Fresh, delicious produce is at the heart of eating and drinking in Halifax and you can find plenty of it all year round at Halifax Borough Market and the many fine shops, cafés and restaurants Halifax has to offer.
Visit the 17th century Shibden Mill Inn, White Rose Award Winner for Yorkshire Pub of the year 2015. With two AA rosettes for food and a plethora of other awards (such as Les Routiers Inn of the Year and Great British Pub of the Year) the menus at Shibden Mill Inn revolve around the seasons, presenting only the very best of what is being harvested at the time.
The restaurant at Holdsworth House Hotel & Restaurant has held two AA rosettes for over 16 consecutive years for its fresh and local food. Dinner is served by candle light in the three adjoining, historic dining rooms, each of which offers a unique atmosphere, lovely original fireplace and stone mullioned windows overlooking the gardens.
Lottie Shaw’s bakery in nearby Elland have been proud bakers for more than a hundred years and spanning three generations. In 2015 Lottie Shaw's celebrated being crowned the ‘Taste of Yorkshire’ at the White Rose Awards after an independent panel of judges declared their authentic, traditional Yorkshire baked goods the best food product in the entire county.
Enjoy two days packed with live cookery demonstrations, workshops and of course, stalls and stalls of fabulous food and drink at the Halifax Food & Drink Festival in July. (FREE entry).