Please Note: Due to a planned power cut the Castle will be closed all day on Tuesday 5th March. We apologise for any inconvenience but we are unable to operate without electricity and the power cut is to enable Northern Power Grid to carry out essential maintenance to avoid any unplanned power cuts in future.

We will reopen as normal at 10am on Wednesday 6th March.

Tea Room

Tel:01969 623981

Open 10am – 4.30pm Everyday

“We are delighted to announce that the Bolton Castle Tea Room has been taken on by Guy Fairhurst, whose parents ran the successful and locally reknowned restaurant here in the 1980’s.

Since his childhood, Guy has been passionate about food. He qualified as a Chef at York College in 2005 and worked in London at the fashionable Eight Over Eight  Thai restaurant in Fulham, before returning to his native county of Yorkshire to further his career among his family and friends and the surroundings he loves.

The licensed Tea Room serves a delicious range of cakes, scones and other treats, a selection of teas, coffees, soft drinks, wines and local beers as well as hot lunches between midday and 3 pm. The north of England is famous for the quality of its stockmen and animal husbandry and we are lucky to be surrounded by farmers who take great pride in the meat and crops they produce and hope that this reflects in our food.

Guy and his team are determined to combine the best local and homemade produce with a friendly welcome and excellent service in the castle’s impressive Guest Hall, where visitors have enjoyed hospitality for over six hundred years.

As well as weddings, we are able to cater for birthdays and other parties by arrangement and can supply menus on request.

Guy caters for all weddings at the castle and is also available for outside events and has just launched a new bistro at The Middleham Key Centre. If you have enjoyed the food at Bolton and want to try his fine dining experience, please give it a try – you are welcome to book at the castle.”

We ask that large groups book in advance.

For all tea room and catering enquiries please contact or telephone 01969 625617.

Bolton Castle Tea Room Menu

Breakfast Menu
(From 9.30am – 11.45am)

Full Breakfast £6.95
Bacon, Sausage, Egg, Tomato, Baked Beans,
Toast and a Pot of Tea

Breakfast Roll £4.00
Extra Fillings 75p each
Choice of: Bacon, Sausage, Egg, Tomato
Breakfast Roll with a Pot of Tea or Coffee £4.95
(1 filling)

Hot Food
(From 12.00 – 2.30pm)

Cheese Waffles with Honey Roast Ham,
Eggs & Tomato Relish £8.95
Grilled Beef Burger, Bacon, Smoked Cheese,
Red Onion Relish, Chunky Chips,
Gherkin & Salad Garnish £9.95
Breaded Cod Goujons, Mushy Peas,
Chunky Chips, Tartare Sauce and
Salad Garnish £9.95
Yorkshire Rarebit of Abbots Gold Cheese,
Crispy Bacon on a toasted Muffin
with Chunky Chips, Salad &
Homemade Chutney £8.95
Hot Pork Pie, Chunky Chips
and Mushy Peas £6.95
Bolton Castle Ploughmans Roast Ham,
local Wensleydale Cheeses, Chutney,
Apple, Pie, Pickle & Warm Roll £8.95

Sharing Platters
(From 12.00 – 2.30pm)

Family Picnic Platter 2 adults 2 children £22.50
Two Round of Sandwiches, Pork Pies, Cheese and
Leek Quiche, Crisps, Salad, Chutney and Pickles

Yorkshire Tapas £7.95
Home Roast Ham, Roast Beef, Pickled Ox Tongue,
Sausage and Black Pudding Roll, Duo of Yorkshire
Cheeses, Warm Roll, Chutney & Salad Garnish

(available 12.00 to 3.00pm)

With a choice of bread, crisps and side salad
Bolton Castle Club Roast Chicken,
Bacon, Cheese, Tomato, Egg, Lettuce,
Mayonnaise: £8.95
Honey Roast Ham and Smoked Cheese
with Mustard Mayonnaise: £8.25
Tuna Mayonnaise and Cucumber: £7.95
Wensleydale Cheese and
Homemade Chutney: £6.95

(available all day)

Homemade Soup served with
rustic bread and butter (v) £5.50
With either Tuna, Ham, Egg or
Wensleydale Cheese Sandwich £7.95
Side Orders £3.00
Chunky Chips, Side Salad, Small Mug of Soup

Bolton Castle Afternoon Tea
(From 2:30pm)

Pot of any Speciality Tea, Sandwich Choice of Yorkshire Ham,
Cucumber, Egg Mayonnaise or Wensleydale Cheese, Freshly
Made Fruit Scone with Homemade Garden Preserve and
Clotted Cream and a Selection Miniature Cakes

£9.95 per person

Bolton Castle Cream Tea

Pot of any Speciality Tea, Freshly Made Fruit Scone with
Homemade Garden Preserve and Clotted Cream
Freshly Made Fruit Scone with Homemade
Garden Preserve and Clotted Cream or Butter

Cakes and Sweets

A selection of Fresh Homemade Cakes Daily
Please see our daily specials boards


Cafetière for 1 £3.50
Cafetière for 2 £7.00
Filter Coffee Small £2.00
Filter Coffee Large £3.00

Teas (per person)

Traditional English Tea £2.20
Earl Grey £2.20
Green Tea £2.20
Peppermint Tea £2.20
Fruit Tea £2.20

Bolton Castle Hot Chocolate

Chocolate Syrup with Cream, Marshmallow,
Dark & White Chocolate Chips & Cocoa powder

Soft drinks

Cans £1.70
Harrogate spa water £2.00
fresh Kulana Orange £1.50
Fresh kulana apple juice £1.50
Juice burst flavours £2.00

Alcohol beverages

Local Wensleydale Ale £3.50
Peroni £3.50
Thatchers Cider £3.50
Bolton Castle

Sunday Lunches
(Every Sunday From 12.00 – 3.00pm)

Dales Roast Beef, Yorkshire Puddings,
Roast Potatoes and Gravy £9.95
Roast Loin of Pork, stuffing,
Yorkshire Puddings, Roast Potatoes
and Gravy £9.95
Honey roast Hot Ham, stuffing, Yorkshire
Puddings, Roast Potatoes and Gravy £9.95
See our sunday lunch dessert specials

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