5 Ways You Can Help Yorkshire’s Hospitality Industry Right Now
Keep Yorkshire’s dining scene alive by enjoying your favourite restaurant’s food at home, getting groceries delivered from local suppliers, bagging yourself a bargain on a restaurant or hotel deal now for you to enjoy later and by sharing this article. Together we’re stronger.
The ongoing uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and information from the government has had a hugely negative impact hospitality industry (the 4th largest employer in the UK).
This article has been put together to support our much-loved Yorkshire businesses and to ensure when the madness finally ends that they’re still around.
1. Order A Takeaway
The hospitality industry has shown true Yorkshire grit with their incredible resilience and ingenuity – implementing takeaway and delivery services to aid anyone observing social distancing or in isolation. Find out which of Yorkshire’s best restaurants are offering takeaway services.
Do you go all dough-eyed over pizza? Check out our round-up of the Best Pizza Deliveries in Yorkshire.
2. Shop Local
Forget the supermarket chaos and support your local businesses. Browse our list below or –
Wellocks, a well-known food supplier to a number of the UK’s finest dining destinations has also launched a fantastic initiative to not only make your life easier but to provide income for your favourite locals. Order your groceries via the Wellocks at home website and collect them the next day from your local pub or restaurant. The restaurants taking part will then earn money from the food box that you buy. Find out more – https://wellocksathome.co.uk/
Malton Delivers – Yorkshire’s food capital ‘Malton’, has launched an artisan delivery service, so the local community can still enjoy their favourite produce.
Bean & Stalk, Sheffield – A new food-delivery service offering a selection of fresh, seasonal cooking and baking with emphasis on Sheffield and Yorkshire sourced ingredients and produce. Expect kombucha from Booch & Brew, wine from Whirlow Farm, honey from the Sheffield Honey Co.and more. Delivered straight from their kitchen to your door.
3. Get an exclusive offer now, to enjoy later
We’ve compiled 30 unmissable dining experiences from the best in the region, so you can treat yourself to an exclusive deal and have something to look forward to when the hotels and restaurants re-open on 4th July 2020. With savings of up to 59% for a limited time and a great way to support Yorkshire’s best-loved independents.
All our offers are valid for use within the first 3 months or more, from when the businesses reopen. Plus, if your voucher can’t be used in the future due to the business closing, we’ll give you a full refund or a Yorkshire Food Guide gift voucher to the value of your purchase, valid for a full 12 months.
4. Get your booze delivered
Despite no longer being able to head to your local for a pint, breweries, distilleries, wine bars and merchants across Yorkshire are doing their bit for the sanity of the nation with alcohol delivery services to your door. Get the Guide
5. Share this article – together we’re stronger
One of the best things about us Yorkshire folk is that we all come together to support one another, even more so in these unprecedented times. Please share this article to help champion the independent businesses across the region, who make Yorkshire the brilliant county that it is.
EAT LOCAL INSPIRATION
Harrogate Food & Drink Co – Veg Box Delivery Service
Food box delivery including, fresh fruit and veg, meat, eggs, pasta, bacon, sausage, cheese and beer. Delivering throughout Ripon, Harrogate, Knaresborough & surrounding areas.
Cold Bath Deli
Selling flour, eggs, vegetables, coffee to go, pasta, rice, wine, beer and more. From 11 am – 3 pm, call 01423 503815. Visit their Facebook page to find out more.
Yorkshire’s food capital ‘Malton’, has launched an artisan delivery service, so the local community can still enjoy their favourite produce.
Bondgate Bakery, Otley
This award-winning artisanal bakery is serving breads, cakes and savoury supplies for takeout as well as offering free delivery to the Otley area.
30 Bondgate, Otley LS21 1AD – 01943 467516
Bluebird Bakery, York – Open & Delivery Service
All three Bluebird Bakery shops in York, Leeds and Malton will remain open and they have announced a home delivery service. Email them with your order and contact details so they can tell you when they can deliver and how to pay – [email protected]
Costello’s Good Food Shop, York – Open & Delivery Service
Fresh bread from Haxby Bakers and Bluebird. They have plenty of cheese and salad boxes too. Can’t get to the shop? Call Costello’s between 9 am and 12 pm and they will get produce to you if you’re in the York area – 01904 637445. Collection between 1 pm and 2 pm.
Flori Bakery, York – Takeaway & Delivery Service
Much-loved creator of artisan baked goods on Walmgate has been baking through the night. Operating a pre-order takeout and doorstep delivery service. Find out more.
Hairy Fig, York – Takeaway & Delivery Service
Deborah Bakes, York – Takeaway & Delivery Service
This gorgeous bakery is continuing to bake their Belgian chocolate brownies, stuffed cookies and cakes for non-contact collection on Boroughbridge Road and non-contact local delivery. They are also offering postal deliveries across the UK. Visit Deborah Bakes Instagram page for more info.
Little Arras, York – Takeaway Service
A brand new bakery from York’s highly regarded Arras restaurant. Takeaway only from their new shop at 50 Goodramgate, York. Find out more via Little Arras’s Instagram page.
Love Cheese, York – Takeaway Service
Love Cheese is selling pantry essentials including milk, bread, pasta, rice, and eggs as well as maintaining their stunning range of cheese. Open 10 am until 3.30 pm Tuesday to Saturday. Look out for announcements about a virtual wine and cheese tasting concept.
Pig and Pastry, York – Takeaway & Delivery Service
The infamous Bishy Road cafe is offering free suppers for those in need made from ingredients donated by Millies – sweet potato and roasted red pepper soup and cake available today. Call them from 12 pm on 01904 675115 to arrange a doorstep delivery. They ask that you don’t go to the cafe and don’t leave messages via social media. Visit Pig and Pastry to find out more.
Staalsmokehouse – Delivery Service
Providers of hand smoked artisan foods. They will deliver to York every Friday. Orders can be made via their website or call them on 01964 541946.
The Rusty Bull at Hincliffe’s Farm Shop, Huddersfield – Takeaway & Delivery Service
Doing everything they can to support their community and help those managing self-isolation. Support the UK’s oldest Farm Shop by taking advantage of their Hinchliffe’s Farm Shop Food Delivery Service, where you can get all your favourites (and essentials) sent straight to your door. For more information visit: www.hinchliffes.com/home-delivery-service/ or call them on 01484 661231.
Dohhut, Leeds – Deli delivery service
Award-winning doughnut slingers doughnut are offering delivery and contact-free collection from eggs, pasta, bread, fruit, veg and the all essential box of doughnuts. 48 hour notice needed send order with details to [email protected]
Crow’s Rest Bakehouse, Wakefield – Takeaway service + Discounted Vouchers
Wakefield’s best-kept secret is still baking for collection. All breads are made by hand using slow, artisanal processes. Sign up to their mailing list or follow on social media to know what and when there will be a next bake day and how to order.
Want to learn to bake your own bread? Support The Crow’s Rest Bakehouse further by purchasing a workshop voucher to use at a later date. Saving you 15% and valid for 12 months. Use code YFGMAR20 at checkout on vouchers over £65.