Shaun Rankin Restaurant at Grantley Hall...

Grantley Hall is delighted to announce that Shaun Rankin Restaurant at Grantley Hall, the establishment’s fine-dining restaurant, has retained its Michelin Star for its fourth year running. The announcement was made last night at The MICHELIN Guide Great Britain & Ireland 2024 launch ceremony held at Manchester’s Midland Hotel, where Shaun Rankin was in attendance. […]

Grantley Hall Head Chef appears on the B...

Pan-Asian Bar & Restaurant Eighty Eight Grantley Hall Head Chef Samira Effa appeared on our TV screens on 23rd January, in the hit BBC cooking competition, Great British Menu.   This is Samira’s third time competing on the show, previously taking part in the 2019 and 2020 series. Samira has been Head Chef since June 2022 […]

Paradise Tap & Taco launch new Harrogate...

On 19th January 2024, husband and wife owner-operators Ellie and Josh Molloy launched Paradise in Harrogate. Extensively refurbishing a derelict storage unit to a bar, showcasing Mexican-inspired street food to eat in or take away, alongside six keg beers, two cask ales, wines and spirits. Following the creation of the brand, Paradise held successful residencies […]

The Best Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants...

Whether you’re a plant-based pioneer, dedicated veggie or want to cut down on meat, Yorkshire is full of vegetarian and vegan friendly restaurants that don’t compromise on flavour. From authentic street food to award-winning fine dining, you’ll be spoilt for choice with this handpicked, tried and tested list. Top Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants in Leeds Indian […]

Save up to 38% this month on vouchers & ...

Save up to 38% this month on vouchers & experiences across Yorkshire £130 | Feversham Arms Spa, Lunch & Treatment, Helmsley – Save 30% The 4-Star Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa is an oasis tucked away in the picture-perfect postcard market town of Helmsley, North Yorkshire. Enjoy a one-course lunch and glass of prosecco, 4 hours of use […]

Daniel Ife appointed as new Head Chef at...

North Yorkshire’s 16th-century stately home, Goldsborough Hall Hotel has appointed Daniel Ife to take over the highly coveted role of Head Chef. Born and raised in Yorkshire, Daniel honed his hugely talented culinary skills working for some of the North’s finest restaurants including The Box Tree and had previously achieved 2AA rosette status as a […]

10 of the Best Hotels in Harrogate

Situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, Harrogate is the perfect spot if you’re looking for a weekend away exploring the countryside. Home to historic buildings and elegant gardens, this idyllic town truly captivates traditional Yorkshire heritage, with tearooms and antique shops often being popular spots for visitors. Here’s our hand-picked selection of the best […]

Harrogate's Ripley Castle Transforms int...

Harrogate Food and Drink Festival returns to Ripley Castle on 26th – 28th August 2023, promising brand-new interactive tasting experiences and a weekend full of live entertainment. Organisers of Harrogate Food and Drink Festival promise one of their ‘finest’ cookery theatre line ups today, over 100 stalls and tributes to ABBA, Ellie Goulding & Robbie […]

New Refreshed Wellness Space Unveiled at...

The Harrogate Spa, located inside the DoubleTree by Hilton Majestic Hotel & Spa, unveils its tranquil new wellness space following a £40,000 refurbishment. Nestled within a stately Yorkshire Victorian property, the spa’s newly refreshed serene outdoor Zen Garden has been designed to be the perfect place to relax and unwind during a spa day or […]

Grantley Hall Chefs Demonstrating at The...

Here’s a taster of some of the incredible dishes that will be demonstrated

Best Sunday Lunch in Harrogate

Best Sunday Lunch in Harrogate You’ll be hard-pressed to find a better place to spend a Sunday than in Harrogate, and there’s no better option than a Sunday Lunch in Harrogate, trust us. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most renowned dining spots in Harrogate to do just that. Whether you’re filling your […]

Best Afternoon Tea in Harrogate

Best Afternoon Tea in Harrogate With its scenic landscapes and extensive produce, it is no wonder that Yorkshire has become home to some of the most popular and delicious afternoon tea experiences – with Harrogate specifically being a popular spot among those searching for a tasty and traditional British experience. Located in the North of […]

The Best Beer Gardens in Harrogate

One sure thing about Yorkshire and its people is that we love a good beer garden on a sunny afternoon, and the spa town of Harrogate has them sprinkled all over its pretty cobbled streets. Whether you fancy cocktails on a rooftop or a beer in a brewery, Harrogate is sure to tick your box. […]

WIN a private dining experience worth £...

