Shops and cafes

If you’re visiting or staying at Ripon Community Hospital, there is a wide range of food, drink and shopping options available to you.

On the Hospital site, our kitchens provide sandwiches, scones and drinks, as well as hot meals which need to be booked in advance. Alternatively, you can venture out into the bustling market city of Ripon, which boasts a variety of restaurants, shops and cafes. Find out more about our inpatient catering service.

Restaurants and cafes

Ripon offers a variety of cuisines, with chain restaurants and cafes just a short walk from the Hospital in the Market Square.


Just a three minute walk from Ripon Community Hospital is the market square. Here you’ll find a variety of shops and facilities, including several ATMs, Boots and WHSmith. On the other side of the square is a large Sainsbury’s and a pay-and-display car park.

Please note that these shops and restaurants are provided by Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust as a guide only. They are not endorsed by the Trust and visiting them is your personal choice.