Yorkshire's Independent Restaurant Guide

Restaurant reviews

  • Owl at Hawnby, Hawnby

    Yorkshire chef Sam Varley has already made his mark with his relaxed restaurant Bantam in Helmsley. Happily, his takeover of...

  • Myse, Hovingham

    When Josh Overington, the chef/patron of Cochon Aveugle began looking for bigger premises to expand his fine dining restaurant, he...

  • Three Chimneys, Isle of Skye

    On our visit to Skye and the west coast of Scotland,  the high roads and the low roads were awash. ...

  • Swine That Dines, Leeds

    We have been followers of Stu and Jo Myers ever since they opened a sandwich shop called the Greedy Pig...

  • The Owl, Leeds

    The Owl was a bit revolutionary when it opened as the first pub in the heart of Kirkgate Market in...

  • Paradise with F. R. and J, Harrogate

    Up until lockdown Frances Atkins, Roger Oliver and front of house John Tullett had worked together at the Yorke Arms...

  • Star Inn at Harome, Harome

    On 26 November 2021 we reported on the dreadful fire that devastated the Star Inn one of our long-time favourites....

  • Durham Ox, Crayke

    As sturdy as it sounds, the Ox is a much loved fixture in the pretty hilltop village of Crayke, 16...

  • Blue Lion, East Witton

    The Blue Lion is in one of Yorkshire’s most strikingly pretty villages. East Witton with its handsome greensward bordered by...

  • COIN, Hebden Bridge

    There’s no shortage of places to eat in Hebden Bridge – chuck a brick and you’ll hit a caff – ...

  • Bantam, Helmsley

    For a busy market town and a through route to the moors and the coast, Helmsley has long been short...

  • Dastaan, Leeds

    I’ve had countless biryanis in many an Indian restaurants but never like the one I had at Dastaan. It comes...

  • Homestead Kitchen, Goathland

    When you tire of tasting menus, small plates, micro leaves and mini vegetables, then head for the Homestead Kitchen where...

  • Craig’s By the Sea, Marske

    One of our favourite things is to walk along a blustery beach at Marske on the east coast north of...

  • Brook’s, Brighouse

    When I see a sign saying ‘under new ownership’ outside a long established and well-loved restaurant my heart sinks a...

  • Partisan, York

    We do like Partisan. It’s a relaxed, laid back place with scrubbed tables, original art, vintage furniture courtesy of their tie...

  • Star Inn the City, York

    We’ve long championed the Star inn at Harome, one of Yorkshire’s best gastropubs, and the Star Inn the City, in...

  • Fika North, Leeds

    FIKA: a state of mind, a concept, an attitude. It’s tricky to pin down but it’s an integral part of...

  • Seaview, Saltburn

    If you’re one of those people who like to see exactly where your food has come from, Seaview is right...

  • The Forge, Middleton Tyas

    Two miles from Scotch Corner stands Middleton Lodge, a beautiful Georgian manor house designed by John Carr. It was the...

  • True North, Halifax

    A number of restaurants and cafes have had residency at Dean Clough, not all of them successful for one reason...

  • Restaurant Number 20, Port Mulgrave

    Some years ago we reported on the closure of our favourite restaurant the Fox and Hounds at Goldsborough on the...

  • No Name, Sheffield

    Sheffield, much like Leeds ten years ago was a bit of a culinary desert, but with the likes of Joro,...

  • El Gato Negro, Leeds

    Superman, or Simon Shaw as we like to call him, has done it again. Not content with a presence in...

  • Bow Room at Gray’s Court, York

    It’s not exactly a state secret but thousands must pass by the Minster, the Treasurer’s House and the city walls...

  • Shaun Rankin at Grantley hall, Ripon

    Oh my, oh my, Grantley Hall, the Palladian mansion near Ripon, lavishly upgraded in 2019 from and Adult Education centre...

  • Roots, York

    In 2018 Tommy Banks opened Roots. Back then securing a table was harder than scoring tickets for Glastonbury and things...

  • Pride & Provenance, Halifax

    Just when you thought Halifax couldn’t get cooler, up pops a cracking cafe/bar just by the Piece Hall’s monumental South...

  • Arras, York

    Arras must be weary of hearing about what it was like before they arrived.  In 2017 Adam and Levaine Humphrey...

  • Coffee Station, Hebden Bridge

    We love a good railway cafe. Here is a friendly, tiny caff on the platform at the fabulous Victorian Hebden Bridge...

  • Clevedon at the Audley, Ben Ryhdding

    Another day, another birthday. Man they’re whooshing by. What do you want when the time inevitably arrives – Meals on...

  • Home, Leeds

    We visited Home when it was the newish restaurant created by Liz Cottam – ex Masterchef finalist and Mark Owens...

  • Alice Hawthorn, Nun Monkton

    A good looking pub in a golden village, the Alice Hawthorn (named after a famous race horse) has really got...

  • The Hawthorn, Haworth

    Haworth’s always worth a visit (avoid the 40’s weekend unless you’re dressed as a WAFF or an Airman and you’re...

  • Cafe at the Hepworth, Wakefield

    If you haven’t been to the Hepworth, go. It’s an astonishing building designed by David Chipperfield, full of great art...

  • White Rabbit, Todmorden

    The White Rabbit is aptly named – you leave the real world at the door and enter some kind of...

  • Elder, Halifax

    Halifax is having a moment. After almost four years of renovation the historic Grade I* listed Piece Hall has thrown...

  • Maveli, Sheffield

    We don’t get enough restaurant recommendations for South Yorkshire, so when our mate Fred Watson offered us this review of...

  • Horto, Harrogate

    Rudding Park with its golf course and rolling acres and its upright, proper and perfectly good Clocktower restaurant is not...

  • Graze on the Green, Rosedale Abbey

    A gorgeous little café overlooking the green in the heart of Rosedale village with a breakfast menu and an all...