To celebrate Three’s A Crowd’s autumn/winter menu launch, we’re giving you and 7 friends the chance to win a 3-course dinner, with fizz on arrival worth £600. Hosted in their stunning private dining room.  Three’s A Crowd is every foodie’s dream local. A Michelin recommended modern gastropub overlooking Harrogate’s stunning West Park Stray, moments from […]

There’s more than meets the eye to Rip...

Storehouse Kitchen review written by YFG’s Lucinda Hurst With laid-back branding and relaxed interiors, Storehouse Kitchen in Ripon doesn’t immediately make you think ‘fine-dining’. But with a talented team in the kitchen and some rather intriguing additions to the menu, there’s plenty to be impressed by. Catch up over dinner and drinks at Storehouse Kitchen […]

New Harrogate restaurant Samsons to open...

March 2022 will see the launch of Samsons, the highly anticipated restaurant and bar opening in the heart of the scenic spa town of Harrogate, North Yorkshire. Situated in the former Le Bistrot Pierre site on Cheltenham Crescent, Samsons Brasserie and Bar is set to burst onto the Harrogate dining scene. Offering locals and visitors alike […]

Goldsborough Hall Review | A Culinary Es...

Goldsborough Hall review written by YFG’s Lucinda Hurst Pulling up to the grand stately home that is Goldsborough Hall, you can instantly see the appeal to hold a wedding here. But not only is it a beautiful venue, you can also book to dine, stay, and explore the stunning grounds. We’re here with a reservation for dinner, so […]

West Park Hotel in Harrogate raises thou...

The West Park Hotel in Harrogate played host to a sellout charity dinner where £9,425 was raised for national charity – Hospitality Action, supporting hospitality workers suffering in the face of adversity. The whole venue, which is part of the award-winning Provenance Inn Group, was transformed for the glittering gala where guests had their tastebuds […]

New Chef Mark Bennett to head up The Maj...

Built-in 1900, The Majestic Hotel in Harrogate is a palatial and stately Victorian property that sits in the heart of the beautiful spa town. Located within the hotel lies Carters Champagne Bar & Grill, a restaurant tastefully decorated with an Edwardian style and unmistakable elegance, which serves up an à la carte menu boasting seasonal local […]

New Crimple restaurant set to open in Ha...

New Crimple restaurant with food hall set to open at Harrogate’s Crimple Hall after £4M investment Zak Jones, former owner of The Chancery and The Clerkenwell Dining Room in London, has been appointed to head up a new restaurant at Crimple Hall, North Yorkshire. Following a £4M investment the venue designed by Arkle Boyce Architects will […]

Top 10 Yorkshire Cookery Schools

Top 10 Yorkshire Cookery Schools Mealtimes aren’t always a joy. For some, whipping up a nourishing feast is as easy as pie, but if you, or a loved one, is lacking a little inspiration, local chefs are on hand with a few recipes for success. Crossing the county, our round-up of the best Yorkshire Cookery […]

Catch Seafood restaurant opens in Harrog...

Catch, the award-winning seafood restaurant brand, opened their latest addition to the group on Cheltenham Parade, Harrogate, this week. Formerly Graveley’s of Harrogate, Catch Seafood has opened its doors after a £250K refurbishment, and the lifting of national lockdown restrictions. The restaurant is unrecognisable in comparison to its former Graveley’s days. Highlights include foliage walls, […]

'Ales in the Dales' The Yorkshire Dales ...

Ales in the Dales – The Yorkshire Hotel launch a fully landscaped Yorkshire Dales inspired beer garden in the heart of Harrogate town centre. When the roadmap to opening was unveiled by the Government, the team at The Yorkshire Hotel and The Pickled Sprout in Harrogate knew they had to create something spectacular to entice […]

Solita Harrogate Food Hall | Everything ...

An exciting food destination Solita Food Hall in Harrogate, opened on 12th April at 33-35 Parliament Street. Launched by Yorkshire’s award-winning Shoot The Bull group, showcasing all of its restaurant brands under one roof. Solita’s restaurant locations include Manchester, York, Hull, Beverley, Sheffield and now the spa town of Harrogate. Boasting a large outdoor roof terrace […]

The Pickled Sprout Harrogate Review

The Pickled Sprout Harrogate Review Uncertainty hangs in the air like the fog the day of our visit. However, some venues have taken it upon themselves to make the best of a bad situation. The Pickled Sprout in Harrogate is one of them. Located centrally, steps away from the stunning Harrogate Stray parkland, The Pickled […]

Leading Harrogate hotel re-opens with bo...

