Nikki and Pete Offer you a Warm Welcome to the White Horse Inn, Ampleforth
We are situated in the beautiful village of Ampleforth, North Yorkshire which is the gateway to many fabulous walks and Ampleforth College. Our 18th Century traditional Country Inn dates back to 1768.
We are now into our 9th year and have a ‘simple dream’, to create, a Warm, Welcoming Village Inn serving Consistently Delicious Home Cooked Food, Local Hand Pulled Ales and Great Wines. Our charming cosy Bar rooms with log fires, oak beamed ceilings, flagstone floors, candlelit tables create a warm friendly atmosphere and make it the perfect place to relax and unwind. Looking for a Private Dining Room for that Special Family Occasion or just a Get together with Friends then our Main Restaurant provides the perfect venue, Candles flicker against the Rustic Stone Walls, Soft Music creates a lovely atmosphere. We can accommodate 12 people on a Square Table or 16 on Two tables.
Try one of our popular Traditional hand pulled Yorkshire beers including Guest Ales from local Brewery’s, Helmsley Brewing Company and Theakstons. Our fine wines by the glass include New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc which is a firm favourite with our customers and our Popular French Malbec by the Glass is a delicious Red Wine .
Petes passion for food produces Consistently Delicious Home-made food from locally sourced Produce.
Please note all our meals are cooked fresh to order.
Nikki ensures everyone receives a warm friendly welcome. Children, Dogs (Bar Only) and muddy boots are welcome We also provide traditional board games to keep the kids amused and Doggy Treats for our 4 legged friends.
In addition to the Cosy Bar and the Main Restaurant we have our New Restaurants which can accommodate private parties of upto 12 on a long table
We have 2 small beer gardens for those sunny days to relax outside and watch the world go by.
If you are looking for accommodation there are a couple of excellent Bed and Breakfasts in the village, and new in 2014 Studford Luxury Lodges, just a 25minute countryside walk with breath taking views of the valley. See our accommodation links.
We look forward to seeing you soon Pete and Nikki.
Valentine’s Day – Thu 14th Feb
Due to late cancellation we now have 1 table available at 7.00
Feeling Romantic? Book a table in our cosy bar or intimate restaurant for Valentines.
Tables are limited so early booking is advisable.
Please note the Bar is now fully booked only a few tables remaining in our restaurant
Please contact Nikki on 01439 788378
Private Dining Rooms
Having a special birthday, family get together or just meeting up with friends? why not book one of our Private Dining Rooms (shown on the pictures). They are perfect for parties of 10–16, or for larger parties why not book both adjoining rooms (12 in each room).
Sunday Lunch Now Served 12:00-14:45
Due to popular demand we now serve Sunday lunch until 14:45.
Come and relax in front of our roaring fires, whilst reading our Magazines. We offer the Traditional Roast including Rib of Beef, served with home-cooked Yorkshire puddings, tasty gravy, crispy roast potatoes, creamy Mash and seasonal vegetables. A Selection of Dishes are also available from our normal menu. Our homemade Puddings are a great way to finish your meal, yummy!! Booking is highly recommended.
Sat & Sun: Saturday 1630 -2300 Sunday 1200-1900
Bookings highly recommended particularly for Friday Saturday and Sunday
Tue, Wed and Thur Lunchtimes
Please note we can accommodate pre booked parties of 10 or more on the above lunchtimes please contact Nikki on 01439 788378
Private Dining Rooms
Both our restaurants can be booked as private dining rooms. Our Traditional restaurant can accommodate up to 16 and our new restaurant up to 12. They provide the ideal venue for family get togethers, parties or just catching up with friends. Contact Nikki on 01439 788378 for further details.
We cater for Children – Kids meals £6.00 inc. mini milk ice-cream or White Chocolate Milky Buttons and we have a selection of board games and Books to keep them amused.
We welcome dogs in the Bar Area and even have dog treats.
Shooting Parties / Walkers / Large Parties
We can accommodate larger pre booked parties – please contact Nikki on 01439 788378.
Find details of walking routes, with photographs and maps, in North Yorkshire on: www.yorkshirewalks.org