Eating Out in Yorkshire - A Directory of Restuarants, Hotels and Dining Pubs

Eating Out?Why not let us guide you to the best places to eat in Yorkshire....

5 GRASSINGTON HOUSE An exciting new era has begun at Grassington House Hotel following a change of ownership, it's the perfect place for those wanting to drop in for a snack and a drink. For fine dining 5 The Square Restaurant uses locally sourced natural produce wherever possible, two for one offer available on Sunday and Monday evenings. 5 The Square, Grassington, North Yorkshire Tel 01756 752406

ASTON HALL RESTAURANT & HOTEL Originally built 1772 and set in 55 acres of landscaped gardens. Just a minute from the M1 and on the doorstep of the Derbyshire Peak District. Ideal for business as well as leisure guests. Worksop Road, Aston, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S26 2EE 0114 287 2309

BENTLEY ROOMS AT WOODLANDS Visitors are encouraged to unwind at the Bentley Rooms and enjoy food with attentive and friendly service. Alfresco dining is popular during the summer months and the restaurant has regular jazz evenings every Friday. The style of food is traditional British favourites with international influences. There is a focus on fresh ingredients and locally sourced seasonal produce. Exclusive use of the restaurant is available and private parties for up to 120 people are welcome. To reserve a table please contact The Bentley Rooms Gildersome, Leeds 01132 381488

BLACK HORSE INN Rich in both character and charm, the Black Horse Inn is a popular venue for fine dining, whilst also retaining a traditional pub atmosphere. The low ceilings, ancient oak beams and glowing open fires, combined with acclaimed AA rosette awards for fine food, make it a welcoming and comfortable place to eat and drink. Diners can enjoy choosing from an extensive list of wines, Champagne, continental beers and hand pulled ales. The Black Horse Inn also offers accommodation in their refurbished hotel, with 21 en suite bedrooms, set in 17th century cottages, all of which have been individually designed. The Black Horse Inn, 198 Towngate, Clifton, Brighouse, HD6 4HJ 01484 713862

BOAR'S HEAD Set within the magnificent Ripley Castle Estate, The Boar's Head is one of the Great Inns of Britain and has won numerous awards for its food, high levels of service and comfort. Chef Marc Guibert serves inspirational seasonal menus in both the 2 AA Rosette Restaurant and Bistro. The wine list is personally put together by Sir Thomas Ingilby. The bar is complimented by traditionally brewed local ales and an invasion of Highland and Islay Malts and fine Cognacs. The Boar's Head, Ripley Castle Estate Tel:01423 770152

BRIDGEWALK RESTAURANT This restaurant stands on an island surround by a lake covering 26 acres and offers dinner, Sunday lunches and pub meals with friendly, efficient service. There is a range of dishes from the table d'hote or a la carte menus. The Charles Bar offers informal dining with traditional pub fayre. Wateron Park Hotel, Walton Hall, Walton, Wakefield. 01924 257911

BROOKLANDS HOTEL AND RESTAURANT The restaurant is open daily for lunch or dinner, the extensive a la carte menu and weekly chef's specials. Dishes are a combination of the traditional and the unexpected. There is also an extensive wine list. Brooklands Hotel and Restaurant is situated J37 of the M1-Barnsley. 01226 299571.

BULL AT BROUGHTON The newly refurbished and privately owned Bull at Broughton won a nomination as Harrogate and District Dining Pub of the Year within 12 months of opening. It is establishing itself as a destination for discerning diners, with a varied menu of dishes freshly prepared by award winning chef Neil Butterworth. His wife Jane has created the home from home welcome. The Bull at Broughton, near Skipton. 01756 792065

CLOCKTOWER AT RUDDING PARK The Clocktower's doors opened in April after a complete refurbishment. The vibrant colours of the Clocktower guide guests into different areas - the walnut and limestone bar leads through into the conservatory with its central olive tree. Whilst the restaurant, overlooking the gardens, also offers a small private dining room and a raised area for more informal dining. The chefs have created a varied menu including firm Yorkshire favourites Roast Beef and Battered Yorkshire Cod as well as something a little different, Yorkshire Tapas Rudding Park, Follifoot, Harrogate 01423 871350

