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Unmissable things to do in Yorkshire this weekend 20/08/21

Here’s our team’s pick of the best foodie things to do in Yorkshire this weekend. 

Unmissable things to do in Yorkshire this weekend 20/08/21

CORA Boston Spa - Soup Evening Menu Teaser2

CORA Boston Spa launches new eight course evening tasting menu

When: Launches Friday 20th August

Chef Elizabeth Cottom (Founder of acclaimed Leeds restaurants HOME and The Owl) has launched an all-new evening tasting menu at Boston Spa’s contemporary bakehouse, dining room and wine cellar, CORA. The new menu consists of 8 small plates, made with the intention of creating a “gastronomic discovery inspired by seasonal cuisine and nature”.

162 High Street, Boston Spa, LS23 6BW

Breakfast at Moss and Moor Ilkley

Could this be Yorkshire’s best breakfast at Ilkley’s Moss & Moor?

When: Served daily

Next on our list of things to do in Yorkshire this weekend is breakfast at Moss & Moor in Ilkley. Set against the backdrop of Ilkley Moor and the famous Cow and Calf rocks, Moss & Moor have taken the concept of a garden centre and given it a big shake.

The restaurant is headed up by one of the region’s best chefs, Kevin Gratton, who has some impressive experience under his belt. Their breakfast menu showcases the finest ingredients either locally sourced or further afield to ensure your morning feast is unforgettable.

Coutances Way, Ilkley, LS29 7HQ

Chow Down Leeds - Things to do this weekend

British Street Food Awards Northern Heats at Chow Down, Leeds

When: 19th – 22nd August 

Taking place in what has come to be locally known as the mecca of Leeds’ street food Chow Down, The British Street Food Awards Northern Heats will be running from the 19th – 22nd of August. Featuring 15 of the North’s finest street food traders, together with judges Chris Kamara, Rate My Takeaway, Manjit’s and us. We cannot wait to see what the traders bring to the table this year!

Temple Arches, Globe Road, Leeds, LS11 5QG

Silversmith's Sunday Lunch gravy over the beef

One of the best spots for Sunday Lunch: Silversmiths, SheffieldSave 37%

The restaurant itself resides in the centre of Sheffield and is renowned as one of the city’s best restaurants. Their three-course Sunday lunch uses local suppliers to create an authentic, Yorkshire inspired Sunday lunch.

Our Silversmith Sunday Lunch offer includes their three-course Sunday lunch and glass of wine/soft drink. Usually £31.50, now £20 for YFG readers. Cheers!

111 Arundel Street, Sheffield, S1 2NT

Multistories Leeds

Join DJ Graeme Park at Multistories this weekend, Leeds

When: Thursday – Sunday

Multistories is a great option for things to do in Yorkshire this weekend. If you’re looking for a weekend filled with top class DJ’s, food supplied by the best vendors and the option of bottomless booze; on top of an eight-story car park is where you’ll find all of the above!

This weekend catch Graeme Park on Friday 20th August, for a house set you won’t forget.

Matt Healy, MasterChef: The Professionals Finalist will be serving Tapas dishes, whilst Solita ‘Home of the Wagyu burger’ will be serving up their mouthwatering 100% British Wagyu burgers, steaks and hotdogs. If you’ve got a bit of a sweet tooth, the Savvy Baker will be providing baked treats throughout the whole weekend.

Level 8 Citipark, Merrion Centre, Leeds

Hot Chocolate Soufflé Recipe The Grand Cookery School

Get Stuck in with The Grand Cookery School’s Chocolate Souffle ClassSave 25%

When: Sunday 22nd August

The Cookery School at The Grand offers a selection of 43 different classes, from seafood masterclasses to vegetarian Beef Wellington, there’s a range of classes to suit everyone’s interests.

With a little help from one of their professional chefs and their state of the art kitchen, this weekend you can create your own chocolate bar with a selection of flavourings, before making a souffle with a rich chocolate sauce.

YFG readers save 25% off half and full day classes, as well as their 3-day Basic to Brilliant course.

Station Rise, York, YO1 6GD

Ilkley restaurant Host - Sunday Roast

Discover the Best Restaurants in Ilkley

Ilkley resides on the border of the Yorkshire Dales, and is known as a quaint traditional spa town, and less commonly known for having some of the finest restaurants in Yorkshire. A must visit our list of things to do in Yorkshire this weekend.

The town of Ilkley itself is famous for its moorland, which makes for a pleasant countryside walk. All that energy spent navigating through the countryside will leave you feeling more than peckish, so why not head over and find a treasure trove of different eateries to choose from.

Solita Sheffield bottomless Brunch burger with hollandaise

Feast on Solita Hull Marina’s Bottomless Brunch Menu

When: Saturday & Sunday (11 am – 1 pm)

Solita has been making its mark on the bottomless brunch scene from the get-go, and it’s easy to see why. Not only do they provide consistent culinary brunch creations, ranging from the classic eggs benedict to their 100% Wagyu Brunch burger with mini hash browns, but their bottomless brunch menu provides you with an array of drinks. From prosecco, draught beer or your choice of six carefully crafted cocktails. Solita’s brunch experience will leave you spoilt for choice!

YFG readers 17% off, now only £25

Freedom Quay, Wellington St W, Hull, HU1 2BD

Chophaus Leeds review beef croquettes

Try Chophaus’s new menu, Leeds

Exceptional steak and wine in a stylish, contemporary setting. What more could you ask for? Chophaus is a modern steakhouse and bar located on the edge of Roundhay Park in the leafy, north Leeds suburb of Oakwood.

After what seemed like an eternity since our last visit (cheers COVID) it was great to back being wined and dined in style at one of the city’s most glamorous venues. The kitchen team has gone from strength to strength, evolving the menu to give a fresh take on familiar dishes while adding a real sense of originality to their recently launched summer menu. It’s no surprise that Chophaus has made it on our list of things to do in Yorkshire this weekend.

Louis House, Princes Ave, Oakwood, Leeds, LS8 2FA 

Gron Best Brunch in Harrogate

Explore Harrogate’s bustling brunch scene

We’ve got you covered with our list of 9 of the best places to enjoy brunch in Harrogate. Though picking from this list is not a task for the faint-hearted as every destination featured on our guide offer equally exquisite brunch dining. Be prepared to argue with your family and friends in order to settle for the right place!


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Jason Evans


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