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Christmas 2017 Guide to the Best Restaurants in Yorkshire

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Christmas 2017 Guide to the Best Restaurants in Yorkshire

Here at Yorkshire Food Guide we understand that Christmas is an important and magical time for families and friends to gather, reconnect and celebrate, so we made it our mission to find the finest festive dining destinations throughout Yorkshire this year. All our recommended restaurants within the guide are offering festive themed menus throughout December to get you into the Christmas spirit, with some opening up their doors for the big day. From sleep and dine packages to wine and food pairing events, there’s something for everyone in our guide to Christmas at the best restaurants in Yorkshire.

If you’re looking for somewhere to spend Christmas Day – we’ve marked the restaurants that have availability with a CD next to their name.

Christmas in Beverley- Christmas in Bradford-  Christmas in Doncaster- Christmas in Harome- Christmas in Harrogate- Christmas in Helmsley- Christmas in Huddersfield- Christmas in Hull- Christmas in Kirkby Fleetham- Christmas in Leeds- Christmas in Malton- Christmas in Northallerton- Christmas in Richmond- Christmas in Scarborough- Christmas in Sheffield- Christmas in Skipton- Christmas in Thirsk-  Christmas in Wakefield-  Christmas in Wetherby-   Christmas in Whitby-  Christmas in York

Christmas in Barnsley 2017

The Bells Steakhouse (CD)

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Silkstone’s 1800 century pub, now restaurant serving the finest locally sourced produce, cooked over their INKA charcoal oven. Open for Christmas Day, enjoy fizz and canapes on arrival followed by your choice of three delicious courses, £75pp. View Menu.
The Bells Steakhouse, 78, The High Street, Silkstone, S75 4LN – 01226 79248

Christmas in Beverley

The Westwood

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The multi award winning Westwood restaurant situated in Beverley, the jewel of East Yorkshire, quickly sold out of their seats for Christmas Day. Don’t fear however, you can still experience their festive offering Tuesdays – Thursdays throughout December. View Menus.
The Westwood Restaurants, New Walk, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 7AE – 01482 881999

Christmas in Bradford 2017

Cona (CD)

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Join Cona, for an uber stylish Christmas and indulge in their high-grade Wagyu beef and prime USDA meats, with only the best trimmings. Taking bookings for Christmas Day and seasonal party menu available throughout December (£33.95pp). View Christmas Day Menu or Christmas Party Menu.
Cona, East Parade, Bradford BD1 5HD – 01274 727747

Prashad

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If you’re wanting a break from the Christmas roast norm, Yorkshire’s only two AA Rosette award winning Indian vegetarian restaurant should be at the top of your list. Tuck into their Christmas Thali with berry samosa and chestnut Ice cream to finish, available throughout December. Find out more.
Prashad, 137 Whitehall Rd E, Drighlington, Bradford BD11 1AT – 0113 285 2037

Santoni Osteria

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After only being open for 10 months with rave reviews, Christmas the Italian way could be a very good choice. With owner Marco’s experience working with a leading Italian food importer and Berkmann Wine Cellars of London, Santoni takes you on a journey around Italy with only the finest produce. Their Menu Festivo, 3 courses for £22.95, features dishes such as hearty Tuscan soup, turkey wrapped in Parma ham stuffed with Italian fennel sausage and strawberry and prosecco cheesecake. Yum. View Menu.
23 Airedale Rd, Marley, Keighley, BD21 4LW – 01535 601792

Christmas in Doncaster

Spice and Ice Dining & Lounge Bar

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Award winning Head Chef Amardeep Singh Anand, brings fine dining Indian cuisine to this area of Yorkshire. Their menu ranges from traditional favourites to their take on British cuisine with an Indian influence. Paired with their attentive service and stylish location in one of Doncaster’s most historic buildings, this is a hidden gem. Offering a banquet style menu to groups of over 6, taste a range of their delicious dishes or choose their unique 5 course set menu. View Christmas Day Menu, or Christmas Party Menu
Spice and Ice Dining & Lounge Bar – Church Way, Doncaster DN1 2SD – 01302 552 100