  • Robinson’s, York

    Another delightful independent to add to York’s burgeoning café scene. This one on Bishopthorpe Road is a bustling little place...

  • Kiosk: Project Space, York

    Fossgate has become a real hub, not just for independent shops in York but for good food and drink. There’s...

  • Joro, Sheffield

    A cutting edge Scandi restaurant in a shipping container in Sheffield, anyone? It’s quite a concept. Krynkl is the brainchild...

  • Vice & Virtue, Leeds

    We sometimes contradict ourselves on Squidbeak; one minute we’re moaning about how jaded we are with tasting menus and the...

  • Grayston Unity, Halifax

    Overnight, Halifax got cool. Don’t get me wrong. I love Halifax. It’s my adopted home town and you only need...

  • Skosh, York

    If you are a Squidbeak regular you will know we are done with the small-plate phenomenon: tiny portions on a...

  • Forge Bakehouse, Sheffield

    So I parked up a couple of hundred yards from the fabulous Bragazzis café and as I got near, the...

  • Marine Hotel, Whitby

    Oysters and champagne, cocktails and caviar on a Whitby promenade? Yes, but don’t be alarmed they also do fish pie,...

  • Drink?, Hebden Bridge

    Martin Ogley, in his brewer’s apron, looks every inch the bartender – no surprise given his background. ‘My first full...

  • George Inn, Hubberholme

    Mandy and I were recently in Langstrothdale – call it Squidbeak’s away-weekend – and after a good walk, we stopped...

  • Refectory Kitchen, York

    If you haven’t been to the Principal Hotel in a while then take another look. The mighty Victorian pile that...

  • Sair Inn, Linthwaite

    There are gastro pubs. There are twee country pubs. There are Fallow & Balled, gussied up boozers. And there’s the...

  • Whitelocks Ale House, Leeds

    Everyone knows it, everyone loves it, but if you are new to Leeds you will have to search for the...

  • Hare & Hounds, Hawsker

    How many time have I driven past this place? Too many, it turns out. Turn off the Scarborough road as...

  • Cap & Collar, Saltaire

    I was pottering around the excellent Saltaire Arts Trail and someone thrust a flyer into my hand encouraging me to visit...

  • Iberica, Leeds

    I’ve driven along East Parade countless times and barely noticed the old  Bonham’s auction house, a wonderful sandstone building of...

  • Schoolrooms, Low Bradfield

    Cursing the ‘road closed’ sign at the Ladybower end of the Strines moors I petulantly followed the diversion, which turned...

  • Crathorne Arms, Crathorne

    If you were a fan of the Cleveland Tontine, in its glory days of parasols, leopard prints and ferns you’ll...

  • Gimbals, Sowerby Bridge

    It’s no secret that this wonderful family run restaurant in downtown Sowerby Bridge is one of our fave places –...

  • Quarterdeck Cafe, Boggle Hole

    If you haven’t been youth hostelling in a while much has changed. First of all it’s no longer just for...

  • Dale Head Farm Tea Garden, Rosedale

    If ‘hidden gem’ is an overused phrase, we promise you, this one is well deserved. The very last farm, two...

  • Scampston Walled Garden, Scampston

    We are not making any great claims for the food, our latest visit was disappointing, but if you are in...

  • Zucco, Leeds

    ‘Head for Meanwood’ is not a phrase you often hear in restaurant discussion, but it is well worth journeying beyond...

  • Black Bull, Moulton

    The Black Bull holds fond memories for anyone who ate out in Yorkshire in the 70s when British food was...

  • Hare Inn, Scawton

    Paul and Liz Jackson moved to this pretty country pub in 2013 after successfully running the Crown at Great Ouseburn....

  • Catch, Halifax

    There’s nothing I like better than a seafood restaurant, particularly when it’s just down the road. Catch opened with a...

  • Old School Coffee Shop, Grosmont

    Emily Thwaite and Bill Sanderson did that change of life thing after bringing their kids up in Gloucestershire, moved to...

  • Bundobust, Leeds

    Putting together craft beer and Indian street food is such a perfect marriage that it’s surprising no one’s thought of...

  • Garden Gate, Leeds

    There’s no indication that we have to, but if we did, we should fight tooth and nail for the life...

  • White Swan Inn, Pickering

    We do admit a liking for the clean lines and minimal design of a modern bistro like Eric’s say. But...

  • Stuzzi, Harrogate

      We were big fans of Salvo’s in Headingley  run by John and Gip Dammone, until it sadly closed in...

  • Auberge de Chassignoles, Haute Loire

    Finding that rural French auberge which espouses the Squidbeak principles – great produce, beautifully cooked and not overly mucked about...

  • Noco Kiosk, Halifax

    Rushing through Halifax the other day I was stopped in my tracks by the smell of good coffee. In a...

  • Black Swan, Oldstead

    Tucked back from the roadside at the junction of two quiet country lanes, the Black Swin is in a delightfully...

  • Eat Me Cafe, Scarborough

    Scarborough isn’t short of cafes, but Eat Me is the brainchild of one-time local lad Stephen and his husband Simon....

  • House of Trembling Madness, York

    Strolling along Stonegate, one of the prettiest streets in York, it would be easy to miss the House of Trembling...

  • White Swan, Fence, Ribble Valley

    ‘A decent pub in Fence?’ said Jill with incredulity. ‘There was nowhere worth going when I was a courting teenager’....

  • Dotty’s Vintage Tea Room, Staithes

    We just love Trudie Ward’s fab vintage tearoom using all the lovely china cups and saucers she’s been collecting for...

  • Chopping Block, York

    The foodie hub of Walmgate continues to gather pace and the Chopping Block (formerly Walmgate Ale House and before that...