CONISTON HOTEL The Coniston Hotel, set in the Yorkshire Dales, combines award-winning food with friendly service and spectacular surroundings. The menus have an international flavour yet still retain a strong Yorkshire tradition with meals regularly prepared using produce from the Coniston estate. The Coniston Hotel, Coniston Cold, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 4EB. 01756 748080

CRAGRATS CAFÉ BAR This is a café bar in the converted Cragrats Mill in Holme Valley which offers a mix of traditional and contemporary cuisine from fish and grills to vegetarian dishes. It has an outside decking area ideal for summer dining. CragRats Café Bar, Holmfirth 01484 691323

CRAGRATS BRASSERIE This fine dining restaurant and bar is located near Hepworth, Holmfirth with views across the Holme Valley. Diners can choose from an extensive selection of starters, main courses and desserts from the a la carte menu. CragRats Brasserie, near Hepworth, Holmfirth 01484 683775

DE VERE, OULTON HALL Rosette award winning, sumptuously decorated Bronte Restaurant offers fine dining serving French and English cuisine with extensive wine list to match. Alternatively the new Claret Jug offers more informal dining serving modern greats and traditional favourites using fresh local ingredients. De Vere Oulton Hall, Rothwell, Oulton, Leeds, LS26 8HN 0113 282 1000

THE DUSTY MILLER & COINERS RESTAURANT Steeped in history and nestled in the Calder Valley, sits the Dusty Miller and Coiners Restaurant - the homely and exciting new place to eat drink and stay. Full of character and charm, this 18th century pub and restaurant has recently undergone a £750,000 major refurbishment with superb results. Using the finest quality ingredients which wherever possible are sourced locally, the modern British style menu is also influenced by the cultures and cuisine of many countries with a wide range of dishes to accommodate most tastes. No smoking policy throughout. The Dusty Miller and Coiners Restaurant. Burnley Road, Mytholmroyd, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, HX7 5LH Tel: 01422 885959

GREAT VICTORIA HOTEL, BRADFORD Corniche Restaurant, Bar and Grill, part of the Great Victoria Hotel, offers an innovative and inspirational menu of traditional English food with a contemporary twist. This sophisticated new restaurant, with a stunning view of the city centre, is stylish, relaxed and an ideal place to meet for everything from a light lunch to a superb a la carte dinner. Great Victoria, Bridge Street, Bradford, BD1 1JX Tel: 01274 728706 Fax: 01274 736738

FAIRFAX ARMS COUNTRY INN AND RESTAURANT The Fairfax has a modern décor yet the place has retained the character of an old coaching inn. Attention to detail at this establishment is important. An extensive menu is served in the restaurant and the bar areas. The food, prepared daily, uses local produce. The Fairfax Arms, Gilling East, near Helmsley, York. 01439 788212

"CONYERS" RESTAURANT AT GRINKLE PARK. The newly opened Conyers restaurant is maintaining its traditions of great food sourced locally from the sea and our estate. We combine the modern and the traditional in our menus to create an experience which is essentially Grinkle Park. Set in 300 acres of stunning grounds and parkland, we are open for Lunch. Dinner and traditional Sunday Lunch every week. Booking for dinner is recommended. We offer a full a la carte and our seasonal menus start at £22.50. The Grinkle Park Hotel, Easington Saltburn-by-the-Sea. TS13 4UB 01287 640515

THE HARE INN Set on the edge of the stunning Rievaulx Valley, this ancient and much-cherished dining pub boasts its origins in the Doomsday book. If Rosette winning food combined with cosy, log-fired comfort and uber- friendly service is you perfect evening out then look no further. Lunch and Supper - Tuesday - Sunday no smoking throughout 01845 597769

HEY GREEN HOTEL The chefs at Hey Green have more than 20 years experience between them and the AA Rosette award winning menu boasts the best in modern British cuisine. All ingredients are delivered daily from local suppliers and all food is freshly cooked to order. The hotel prides itself on a vast array of wines and digestives. Hey Green Hotel, Waters Road, Marsden HD7 6NG 01484 844235

HOLDSWORTH HOUSE HOTEL This is a Jacobean mansion house with gardens offering 2 AA Rosette award winning cuisine in a French/ British style with a Mediterranean twist. The rooms have panelling, beams, and mullion windows. Holdsworth House Hotel, Holdsworth, Halifax 01422 240024.