Christmas in Harome 2017

The Star Inn at Harome

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As one of Yorkshire’s Michelin-Starred restaurants, the die-hard foodies have already beaten you to it with Christmas Day already fully booked. However, a visit to The Star Inn Harome at this time of year to experience its ambience and charm is unmissable. Festive seasonal menu available throughout December and some availability at Cross House Lodge, The Star’s 9-bedroomed boutique hotel. Up there as one of the best restaurants in Yorkshire.
The Star at Inn at Harome, Harome, Nr Helmsley, North Yorkshire, YO62 5JE – 01439 770397

Christmas in Harrogate 2017

Rudding Park Hotel (The Clocktower Restaurant / Horto Restaurant) (CD)

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Located just outside of Harrogate and winner of ‘Hotel of the Year’ at the Yorkshire Life Food and Drink Awards 2017, 3 AA Rosettes, voted Best Golf Hotel in UK and shortlisted as Best Newcomer at the Good Spa Guide Awards 2017. If you are looking for luxury this Christmas, we’ve found it. With Party Evenings throughout December, Festive Sleep overs, Black Tie Balls, Carols by Candlelight and the big day itself, there’s lots to choose from. View details.
Rudding Park Hotel, Follifoot, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 1JH – 01423 871350

The Fat Badger (CD)

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The two AA Rosette award winning and full of life Fat Badger restaurant, located in the heart of Harrogate’s beautiful Montpellier Quarter, serves traditional pub grub with a twist. Join them for their Christmas Party Nights every Friday and Saturday throughout December, 3 courses £27.50. If you’re looking for somewhere to spend the main event, the Fat Badger offers the full package alongside their 4 Star Hotel, The White Hart. Sleep and dine Christmas Eve and Christmas Day from £399 per room or just join them for their outstanding food. View details.
The Fat Badger, Cold Bath Road, Harrogate, HG2 0NF – 01423 505681

Restaurant 92

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At the age of 23 Head Chef and Owner Michael Carr has more experience than most Chefs have in a whole career, including working for Gordan Ramsey and Alyn Williams at the Westbury. At Restaurant 92 Michael has created a relaxed dining atmosphere as well as a range of menus to suit everyone’s taste, featuring well-known classics with a twist to exciting tasting menus. Quickly becoming known as one of the best restaurants in Yorkshire. Enjoy their 3 course Christmas Menu for lunch (£25pp) or dinner (£35pp). For groups of 6 or more, Michael will create a five-course tasting menu to suit your party. View details.
Restaurant 92, 92 Station Parade, Harrogate, HG1 1HQ – 01423 503027

West Park Hotel, Restaurant and Bar (CD)

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Located in the centre of Harrogate in an old Victorian town house, this ultra-stylish hotel with AA Rosette awarded restaurant is a great destination for your Christmas getaway. With underfloor heating, supersized baths, views across the Stray and more, you’ll quickly feel at home. Offering a Festive Menu from 27th November for £24.95 per person, an indulgent 6 course Christmas Day Menu for £95 per person and sleep and dine packages available. View details.
The West Park Hotel, 19 West Park, Harrogate, HG1 1BJ – 01423 524471

Christmas in Helmsley 2017

The Black Swan Hotel

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One of the best restaurants in Yorkshire for a cosy winter getaway. In the idyllic setting of The Black Swan Hotel you will find roaring fires, relaxing lounge areas and picturesque views. Sunday to Friday throughout December take advantage of their Winter Warmer Offer, a festive sleep and dine break for £215 per couple. Their  December ‘Market Menu’ will take on a festive twist with all the traditional Christmas favourites on the menu (£35 per person Sunday to Friday, fully booked Christmas Day). View menu.
The Black Swan Hotel, Helmsley, North Yorkshire, YO62 5BJ – 01439 770466

The Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa (CD)

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A secluded luxury retreat, nestled in the picturesque market town of Helmsley in North Yorkshire with two AA Rosette restaurant and award-winning spa. Their three-night Christmas Escape will be unforgettable with afternoon tea, lots of fizz, live music, five course Christmas Day feast, relaxing spa facilities and more. From £1,260 per person. Dust of your mask, their Masquerade Christmas Party nights are also returning from 1st December £55 per person. Pre-Christmas getaways in December also available from as little as £60 per person. View details.
Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa, Helmsley, North Yorkshire, YO62 5AG – 01439 770766

