For Team Coco, December is the time for indulgence, well most months this is the case but we’ve gone to town like a fat kid in a cake shop. From exciting new restaurant openings to renowned dining destinations across the Yorkshire region, our foodie Tara Harris from the Yorkshire Food Guide fills us in.
Bocelli 1831 Prosecco Bar & Restaurant Review
Inspired by Alberto and Andrea Bocelli’s award winning winery in the heart of Tuscany (yes the opera singer), Sheffield’s newest restaurant and prosecco bar Bocelli 1831 have bought a stylish all day dining destination to the popular Ecclesall Road. Serving a menu of delicious international small plates and outstanding wine and cocktails. Find out more.
The Ivy Harrogate Review
With the 17th opening of London’s iconic brasserie, Harrogate’s new member is setting the precedent for the brand in Yorkshire, with York and Leeds soon to follow. We visited to sample their delicious Breakfast menu to see whether there’s substance as well as style. Read Review.
Goldsborough Hall Review
A visit to Goldsborough Hall, former royal residence to HRH Princess Mary is somewhat of a history lesson just as much as it is fine dining. Following the arrival of new Head Chef Adam Thur who has bags of experience under his belt including a stint at Yorkshire’s Michelin-Starred favourite The Star Inn at Harome, we visited for an evening for luxury. Read Review.
Black Bull Inn at Moulton Review
Where better to spend a cold wintry Sunday afternoon than a cosy characterful pub, serving the ultimate comfort food. The Black Bull Inn nestled in the tiny North Yorkshire village of Moulton is renowned for its food, local sourced and seasonally selected. Read Review.
Aperitivo Leeds Review
Set in the suburbs of north Leeds, Aperitivo showcases an Italian style tapas menu. Think delicious small plates of seafood, Italian meats and cheeses, plus fabulous homemade pasta and pizza. For those looking for carbonara and calzone, you’ll have to go elsewhere. Aperitivo celebrates traditional Italian ingredients with an uber stylish twist. Read Review.
New to Wakefield: Robatary
Wakefield’s dining scene has recently flourished and its newest addition is definitely taking things up a notch or two. Robatary’s menu focuses on their Japanese style ‘Robata’ charcoal grill, to a add depth of smoky flavour to fish, meats and vegetables. Featuring local charcuterie and Yorkshire cheeses, amongst European, South American and Asian influences. All served in a stunning setting. Find out more.
Smokin Bar & Kitchen Leeds Review
Leeds hospitality scene is currently expanding at a rate faster than any other city in the UK. We visited one of the newest members which goes by the name of Smokin. Promising ‘the very best in smoked and BBQ meats and an amazing weekend party atmosphere’. Read Review.
La Casita Granary Wharf Leeds Review
Owners of La Casita ‘the little house of traditional Andalusian tapas’, have now expanded to their fourth site, opening in Leeds picturesque Granary Wharf. Spanish cuisine isn’t any dish you can throw a chorizo sausage at or how big a paella you can create, it’s trying to maintain traditions that have gone on for as long as we can remember. Read Review.