  • Middleton Post Office Tea Parlour, Pickering

    We were very taken with this cute little tea room behind Middleton Post Office (that’s Middleton near Pickering). The Post...

  • Handmade Bakery, Slaithwaite, Huddersfield

    We’ve written about this great bakery before, but special places are always worth a second mention, don’t you think? This...

  • Site, Todmorden

    It’s hard to believe, I know, but Todmorden is becoming so cool it’s hurting the ends of my fingers. I...

  • Three Pigeons, Halifax

    Unremarkable from the outside, this town centre pub’s interior is astonishing – it bristles with original Art Deco detail; geometric...

  • Peppered Pig, East Cowick

    It’s tempting to describe the Peppered Pig as a restaurant in the middle of nowhere. Of course if you live...

  • Cona, Bradford

    Halal fine dining. Quite a concept. Does it work? Oh yes. A couple of entrepreneurs had the notion of giving...

  • Oak Tree Inn, Helperby

    West of Easingwold, north of York and mid-way between the A1 and the A19, the Oak Tree at Helperby is...

  • Rowntree Park Reading Cafe, York

    God bless Messrs Rowntree & Company for bequeathing to the city of York the lovely Rowntree Park, built in 1921...

  • Banyan Retreat, Hambegamuwa

    Having stayed at Galkadawala Forest Lodge in Sri Lanka, we got a bit of a taste for the back-to-nature eco...

  • Toast House, Ilkley

    A simple idea, beautifully executed. Toast House in Ilkley is a laid back café with a rustic interior filled with...

  • Bragazzis, Sheffield

    Ok, this is it folks. The Sheffield caff to trump all other Sheffield caffs. After two days of disappointing restaurant...

  • Whites, Beverley

    When chef John Robinson told us he had ditched his à la carte in place of a no choice, tasting...

  • Outside the Box, Ilkley

    Have you ever thought you’d like a local café that welcomes you, your granny and your kids, where you can...

  • Cleveland Tontine, Staddlebridge

    Weird, crazy, idiosyncratic was the verdict when the McCoy brothers opened here in 1979. Sale room furniture, mismatched crockery, mirrors...

  • Fox Inn, Roxby

    Remember American Werewolf in London? The scene where two American students stumble into a lonely Yorkshire pub and the whole...

  • Galkadawala Forest Lodge, Habanara

    One half of Squidbeak (Jill) has been on holiday in Sri Lanka so although it’s outside our remit by a...

  • Flying Childers, Stanton in Peak, Derbyshire

    From time to time we like to stray off piste to bring you really special places we’ve stumbled across. Except...

  • Broadfield Ale House, Sheffield

    My oh my what a grand place this is. Only a handfull of years ago The Broadfield was one of...

  • Crown and Cushion, Welburn

    The newest addition to the Provenance Inn chain is the Crown & Cushion at Welburn, near Castle Howard.  More proof,...

  • Out of the Woods, Leeds

    I’ve always thought of the Dark Arches as a perfect location for a Bond movie with the rushing torrents of...

  • Golden Lion, Osmotherley

    In all honesty, the Golden Lion should have been listed in Squidbeak since Day One. The setting by the market...

  • Lordstones, Chop Gate

    What do London’s Hawksmoor, Gordon Ramsay’s Maze Grill and the Lord Stones cafe high on the North York Moors, have...

  • Brew & Brownie, York

    If you were offered a pancake stack with maple syrup, streaky bacon and blueberries or a peanut butter sandwich with...

  • Jubilee Refreshment Rooms, Sowerby Bridge, Halifax

    Don’t you just love cafes at railway stations? We do. There’s something romantic about them; a journey beginning, a sense...

  • Prashad, Drighlington, Bradford

    It’s an eye-watering 22 years since Kaushy Patel started making and selling South Indian ‘roadside snacks’ out of her Bradford...

  • Crown Hotel, Middlesmoor, Nidderdale

    This isn’t so much about food (though there is some) but we just had to tell you about this great...

  • Restaurant Sat Bains, Nottingham

    Two Michelin stars, a golden rating of 9 in the Good Food Guide, number 3 in the Guides 50 Best...

  • Oshibi, York

    A restaurant that has photographs of its food in the menu is usually one to avoid, but in the case...

  • Grapes Inn, Slingsby

    Hold the front page dear reader (sorry, mixing up my cultural references there, I’m a bit giddy) but have we...

  • Crafthouse at Trinity, Leeds

    This is the flagship restaurant in Leeds’ multi-million pound Trinity Shopping Centre. There are twenty odd lesser eating places in...

  • Muse Music & Love Cafe, Hebden Bridge

    It’s a love affair! Not just the pairing of a great music shop and good coffee but between the couple...

  • Righetti, Vicenza

    If you are in Venice, it’s worth escaping the crowds one day and taking a trip to Vicenza – an...

  • Friends of Ham, Leeds

    Good bread, good ham, good cheese and a glass of wine or a pint of micro-brewery ale. What more do...

  • Shoulder of Mutton Inn, Kirkby Overblow

    You know how it is. Sometimes you just want to walk into a traditional pub where you know you’re going...

  • LIVIN’Italy, Leeds

    We had to dodge the tumbleweed blowing across the arid wasteland that is, (or was) Granary Wharf to find this...

  • Fitzbillies, Cambridge

    Author/publisher and all-round good guy Tim Hayward has fled the metropolis with his family for the calmer waters of Cambridge...

  • Craven Arms, Appletreewick

    Is this the perfect pub in the perfect location? Answers on a post card, but we think it’s a damn...

  • Jolly Fisherman, Craster

    Squidbeak’s love of the North Yorkshire coast around Staithes is well documented, but if you care to venture further North...

  • Queens Arms, Litton

    Oh don’t you just love it when a tiny little remote country pub gets rescued? Too many are closing and...

