).  Must be pre-booked 24 hours in advance.


Advance booking is required. To book, simply call us on 01535 645726 or use our contact page:

Contact Us

Please call us for more information about

  • Dining for private parties and exclusive events (see the Celebrate section)