Today is perfect excuse, should one be needed, to make a meal of God's Own County's culinary culture.
Wren Kitchens’ Yorkshire Day Food Trail https://www.wrenkitchens.com/blog/celebrate-yorkshire-day-august-1st-wren-kitchens-yorkshire-day-food-trail/ toasts white rose cuisine across a county as rich as flour, eggs and milk that is unmistakably our traditional pudding, illustrated by Jamie Oliver's "pukka tukka" recipe and timely county quiz.
Nobody does it batter so we're pudding on the style with August 1 whirlwind whet your whistle-stop tour of Tyke delicacies. Have you visited more of these mouth-watering fine fare hot spots than we've had hot dinners?
North Bay Fisheries, Scarborough
Yorkshire is renowned for its wonderful fish and chips, and North Bay Fisheries in the seaside town of Scarborough is hard to beat. We’ll have a large haddock with chips, mushy peas, and gravy please… And don’t forget the scraps!
North Bay Fisheries
179 Columbus Ravine
Tel: 01723 500073
Malton Monthly Food Market, Malton
Touted as Yorkshire’s food capital, we can’t think of a better food market than the Malton Monthly Food Market. Every 2nd Saturday of the month, the region’s foodies gather to sell locally sourced produce and chin wag about everything Yorkshire.
Malton Monthly Food Market
The Hole in the Wall, York
Good old-fashioned pubs are ten a penny in Yorkshire, but The Hole in the Wall has more charm than most. From gigantic Yorkshire puddings served with beef and gravy to its fine local ales, live music, and pub quiz nights, there’s a lot to love at this York institution.
The Hole in the Wall
10 High Petergate
Tel: 01904 634468
The Hull Pie Bakery, Hull
Few of Yorkshire’s many, many brilliant pie shops can match the crusty, locally-sourced goodness of the selection found at The Hull Pie Bakery! With a range described by The Guardian as “dangerously delicious pastry-wrapped items”, who can resist flavours such as slow roasted lamb and mint or steak, stout, and stilton?
The Hull Pie Bakery
408 Cottingham Road
Tel: 01482 342397
The Peppered Pig, Goole
Housed in a beautifully rustic, red-brick converted barn, this restaurant-deli-pub has bags of Yorkshire charm. If you have a sweet tooth and want to keep it local, try the Yorkshire ginger cake with warm stout butterscotch and liquorice ice cream – yum!
The Peppered Pig
Tel: 01405 839888
Yummy Yorkshire, Huddersfield
Delph House Farm is home to Yummy Yorkshire, which produces award-winning Yorkshire ice cream in a variety of ingenious flavours, including black treacle and amaretti biscuit, jaffa cake, figgy pudding, and marmalade cheesecake. An essential Yorkshire stop-off!
Delph House Farm
Tel: 01226 762551
Oldroyds Farm, Rothwell
Rhubarb is quintessentially Yorkshire, and Oldroyd’s Rhubarb Triangle Experience is the best place to see it first-hand; the area between Wakefield, Morley and Rothwell is famous for rhubarb among foodies. Learning why the experts here harvest rhubarb by candlelight is a great family day out.
E. Oldroyd & Sons
Tel: 0113 2828775
The Tetley, Leeds
Whilst the historic Tetley Brewery was torn down a few years ago, The Tetley pub rose from its ashes and pays homage to the iconic Yorkshire beer brand. As well as a mighty fine gastro-pub, the building houses art exhibitions and a Tetley museum.
Tel: 0113 3202323
Betty’s Tea Rooms, Harrogate
Afternoon tea is quintessentially British, and Yorkshire-based Betty’s has been leading the pack for almost 100 years. With people still queueing up round the block in droves, you need to turn up early to guarantee yourself the Betty’s experience.
1 Parliament Street
Tel: 01423 814070
Black Sheep Brewery, Masham
Head to Masham for the Yorkshire ale experience at Black Sheep Brewery. Witness the brewhouse in action, discover the painstaking process of perfecting the ultimate pint, and sample the fresh, famous goods in the bar.
The Black Sheep Brewery
Tel: 01765 680100
Wensleydale Creamery, Wensleydale
If you find Wallace and Gromit’s favourite cheese irresistible, then you’ll be in heaven at Wensleydale Creamery. Boasting an interactive family experience, museum, and cheese-making viewing gallery, it is the only place to get the authentic Wensleydale experience!
Tel: 01969 667664