Christmas in Huddersfield 2017

Epicure Bar and Kitchen

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Recently listed in the Waitrose Good Food Guide 2018, Epicure Bar and Kitchen is one of Huddersfield’s best restaurants. From artisan coffee, one of the best brunches around, all the way through to their evening menu using seasonal local produce, immaculately presented. Stop here at any time of the day and you’ll be impressed. Festive seasonal specials available throughout December.
Epicure Bar and Kitchen, 37-39 Queensgate, Huddersfield HD1 2RD – 01484 961587

Christmas in Hull 2017

Tapasya

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Michelin Guide 2018 recommended Tapasya, is the home of fine dining Indian Cuisine, locally sourced and luxuriously spiced. Instead of the usual turkey, try Achari Lamb Chops or Sesame Salmon. Their 3-course festive menu is priced at £26.95. View Menu, View Vegetarian Menu.
Tapasya, 580 – 582 Beverley Rd, Hull HU6 7LH – 01482 242606

Tapasya@Marina (CD)

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Following a £1M investment from the team behind Hull favourite Tapasya, their second venue Tapasya@Marina is a striking restaurant set in Hull’s Fruit Market. Recently crowned ‘Newcomer of the Year’ at the Yorkshire Life Food and Drink awards, Tapasya@Marina uses the finest ingredients to create outstanding Indian cuisine, paired with beautiful marina views. Experience award-winning Chef Saurav Nath’s Christmas Day Menu (£34.95 per person) or visit with friends throughout December. View Christmas Party Menu. View Christmas Vegetarian Party Menu.
Tapasya Marina, 2 – 3 Humber Dock Street, Marina, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU1 1TB – 01482 242607

The Old House by Shoot The Bull (CD)

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Where better to cosy up for a mighty Christmas Dinner than a full of character Yorkshire pub. The Old House by the award-winning Shoot The Bull team, is Hull’s oldest domestic building full of charm and an air of antiquity. With dishes on their menu such as Seared King Scallops to Yorkshire Wagyu Beef, Sweet potato Gnocchi for the veggies and their signature Blow Torched Mackerel, Head Chef and Owner Chris Harrison will not disappoint. Christmas Day Tasting Menu (£75pp). Set menus also available for groups of eight or more throughout December.
The Old House by Shoot The Bull, 5 Scale Lane, Hull HU1 1LA – 01482 210253

Christmas in Kirkby Fleetham 2017

Black Horse Inn (CD)

The Black Horse - Christmas in Yorkshire 2017

Located in a pretty Yorkshire hamlet the stunning 4 Star AA rated Black Horse Inn is perfect for those who want to spend Christmas exploring ‘Gods own country’ from a rustic and cosy setting. Their AA Rosette award winning restaurant serves modern pub classics with regional ingredients. Christmas Day Menu £80pp or why not stay over Christmas Eve, you can even take your pooch! View details.
The Black Horse Inn, 7 Lumley Lan, Kirkby Fleetham, North Yorkshire, DL7 0SH – 01609 749010

Christmas in Leeds 2017

HOME Restaurant

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One of Leeds most exciting new openings this year and already one of the best restaurants in Yorkshire. From power pair Elizabeth Cottam a MasterChef semi-finalist and Mark Owens, former Head Chef at the Michelin-starred The Box Tree in Ilkley. Offering tasting menus that just get better and better with every course and re-defining the concept of fine dining with their stylish, relaxed and atmospheric setting. Their December 5 and 10 course tasting menus will be dictated by the seasons. They’re also hosting a charity event ‘SING for your supper’. On the first day of advent sing along with their choir and get your Christmas jumper ready.
HOME Restaurant, 6/17 Kirkgate, Leeds LS1 6BY – 0113 430 0161

Ox Club

Ox Club Leeds Christmas - Christmas in Yorkshire 2017

After receiving a rave review following a recent visit by Jay Raynor, Ox Club is once again the talk of the Yorkshire foodie scene. Situated amidst the buzzing atmosphere of Headrow House, Ox Club is both Good Food Guide 2018 listed and Michelin Guide 2018 recommended. Their Festive Menu runs from 27th November throughout December, alongside their Winter a la carte menu.
Ox Club, 19 The Headrow, Leeds, United Kingdom, LS1 6PU – 07470 359961