Leading Harrogate hotel re-opens with botanical-inspired restaurant, The Pickled Sprout The 3rd December 2020 saw the launch of a brand-new restaurant and bar, The Pickled Sprout, opening in the heart of Harrogate town centre. Bringing a new fresh, floral and feminine vibe to the town. Complete with a secret garden inside the restaurant, a private […]

7 of the Best Harrogate Brunch Destinati...

7 of the Best Harrogate Brunch Destinations Looking for the best brunch in Harrogate town centre? Or bottomless brunch in Harrogate? There’s no better start to the day than brunch. Whether its golden yolked eggs, classic avo on toast, or a hearty full English that gets you up in the morning. Why not leave the […]

The Ivy Harrogate Launches Marrakesh-Ins...

THE IVY HARROGATE BRINGS MOROCCO TO THE HEART OF YORKSHIRE WITH ITS MARRAKESH-INSPIRED TERRACE AND COCKTAIL MENU, IN COLLABORATION WITH ELEPHANT GIN ~ The Ivy Harrogate’s Terrace installation and limited-edition cocktails available from 3rd September – 13th October 2020 ~ Known for its outstanding beauty, Harrogate’s picture-perfect surroundings have long drawn sightseers from all over […]

15 Things to do in Harrogate - What to d...

Looking for the best things to do in Harrogate? Often referred to as one of the happiest places to live in England, Harrogate is a beautiful and cultivated spa town located in the heart of Yorkshire. Famous for its unique Turkish baths and classic cream tea rooms, a serene spa town filled with historic houses, […]

Treat yourself to something to look forw...

With no end in sight of the current lockdown situation, the best possible cure for your stay at home blues is to treat yourself to a foodie getaway or a dining experience to look forward to at one of Yorkshire’s favourite restaurants or boutique hotels. Not only will you bag a very exclusive discount you’ll […]

Getting you through the month of Veganua...

So you’ve signed up to Veganuary. You’ve stocked up on tofu and googled 100 different ways to eat kale. No one said it was easy going green but don’t fret: there has never been a better time to try out being vegan in Yorkshire. We’ve rounded up some of the best vegan-friendly eateries in the region […]

Slingsby's Halloween Gin Cocktails

Halloween Gin Cocktails – Slingsby Gin Harrogate – Slingsby’s Halloween Gin Cocktails Slingsby share some recipes with us to help you add some spooky sophistication to your Halloween party this year. Jack O’Lantern 10ml Aperol 10ml lemon juice 20ml orange juice 25ml Slingsby London dry gin Top with a splash of prosecco Shake all ingredients in […]

The West Park Hotel Harrogate Restaurant...

West Park Hotel Harrogate Review – Photos by The Provenance Inns & Hotels Group, Words by YFG’s Jemima Parsons  The West Park Hotel Harrogate Review | A taste of their AA-Rosette Award Restaurant’s New Menu  Oof, isn’t summer such a wonderful time of year?! Spirits are running high, everywhere is lush and green and those all-important […]

Slingsby Collaborate with The Man Behind...

Slingsby Collaborate with The Man Behind The Curtain to Create a Unique Gin Slingsby Gin explores its creative and daring side through a collaboration with Michelin starred restaurant The Man Behind The Curtain, Leeds. The premium bespoke gin is distilled with the finest locally sourced botanicals from Slingsby’s native Yorkshire, along with unusual ingredients including plankton and […]

Slingsby's Launch New Master Distiller E...

Slingsby’s Launch New Master Distiller Experience The makers of Slingsby Gin have launched a new experience allowing gin enthusiasts to discover the beautiful art of distillation at their flagship store, The Spirit of Harrogate. The ‘Master Distiller Experience’ is the must-have for any gin lover looking for a fully immersive day-out. Create your own bottle of […]

Slingsby Gin Harrogate Master Distiller ...

