Shops and cafes

Here at Harrogate District Hospital we have a range of service options to suit patients, visitors and staff. Whether that's food and drink or magazines and flowers, it should be available on site.

The Trust’s Catering Team has been awarded the Food for Life Bronze Catering Mark from the Soil Association for the provision of patient and staff meals. This means that our meals are fresh, healthy, sustainable and meet the nutritional elements of the Government Buying Standards. Find out more about our inpatient catering service.

Herriots Restaurant

Herriot’s is our main restaurant and is open to patients, visitors and staff from Monday-Friday. The restaurant provides a traditional breakfast, a variety of hot and cold lunches and evening meals, a salad bar, both made-to-order and pre-packed sandwiches as well as snacks and beverages. Our carvery meal deal is a firm favourite among patients and staff, and vegetarian options are always available.

Herriot’s Restaurant also offers gluten free options and healthy choices of 500 calories or less.

The restaurant is located on the first floor of Harrogate District Hospital. Our opening times are:

Monday to Friday 
Breakfast: 7.30am-11am
Lunch: 11.30am-1.45pm
No evening dinner service

Opening times for our Christmas Week – Monday 4 December to Friday 8 December 2023:

Monday to Friday 
Breakfast: 7.30am-10:30am
Lunch: 11.30am-1.45pm
No evening dinner service

Please note that Herriot’s accepts card payments.

Café Bistro

There is a coffee shop at the main entrance. With a number of tables and a small garden, it’s the perfect place to sit and enjoy a cup of tea or a slice of cake when you need to refuel.

The opening hours for the coffee shop are:

Monday-Friday: 8am-7:30pm
Dinner Service 6pm-7pm

Saturday-Sunday: 7:30am-6pm
Dinner Service: 5pm-6pm

The coffee shop accepts both cash and card payments.


WHSmith runs a small shop in the main entrance, next to reception. The shop sells a selection of newspapers, magazines, flowers, books and snacks. Card is accepted on all payments. The shop’s opening hours are:

Monday-Friday: 7.30am-6pm
Saturday: 9am- 4pm
Sunday: 10am-4pm

Cash machine

If you need cash to access any of our facilities, a machine is available in the main entrance. It charges £1.25 per transaction.