Ham and Friends

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A beautiful wine bar with artisan food hall, in-house cheesemongers and restaurant serving British small plates. There’s a lot on offer here this Christmas from large party packages, set menus for more intimate gatherings, small plates and wine pairing events and lots of foodie festive gifts and hampers from their Food Hall. View Details.
Ham & Friends, Grand Arcade, Leeds LS1 6PG – 0113 4683890

Friends of Ham (Leeds and Ilkley)

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A strong Leeds and now Ilkley favourite, Friends of Ham specialize in craft beer, wine and all things meat and cheese. Book your Christmas get together big or small and enjoy their Festive Feast of charcuterie, cheese, bread and pickles from just £20 per person. View details.
Friends of Ham, 4-8 New Station St, Leeds, LS1 5DL – 0113 242 0275
Friends of Ham, 8 Wells Road, Ilkley, LS29 9JD – 01943 604 344

Iberica

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Located in a former antique house rich in character and features, Iberica is one of Leeds most stunning dining destinations. Offering the best in Spanish cuisine with seasonal gastronomic tapas and a selection of artisan produce and wines. View Details.
Iberica, East Parade, Leeds LS1 2BH – 0113 403 7007

San Carlo Flying Pizza (Roundhay) & San Carlo (Leeds City Centre) (CD)

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Enjoy an Italian themed Christmas this year at one of the award-winning San Carlo group’s restaurants. Expect a sophisticated dining experience in elegant and contemporary surroundings. Christmas Fayre Lunch and Dinner Menu £32.95, available throughout December. Christmas Day £69.50. View Details.
San Carlo, 6 – 7 South Parade, LS1 5QX – 0113 246 1500
Flying Pizza 60 Street Lane, Roundhay, LS8 2DQ – 0113 266 6501

Distrikt

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With Eat, Drink and Dance as their mantra your Christmas party at Distrikt, one of Leeds most popular drinking dens is the place to be to really let your hair down. Serving international tapas made with locally sourced ingredients, alongside an extensive cocktail selection, Distrikt offers the perfect recipe for a great evening out.
Distrikt Bar & Restaurant, 7 Duncan St, Leeds LS1 6DQ – 0113 2433674

Stockdales of Yorkshire

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If you’re looking for sophistication this Christmas visit Stockdales of Yorkshire. Their menu features the finest cuts of prime beef, Yorkshire-breed poultry and an extensive range of wines and spirits. Get into the festive spirit with their Christmas menu priced at 2 courses for £24.95 and 3 courses for £29.95. Available throughout December – Monday to Friday only. View Details.
Stockdales of Yorkshire, 8 South Parade, Leeds LS1 5QX – 0113 204 2460

Christmas in Malton 2017

The Talbot Hotel (CD)

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A picturesque two AA rosette winning hotel situated in the food capital of Yorkshire, expect pure elegance and faultless food. With a range of fantastic party nights to choose from you can fulfil this festive season with the finer things in life. Dance, eat and drink in the York House and Malton marquee and let the Talbot Hotel take care of your Christmas planning. View Details.
Black Tie evening – Saturday 16th December £49.95pp
Yorkshire evening – Friday 22nd December £34.95pp
Post-Christmas Party night – Saturday 6th January £34.95pp
The Talbot Hotel, Yorkersgate, Malton YO17 7AJ – 01653 639096

Christmas in Northallerton 2017

The Cleveland Tontine (CD)

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Built in 1804 you can expect warm open fires, beautiful views and fantastic food from their AA Rosette awarded restaurant. This year the Cleveland Tontine are offering festive sleepover packages; bed and breakfast with mulled wine and mince pies from £99 (27th November – 21st December), and a luxurious Christmas two night stay over with Christmas Eve dinner, a six-course gourmet Christmas Day Lunch and more from £499. View the details.
The Cleveland Tontine, Staddlebridge, Northallerton DL6 3JB – 01609 882671

Chrismas in Richmond 2017

The Black Bull Inn (CD)

