Vennell's Restaurant Fine Dining in Masham

Your Hostess & Chef

jon & laura vennell

In 2005 Jon with his wife Laura opened Vennell’s Restaurant. Situated in the beautiful town of Masham, 15 minutes north of Ripon in North Yorkshire. They had a clear philosophy, fresh local produce handled with care and cooked sympathetically.


The Best Of Yorkshire


Best Country Restaurant
Robert Cockcroft, Yorkshire Post 2005 

“Neighbourhood Restaurant of the Year”
Yorkshire Life Food and Wine Awards 2006-2007

Best for Sunday lunch
The Independent, Restaurants of the year 2006 

2 Rosettes
The AA Restaurant Guide 2006 – 2016

Bib Gourmand
Michelin Guide 2006 – 2016

5 Points
The Good Food Guide 2007 – 2016

The 40 best restaurants in Britain
Observer food monthly April 2015


Book a Table


Monday / Closed

Tuesday / Closed

Wednesday / 7.15 – 11.30pm

Thursday / 7.15 – 11.30pm

Friday / 7.15 – 11.30pm

Saturday / 7.15 – 11.30pm

Sunday / from 12.30pm

Sunday Lunch a traditional must
Events make a note in your diary

Christmas Parties

Book your Christmas parties before October 31st and receive 10% off the food. We can seat up to 34 and  give you exclusivity with 22 people or more. Please contact Jon to discuss bespoke menus. Prices start from £22 per person (minimum 12 people)

New Year’s Eve

Champagne with Canapés


Mushroom Velouté
with truffle


Venison Carpaccio
soused vegetables, parmesan wafers


Pan-fried Scallops
cauliflower puree, soured raisins


Grilled Fillet Steak
with haggis, ‘neeps’ and ‘tatties’, briased shallot and red wine jus


Assets of Desserts for 2


3 Cheeses




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