  • King’s Head, Ravenstonedale

    Nestled just behind the church in the picture postcard village of Ravenstonedale on the western edge of the Yorkshire Dales...

  • Mannion & Co, York

    Once upon a time if you wanted a shopping break in York, Betty’s was the only alternative to chain café’s. ...

  • Box Tree, Ilkley

    In 2011 the Box Tree in Ilkley celebrated its 50th birthday, fifty years since Malcolm Reid and Colin Long opened...

  • Sandside, Sandsend

    It’s nothing more than a wooden hut and serves nothing more ambitious than a toasted sandwich, bacon butty or a...

  • Love Grows Tearoom, Hebden Bridge

    Chuck a brick in Hebden Bridge and you’ll hit a caff. Regrettably most of them are forgettable. There are a...

  • Scarista House, Isle of Harris

    The scarily beautiful island of Harris, where infinity lochs shimmer on a lunar landscape, sea otters goof around in the...

  • Punch Bowl, Marton cum Grafton

    There has been a revolving door of landlords at this rambling whitewashed roadhouse in the Vale of York. You may...

  • Noma, Copenhagen

    In 2010 at the San Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards, in London, Reni Redzepi was crowned number one, making...

  • Cavendish Pavilion, Bolton Abbey

    It’s hard to match Wharfedale for sublime beauty and Bolton Abbey is the jewel with its church, Abbey ruins, a...

  • Ye Old Sun Inn, Colton, near York

    We’ve been coming to this pretty, whitewashed 18th century pub in sleepy, leafy Colton for ages and always enjoyed it...

  • Spread Eagle, Sawley

    To the Spread Eagle in Sawley (over the border I’m afraid, but worth mentioning because we do have our passports...

  • Middlethorpe Hall, York

    Now and again, Squidbeak likes to get out the posh frock and head for somewhere swanky. Recently it was Middlethorpe...

  • Towngate Tearoom, Heptonstall

    Sometimes we want to take a step away from gastromadness and share a simple, genuine caff with you; here in...

  • Hairy Fig, York

    It’s surprising how much stuff you can pack into one tiny shop. Pop along to  the Hairy Fig and be...

  • Rim Nam Thai Restaurant, Hebden Bridge

    Hebden Bridge prides itself on being a cosmopolitan spot in the culinary department; there’s Greek, Italian (x3) Turkish and at...

  • Black Horse, Kirkby Fleetham

    Despite being but a stone’s throw from the roaring A1, Kirkby Fleetham is a corner of tranquility with a wide...

  • Old School Tearoom, Hebden

    If you’re wondering where to get a very good espresso and a sublime home made scone in the Dales, by-pass...

  • Olive Branch, Hebden Bridge

    This tiny Turkish restaurant by the traffic lights in Hebden is a bit of a hidden gem; its exterior is...

  • Sandpiper, Leyburn

    He may have won a Roux Scholarship and cooked for the G8 Summit, but at home Jonathan Harrison keeps it...

  • Star at Sancton, Market Weighton

    Don’t be fooled by the plain exterior of this  roadside pub two miles south of Market Weighton on the southern...

  • Cricket Inn, Totley

    At the Cricket Inn, local restaurateurs Richard and Victoria Smith have joined forces with award-winning brewer Jim Harrison of Thornbridge...

  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park Cafe, Wakefield

    There can’t be too many places in the country where you can feast your eyes on monumental Moores, Hepworths and...

  • T & Cake, Almondbury

    Oh have we got a treat for you here, yes here, a spit from Huddersfield, in a leafy (and what...

  • Shimla Spice, Shipley

    Time was when a curry in Bradford meant plastic plates, formica topped tables and a menu that amounted to what...

  • Shibden Mill, Halifax

    Bit of a hidden gem, this one. If you’ve ever wondered, Shibden is a wooded valley on the edge of...

  • Salt’s Diner, Saltaire

    The food at Salts Diner on the second floor of Sir Titus Salt’s magnificent Italianate mill is not quite as...

  • Ram’s Head, Denshaw

    You can’t call the Rams Head a hidden gem, it’s stuck on top of the moors for all the world...

  • Mackenzie’s Smokehouse, Blubberhouses

    Robert and Stella Crowson have been smoking everything that moves and quite a lot that doesn’t for 25 years and...

  • King’s Arms, Heath

    This extraordinary pub sits on Heath Common, a vast, open space dotted with tatty tethered ponies and buzzards wheeling about...

  • Karachi, Bradford

    OK so it’s a cliché, but there is no better town for a curry than Bradford. It’s not like I’ve...

  • Dawnay Arms, Newton on Ouse

    Anyone lucky enough to have a boat on the Ouse at York can head a few miles up river to...

  • Carpenter’s Arms, Felixkirk

    With British pubs closing at a rate of 40 a week, it might seem foolhardy to invest in three at...

  • River Garden Cafe, Sleights

    The River Garden Cafe is nothing more than a simple timber built tea room situated on the banks of the...

  • Burlington Restaurant, Bolton Abbey

    Since this review Adam Smith has left the Devonshire to be replaced by Paul Leonard. We weill report back when...

  • Angel Inn, Hetton

    The Eagle in Clerkenwell usually lays claim to the title of Britain’s first gastropub, but in Yorkshire we know better....

  • Grassington House, Grassington

    Grassington has long needed a good place to eat and now it has it in the shape of the The...

  • Betty Cafe Tea Room, Harrogate

    This is the flagship Bettys Cafe Tea Room and shop on the top corner of Parliament Street. Its wrought iron...

  • Ilkley Moor Vaults, Ilkley

    A million years ago when Jill and I worked together at YTV, an enterprising set designer, David McDermott, opened Arts...

  • Bettys Cafe Tea Room, Ilkley

    Each of the branches of Bettys Cafe Tea Room has its own distinguishing decorative features. As the years roll by...

