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, dinner and Sunday lunch. 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
  • Informal Dining (guests) – Mon and Tues 6-8:00pm
  • Formal Dinner Service – Weds-Sat 6:30-8:00pm
  • Sunday Lunch – 12:30pm -2:30pm & 6pm-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 of quality sharing platters, traditional mains, desserts and snacks from 6pm until 8.30pm, with a wide selection of hot and cold beverages from Ashmount’s bar.



See our Casual Dining Sample Menu

Formal Dining





We are open to both guests and non-residents every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  Come take a tour of Yorkshire’s finest foods and maybe choose from a menu that includes Whitby Cod and Holme Farm Venison, completed with desserts and local cheeses.

See our Sample Menu


Sunday Menu





The Sunday Roast is a long standing British tradition, what better surroundings to enjoy the last day of your weekend than Ashmount Country House. Our head chef Matthew and his dedicated team have created a delicious menu with a fine dining twist.


See our Sunday Sample Menu



Champagne Hamper





A truly romantic way to celebrate any occasion. We’ll send you off with 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 of the day, couscous, salad, fresh bread, cheese & crackers, chocolates and delicious desserts. Take it to Wuthering Heights or just relax and 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)
  • Set 3 Course Christmas menu throughout December (1st-23rd Dec, 27th-29th Dec)
  • New Years Eve package (guests only).  30th Dec-3 course Christmas menu
    31st December-Gala dinner with 5 course tasting menu.