Restaurants Yorkshire

Yorkshire Restaurant review: Spiced Pear, Hepworth, Holmfirth
You'll know Tim Bilton if you've watched The Great British Menu; he didn't win but he made a pretty decent account of himself. In fact he's been doing just that for some time; after a 'life-changing' apprenticeship with Raymond Blanc at Le Manoir Aux...
17 April 2014
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Whites, Beverley
11 April 2014
Outside the Box, Ilkley
7 April 2014

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B&B review: Alstonefield Manor, Alstonefield, Derbyshire
Here we are, going off-message again. But there's no way we could find this amazing place and not let you in on it. It's a manor house, right? Right. But forget any notions of chintz and stiffness, this wonderful place couldn't be more warm, welcomin...
14 April 2014
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Timble Inn, Timble, Otley
13 April 2014
Hillside, Staithes, North Yorkshire
28 March 2014

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Gastropod Gathering
Some diary dates for Yorkshire Food Festivals. 18-21 April    York Chocolate Festival Everything chocolate takes place in York over Easter: a chocolate market in Parliament Street, demonstrations and activities in the Guildhall and St Sampso...
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Places to Go Things to Do

Le Squidbeak Tour
In case you’ve had your head under the duvet, the 20th Tour de France starts off from Leeds Town Hall on the 5th July and after 191km  of pedaling they reach Harrogate (don’t they know they could do it in 25km) .
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Recipes If we can make it you can!

Timothy Taylor Landlord Cake
Our new contributor Joan Ransley has brought us this lovely, moist fruit cake, full of spice and with Yorkshire's own Timothy Landlord pale ale
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Made in Yorkshire Local at its best

Fortunes of Whitby
Yorkshire is a county rich in natural resources.  We have brown crab, white pigs and red grouse. Our rhubarb and liquorice have unique histories. If you want to experience the best Wensleydale cheese, and the worst Denby Dale pie,  the finest Yorkshire pudding, we have it here.
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Squidbeak is where you will find independent reviews of the best restaurants in Yorkshire. We cover fine dining, Michelin starred restaurants as well as Yorkshire’s finest gastropubs, cafés and tearooms. In short we report on the best places to eat in Yorkshire. And if you want to know where to stay in Yorkshire we have the best boutique hotels, self-catering cottages, top quality B&Bs and guest accommodation. Our latest restaurant reviews include the lovely Whites in Beverley, The Fox Inn at Roxby and the community cafe,  Outside the Box in Ilkley, and we've got an update on the Cleveland Tontine. We have news about the Blind Swine and a full news round up of what's been going on while we've been travelling. Young British Foodies are looking for the best new chefs and food producers and our recipes bring you mackerel with nettles and wild garlic and this lovely Timothy Taylor Landlord cake. Take a look.

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