MARMADUKES HOTEL Dine at York's best kept secret! Take supper with us at Marmadukes where our Head Chef, Danny Ellis prepares a very special table d'hôte menu every evening between 6pm and 10pm. A true taste of Yorkshire in our private candle lit dining room. Excellent wine list. Exceptional bedrooms if you wish to stay. Marmadukes Hotel, St Peters Grove, York 0870 243 0765

MIDDLETHORPE HALL Enjoy 3 AA Rosettes award winning food in a panelled dining room with attentive service. The setting is a 1699 classical house in its own garden and 20 acre parkland. There is free secure parking. Middlethorpe Hall, Bishopthorpe Road, York. 01904 641241.

MARRIOTT HOTEL, LEEDS Located in a quiet leafy square in the centre of the city, the Leeds Marriott is a hotel dedicated to the service of its guests, where you enjoy a warm welcome and attentive service from the moment you arrive to the time we wave you farewell. Leeds Marriott Hotel, Boar Lane, Leeds LS1 6ET. Tel: 0113 236 6366

MIDLAND HOTEL, BRADFORD Transformed in recent years by its present owners Peel Hotels, creating the premier conference and banqueting venue in Yorkshire, seating up to 300 for formal dinner, and 400 for conferences. Midland Hotel, Bradford Forster Square, Bradford BD1 4HU Tel: 01274 735735

OLD BORE This rural dining pub has been described as anything but boring. It serves fresh, contemporary, seasonal cooking using ingredients from trusted well sourced local suppliers and offers an extensive wine list. Old Bore, Oldham Road, Rishworth, Halifax, HX6 4QU 01422 822291 Directions: Three miles from Jct 22 of the M62 on the A672

THE OLD HALL Set in a magnificent Elizabethan manor house in the foothills of the Pennines. The Old Hall has a timeless elegance with a charming relaxed informality and a welcome and service second to none. Using only the best of local ingredients its modern northern English classic food has won praise and plaudits nationwide and features in many leading guide books. Lancashire Life Highly Commended Restaurant ofthe year 2004/5 The Old Hall Restaurant, Todmorden Hall, Hall Street. Todmorden OL14 7AD Tel. 01706 815998

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PINCHINTHORPE HALL An elegant 17th Century Country Manor in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park close to the historic market town of Guisborough. Menus change almost daily dependent on seasonal produce available from the Kitchen Garden. A pedigree herd of cattle provides a continuous supply of flavoursome beef. Very popular lunch time specials and Gourmet Weekend Breaks. Pinchinthorpe Hall, between Guisborough and Great Ayton on the A173. Tel: 01287 630200.

RADISSON SAS HOTEL, LEEDS - THE LOUNGE The lounge is in the original banking hall of the former Leeds Permanent Building Society. It has an art decor style interior with an open fire and offers a brasserie style menu. Visitors are encouraged to relax and enjoy original cocktails, fine wines or just a beer. The Lounge, No 1, The Light, The Headrow, Leeds 0113 2366000.

RED CHARD GRILL ROOMS Contemporary style dining room offers a relaxed atmosphere for morning coffee, glass of wine and a chat with friends. Open Tuesday-Friday Lunch and Dinner, Saturday from 6pm and Sunday Brunch or Lunch till 4.30pm. Grill menu with prime Yorkshire beef and lamb, seafood specials, vegetarian dishes and homemade puds. Red Chard Grill Rooms, 22-23 Flowergate, Whitby, North Yorkshire. 01947 606660

RING O'BELLS COUNTRY BAR AND RESTAURANT This award winning Country Bar and Restaurant, offers outstanding appeal and desirability, with spectacular views over the Moors and local to Bronte Country. They were recently awarded a Yorkshire Life 2005 Food & Wine Award. Quality and Innovation are the hallmark of their creative menus featuring traditional and European style dishes. All of which are prepared by a team of award winning chefs using only fresh local produce. Open 7 days a week lunch and dinner. 212 Hill Top Road, Thornton, Bradford. 01274 832296.