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Using only the freshest Yorkshire seasonal ingredients and famous for its seafood dishes, The Black Bull Inn has become one of the most iconic places to eat in North Yorkshire. Offering innovative dishes alongside traditional favourites. Join them for a delicious 6-course Christmas Day Lunch (£89.95) or pre big day for their Festive Menu. View Details.
The Black Bull, Moulton, Richmond, North Yorkshire DL10 6QJ – 01325 377556

Christmas in Scarborough 2017

The Plough Inn

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The perfect setting for an East Coast getaway. The Plough, in the picturesque village of Scalby serves outstanding locally sourced food, in a cosy and beautiful setting, with rooms by renowned interior designer Rachel McLane. There’s no surprise that they’ve been fully booked for Christmas for some time now but why not visit for a pre-Christmas break or for their Festive Party Menu served from 1st December until Christmas Eve, 2 courses £22, 3 Courses £27. View Details.
The Plough Inn, 21–23 High Street, Scalby, North Yorkshire, YO13 0PT – 01723 362622

Christmas in Sheffield 2017

The Milestone

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Sheffield’s award-winning Michelin Guide 2018 recommended gastro pub and restaurant, is full of character and atmosphere at any time of the year. Enjoy their Winter Menu, Sunday-Wednesday 2 courses £18 or 3 courses £20, Thursday to Saturday 2 courses £19.50 or 3 courses £22.50. Their in-house Cookery School run a range of classes from Indian Street Food to knife skills. If you’ve got a foodie to buy for, then that’s your perfect Christmas present. View Details.
The Milestone, 84 Green Ln, Sheffield S3 8SE – 0114 272 8327

Rafters

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A hidden gem in Sheffield’s leafy suburbs, the Rafters is a well-known dining designation. With a number of awards including 2 AA Rosettes, they bring outstanding fine dining along with a bit of theatre, leaving you a lasting memory of your experience. If you’re looking for something special with your family or other half, this is it. Truly one of the best restaurants in Yorkshire. 
Rafters Sheffield – 220 Oakbrook Road, Sheffield, S11 7ED – 01142 304819

Joro

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Recently awarded a prestigious Bib Gourmand Michelin award (exceptionally good food at moderate prices), Sheffield food heroes Joro bring a unique style to the Yorkshire restaurant scene. Their hyper-seasonal menu consists of small plates celebrating locally sourced ingredients. The restaurant is located within KRYNKL, a revolutionary space made entirely out of reclaimed shipping containers. All this paired with an atmospheric setting of soft lighting, candlelit tables and chilled hip hop beats, results in an experience, not your typical ‘meal out’.
Joro, 294 Shalesmoor, Sheffield S3 8US – 0114 299 1539

Craft and Dough

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With artisan pizzas, prosecco and craft beer, Craft and Dough is the perfect recipe for your Christmas Party celebrations. With offers weekly such as Margarita Monday (£5 each), Wine Wednesdays (two pizzas and a bottle of wine £20) and Fizz Fridays (bottle of prosecco £10 or 241 belinis), you’re in for good food, fun and atmosphere at a very good price. Sharing Menu and Cocktail Masterclasses also available for groups.
Craft & Dough, 1A, Kelham Square, Kelham Island, Sheffield S3 8SD – 0114 276 2803
Craft & Dough, 44 Campo Lane, Sheffield, S1 2EG – 0114 272 2150

Christmas in Skipton 2017

The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa (CD)

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Leave your usual Christmas organisation behind and let The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa take care of it for you with one of their festive hotel breaks. A beautiful setting with award winning dining, this is one of the best restaurants in Yorkshire. Their 3 night Christmas House Party package will guarantee a magical festive celebration. Sparkling Afternoon Tea, dinner in the Burlington restaurant, choir service, hot chocolate, brandy, mince pies, champagne, Christmas Luncheon, Boxing day festivities and so much more. From £1185pp. Christmas Day Menu alone for £95pp. View Details.
The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa, Bolton Abbey, Bolton Bridge, Skipton BD23 6AJ – 01756 718100

Christmas in Thirsk 2017

The Carpenters Arms (CD)