Slingsby Gin Harrogate Master Distiller Experience Review Have you ever sat down to a cool, crisp G&T after a long day, taken a long sip, a deep breath, and felt yourself relax? Ever thought that was precisely what you needed in that moment? Or maybe you thought, heck, gin and tonic is a genius drink, […]

The Potting Shed Harrogate Review

Potting Shed Harrogate Review – Harrogate Restaurants –  Potting Shed Harrogate Review With some big changes in the hospitality industry in recent months together with a number of long-standing restaurants from award-winning indies and the big corporate chains closing their doors, to go and spend over £1M on a previously vacant nightclub may sound like […]

Restaurant 92 and Chef Michael Carr: Pla...

Head Chef and Patron Michael Carr of Restaurant 92, has been crowned Harrogate’s Chef of the Year 2018, for the second time running, at the Harrogate Tourism and Hospitality Awards.  Located in Harrogate, Restaurant 92 first opened its doors in November 2015. 26-year-old Chef Patron Michael Carr offers forward-thinking modern British cooking that celebrates the […]

The Potting Shed Harrogate Opens its Doo...

The Potting Shed Harrogate – Restaurants in Harrogate –  The Potting Shed Harrogate Opens its Doors this May The quintessential spa town of Harrogate is synonymous with the best of British, making it the perfect place for The Potting Shed Bar & Gardens to launch their exciting new venture. Promising to bring the outdoors in with […]

Sukhothai Harrogate Review

Sukhothai Harrogate Review – Harrogate Restaurants – Thai Restaurant Harrogate – Written by Sarah Cotterill, follow on Twitter @scottnodot –  Sukhothai Harrogate Review I was having a debate with my plus one before our reservation, over which wins out of Thai, Chinese and Indian food, with me championing Thai for its bright complex flavours and […]

New Scran Restaurant Opens within Harr...

The Yorkshire Hotel – Scran Restaurant Harrogate – New Scran Restaurant Opens within Harrogate’s Iconic Yorkshire Hotel Located in the heart of Harrogate, just opposite Betty’s infamous Tea Room stands the impressive Yorkshire Hotel. Recently taken over by the HRH Group who have a number of AA Rosette award-winning restaurants and four and five star rated hotels […]

UK's Largest Street Food Festival Moves ...

Buy Tickets to the StrEat Food Festival 25- 27th August 2018 Street Food Festival Harrogate 2018 – Great Yorkshire Show – StrEAT Food and Family Fun Festival –  UK’s Largest Street Food Festival Moves Home The renowned and unique StrEat Food and Family Fun Festival will this year take place at the Great Yorkshire Showground […]

Harrogate Favourite Restaurant 92 Launch...

Restaurant 92 Pop Up at Bacchus Wine Bar, Harrogate –  Harrogate Favourite Restaurant 92 Launch Small Plates Pop Up Restaurant Restaurant 92, headed up by the talented Michael Carr who was crowned ‘Harrogate’s Chef of the Year 2017’, has announced an exciting new small plates dining concept within their neighbouring Bacchus Wine Bar. Launching on 8th […]

The Ivy Harrogate Review

The Ivy Harrogate Review – Breakfast in Harrogate – Best Harrogate Restaurants – Written by Sarah Cotterill, follow on Instagram and Twitter @scottnodot – The Ivy Harrogate Review –  The Ivy Harrogate Review Just two doors down from Harrogate’s flagship tearoom, it’s a tall order for The Ivy to compete with Bettys’ guaranteed custom, even in […]

Rudding Park Hotel Wins Hotel of the Yea...

Rudding Park Hotel Harrogate, Harrogate Best Restaurants, Harrogate Best Hotels –  Rudding Park Hotel Wins ‘Hotel of the Year’ at Welcome to Yorkshire’s White Rose Awards Rudding Park is celebrating its seventh award win of the year after being crowned Large Hotel of the Year at the annual White Rose Awards. The White Rose Awards, […]

Restaurant 92 Harrogate Review

Restaurant 92 Harrogate Review – Fine Dining Harrogate – Harrogate Chef of the Year – Written by Paul Conboy (follow on Instagram & Twitter @fatfoodclub) – Restaurant 92 Harrogate Review Headed up by locally crowned Chef of the Year, Michael Carr, we arrive coincidentally the same week it had been featured in the super prestigious […]

Interview with Restaurant 92 Harrogate's...

Restaurant 92 Harrogate – Harrogate Best Restaurants – Restaurant 92 Harrogate Menu – Michael Carr Restaurant 92 Harrogate –  Interview with Restaurant 92 Harrogate’s Chef of the Year Michael Carr Despite only opening in November 2015 Restaurant 92 is fast becoming one of Yorkshire’s best restaurants. Harrogate’s Chef of the Year, Head Chef and Patron […]

Horto Harrogate Review: A Relaxed Approa...

