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Pub re-opened 4th July.
Table booking recommended.
Opening hours 8am - 10pm.

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Royal Oak

36 Kirkgate

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Opening Times

Monday8.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday8.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday8.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday8.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday8.00 am - Midnight
Saturday8.00 am - Midnight
Sunday8.00 am - 11.00 pm


Timothy Taylor

About the Pub

Housed in an 18th Century coaching inn, beautifully renovated in a modern idiom, in the centre of historic Ripon between the cathedral and the Market Square. Timothy Taylor's most northerly tied house the Royal Oak serves a top quality range of their beers alongside a regular Saltaire Blonde. The pub is separated into relaxed dining areas with log burning stoves and comfortable seating, with a first class locally sourced menu. Accommodation is available in six stylish and comfortable bedrooms including a hearty English breakfast. At the Obelisk in the nearby Market Square at 9pm every night the Ripon Hornblower sets the night watch.

Historic Interest

18th Century coaching inn, Grade II listed.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 5 regular beers.

  • Saltaire Blonde
  • Timothy Taylor Boltmaker
  • Timothy Taylor Golden Best
  • Timothy Taylor Landlord
  • Timothy Taylor Landlord Dark

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Timothy Taylor --varies--

Sometimes a fifth Taylor's beer is served.

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Royal Oak, Ripon


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    Access from rear, or contact pub for ramp at front.

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Breakfast served from 8am.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    Terraced patio.

  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Front bar only.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Accommodation Accommodation
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Royal Oak

36 Kirkgate

Sat Nav Reference

54.135525, -1.522555


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Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

Route 36

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