Top 10 Yorkshire Restaurants for Dates: A Summary

We were sad to leave Australia after all the fun dates we found in Melbourne, however here at FreeAndSingle we’ve had a fantastic fortnight roaming the Yorkshire Dales in the UK. We’ve found everything from bistros to country pubs, and the winner has now been announced. In case you missed any of the restaurants along the way, let’s have a look over the Top 10 Yorkshire restaurants for dates restaurants.  Click on the links to read the reviews in full and comment below to tell us what you think!


10. Greenhead House, Sheffield

A charming old building on the outskirts of Sheffield, this family-run restaurant warmed our cockles with its traditional approach to good food and great service. A perfect example of how Yorkshire can get hospitality spot on.


9. The Anvil Inn, Scarborough

Offering a gastro twist on pub grub that makes it perfect for Yorkshire dates, this old blacksmith shop has come a long way from its meagre beginnings. The perfect end to a day at the beach, stay in the B&B for a wonderfully romantic weekend away.


8. The Orchid, Harrogate

Modern Asian cuisine in an intimate setting makes The Orchid a perfect setting for a romantic evening in Harrogate. Renowned for being one of the best places to eat in this spa town, be sure to book in advance for a special occasion.


7. Oxo’s on the Mount

Just outside of York this five star hotel and restaurant is an exquisite place for a date in Yorkshire if you really want to treat that special someone.


6. Ditto, Whitby

Whisk yourselves to the seaside for a great day out in Yorkshire and top it off with a date at Ditto. Offering divine food at unbelievable value, there’s no wonder that this little restaurant is packed throughout the year.


Yorkshire Restaurants

Top 10 Yorkshire Date Restaurants


5. Salvo’s, Leeds

Italian food is full of passion, so Salvo’s is a safe bet for a date whether it’s your first meeting or an anniversary. Popular with visitors and locals alike, you’ll always get a good feed here and a great atmosphere.


4. The Angel Inn, Hetton

Take a road trip through the beautiful Yorkshire Dales to discover this gem of a restaurant. Choose to dine in the restaurant or the more informal bar area to shape your perfect date, whatever the occasion.


3. Kendall’s Bistro, Leeds

This quirky independent bistro in the heart of the city is a unique place for a date in Leeds. Serving delicious French cuisine in a relaxed and comforting setting, you’ll soon feel at home tucking into great food and drink.


2. The Box Tree, Ilkley

Although it might be a little expensive for a first date, who can argue with a Michelin star when it comes to fine dining? For a truly memorable Yorkshire date, this antique-laden restaurant is a top choice.


1. Bettys, Harrogate

An unusual but winning choice for a date in Yorkshire, Bettys Harrogate really shines through as a unique place to take someone special. Whether visiting for breakfast, lunch, dinner or afternoon tea, it gets it right every time and that’s why we just had to award it with #1 in our countdown.

So that’s a wrap! What do you think of our Top 10, would you do it differently? If so, let us know and feel free to comment below.

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