Horto Harrogate Review – Horto Restaurant Rudding Park – Best Restaurants Harrogate – Fine Dining Yorkshire –  Horto Harrogate Review: A Relaxed Approach to Fine Dining It doesn’t seem like two minutes since Horto first appeared as an initial summer pop in the grounds of Harrogate’s stunning Rudding Park Estate. The perfect partnership formed between […]

Slingsby Harrogate Gin Tasting Experienc...

Last Saturday we attended Slingsby’s Gin Tasting Experience in Harrogate. Based in the heart of the town centre, overlooking the beautiful views of the stray you’ll find their ‘Spirit of Harrogate’ store. Slingsby’s offer three private tasting sessions from Wednesday to Saturday for 10- 16 guests (The Spirit of Gin, The Cocktail Master and Just The Tonic). Each including a range of activities from gin tasting from a selection […]

Norse Harrogate Interview with Norse Dir...

Norse Harrogate Interview with Norse Director Paul Rawlinson following new restaurant launch Following a successful Kickstarter Campaign, Norse Harrogate has opened its new restaurant doors on Swan Road, with a tantalising casual dining menu influenced by Nordic cuisine. Renowned for their evening tasting menu and after shining reviews from the UK’s top critics, Norse quietly […]

Let The Entertainment Be-Gin! Bettys of ...

Two of Yorkshires finest, Bettys of Harrogate and Slingsby, both from the historic spa town bring you a mouth-watering gin inspired cookery course. Create a light and delicate entertaining menu on this newly developed ‘on-trend’ course. Inspired by the subtle flavours of botanically infused gin, some dishes will be complemented by Slingsby Gin based Cocktails […]

Norse Harrogate Review – Norse settle ...

Norse Harrogate Review When two of Yorkshire’s favourite dining establishments co-exist under the same roof it’s only a matter of time before they outgrew their home. Both Scandi-inspired coffee shop Baltzersens, and Nordic influenced restaurant Norse have for 3 years shared everything from fridge space, storage to kitchen workspace. After a hugely successful Kickstarter Campaign, […]

Norse Harrogate’s favourite Scandi res...

Norse Harrogate new restaurant set to open its doors Harrogate’s booming independent food and drink scene will be bolstered with the arrival of the new permanent site by Norse this week. Norse will officially open on 8th April at their new site on Swan Road this weekend and will offer a tantalising casual dining menu […]

Get in on the gin! The UK’s original G...

Gin Festival, Harrogate Passionate about all things gin, Gin Festival is coming to International Centre (Hall C), Harrogate on the 9th – 10th December 2016 with more than 100 gins, top craft distillers and a whole world of ginformation. Hitting cities and towns all across the UK, Gin Festival has brought tens of thousands of gin […]

WILD Takes its Dining Flavour to a whole...

For four days this August (Friday 26th-Monday 29th), Wild Restaurant from Harrogate is hosting ‘The Teepee Village’ for an amazing dining experience as part of the very first ‘StrEat Food and Family Fun Festival’ in the Valley Gardens, Harrogate. Jim Key, head chef and proprietor of Wild Restaurant is planning a menu not to be […]

WIN Tickets to Foodies Festival Harrogat...

Foodies Festival Returns to Ripley Castle with a Lip-Smacking Feast of Culinary Features, Top Chefs and Foodie Fun from 19th to 21st August and we’re giving away x3 pairs of day tickets! Enter by registering with us and sharing our Facebook Competition post. Winners will be contacted 17th August. Here’s whats in store: Top local […]

Win x2 tickets to Wild's Experimental Te...

Buy Tickets to the StrEat Food Festival 25- 27th August 2018 One of the most unique food festivals that Yorkshire has ever seen is coming to Harrogate this August Bank Holiday. The StrEat Food and Family Fun Festival will showcase FIVE zones of some of the finest Street Food, a Teepee dedicated to all things […]

Unique StrEat Food Festival comes to Har...

Buy Tickets to the StrEat Food Festival 25- 27th August 2018 August bank holiday weekend will see Harrogate’s Valley Gardens come to life with one of the most individual events Yorkshire has ever experienced. With FIVE zones of some of the finest Street Food, a Teepee dedicated to all things from one of Harrogate’s best […]

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