  • Il Paradiso del Cibo, York

    Known locally as Paulo’s it looks like a central casting Italian trattoria with its red, white and green fascia board,...

  • Perky Peacock, York

    Now here’s a hidden gem that the tourist guide books haven’t discovered yet. The Perky Peacock, is a coffee shops...

  • Goji, York

    I’m not a vegetarian but Squidbeak unashamedly campaigns on their behalf. Until recently they have had a dismal time eating...

  • Jino’s Thai Cafe, Leeds

    It’s no great shakes outside and it’s pretty basic inside but Jinos Thai Cafe is a gem and for our...

  • Pipe and Glass, South Dalton

    Once the gatehouse for Dalton Park – the private estate of Lord Hotham – the Pipe and Glass is a...

  • Betty’s Cafe Tea Room Harlow Carr, Harrogate

    For years Bettys Cafe Tea Rooms made do with five tea rooms in the genteel Yorkshire hotspots of Harrogate, Ilkley,...

  • Ambiente Tapas Dining, York

    Lucky York when this Yorkshire tapas restaurant relocated from sleepy Malton for the busier footfall of Goodramgate close to the...

  • Aagrah, Leeds

    They’ve pretty much got the county covered for Indian restaurants. Starting in 1977, from Sheffield in the south to Tadcaster...

  • Brasserie Blanc, Leeds

    A Leeds restaurant tucked away in Sovereign Street in amongst the giant law firms, in what old Leodians will remember...

  • Eric’s, Lindley

    Eric’s. I know, it doesn’t sound very cool, does it? But you should never judge a restaurant by its name....

  • Sunshine Bakery, Leeds

    If you want to dive into a divine cupcake, make for this gloriously kitsch bakery in Chapel Allerton. Baker and...

  • Wardrobe, Leeds

    I’m meeting my mate Sheena for a pre-theatre dinner in The Wardrobe; it’s been some time since I’ve been –...

  • East of Arcadia, Leeds

    Meanwood has always been a Hyacinth Bouquet of a suburb with ideas above its station and is now decidedly upwardly...

  • Evil Eye Lounge, York

    When Jill and I book a table at the Evil Eye, they suggest we sit upstairs which is how we...

  • Devonshire Brasserie, Bolton Abbey

    After the hushed tones of the Burlington Restaurant in the main hotel,  the Brasserie couldn’t be more different. Walls, chairs,...

  • Pheasant Inn, Harome

    For years the Pheasant sat in the shadow of its bright shining neighbour the Star, then in 2008 its owner...

  • Midnight Bell, Leeds

    In London there’s one on every other corner but in Leeds there are surprisingly few pubs that have exploited the...

  • Orchid, Harrogate

    It shouldn’t be but it can be a struggle to find real quality in Harrogate. Nor does the Studley Hotel,...

  • Tiled Hall Cafe, Leeds

    For half a century they were hidden behind shelves of books, but in 2007 a massive refurbishment programme at Leeds...

  • Salvo’s, Leeds

    Salvo’s this much-loved suburban Italian is a Headingley institution. Run by brothers John and Gip Dammone, Salvo’s have been dispensing...

  • Haley & Clifford, Leeds

    ‘For the love of good food’ is the legend over the door of this café/deli in leafy suburban Leeds, and...

  • Melton’s, York

    You might think a neighbourhood restaurant that had been trading for near 25 years would be getting a bit tired...

  • Cocoa Wonderland, Sheffield

    This lovely chocolate shop is run by friends Anne White and Kate Shepherd.The two met at Sheffield Uni and worked...

  • Pig and Pastry, York

    The Pig and Pastry’s an easy place to miss, squashed in the middle of a row of shops on busy...

  • Devonshire Fell, Burnsall

    When the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire bought the sturdy old Fell in the late 90s their dramatic modern make-over...

  • Wheatsheaf Inn, Egton

    Oh how we love to fall into here after a bracing yomp in the rain on the wild moors! A...

  • Bettys Cafe Tea Room, York, York

    If Harrogate is the flagship of the Bettys Cafe Tear Room fleet, then York is the transatlantic liner. The 1930s...

  • Coachman Inn, Snainton

    This rather grand ivy clad Georgian coaching inn was a staging post on a significant mail route between York and...

  • Bettys Cafe Tea Room, Northallerton, Northallerton

    The most northerly outpost of the chain of six Bettys Cafe Tea Rooms set in a handsome Georgian building on...

  • Magpie Cafe, Whitby

    Everyone talks about it. Food writers write about it. What’s the fuss about the Magpie Cafe? If you’re looking for...

  • Old Hill Inn, Chapel le Dale

    This is one for those times when you are not looking for fancy menus and starched linen but something much...

  • Fountaine Inn, Linton in Craven

    Is there a better setting for a pub? Village green complete with ducks; tick. Brook running through it; tick. Cute...

Aagrah, Leeds

Aagrah Leeds City, St Peter’s Square, Quarry Hill, Leeds LS9 8AH

Alice Hawthorn, Nun Monkton

The Green, Nun Monkton, York YO26 8EW

Ambiente Tapas Dining, York

14 Goodramgate, York, North Yorkshire YO1 7Q

Angel Inn, Hetton

Hetton, Nr Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6LT

Arras, York

The Old Coach House, Peaseholme Green, York YO1 7PW

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Auberge de Chassignoles, Haute Loire

Auberge de Chassignolles, Le Bourg 43440, Chassignolles, Haute Loire, France

Bantam, Helmsley

8 Bridge Street, Helmsley YO62 5BG

Banyan Retreat, Hambegamuwa

Banyan Retreat, Hambegamuwa, Sri Lanka

Betty Cafe Tea Room, Harrogate

1 Parliament Street, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 2QU

Betty’s Cafe Tea Room Harlow Carr, Harrogate

RHS Harlow Carr, Crag Lane, Beckwithshaw, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 1QB

