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“Lovely food, great staff, xx” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Samphire Bistro - CLOSED

Samphire Bistro
84 North Street, Ripon HG4 1DP, England
01765 600015
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Price range: $5 - $26
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Samphire Bistro is dedicated to drawing out the best food that the Yorkshire Dales and Vale of York have to offer and serving it up as a unique, memorable dining experience.Located on the vibrant North Street of the historic Cathedral City of Ripon, the Samphire atmosphere evolves throughout the day from a relaxed and social setting into a more lively and adventurous evening menu and ambiance.Our Head chef is also the owner with extensive experience and a passion for creating good food. The restaurant is open daily for dinner, with an Early Bird offer Tuesday to Saturday.Because we believe in wining and dining, occasionally we have live music in the evenings compatible with the dining experience.To ensure our music caters to everyone’s individual taste we keep things neutral with a combination of classic eclectic sounds combined with modern favourites that everyone knows and loves.
Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Lovely food, great staff, xx”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

We went to this lovely bistro a few weeks ago, the food was amazing, the staff very friendly and the enviroment very clean. Great value for money, and the food came out not only looking amazing but tasting amazing. Keep up the work Samphire xxx The staff work hard to give you a really enjoyable night. thank you and hope to see you all again soon.x

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Thirsk, United Kingdom
1 review
“Tasty, Tasty, Very, Very, Tasty!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

I went for a quiet drink and a bite to eat with a very good friend last night. I didn't know what to expect but always like to try new places. The atmosphere was relaxed and unhurried, nice decor and helpful staff. I ordered my starter and was very pleased and had a rump steak for my main. I can honestly say (and i'm not the kind of person who would give a good review if I was in anyway unpleased) that I couldn't fault anything that was put infront of me. The presentation was superb and as per the title of my review, it was all very tasty. Delicious! Definitely going back again and next time I will have a main and pudding. I couldn't manage all three in one sitting and thats saying something for me. Excellent value for money.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Most delicious food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

We arrived in ripon on Saturday on a relaxing weekend break.We had not booked anywhere to eat and so found the bistro by pure luck.We live in Leeds city centre and so eat out every week and I have to say it's been a long time since eating such fantastic food.The staff were a delight and the chef very very talented.It will certainly not be our last visit to the restaurant it is well worth the travel.I wish them all the luck in the future business and hope they always keep the standard.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Ripon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Valentines Dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

My wife and I have recently had our second child and we could not get out to a restaurant due to the fact our second baby is 6 weeks old. So I asked the owner if I could order some food from the special valentines menu and he was only to happy to help.
I arranged to call him 15 mins before and he had it cooked off and ready for me. He packaged it up for me so it was easy to transport and even threw in a bottle of wine.
Food was cooked fantasically and my wife was very happy.
Only slight issue is that I broke one of his plates....will he let me back???
Awesome!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“A breath of fresh air!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

After reading more than its fair share of Raving reviews and hearing nothing but brilliant comments from freinds and family, an evening for two comes nothing short of ideal for the riponian diner. A pleasant welcome, superb food ,drink and a warm ambiance samphire provides everything required when eating out. Others that can't seem grasp the concept of 'cooking' food and modern fashion need look elsewhere.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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