The food has gone up a notch at Hudson’s after a £15m revamp of Yorkshire’s only five-star hotel, but diners deserve a better welcome, writes Elaine Lemm.


It is one of Harrogate’s few remaining independents and, while the surroundings may be different, the food at Norse is as good as it’s always been says Elaine Lemm. Pictures by Gary Longbottom.

Pub of the Week: The Woodman

A decent, hearty walk from York city centre on a gorgeous spring day warrants a well-earned pint. Having arrived in Bishopthorpe, we had a choice of not one, but three pubs on one street to choose from – and they say pubs are on the decline.