Bettys Cafe Tea Room, Ilkley

32-24 The Grove, Ilkley West Yorkshire LS29 9EE

Bettys Cafe Tea Room, Northallerton, Northallerton

188 High Street, Northallerton DL7 8LF

Bettys Cafe Tea Room, York, York

6-8 St Helen’s Square, York, North Yorkshire YO1 8QP

Black Bull, Moulton

Moulton, Richmond, North Yorkshire DL10 6QJ

Black Horse, Kirkby Fleetham

Lumley Lane, Kirkby Fleetham, North Yorkshire DL7 0SH

Black Swan, Oldstead

The Black Swan, Main Street, Oldstead, North Yorkshire, Y061 8BL

Blue Lion, East Witton

East Witton, Nr Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 4SN

Bow Room at Gray’s Court, York

Chapter House Street, York, North Yorkshire YO1 7JH

Box Tree, Ilkley

35-37 Church Street, Ilkley, West Yorkshire LS29 9DR

Bragazzis, Sheffield

224-226 Abbeydale Road, Sheffield S7 1FL

Brasserie Blanc, Leeds

4 The Embankment, Sovereign Street, Leeds, LS1 4BJ

Brew & Brownie, York

5 Museum Street, York YO1 7DT

Broadfield Ale House, Sheffield

452 Abbeydale Road, Sheffield S7 1FR

Brook’s, Brighouse

6 Bradford Rd, Brighouse HD6 1RW

Bundobust, Leeds

6 Mill Hill, Leeds LS1 5DQ

Burlington Restaurant, Bolton Abbey

Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 6AJ

Cafe at the Hepworth, Wakefield

Hepworth Gallery, Gallery Walk, Wakefield WF1 5AW

Cap & Collar, Saltaire

Queen Street, Saltaire, Bradford BD18 4SJ

Carpenter’s Arms, Felixkirk

Felixkirk, Thirsk YO7 2DP

Catch, Halifax

Victoria Mills, West Vale, Halifax HX4 8AD

Cavendish Pavilion, Bolton Abbey

Bolton Abbey, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 6AN

Chopping Block, York

25 Walmgate, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 9TX

Clevedon at the Audley, Ben Ryhdding

The Clevedon Restaurant, Audley Village, Ben Ryhdding, Ilkley. LS29 8AQ

Cleveland Tontine, Staddlebridge

The Cleveland Tontine, Staddlebridge, Northallerton, North Yorkshire DL6 3JB

Coachman Inn, Snainton

Pickering Road West, Snainton, Nr. Scarborough, North Yorkshire  YO13 9PL

Cocoa Wonderland, Sheffield

462 Ecclesall Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 8PX

Coffee Station, Hebden Bridge

Hebden Bridge Station, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire HX7 6JE

COIN, Hebden Bridge

Albert St, Hebden Bridge HX7 8AH

Cona, Bradford

20 East Parade, Little Germany, Bradford BD1 5HD

Crafthouse at Trinity, Leeds

Level 5, Trinity Leeds, 70 Boar Lane, Leeds LS1 6HW, West Yorkshire

Craig’s By the Sea, Marske

121-123 High Street

Crathorne Arms, Crathorne

Crathorne, TS15 0BA

Craven Arms, Appletreewick

Appletreewick, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 6DA

Cricket Inn, Totley

Penny Lane, Totley, Sheffield South Yorkshire, S17 3AZ

Crown and Cushion, Welburn

Welburn, North Yorkshire YO60 7DZ

Crown Hotel, Middlesmoor, Nidderdale

Middlesmoor, Pateley Bridge, Harrogate, HG3 5ST

Dale Head Farm Tea Garden, Rosedale

Rosedale East, Nr Pickering, North Yorkshire YO18 8RL

Dastaan, Leeds

473 Otley Road,

Dawnay Arms, Newton on Ouse

Dawnay Arms, Newton on Ouse, York YO30 2BR

Devonshire Brasserie, Bolton Abbey

Bolton Abbey, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 6AJ

Devonshire Fell, Burnsall

Devonshire Fell, Burnsall, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 6BT

Dotty’s Vintage Tea Room, Staithes

28 High Street, Staithes, Teesside TS13 5BH

Drink?, Hebden Bridge

15 Market Street, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire HX7 6EU

Durham Ox, Crayke

Westway, Crayke, North Yorkshire Y061 4TE

East of Arcadia, Leeds

607 Meanwood Road, Meanwood, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS6 4HQ

Eat Me Cafe, Scarborough

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1JW

El Gato Negro, Leeds

35 Park Row, Leeds LS1 5JL

Elder, Halifax

Piece Hall, Halifax, HX1 1RE

Eric’s, Lindley

75 Lidget Street, Lindley, Huddersfield, West Yorksire, HD3 4TP

Evil Eye Lounge, York

Evil Eye Lounge, 42 Stonegate, York, North Yorkshire YO1 8AS

Fika North, Leeds

94 Otley Road, Far Headingley, Leeds LS6 4BA

Fitzbillies, Cambridge

51-52 Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RG

Flying Childers, Stanton in Peak, Derbyshire

Stanton in Peak, Derbyshire, DE4 2LW

Forge Bakehouse, Sheffield

Forge Bakehouse, 232 Abbeydale Road, Sheffield S7 1FL

Fountaine Inn, Linton in Craven

Linton in Craven, Grassington BD23 5HJ

Fox Inn, Roxby

Roxby, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, TS13 5EB

Friends of Ham, Leeds

4 New Station Street, Leeds LS1 5DL, West Yorkshire

Galkadawala Forest Lodge, Habanara

Galkadawalla Forest Lodge, Galkadawala, Palugaswewa, Habarana, Sri Lanka.

