Restaurants Yorkshire

Yorkshire Cafe review: Middleton Tea Parlour, Pickering
We were very taken with this cute little tea room behind Middleton Post Office (that’s Middleton near Pickering). The Post Office is no more than a counter with just enough room for the post master, it plays second fiddle to the tea parlour a s...
25 March 2015
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Ship Inn, Port Mulgrave
24 March 2015
Gimbals , Sowerby Bridge
27 February 2015

Stay Yorkshire

Self-Catering review: Laura Knight Studio , Staithes
The Staithes School was an influential art group of the early 1900’s and Dame Laura Knight one of its leading lights; the heart of it was here on the Yorkshire coast. The village hasn’t changed much in the intervening years, you still get...
25 March 2015
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Coach House , Middleton, Pickering
18 March 2015
Cottage in the Wood, Keswick
16 March 2015

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Capital of Cake
Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood, Bake Off, Celebrity Bake Off - everyone’s at it,  baking cake, eating cake or watching other people making cake and now the North York Moors National Park are jumping on the cake stand. They claim there are so many regi...
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Places to Go Things to Do

Lord Stones Country Park
The Lord Stones, three standing stones on a Bronze Age mound high up on the moors between Chop Gate and Carlton in Cleveland has long been a favourite area for bikers, walkers, cyclists, horse riders, even hang gliders.
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Recipes If we can make it you can!

Beetroot and Blush Orange Smoothie
We used to call them blood oranges, until supermarkets renamed them 'blush oranges'. Whatever they're called here is a wonderful health giving smoothie from Joan.
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Made in Yorkshire Local at its best

Yorkshire Rhubarb
There’s nothing else like it in agriculture – the low wooden forcing sheds of Yorkshire’s rhubarb producers are quiet, warm and dark. As far as the eye can see, there are slender pink stalks topped with curly yellow leaves. Workers pick by candlelight –
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Squidbeak is all about food. We are the place for independent food reviews bringing you the best restaurants in Yorkshire from fine dining and Michelin starred restaurants to Yorkshire’s finest pubs, gastropubs, cafés and tea rooms. In short we report on the best places to eat in Yorkshire. Want to know where to stay in Yorkshire? We have the best boutique hotels, self-catering cottages, top quality B&Bs and guest accommodation in the county.

New this month include the

Slaithwaite Bakery

The Three Pigeons




El Gato Negro

Bocuse D'Or


James Martin

Restaurant Hates

Yorkshire's Jelly King

Eating in Iceland

Ampleforth Apple Cake 


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