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Festive Feasts

There is no better time of year to treat yourself and loved ones to a delicious meal out at one of Yorkshire’s fantastic eateries. From cosy pubs to fine dining, we’ve got plenty of options to make sure you have a dinner to remember.

For something extra festive, don your favourite Christmas jumper and head to Tapton Hall in Sheffield on 18th December for a special Sunday lunch. Book now and choose from a superb menu, including a traditional turkey dinner.

Take a trip to the heart of the Yorkshire Dales and discover Swinton Park in Masham, a luxury Castle Hotel. On 2nd December, enjoy an extra special evening out with a candlelit festive carol concert and readings followed by a gourmet four course dinner with aperitif and wines in Samuel’s Restaurant at the annual Swinton Park Carol Concert and Gala Dinner.

Based just outside Harrogate, head to Rudding Park on 19th December and enjoy an evening of Carols by candlelight with dinner. Join Ripon Cathedral Choir in The Chapel followed by a sumptuous dinner in Rudding House.

With a shared passion for food and service and a mission to give diners a truly memorable experience, the dynamic young team at Rafters in Sheffield are firmly rooting themselves on the fine dining food map in Yorkshire. With a string of awards to their name, everything on the Rafters menu from the butter to the bread is made in house, ensuring diners an evening of exciting and creative dishes.

Officially the oldest pub in Britain, The Bingley Arms located in the village of Bardsey is steeped in history. Set in a tranquil position away from busy roads and near a trickling stream, the magnificent building is a perfect place to stop for a drink of real ale or to eat rustic Yorkshire food in the splendid restaurant.

Shibden Mill Inn nestles in the fold of the Shibden Valley, near Halifax. With open fires and mulled wine, it’s the perfect place to warm up after a long country walk. Join them for their annual Winter Walk on the 28th December, the perfect way to walk off your Christmas dinner.

A huge roaring fire awaits you at the Horseshoe Inn in Levisham. Using only the best local seasonal produce, this family run pub is wonderfully welcoming. Surrounded by spectacular scenery, grab a seat in the window to watch the world go by whilst sipping a pint of real ale.

This article comes from our 2016 Festive Guide