Formally Harley’s Diner (2008 – 2012), Iron Horse Ranch House was established in 2012 by Richard Swinscoe a bike enthusiast aiming to combine his passion for motorcycles, americana,‘great food and great music’. Iron Horse Ranch House has everything you would expect from an authentic Stateside diner and welcomes bikers, hot rodders and families alike. With a fun, friendly and rustic approach, the Iron Horse Ranch House brings a slice of real American pie to Market Deeping.
This melting pot of culture has ment Iron Horse Ranch House has quickly become a magnet for people of all ages and backgrounds, allowing the local community of Market Deeping and the biker & car community to interact in ways people dreamed impossible.
Reguarly described as ‘cool’ by our ‘Diner and Dinettes’, our decor is eclectic and exuberant, paying homage to biker & hot rod cultures and those all-important stars and stripes. Countless treasures, knick-knacks and artefacts adorn the restaurant, keeping eyes busy and conversational topics flowing. Some of the decor has also be kindly donated by our diners from across the country and even the world, we invite local clubs to make Iron Horse Ranch House their home and pride us with a token to remember them by. Iron Horse Ranch House is spotlessly clean and you can look over the counter and see us making your food.
Your fully attention is required when choosing from our heavily influenced Daytime, Evening and Drinks & Dessert menus, which bring you ‘your taste of America’ from racks of ribs and vegetable chilli to burger stacks and grilled prawns – and everything in between – this really is a menu and a half. You can even watch as these feasts of epic American size proportions are created by our highly skilled chefs using the best of locally sourced ingrediants ensuring that home cooked taste. Our famous breakfasts allows you to start the day the Ranch House way already has a loyal following and along with our succulent 8oz Angus Steak Burgers, Foot Long Hot Rods and Tender Ribs and Steaks we are the best in town.
So if you looking for great service, great food and great music make sure you visit the Iron Horse Ranch House for ‘your taste of America’
UK Hospitality Apprenticeship Employer of the Year 2012
Iron Horse Ranch House (formally Harley’s Diner) has reently be named After recently being named UK Hospitality Apprenticeship Employer of the Year 2012 in the Academy of Food and Drink Service Awards 2012 as a result of training our ‘crew’ to the highest standards and offering employment and life skills through work experiene for the local community of Market Deeping.
The Future of Iron Horse Ranch House
There are exciting times ahead for Iron Horse Ranch House as Richards daughter Verity is now on board using her university skills to bring our ‘Diner and Dinettes’ a greater American experience. Already hitting the ground running Verity has already taken control of all events and marketing so watch this space for new promotions and events coming your way soon.
Moving forward Iron Horse Ranch House is looking to expand to a larger premises in the near future to allow even more ‘Diners and Dinettes’ to enjoy the American experience 365 days a year. This opportunity will also offer more employment, training and capital for the local area making it the most awaited attraction of 2013.
Bikes and Hot Rods @ Iron Horse Ranch House
Iron Horse Ranch House is the place to be on a Sunday if you own a Bike or a Hot Rod and want to meet other like minded people. We welcome riders and drivers from all over the country including members of the local Peterborough MAG, Harley Davidson Riders Club of Great Britain, BMW owners and HOG chapters to name but a few Motorcycle and Hot Rod Clubs. Our Summer Bike Nights have also proven a popular attraction so watch out for them again in 2013 we are already planning to make Sunday and Bike nights bigger & better than ever. By popular demand a Hot Rod Night will also be introduced to give Hot Rodders a place to show off their superb cars with like minded people.
Iron Horse Ranch House is perfect for a ride or drive out as we are located in a large car park next to a petrol station. Pleasent back roads around Market Deeping are create all year round so why not have a ride or drive over and explore the local area.
Charity Work @ Iron Horse Ranch House
Our self developed,annual ‘Harley Daze’ event aims at bringing the motorcycle and the local community together in ways the UK has never seen before. Money raised by the events goes to Afghan Heroes a charity we at Iron Horse Ranch House hold close to our heart. So far we have raised over £1500 for the charity and aim to build on this year on year. The day itself includes ‘great LIVE music’ from local bands, bike displays challenges and most importantly ‘great food’ from our American BBQ. Plans for the 2013 event are in progress aiming to make it even bigger and better to raise even more money for our chosen charity.
We also support a number of local events by offering raffle/auction prizes to raise money for worthy causes. Recently holding a coffee morning at Iron Horse Ranch House in conjunction with Crew member Diane Wheatley and her husband Pete Wheatley Nepal Hiking Challenge raising money for Macmillian Cancer Support. It was great seeing ‘Diner and Dinettes’ from all walks of life coming together to raise £300 towards the cause.
Iron Horse Ranch House & the Market Deeping Community
Market Deeping is a historical market town is situated just off the A15/A16 in Lincolnshire, standing on the North Bank of the River Welland on the border with Cambridgeshire. It is a charming market town with a number of restaurants, public houses and a variety of shops. The town is within commuting distance of Peterborough (8 miles) and Stamford as well as London. Local villages and towns also include Bourne, Spalding and Boston to name but a few. The area offers scenic rides for all our bikers and car owners making it a perfect location for Iron Horse Ranch House.
Iron Horse Ranch House also supports local sports and community groups via sponsorship and donations. We aim to build on this in 2013 by launching a community fund where local sports clubs and groups can apply for funding to support their local community work. For more information on this fund please contact Verity by emailing email@example.com.
So why not ComeVisit us and become one of our “Diners and Dinettes”