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.

Herriot’s Restaurant

Herriot’s is our main restaurant and is open to patients, visitors and staff seven days a week. 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 seven-day 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:

Breakfast: 7.30-11am
Lunch: 11.30am-1.45pm
Dinner: 6pm-7.30pm

Please note that Herriot’s accepts card payments.

Coffee shop

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-4pm

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-7pm
Saturday-Sunday: 9am-4pm

Christmas 2019 opening hours:

Christmas Eve: 7.30am-3pm
Christmas Day: Closed
Boxing Day: Closed
New Year’s Eve: 7.30am-3pm
New Year’s Day: Closed

All other days open as normal.

Cash machine

If you need cash to access any of our facilities, a machine is available in the main entrance. It charges 95p per transaction.