ROSE AND CROWN The Rose and Crown Restaurant is located in the heart of Sutton on the Forest, just six miles north ofYork. It specialises in fresh seafood ranging from lobsters to Shetland mussels and Whitby cod. Traditional Sunday lunch with fish specials are also served. There is also al fresco eating on the heated patio terrace. The restaurant is open from Tuesday to Saturday for lunch and dinner and for Sunday lunch. Rose and Crown, Main Street, Sutton on the Forest, York 01347 811333. Fish is not just for Fridays.

SANDPIPER INN Enjoy Jonathan Harrison's unique cuisine in a recently refurbished restaurant, serving modern British food using fesh local ingredients, accompanied by fine wines and real ales. Accommodation is also available. Closed Mondays. The Sandpiper Inn Market Place, Leyburn. 01969 622206.

SANGTHAI RESTAURANT Experience authentic Thai cuisine served in a country cottage set in extensive grounds of lawns, woodland and Thai-style garden. The cooking is traditional and full-flavoured with herbs and spices arriving weekly from Thailand to give dishes that extra freshness. There is also a selection of fine wines and beers. Sangthai Restaurant, Church Cottage Escrick, York. On the A19 between York and Selby 01904 728462

SHIBDEN MILL INN The inn is set in Shibden Valley and was recently awarded a 2 AA Rosette award and was a finalist in the Publican's Business Newcomer of the Year Award. This 17th century inn offers food, service and Four Diamond accommodation with the in the style of a traditional country inn. Licensed for Civil Weddings 01422 365840

SWINTON PARK Swinton Park is a castle hotel and home of Samuel's fine dining restaurant. There are 30 bedrooms, a cookery school, spa and treatment rooms, snooker room and private cinema. Conferences, banqueting and weddings are welcome. There are also five well equipped meeting rooms. Swinton Park, Masham, Ripon. 01765 680900.

THAI FEVER Once likened to 'A little piece of Thailand' (In Shipley!). Thai Fever offers a true taste of Thai cuisine. The stylish restaurant, a stunning blend of Yorkshire stone and imported Thai furniture provides the setting: Head chef, Pairuay Suksuwan's passion for his craft provides the wonderful tastes and aromas of his beloved native cuisine. For the uninitiated, we offer a Sunday buffet (10.95 per person, 5pm-9pm) to provide a sample of the many dishes from our extensive a la carte menu. We also cater for private parties (weddings, birthdays etc.) and corporate events on our spacious upper floor. 3-7 Saltaire Road, Shipley BD18 3HH Tel: 01274 580033

THE BRUCE ARMS Situated in the heart of the pretty village of West Tanfield, just five miles north west of Ripon, The Bruce Arms is rapidly earning a reputation for providing great food in relaxed surroundings. Recently under new ownership, The Bruce Arms is now being run by husband and wife team Russell and Rosie Caines, who between them have a keen eye for quality food and first class customer service.The menu is best described as Modern British and makes use of only the finest ingredients, with the head chef placing enormous importance on sourcing his ingredients locally. A warm welcome awaits you The Bruce Arms, Main Street,West Tanfield, HG4 5JJ Tel: 01677 470325 Website:

THE FOX AND HOUNDS Andrew and Catherine have been at the Fox and Hounds for 10 years. The success of this superb country inn is the consistency in quality with the use of freshly cooked, imaginative food, sourced from local producers. Open 7 days a week for lunch and supper with a traditional Sunday lunch a must! In an exceptionally pretty village this is surely the quintessential English Country Inn with a superb range of en suite rooms Which? Good Food Guide AA Rosette Main Street, Sinnington North Yorks Tel. 01751 431577

THE GEORGIAN RESTAURANT AT WOOD HALL Set in 100 acres of beautiful woodland surroundings, you will find a friendly and personal, yet professional team waiting to take care of your every need. Overlooking the Wharfe Valley this 2 Rosette restaurant is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the Food and wine. The Georgian Restaurant is open for lunch every Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday and for dinner seven days. Morning coffee, light lunch and afternoon teas are also served in our oak room bar, drawing room or weather permitting - Italian Gardens throughout the day, everyday! Booking advisable. Wood Hall, Linton, Wetherby 01937 587271

THE QUEENS HOTEL, LEEDS The Queens Grill offers a range of contemporary and traditional cuisine to cater for all tastes, in an elegant, relaxed atmosphere, whilst the Queens Bar provides a relaxed area to enjoy drinks and light meals. The Queens Hotel, City Square, Leeds LS1 1PL. 0113 243 1323.

