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Yorkshire Restaurant review: Maveli, Sheffield
We don't get enough restaurant recommendations for South Yorkshire, so when our mate Fred Watson offered us this review of a South Indian restaurant in Sheffield, we snapped him up.  Many of Sheffield’s curry lovers have bhunas coming out...
14 September 2017
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Star Inn the Harbour, Whitby
17 July 2017
Horto, Harrogate
6 July 2017

Stay Yorkshire

Inn review: Inn at Whitewell, Forest of Bowland
We strayed over the Lancashire/Yorkshire border last weekend for an exploration of the Trough of Bowland and treated ourselves to a stay at the Inn at Whitewell. The Trough may be an unknown gem, (a beautiful valley running from near Lancaster to Dun...
16 September 2017
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Old Nail Shed, Sawdon
29 March 2017
Laverton Hall , Ripon
27 February 2017

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… and the Michelin Star Goes To …
Monday saw the launch of the 2018 UK Michelin Guide – streamed live in front of an invited audience. After an interminable build up they finally announced the 16 new stars. No new stars for Yorkshire, seems their inspectors never get beyond Leices...
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The North York Moors and Dales
Enjoy this short film about the beautiful North York Moors and Dales and then book one of our special places to stay.
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Recipes If we can make it you can!

Orange & Tahini Semifreddo with Crushed Pistachios
Try Joan's easy semifreddo recipe made with orange and tahini.
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Made in Yorkshire Local at its best

Tenacres Cheese
I bet Gillian Clough didn’t imagine she’d be scooping national prizes for her cheese within a year of start-up; after all she’s got a day job working as a radiographer at Bradford Royal Infirmiry...
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Cave du Cochon, York

George Inn, Hubberholme

Hare & Hounds, Hawsker

Cap & Collar, Saltaire

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