Institution is a multi-award winning boutique cafe located in the Georgian Market town of Bedale.   Serving breakfast, lunch and more, the menus are made up of classic fresh dishes with a twist, served simply with the emphasis on quality ingredients. The cafe is also licensed, with a terrific gin list as well as some fabulous wines.  Institution is a great place to relax as the world goes by, meet friends and take a little time for yourself.

Traditional Afternoon Tea is one of our specialities and is available in both the cafe and in partnership with Wensleydale Railway.

Gift Vouchers

 Gift vouchers are available for Afternoon Tea or any denominations and also the award winning Wensleydale Railway Dirctors Saloon.  These can be purchased in the cafe or by calling 01677 425541.