Garden Gate, Leeds

3 Whitfield Place, Hunslet, LS10 2QB

George Inn, Hubberholme

Hubberholme, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 5JE

Gimbals, Sowerby Bridge

76 Wharfe Street, Sowerby Bridge, Halifax HX6 2AF

Goji, York

36 Goodramgate, York, North Yorkshire YO1 7LF

Golden Lion, Osmotherley

6 West End, Osmotherley, Noth Yorkshire DL6 3AA

Grapes Inn, Slingsby

Railway Street, Slingsby, North Yorkshire YO62 4AL

Grassington House, Grassington

Grassington House, Grassington, North Yorkshire BD23 5AQ

Grayston Unity, Halifax

1-3 Wesley Court, Halifax, HX1 1UH

Graze on the Green, Rosedale Abbey

12 Rosedale Abbey, Pickering YO18 8RA

Hairy Fig, York

39 Fossgate, York, North Yorkshire YO1 9TF

Haley & Clifford, Leeds

43 Street Lane, Leeds, LS8 1AP, West Yorkshire

Handmade Bakery, Slaithwaite, Huddersfield

Unit 6, Upper Mills, Slaithwaite, Huddersfield HD7 5HA

Hare & Hounds, Hawsker

Main Street, Hawsker, Whitby YO22 4LH

Hare Inn, Scawton

Scawton, Near Helmsley, YO7 2HG

Home, Leeds

3 Brewery Place, Leeds LS10 1NE

Homestead Kitchen, Goathland

Prudom House, Goathland, Whitby YO22 5AN

Horto, Harrogate

Rudding Park, Follifoot, Harrogate HG3 1JH

House of Trembling Madness, York

48 Stonegate, YO1 8AS

Iberica, Leeds

Hepper House, East Parade, Leeds LS1 2BH

Il Paradiso del Cibo, York

40 Walmgate, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 9TJ

Ilkley Moor Vaults, Ilkley

Stockeld Road, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 9HD

Jino’s Thai Cafe, Leeds

46a Otley Road, Headingley, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS6 2AL

Jolly Fisherman, Craster

Haven Hill, Craster, Northumberland NE66 3TR

Joro, Sheffield

Krynkl, 294 Shalesmoor, Sheffield, S3 8US

Jubilee Refreshment Rooms, Sowerby Bridge, Halifax

The Station Building, Station Road, Sowerby Bridge, Halifax HX6 3AB

Karachi, Bradford

15-17 Neal Street, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD5 0BX

King’s Arms, Heath

King’s Arms, Heath, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 5SL

King’s Head, Ravenstonedale

King’s Head, Ravenstonedale, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria CA17 4NH

Kiosk: Project Space, York

41 Fossgate, York YO1 9TF

LIVIN’Italy, Leeds

Granary Wharf, Dark Neville Street, Leeds LS1 4BR

Lordstones, Chop Gate

Carlton Bank, Chop Gate, North Yorkshire TS9 7JH

Love Grows Tearoom, Hebden Bridge

6 Hollins Lane, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire HX7 8EU

Mackenzie’s Smokehouse, Blubberhouses

Wood Nook Farm, Hardisty Hill, Blubberhouses, West Yorkshire, LS21 2PQ

Magpie Cafe, Whitby

14 Pier Road, Whitby, North Yorkshire YO21 3PU

Mannion & Co, York

l Blake Street, York YO1 8QT, North Yorkshire

Marine Hotel, Whitby

13 Marine Parade, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3PR

Maveli, Sheffield

223 Glossop Rd, Sheffield S10 2GW

Melton’s, York

7 Scarcroft Road, York, North Yorkshire YO23 1ND

Middlethorpe Hall, York

Bishopthorpe Road, York, North Yorkshire, YO23 2GB

Middleton Post Office Tea Parlour, Pickering

Main Street, Middleton. Pickering YO18 8NX

Midnight Bell, Leeds

101 Water Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS11 5QN 

Muse Music & Love Cafe, Hebden Bridge

Unit 2 New Oxford House, Albert Street, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, HX7 8AH

