Food & Drink

Food is served: 

Tuesday to  Friday 5:00pm-9:00pm 

Saturday - 12 noon till 2:00pm / 5.00pm-9.00pm

Sunday - 12 noon – 5:45pm 

*We recommend calling ahead in advance to book your table to avoid disappointment.


“There is no sincerer love than the love of food”

George Bernard Shaw Irish playwright 1856-1950

The Half Moon Inn puts food at its heart, aiming to provide excellence in all aspects from flavour and service to presentation.  The kitchen has been completely renovated with new equipment throughout and meets with all food safety requirements. We serve lovingly prepared classical and traditional food with a contemporary twist, made only with the freshest locally sourced ingredients.

“My weakness has always been food and men – in that order”

Dolly Parton American Country singer 1946-

We have something for every occasion, from the fine dining to traditional hearty grub,  along with an array of starters and desserts to truly tempt the palete.  Sample Half Moon platters with friends and of course our fantastic Sunday lunches.

“He was a wise man who invented beer”

Plato Greek philosopher – lived and died a very long time ago…

Our bar serves a wide range of hand pulled local beers, lagers and spirits and we have a very well-considered wine list which has been designed to complement our tempting menus.  Prosecco is also available by the glass. 

“Wine is bottled poetry”

Robert Louis Stevenson Scottish novelist 1850-1894

Speciality Steaks

“My favourite animal is a steak”

Fran Lebowitz – American author 1950 -

Order before 12 noon on the same day and choose any steak – fillet, rump, T-bone or sirloin in any size and Newton Upon Derwent based butchers, Wold Select Meat will deliver the steak of your choice to our chef who will prepare it to your liking that very evening

“To eat steak rare….represents both a nature and a reality”

Roland Barthes – French philosopher 1915-1980


Eating out at its very best, eating how the locals do.

HALF MOON INN - Main Street, Newton on Derwent, York, YO41 4DB
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