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Get your festive foodie fix at Fletchers this Christmas – because you know Grantley Hall will deliver decadent dining with all the trimmings

Grantley Hall’s traditional restaurant has just released its festive menu – and let us tell you, it’s magnificent.

Written by High Life North
Published 12.11.2021

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You know as well as we do what festive food is all about – indulgence.

Whether a decadent Yorkshire pudding wrap at your local Christmas market, a hot mince pie (or two) with your afternoon cuppa, or dinner on the big day with lashings of gravy, pigs in blankets and exotic stuffing mixes, Christmas cuisine is always top of our list of favourite things about the holidays.

That’s why we’ve got Grantley Hall’s festive dining offering very firmly on our radar.

From Monday 29th November, their beautifully restored (and exceptionally festive) restaurant Fletchers will roll out its sumptuous seasonal menu to diners. And honestly, you need to check it out for yourself.


A fantastically festive five-course feast to suit any palette, at Fletchers’ you’ll be able to sink your teeth into pressed Yorkshire game birds to start, followed by the decadent roasted cod with samphire, Exmoor caviar and Champagne beurre blanc, before you even tuck into your Thirkleby turkey, (complete with chestnut and apricot stuffing, chipolata, roasted potatoes, winter veg and gravy).

But the feasting fun doesn’t end there, because no yuletide dining experience is truly complete without the pièce de resistance – the Christmas pudding. But at Grantley Hall, you won’t simply be served any old Christmas pudding. Oh, no. Here at Yorkshire’s superlative country house hotel, your pudding will be served piping hot with muscovado ice cream and brandy crème anglaise. (It’s making our mouths water just thinking about it). And then, to really round off your festive dining experience, you’ll be served tea or coffee with warm mince pies. Because, why on earth not?!

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The beautifully restored Fletchers restaurant sits within the Queen Anne wing of Grantley Hall and promises to provide the most heart-warming ambience in which to enjoy a Christmas day or night out this holiday season.

Decorated with a combination of traditional oak panelling and historic fireplaces and looking out onto the Hall’s tranquil parkland setting, Fletchers instantly conjures fond imaginings of Christmases past. And with sophisticated yet casual dining served all day, the atmosphere here can only be described as relaxed. Or, in other words, the perfect setting for seasonal gatherings with friends and family.

With a kitchen spearheaded by Head Chef Craig Atchinson and his expert team, and a firm focus on British and European cuisine made from only the finest, locally sourced produce (often grown right here in Grantley Hall’s grounds), you’ll be hard-pressed to find a more comfortable, sustainable or satisfying offering this Christmas.


Available for lunch or dinner, alongside their à la carte menu, Grantley Hall’s festive menu will be available in their Fletchers restaurant from Monday 29th November to Thursday 23rd December.

As if their foodie offering isn’t indulgent enough, you’ll also be able to enjoy a complimentary glass of Champagne on arrival. After all, it is Christmas.

The cost of the festive menu at Fletchers is £65.00 per person. To book a table, please email [email protected].


We’ve all missed out on celebrating the festive season – as well as plenty of other special occasions – with our nearest and dearest since the pandemic hit. So, it’s important to make sure that time, space or the popularity of your chosen venue won’t get in the way of your long-awaited plans this Christmas.

That’s why we’ll be celebrating Christmas in style by booking one of Grantley Hall’s private dining rooms. Be it a private party of up to 10 guests dining on Fletchers’ festive menu in the Brock Room, or a slightly larger gathering where you can gaze out over the West Terrace into the rolling countryside and landscaped gardens outside in the Parklands room, Grantley Hall have a variety of options to suit. 

To find out more information or to book, please email [email protected].

Have we inspired you to start planning your next Christmas gathering? Find out more about the fantastically festive feasts available at Fletchers, or their private dining options, by visiting Grantley Hall’s website. Or follow the hotel on Facebook and Instagram.

Grantley Hall, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 3ET.

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