THORPE PARK HOTEL AND SPA Chef Darren Winder prepares daily menus using seasonal ingredients with a little inspiration from Italy. Choose to eat in the restaurant, the courtyard or the relaxed informality of the terrace overlooking the pool. There is an extensive wine list and with wines by the glass. It was nominated Yorkshire Life's Best Hotel of the Year 2002 The Thorpe Park Hotel and Spa is on the outskirts of Leeds, near J46 of M1. 0113 264 1000.

TRAVELLERS REST When you walk through the handmade oak door you instantly realise this is not your average pub restaurant. Stone built in 1730 and fully renovated in 2001 by Caroline Lumley, it sits high on a steep hillside with glorious views, dining terrace, duck pond, huge car park and a helipad. A glass of Champagne is as much at home as a pint of Timothy Taylor in the cosy stone flagged well stocked bar with glamorous fresh flowers open fire with Simba an Ruby, the dogs lying by it, wood burning stove, exposed stonework and beams, a mixture of comfortable tables, animal print sofas, plus giant wineglasses, candles and crisp linen in the restaurant. Bar menu or A la carte, the mouthwatering award winning food loved by all ages is rooted in Yorkshire tradition refined with French flair using local produce - its an immaculate happy mix of traditional and contemporary luxurious style. The Travellers Rest, Steep Lane, Sowerby, Halifax 01422 832124

WENTBRIDGE HOUSE HOTEL The Wentbridge House Hotel is within easy reach of Leeds, Doncaster, York and Wakefield. There are two dining options: The Wentbridge Brasserie and Bar which serves modern British food, freshly prepared in a relaxed, contemporary environment or the award-winning 'Fleur de Lys' Restaurant which boasts fine foods and over 150 wines to choose from. Private dining rooms are also available. Wentbridge, near Pontefract. WF8 3JJ 01977 620444.

WHITE LODGE HOTEL Visitors are encouraged to stroll in the Crescent Gardens or have a leisurely snack in the Terrace Bistro and watch the yachts float by as well as eat in the hotel's restaurant with its creative cuisine and personal service. The White Lodge Hotel, The Crescent, Filey. 01723 514771.

THE WEAVERS SHED RESTAURANT WITH ROOMS Modern British food served in a converted 18th century woollen mill using either home grown ingredients or locally produced. More traditional menu offered at lunchtime. Five luxurious individually decorated en suite bedrooms Winners of Yorkshire Life Restaurant of the Year and Chef of the Year 2007. 86-88 Knowl Road, Golcar, Huddersfield, HD7 4AN 01484 654284

YOREBRIDGE HOUSE We are open to residents and non residents for Lunch, Early bird, Dinner and Sunday lunch. Our new Bar and Table d'hote menu offers good hearty homemade food served in our cosy lounge bar. Our Head chef James Fiske uses locally sourced produce within his stunning new menu providing dinner choices for every occasion. Yorebridge House, Bainbridge, Leyburn, Wensleydale, North Yorkshire Tel 01969 652060

THE WORTLEY ARMS This country inn retains its charm and traditional characteristics while at the same time serving an exciting modern British menu using fresh local ingredients.There is a great selection of wines and a choice of five cask ales. The inn also incorporates Montagu's, a fine dining restaurant. The Wortley Arms, Halifax Road, Wortley, Sheffield, S35 7DB 0114 288 8749

SHIBDEN MILL INN This award winning 17th century inn, set in Shibden Valley, offers food, service and four diamond accommodation in the style of a traditional country inn and is licensed for civil wedding ceremonies. Shibden Mill Inn 01422 365840

YORKE ARMS Harrogate's only Michelin starred restaurant offering an informal, relaxed atmosphere in unrivalled surroundings, with fantastic walks from the door. An extensive bar menu, a fixed price lunch menu at £21.00 Mon - Fri, and of course full a la carte menus are served in the restaurants and on the terrace or by the river -weather permitting! For that special occasion, why not stay the night in one of our individually designed bedrooms - please contact us for advantageous rates. Ramsgill in Nidderdale, Pateley Bridge, HARROGATE, HG3 5RL Tel: 01423 755243

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