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A traditional North Yorkshire Inn, with 10 beautifully appointed bedrooms, set in the picturesque village of Felixkirk. Their menu showcases the best of local produce and classic British dining. Taking booking for Christmas Day or you can dine from their Festive Menu from 27th November. Expect gourmet menus with both traditional trimmings and delicious special plates celebrating local Yorkshire winter produce. If you want to make the most of your visit their two-night Christmas package includes mulled wine and mince pies on arrival, dinner Christmas Eve and a six course gourmet lunch on Christmas Day (from £499 per room). View Details.
The Carpenters Arms, 1 Church View, Felixkirk, Thirsk YO7 2DP – 01845 537369

Christmas in Wakefield 2017

Lakeside Café & Bistro

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One of Wakefield’s best restaurants set in the affluent and picturesque area of Newmillerdam. This cosy bistro serves a delicious menu of comfort food classics from breakfast through to evening, with quality and quantity combined. Their Sunday roasts are renowned, setting the bar for their festive specials. Not open Christmas Day or Boxing Day.
The Lakeside Café, 671 Barnsley Rd, Newmillerdam, Wakefield WF2 6QG – 01924 251241

The Pledwick Well Inn

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Wakefield’s newest pub and restaurant from the team behind Lakeside Café & Bistro. Following a complete renovation this full of character Gastro-Pub serves a relaxed menu of British pub classics with a twist and the same quality and presentation you expect from their sister restaurant. With live music every Thursday and a dedicated cocktail and prosecco bar area, this is the perfect spot for your Christmas Party or to catch up with family and friends.
The Pledwick Well Inn, 434 Barnsley Rd, Newmillerdam, Wakefield WF2 6QE  – 01924 255599

Christmas in Wetherby 2017

Sir Dukes Bar & Grill

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Known for their high-quality produce, mighty sharing boards, extensive drinks menu and quirky setting, Sir Dukes Bar & Grill guarantees a great evening of fun and food porn. Their Christmas Set menu (2 courses from £13.95, 3 courses from £19.65 Mon-Fri 12-2.30pm, 4.30-6pm) is available alongside their full A la Carte Menu throughout December. Book for a group of 6 or more and get a free bottle of wine. Booking is essential. Open Christmas Eve and Boxing Day.
Sir Dukes Bar & Grill, 6-8 Bank St, Wetherby LS22 6NQ – 01937 587897

Christmas in Whitby 2017

The Star Inn the Harbour (CD)

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Michelin Starred Chef Andrew Pern’s latest venture, The Star Inn the Harbour’s menu features fresh and locally sourced ingredients including catch-of-the-day fish, meat specials and world famous North Yorkshire Moors produce. From 27th November you can enjoy 3 courses for £30 (Mon-Fri lunch times and Mon-Thurs evenings) during the festive period. Their stunning venue in the heart of Whitby is also open for Christmas Day Lunch, 5 courses with festive nibbles and cocktails (£95). View Details.
The Star Inn the Harbour, Langborne road, Whitby YO21 1YN – 01947 821900

Christmas in York 2017

The Lamb & Lion Inn (CD)

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Situated in the historic centre of York this beautiful inn with 4 Star rated rooms serves regional cask ales, two AA Rosette award winning food and a whole lot of charm. Their modern British menu offers a delicious three course Christmas Day Lunch (£65pp) or Christmas Party menu available throughout December for £25 per person. For the full experience sleep and dine at the Lamb & Lion Inn’s beautiful setting is highly recommended. View Details.
The Lamb & Lion Inn, 2-4 High Petergate, York YO1 7EH – 01904 654 112

The Black Swan at Oldstead

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Recently named as Trip Advisor’s ‘Best Restaurant in the UK and the World’, we’re so lucky to have Michelin Starred and 4 AA Rosette award winning, The Black Swan at Oldstead on our doorstep. Set on the edge of the North York Moors National Park, nearly all of the food served in the restaurant is from their own kitchen garden.
The Black Swan at Oldstead, Oldstead, York YO61 4BL – 01347 868387

The Park Restaurant at Marmadukes Town House Hotel (CD)

