Food and Drink

Plainly Delicious

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.

Award-Winning Yorkshire Fayre

Visit the 17th century Shibden Mill Inn, White Rose Award Winner for Pub of the Year 2015 and also won Yorkshire Pub of the Year 2018. 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 award-winning restaurant at Holdsworth House Hotel & Restaurant offers à la carte fine dining. Choose from hearty home-cooked food, the famous Holdsworth House afternoon tea or the bar menu of lighter bites and snacks. Dinner is served in 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.

Halifax boasts many fine independent pubs, bars and live music venues, where you can enjoy the best in real ales, craft beers, gin and other speciality drinks, including those from local breweries.

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