Restaurants

Top Choice Scandinavian in Harrogate

Norse

Norse injects some fun into fine dining, with a choice of tasting menus that blends the best of British produce with Scandinavian inspiration to produce unusual flavour combinations such as beetroot, cocoa and horse…
Top Choice Bistro in York

No 8 Bistro

A cool little place with modern artwork mimicking the Edwardian stained glass at the front, No 8 offers a daylong menu of classic bistro dishes using fresh local produce, including Jerusalem artichoke risotto with f…
Top Choice Italian in Scarborough

Lanterna

A snug, old-fashioned Italian trattoria that specialises in fresh local seafood (including lobster, from £32) and classic dishes from the old country such as stufato de ceci (chickpea stew with oxtail) and white-tru…
Top Choice Cafe in York

Parlour at Grays Court

An unexpected pleasure in the heart of York, this 16th-century mansion (now a hotel) has more of a country-house atmosphere. Relax with coffee and cake in the sunny garden, enjoy a light lunch of Yorkshire rarebit, …
Top Choice Cafe in York

Mannion's

Expect to queue for a table at this busy bistro (no reservations), with its maze of rustic, wood-panelled rooms and selection of daily specials. Regulars on the menu include eggs Benedict for breakfast, a chunky Yor…
Top Choice French in York

Cochon Aveugle

Black-pudding macaroon? Strawberry and elderflower sandwich? Blowtorched mackerel with melon gazpacho? Fussy eaters beware – this small restaurant with huge ambition serves an ever-changing tasting menu (no à la car…
Top Choice Seafood in Scarborough

Cafe Fish

This is the place to come for top-quality local seafood without the fuss – freshly landed Scarborough lobster and crab, Scottish oysters, mussels and scallops, and North Sea cod, haddock and hake all simply prepared…
Top Choice British in Scarborough

Jeremy's

A fantastic neighbourhood bistro run by a chef who won his Michelin credentials with Marco Pierre White, this off-the-beaten-track gem sports an art-deco ambience and a menu that blends the best of Yorkshire and Bri…
British in York

Mr P's Curious Tavern

Before you squeeze through the doorway of this creaky (allegedly haunted) old house to claim a sought-after table, pause for a minute to watch charcuterie being sheared off haunches at the window. Mr P’s specialises…
British in York

Star Inn The City

Its riverside setting in a Grade II-listed engine house and quirky British menu make Andrew Pern’s York outpost of The Star Inn an exceedingly pleasant place to while away the hours. Expect country-themed cosiness i…