Myse, Hovingham

Main Street, Hovingham, North Yorkshire

No Name, Sheffield

253 Crookes, Sheffield S10 1TF

Noco Kiosk, Halifax

Westgate Arcade, Halifax HX1 1PW

Noma, Copenhagen

Strandgade 93, DK-1401 Copenhagen K

Oak Tree Inn, Helperby

Raskelf Road, Helperby, North Yorkshire YO61 2PH

Old Hill Inn, Chapel le Dale

Chapel le Dale, Ingleton, North Yorkshire, LA6 3AR

Old School Coffee Shop, Grosmont

Grosmont, North Yorkshire YO18 7AJ

Old School Tearoom, Hebden

Main Street, Hebden, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 5DX

Olive Branch, Hebden Bridge

21 West End, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, HX7 8UQ


Orchid, Harrogate

28 Swan Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 2SE

Oshibi, York

9 Franklins Yard, Fossgate, York YO1 9TN

Out of the Woods, Leeds

Granary Wharf, Waterman’s Place, Leeds LS1 4GL

Outside the Box, Ilkley

2 Bridge Lane, Ilkley LS29 9HN

Owl at Hawnby, Hawnby

Hill Top, Hawnby, York YO62 5QS

Paradise with F. R. and J, Harrogate

Daleside Nurseries, Ripon Road, Killinghall, HG3 2AY

Partisan, York

112 Micklegate, York YO1 5JX

Peppered Pig, East Cowick

Turnbridge, Snaith Road, East Cowick DN14 9BY

Perky Peacock, York

The Postern Tower, Lendal Bridge, York, North Yorkshire Y01 6HU

Pheasant Inn, Harome

Mill Street, Harome, Helmsley, North Yorkshire YO62 5JG

Pig and Pastry, York

35 Bishopthorpe Road, York, North Yorkshire YO23 1NA

Pipe and Glass, South Dalton

West End, South Dalton, Beverley East Yorkshire HU17 7PN

Prashad, Drighlington, Bradford

137 Whitehall Road, Drighlington, Bradford BD11 1AT

Pride & Provenance, Halifax

Piece Mill, 25 to 27 Horton St, Halifax HX1 1QE

Punch Bowl, Marton cum Grafton

Marton cum Grafton, North Yorkshire YO51 9QY

Quarterdeck Cafe, Boggle Hole

YHA Boggle Hole, Mill Beck, Fylingthorpe, Whitby YO22 4UQ

Queens Arms, Litton

Litton, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 5QJ

Ram’s Head, Denshaw

Denshaw, Saddleworth, Lancashire, OL3 5UN

Refectory Kitchen, York

Royal York Hotel, Station Road, York YO24 1AA

Restaurant Number 20, Port Mulgrave

20 Rosedale Lane, Port Mulgrave TS13 5JZ

Restaurant Sat Bains, Nottingham

Lenton Lane, Nottingham NG7 2SA

Righetti, Vicenza

Piazza Duomo, 3/36100, Vicenza, Italy

Rim Nam Thai Restaurant, Hebden Bridge

Butlers Wharf, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, HX7 8AF

River Garden Cafe, Sleights

Perry’s Plants, River Gardens, The Carrs, Sleights, Nr Whitby, North Yorkshire YO21 1RR

Robinson’s, York

7 Bishopthorpe Road, York YO23 1NA

Roots, York

Marygate, York

Rowntree Park Reading Cafe, York

Rowntree Park Lodge, Richardson Street, YO23 1JU

Sair Inn, Linthwaite

139 Lane Top, Linthwaite, Huddersfield HD7 5SG

Salt’s Diner, Saltaire

Shipley Saltaire, West Yorkshire, BD18 3LA

Salvo’s, Leeds

115 & 109 Otley Road, Headingley, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS6 3PX

Sandpiper, Leyburn

Market Place, Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 5AT

Sandside, Sandsend

East Row, Sandsend, North Yorkshire YO21 3SU

Scampston Walled Garden, Scampston

Scampston Hall, Scampston, Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 8NG

Scarista House, Isle of Harris

Scarista House, Sgarasta Bheag, Isle of Harris, HS3 3HX, Outer Hebrides

Schoolrooms, Low Bradfield

Mill Lee Road, Low Bradfield, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S6 6LB

Seaview, Saltburn

Saltburn-by-the-Sea TS12 1HQ

Shaun Rankin at Grantley hall, Ripon

Grantley Hall, Ripon HG4 3ET

Shibden Mill, Halifax

Shibden Mill Fold, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3 7UL

Shimla Spice, Shipley

69 Otley Road, Shipley, West Yorkshire BD18 2BJ

Shoulder of Mutton Inn, Kirkby Overblow

Main Street, Kirkby Overblow, Harrogate, HG3 1HD

Site, Todmorden

43 Rochdale Road, Todmorden, West Yorkshire OL14 6LD

Skosh, York

98 Micklegate, York YO1 6JX

Spread Eagle, Sawley

Sawley, Nr. Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 4NH

Star at Sancton, Market Weighton

King Street, Market Weighton, York, East Yorkshire YO43 4QP

Star Inn at Harome, Harome

Harome, Helmsley, North Yorkshire YO62 5JE

Star Inn the City, York

Lendal Engine House, Museum Street, York YO1 7DT

Stuzzi, Harrogate

46B King’s Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 5JW

Sunshine Bakery, Leeds

182 Harrogate Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS7 4NZ

Swine That Dines, Leeds

58 North Street, Leeds LS2 7PN

T & Cake, Almondbury

91a Northgate, Almondbury, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD5 8RX

The Forge, Middleton Tyas

Kneeton Lane, Middleton Tyas, Richmond, North Yorkshire DL10 6NJ

The Hawthorn, Haworth

103-109 Main Street, Haworth, BD22 8DP

The Owl, Leeds

Lockside, Mustard Approach, Mustard Wharf

Three Chimneys, Isle of Skye

Colbost, Dunvegan, Isle of Skey, Highlands IV55 8ZT

Three Pigeons, Halifax

1 Sun Fold, South Parade,Halifax, HX1 2LX

Tiled Hall Cafe, Leeds

The Tiled Hall Café, Calverley St, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 3AB

Toast House, Ilkley

22 Leeds Road, Ilkley, LS29 8DS

Towngate Tearoom, Heptonstall

34 Towngate, Heptonstall, West Yorkshire, HX7 7NB

True North, Halifax

Dean Clough Mills, 1 Bowling Mill Courtyard, Halifax HX3 5AX

Vice & Virtue, Leeds

68 New Briggate, Leeds LS1 6NU

Wardrobe, Leeds

The Wardrobe ‘Live Music. Bar, 6 St Peters Square, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS9 8AH

Wheatsheaf Inn, Egton

Wheatsheaf Inn, Egton, Whitby, North Yorkshire YO21 1TZ

White Rabbit, Todmorden

White Hart Fold, Todmorden, OL14 7BD

White Swan, Fence, Ribble Valley

300 Wheatley Lane Road, Fence, Clitheroe, Lancashire BB12 9QA

White Swan Inn, Pickering

Market Place, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7AA

Whitelocks Ale House, Leeds

Turks Head Yard, Leeds, LS1 6HB

Whites, Beverley

12a North Bar Without, Beverley, HU17 7AB

Ye Old Sun Inn, Colton, near York

Main Street, Colton, Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, LS24 8EP

Yorkshire Sculpture Park Cafe, Wakefield

West Bretton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 4LG

Zucco, Leeds

603 Meanwood Road, Leeds LS6 4AY