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Christmas Day at the Hovingham Inn

We will be open for lunch on Christmas Day this year, by reservation only. The menu is now available here. Don’t forget to book as soon as possible!

Visiting The Hovingham Inn

To avoid disappointment, table reservations are required where possible and are essential on Friday and Saturday evenings as well as for Sunday lunch. Walk in customers are very welcome, but we cannot guarantee a table or waiting time.

To make a table booking, please call the pub direct on +44 (0)1653 628428 or email For parties of five or more guests we will require a £10 per person deposit.

Please inform us of any dietary requirements or allergies at the time of booking. We are happy to adapt dishes wherever possible. However, vegetarian, vegan and lactose-free diets require advance notice.

The bar will be open on a daily basis from Tuesday through to Sunday with food available Wednesday lunchtime through to Sunday lunch. We are looking to offer food service on Tuesdays in due course.

Exceptionally during the week commencing 4th November 2019 the following opening hours will apply:
Monday 4th – Closed as normal
Tuesday 5th – Bar closed
Wednesday 6th – Bar and kitchen closed
Thursday 7th – Bar and kitchen closed

Friday 8th – Bar opens 17:00 / kitchen closed
Saturday 9th – Bar opens 17:00 / kitchen opens 18:30
Sunday 10th – Bar opens 17:00 – 21:00 / kitchen opens 12:30 -15:00

Children are welcome in both the bar and dining room. We do not offer a children’s menu, but will happily adapt dishes where possible.

Dogs are welcome in the bar area. Assistance dogs are welcome throughout the pub.

Richard & Lindsey Johns