Yorkshire's Independent Restaurant Guide

Best Eats with Firesides

When it’s cold and wet and miserable outside and all you want is somewhere warm and cosy to hunker down we have just the thing: five of the best places in Yorkshire for a fireside and a decent plate of food.

  • Pheasant Inn, Harome

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

  • 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...

  • Craven Arms, Appletreewick

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

  • King’s Arms, Heath

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

  • Carpenter’s Arms, Felixkirk

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

  • Crathorne Arms, Crathorne

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