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Prima Pizzeria & Ristorante

33 Kirkgate, Ripon HG4 1PB, England
+44 1765 602034
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“linguine” (7 reviews)
“bruschetta” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 Kirkgate, Ripon HG4 1PB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been coming here for over 25 years and never had a bad meal. Some people might say the food is the same but it is such good quality, who cares. Went at 4.30pm as it opened and by 5pm. they had to turn people...More

Thank Andy6466
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a Saturday, which I think is one of the busiest evenings of the week for any restaurant. And sure enough the place was packed. But the friendly staff took us to the bar, till our table was ready and from then on,...More

2  Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An unexpected visit to Ripon, where to eat? We had noticed the restaurant en route to the Cathedral and few paces away. On arrival, although the place was heaving with 'locals' [always a good sign], the staff bent over backwards to help squeeze us in....More

1  Thank Liz C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for the first time. Lovely relaxed atmosphere, staff were very good, very helpful. Prices were fine. Food was lovely. Need I say more....will be back soon.

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was packed very early doors. This tells its own tale. However the manager (an Italian) was kind enough to slip us in without having a reservation, but with the caveat to vacate by eight. This was not a problem. There are plenty of...More

1  Thank Blott2000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I rang at 4.15pm and we were settled at a corner table by 5 on Saturday afternoon. The table was needed again at 6.30pm but that worked for my wife and I as we were due at a concert. Waited upon by three or four...More

1  Thank Alan186346
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been a few times and always found it to be ok. on this occasion though my meatballs arrived undercooked/raw in the middle and when I asked for them to be cooked a bit longer the poor waitress was made to return my dish to me...More

Thank sandd118
Kayleigh F, Public Relations Manager at Prima Pizzeria & Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. The meatballs have not been on the menu since 29 June and none of our staff can recollect such an incident. The chef would not send food back and the waiting staff would not agree to challenge you in that...More

Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

A group of 6 friends enjoyed a wonderful meal at Prima's. All courses well presented and delicious. Our starters a good size and the flavours amazing. Our mains (some from the specials board, some from menu) all so tasty and fresh. The desserts, all wonderful...More

2  Thank PIPPIN27
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a marvellous little restaurant. We were seated upstairs, which I suspect is a little quieter than downstairs, but that suited us. A good varied menu; I had one of the specials (can't remember the name - chicken breast stuffed with ham and cheese)...More

2  Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Went for my daughters birthday .we all chose different things from the varied menu and even my vegetarian spouse loved it. Perfect in every way

Thank Alan T
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Suzi J
13 September 2016|
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Response from holls2000 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they do but ring to ask
Trisha B
1 July 2016|
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Response from Franco F |
Hi I am sorry have just seen your question Yes we do open every day of the week from 4.30 pm until 10 pm Looking forward to see you 🍷
5 August 2015|
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Response from Kayleigh F | Property representative |
Hello there, I'm not sure whether you have posted this question to the wrong restaurant as we do not have a kids club or disco. Kind regards Prima (Ripon)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
4:45 pm - 10:00 pm
4:45 pm - 10:00 pm
4:45 pm - 10:00 pm
4:45 pm - 10:00 pm
4:45 pm - 10:00 pm
4:45 pm - 10:00 pm
4:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Kirkgate, Ripon HG4 1PB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Ripon
  • Phone Number: +44 1765 602034
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Established in 1985 and serving traditional Italian food of high quality at competitive prices, situated in Ripon's oldest street Kirkgate. This grade 2 listed building is the home of the city first and longest established restaurant with dining area over three floors. Private parties can be catered for in a separate dining area on the first floor.there is an extensive "specials" blackboard which offers seasonal dishes like game or seafood and offering a early bird menu daily from 5.00 p.m. until 6.30 p.m.and we also cater for specialist dietary requirement.highly recommended on TRIP ADVISOR and FREE WI/FIbenvenuti alla mia casa
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