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This 3 AA Rosette restaurant by acclaimed Chef Adam Jackson, offers an intimate and exclusive dining experience. Just a few minutes walk from York’s historic walls the restaurant serves a hyper seasonal and ever changing 8 course tasting menu, alongside a 3 course set menu. Set in a beautifully restored Victorian town house hotel, stay here and let The Park take care of everything. Three course Christmas Eve menu (£45) and four course Christmas Day Lunch (£90) available. View Details
The Park Restaurant at Marmadukes, 4-5 St. Peters Grove York, North Yorkshire, YO30 6AQ – 01904 640 101

The Star Inn the City

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One of Michelin-Starred Chef Andrew Pern’s York outposts, a romantic riverside setting in The Old Engine House next to the historic Lendal Bridge. Expect roaring fires and simple Yorkshire cooking at its best. Autumn, Winter Group/Christmas Party Menu £35 per head until 31st January. View Details. Star Inn the City, 3 Museum St, York YO1 7DR – 01904 619208. 

Le Cochon Aveugle

Le Cochon York - Christmas in Yorkshire 2017 - best restaurants in Yorkshire

Featuring on our TV screens for the Great British Menu this year, Head Chef Josh Overington has experience in some of Europe’s best restaurants, before taking the keys for Le Cochon Aveugle. Previously owned by Michelin Starred Chef Micheal O’Hare the once French bistro is now French fine dining at its best. Their menu completely changes every two weeks so expect the best winter seasonal produce available in their intimate relaxed restaurant setting. Le Cochon Aveugle, 37 Walmgate, York YO1 9TX – 01904 640222. 

Guy Fawkes Inn (CD)

Guy Fawkes Inn York - Christmas in Yorkshire 2017 - best restaurants in Yorkshire

The very birth place of the notorious plotter Guido Fawkes, this iconic award-winning Inn with rooms, serves the best real ales alongside British classics. Using local produce treated with down to earth simplicity in their candle and gas lit restaurant, makes for a magical Christmas. Serving a 3 course Christmas Day Meny £59.95 and their Christmas Party menu £24.95 from 4th-24th December. View Details.
Guy Fawkes Inn, 25 High Petergate, York YO1 7HP – 01904 623716

Mr P’s Curious Tavern

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Another winner from Michelin starred Chef Andrew Pern. This quirky restaurant serves mouth-watering small plates with a combination of international flavours alongside Michelin-Star quality. Not to mention their upstairs gin parlour with over 60 gins to choose from. Christmas Party menu available throughout December.
Mr P’s Curious Tavern, 71 Low Petergate, York YO1 7HY – 01904 521177

The Refectory Kitchen & Terrace (CD)

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Situated in the stunning Grade II listed Principal Hotel, the full of atmosphere Refectory restaurant showcases the best Yorkshire produce from field to coastline. Serving breakfast through to dinner, enjoy their Christmas Afternoon Tea (from £25.95), 3 course festive menu (£29.50) or enjoy their 5 course Christmas Day Lunch (£95). Located next to York train station to hop back home or book into one of their stunning hotel rooms. View Menus.
The Refectory Kitchen & Terrace, Station Rd, York YO24 1AA – 01904 688 688

The Rise Restaurant, Terrace & Bar

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Following a £15M expansion to Yorkshire’s only five start hotel, The Grand Hotel & Spa, The Rise offerings an all-day dining destination. Serving a small plates menu from award winning Chef Craig Atchinson, designed to allow guests to enjoy a feast of the very best seasonal and ethically sourced ingredients. Their atmospheric and relaxed dining room is a strong contender for the most glamorous in the north.
The Rise Restaurant, Terrace & Bar, Station Rise, York YO1 6GD – 01904 380 045

Pairings Wine Bar 

Pairings Wine Bar York - Christmas in Yorkshire 2017 - best restaurants in Yorkshire

A trip to York wouldn’t be complete with out a visit to Pairings Wine Bar. Indulge in a glass of fine wine, warm your soul with a dram of whisky or sample a range of locally sourced beer along with some of the best charcuterie, cheeses, small plates and desserts all perfectly paired in one of the cities best loved drinking and dining destinations. Their bespoke tasting events are perfect for your Christmas party celebrations. Find out more.
Pairings Wine Bar, 28 Castlegate , York, YO1 9RP – 01904 848909 

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