If you’re looking for a proper pub near Helmsley serving tasty food at reasonable prices, you’ll love The Grapes Inn. Signature dishes include our meltingly tender steak and ale pie and home-made sticky toffee pudding.

Sample food menus

The Grapes Inn menu changes to reflect the fruit and vegetables in season. Vegetarian options are always available. Here are some past menus to give you an idea of our range of dishes:

Lunch is served Tuesday to Saturday 12 noon – 2pm
Evening is served Tuesday to Saturday 6pm – 8.30pm and from 5.30pm in the summer
Sunday roast is served 12 noon – 3pm

We are also open on Bank Holiday Mondays from 12 noon to 10.30pm

View our sample menu.

Children’s options

We can adapt and provide smaller versions of today’s menu for your little ones.

Senior Citizens Lunch on Thursdays

If you’re over 60, you can enjoy our lunch for £9.95 for 2 Courses and £11.95 for 3 courses.

Group bookings by shoot parties and walking groups

The Howardian Hills offer miles of walking routes and sporting opportunities. Being a pub near Helmsley, we welcome walkers, hikers and shooters. Please pre-book your tables with us by calling 01653 628076.

Dogs welcome

Well-behaved dogs are welcome in the bar and snug areas.

Locally-sourced suppliers


We have Guinness, Stella, Becks, Krombacher, Sam Smith Double Four, and Stowford Press Cider on tap as well as:

Craft ales and beers

  • Theakstons of Masham
  • Timothy Taylor of Keighley
  • Slingsby Pale Ale ‘In The Wood’
  • Regularly rotated guest beers and ales

Beer ‘in the wood’

We serve our Slingsby Pale Ale in bespoke wooden casks. This gives a rounder, nuttier taste than if stored in aluminium casks. Our casks were hand-crafted by Master Cooper Alastair Simms. Find out more about his White Rose Cooperage in this article by The Sunday Telegraph.

Wines from across the world

We have light whites, a refreshing rosé and robust reds to order by the glass or bottle. Our house wines are provided by renowned wine merchants Betton Wines of Scarborough.

Book ahead

To reserve your table just give us a call on 01653 628076. We are also available for Private Hire.

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