From foraging to sourcing the finest seasonal ingredients

Our meat and fish is butchered or filleted in-house.
Created and cooked by real chefs, who deliver outstanding dishes, that are
delivered with pride, passion and innovation.

Harrogate's finest dining experience

Nestled in the heart of a Victorian spa town. Samson’s philosophy is to work with the very best seasonal Yorkshire larder has to offer to deliver the finest, freshest menus, created by our exceptional Executive Chef Josh Whitehead and Head Chef Andy Castle, Samsons presents modern innovative, exuberantly creative British cuisine, at the heart of a relaxed dining experience.


Yorkshire Talent

Great people work here and have come together to create something really special, from the relaxed dining within our beautiful bar, restaurant and alfresco terrace, we want you to enjoy a truly wonderful experience with us.

Exceptional Cookery Talent

Executive Chef Josh Whitehead and Head Chef Andy Castle have joined forces to make Samson a remarkable place to eat in Yorkshire.


Andy Castle

Head Chef

Andy graduated from Leeds College of music and has taken his passion for music, design and art and fused this inspiration into the food he creates.

Andy quickly became Head Chef at the Ox CLUB, where he met and worked with Josh Whitehead. It’s taken 5 years in the making to join forces again and create Samsons.

Josh Whitehead

Executive Chef

Former MasterChef: The Professionals semi-finalist in 2016 and Samsons Executive Chef Josh Whitehead is the creative force behind the menu at Samsons and has brought his extensive culinary knowledge and flair to the menu.