Vista View Bistro

Spectacular dining in a truly unique location, How Stean Gorge are proud to introduce the opening of The Vista View Bistro and our inspirational new Head Chef Jowyane.

The Vista Restaurant is true to its word, a cantilevered Dining Room with perfect views along the narrow avenue of the trees and the floodlit gorge of How Stean. The perfect views continue down Nidderdale and into the gorge below complete with bespoke glass floored areas, making a unforgettable dining experience.

Our restaurant welcomes families of any size, private hire, corporate events & functions. Perfect for just a nice trip out, celebrating a birthday, anniversary or a corporate dinner which could also include one of our tailored Outdoor Activities which are very popular with many visitors.

Opening & Service

Our spacious dining room seats up to 45 people, with plenty of space between tables to allow for correct social distancing.

The Bistro will be open the 2nd & 4th weekend (Friday & Saturday) of each month, with additional ‘pop up’ themed evening/events.

Service starts from 4pm running through to our last seating at 8pm.

Daytime opening of the Bistro Tuesday from noon 17th November & 12th December. Same Bistro Winter menu

How Stean Cafe will be open the usual 9 am – 4 pm, each day. Complete with a new and much improved menu developed by our Chefs Jo & Phil, which will be accompanied with seasonal daily specials.

Bistro Winter Menu Click Here

Introducing JoDining in Harrogate Yorkshire Dales

Jo is an extremely talented Head Chef joining us from The Yorke Arms at Ramsgill, Harrogate (Michelin Star Holder for many years), where he had been working in fine dining for the past 3 years.

Jo has also worked at number of other local restaurants based in the Yorkshire Dales and Harrogate area including The Sportsman’s Arms at Wath, Nidderdale and The Drum & Monkey,Harrogate providing a quality dining experience to all of there guests and now ours.

How Stean Gorge is really pleased to welcome Jo to our team and are excited to see him , our brilliant Chef Phil and the rest of the team developing the Vista Restaurant into a go to venue for the Yorkshire Dales & Harrogate area to enjoy.