A recent survey by the website Tripadvisor to find the UK’s ten best restaurants put the Black Swan at Oldstead at the top of the list. Just 14 miles from Kirkbymoorside, the Black Swan sounds like it could be a great night out, though only for a very special occasion as it seems to offer […]
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Readers of The Guardian will know that it recently published a list of the 50 Best Sunday Lunches to be had, nationwide. Included in ‘the North’ was the Star Inn just down the road at Harome. Here’s what they had to say: The Star Inn conjures the feeling of JRR Tolkein’s hobbit-filled Shire as you […]
Is a unique community created by The Purple Carrot team for those who love delicious, authentic, beautiful food that just happens to be vegetarian and vegan. The desire is to meet monthly throughout the seasons to enjoy a meal prepared by Kate – Mind For Cooking, food full of colour, flavour, texture and lots of […]
Tomorrow sees the return of Helmsley’s artisan food market, following on from its highly successful first opening in July. (Click here for a short video on Youtube) Taking place on the 3rd Friday each month, Helmsley Indoor Market aims to showcase artisan food producers who are offering an unusual or specialist slant – for example […]
Helmsley Town Hall opens its doors this Friday (21st) at 9am for a new monthly artisan food market. Helmsley Indoor Market will feature a range of local small-scale growers and makers of top-quality products. The market will take place on the 3rd Friday of every month, and much of the artisan fare featured will have […]
Bridget’s lovely little cafe at 2 West End is now taking Christmas party bookings. Here’s the menu: Pop in to book, maximum party size 18.
Another evening to remember at the Penny Bank cafe. Phone 01751 432606 to make your reservation.
On Saturday 27th August – 6.30 – 8.30pm – Questo cibo e molto buono!!
You can’t tell a restaurant’s hygiene standards by how clean and tidy their staff look. It’s the things you can’t see – like germs spread by bad hygiene practices – that you need to consider. A food hygiene rating inspection checks all the things you can’t see. Each business is given their hygiene rating when […]
On the 29th and 30th July – 2 courses £15, three courses £20 – bookings taken from 6.30 – 8.00pm.
A courtyard café, ‘Snack Shack’, has recently opened its doors at the Sutton Bank National Park Centre in the North York Moors. Providing ice creams, fish and chips, speciality teas, coffees, hot chocolate and much more, the Snack Shack provides a wonderful area to relax and recharge your batteries. Open on Friday’s and weekends during […]
On the 24th and 25th June – 2 courses £15, three courses £20 – bookings taken from 6.30 – 8.00pm.
Botton Village near Danby, run by the Camphill Trust to provide homes for people with special needs, featured as one of our good causes some time ago. We mentioned that this is a working community producing a range of goods for sale as well as domestic consumption. The good news is that some of these […]
The Dutch House is a child friendly art café serving homemade cakes, breakfasts, light lunches and Dutch specialities. Enjoy nature, art, wildlife, organic produce and delicious food in a stunning rural setting, just 15 miles north of York. Set in a 1.6 acre wildlife garden we offer a continental Art Café and shop, the “Kunsthuis” […]
Valentine’s Evening will be on Saturday 13th February, 2016. Bookings taken from 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Please telephone the cafe on 01751 432606 to book table.
This months speciality evening will be Christmas and will be on Friday 11th and Saturday 12th December. Bookings are being taken from 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Please telephone the cafe on 01751 432606 to book.
The Summit Coffee Shop and Bakery is hosting its monthly Pizza Night on Saturday the 26th September. There are still some spaces left so if you would like to come along please phone Jane on 01751 431054 to make a booking. We don’t have a licence but feel free to bring your own beer or […]
The next speciality evening will be Far East and will be on Friday 25th and Saturday 26th of September. Bookings are being taken from 6:30 – 8:15 pm. Please phone the Cafe on 01751 432606 to book table. ****** STARTERS £4.95 ****** 1. Tempura Vegetables with Sweet Chilli and Soy Sauce. 2. Yakitori (Chicken Skewers […]
The next speciality evening will be Mediterranean and will be on Friday 14th and Saturday 15th August. Bookings are being taken from 6:30 – 8:15 pm. Please phone the Cafe on 01751 432606 to book a table.
What better way to start your weekend than with a trip to the Hovingham Village Market, eating an ice cream served from Emily’s traditional bike? Emily, of Fabulously Finished, is making homemade ice cream to excite your palate and bring joy to your family. With a selection of flavours, there’s sure to be a flavour to […]
Nigel and Catherine, who run Ryedale Cheeses, are taking a well earned holiday, so their van won’t be at our Wednesday market tomorrow, or again until February 4. We hope they have a lovely time. Meanwhile, you can of course buy cheese by weight at Scrumptious Deli, or pre-packed at the Spar or Co-op.
You may have noticed that John and Sylvia have not been operating their cafe in the Memorial Hall on market day for the last couple of weeks. Apparently Sylvia had an accident at home, and has broken bones in her foot. We wish her a very speedy recovery, not least because we miss her hot […]
I was mildly surprised, to say the least, to discover that an Italian restaurant in Scarborough had recently been reviewed in the Telegraph (yes the national Telegraph), and even more surprised at the enthusiasm expressed. Following are extracts from the review, you can read the full item here. La Lanterna (33 Queen St, Scarborough) is […]
Passionate about food? Experience of running a commercial kitchen? Want to manage a café with a real difference? We have a vacancy for a Catering Manager at Mr Wilf’s Cafe, Pickering. 39 hrs per week £17,904.39 p.a. We are looking for a dedicated individual to manage our popular social enterprise training café Mr Wilf’s in […]
These themed evenings always prove popular so if you fancy going Greek advice is to book early. Call 01751 432606 – reservations taken from 6.30 – 8.15. And the menu: Baked Figs stuffed with Feta Cheese Warm salad of Rice Balls, Lemon and Sautéed Onions Plate of Mezedes Starter £6.95 Swordfish with a Courgette […]
We lunched by bus at The New Inn in Thornton le Dale back in 2012, and haven’t been since: no reflection on them, life just worked out that way. But hearing that it had changed hands, we thought another visit was required, and having mentioned this to more than one set of friends, we ended […]
Big welcome to Jane from the Summit Bakery who is joining the town blog team to provide us with a bread-related recipe each month. Do let us know how you get on with her recipes using the comment link below where you can even add a photo of your creation. Over to Jane … Here’s […]
The Homegrown Food Fest is one of fastest growing food festivals in Yorkshire. This year it’s happening one week before the Tour De France Grand Départ, providing a brilliant opportunity for visitors to sample what this region has to offer. TV celebrity chef Brian Turner will be heading a fantastic line-up of chefs in the […]
After a lovely cup of coffee at the Penny Bank Cafe I thought I’d take some photos and create a little slideshow (with music), hope you enjoy it: The Penny Bank Cafe, Kirkbymoorside by Slidely Slideshow Tony told me about their forthcoming Moroccan evenings on March 21st and 22nd with bookings from 6.30 – 8.30pm. […]
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