Our #TeamCoco Writer Tara Harris from the Yorkshire Food Guide has fully embraced what Yorkshire’s food scene has to offer. Here’s the low down from a jam-packed July, from seasonal small plates, authentic paella, pop up restaurants and award winning afternoon tea.
THE RISE YORK REVIEW:
A NEW SHINING STAR IN YORK’S VIBRANT RESTAURANT SCENE
Yorkshire’s only 5* hotel aptly named The Grand, recently unveiled The Rise Restaurant and Terrace as part of a £15M expansion project. Headed up by award winning Chef Craig Atchinson we paid a visit to sample their seasonal small plates and martini masterclass. Read Review.
REVIEW: BLACK SWAN HELMSLEY
AWARD WINNING AFTERNOON TEA YORKSHIRE
With such beautiful weather it was only a matter of time before al fresco dining was on our foodie agenda. There’s no better place to visit than the picture postcard village of Helmsley and the Black Swan Hotel to sample their award winning afternoon teas. Read Review.
SPICE & ICE REVIEW:
AWARD WINNING CHEF BRINGS INDIAN FINE DINING TO DONCASTER
Indian Chef of the Year and MasterChef the Professionals Amardeep Singh, brings the heat to the South Yorkshire restaurant scene, at Spice and Ice Dining & Lounge Bar. Get the lowdown from our recent review. Read Review.
HORTO HARROGATE REVIEW:
A RELAXED APPROACH TO FINE DINING
Following a successful popup Horto moved into their permanent residence within Rudding Park’s stunning new £10M Spa development. Read our review as Yorkshire Chef of the Year Murray Wilson delivers the goods for our 6 course tasting menu experience. Read Review.
HAM AND FRIENDS LEEDS REVIEW:
ARTISAN PRODUCE ALONGSIDE SEASONAL SMALL PLATES
From specialty selected wines, seasonal small plates and a compulsory trip into the cheese room, our recent visit to Ham & Friends was a trip to foodie heaven. Read Review.
MASTERING EAST COAST SEAFOOD AT
MALTON’S COOKERY COURSES YORKSHIRE
There’s no better way to brush up on your culinary skills than a visit to Yorkshire’s foodie capital – read our review from a recent trip to the famous Malton Cookery School. Read Review.
REVIEWING SHEFFIELD’S HOTTEST
NEW POP UP RESTAURANT – COURSES
A new jewel in the Sheffield indie dining scene as former Milestone Head Chef Jamie Robinson delivers a 10 course tasting menu at new pop up restaurant, Courses. Read Review.
HOME RESTAURANT LEEDS
‘RE-IMAGINING THE WORLD OF FINE DINING’
MasterChef meets Michelin-Star as dynamic duo Liz Cottam & Mark Owens release dates for new restaurant opening. We attended an exclusive one off pop-up at the beautiful setting of Harewood House to experience their unique concept. Read Article.
IBERICA LEEDS REVIEW:
SUMMER DISHES AND AUTHENTIC PAELLA
Iberica flew their chefs to Spain to learn how to cook age-old traditional paella. Read what we thought as we sampled their new paellas and fresh summer dishes at one of Leeds most stunning dining destinations. Read Review.