Pub of the Week: Eagle & Child

Plunkets restaurant, housed in a beautiful 1642 timbered building on High Petergate was a York institution. There was an outcry last year at its closure and proposals for Leeds Brewery to open their second bar in the city. Here we are in 2016, the furore over and the Eagle and Child is well and truly open.

Pub of the Week: The Norfolk

The Norfolk just happens to be right smack bang in the middle of walking country. Trails and footpaths go off in all directions, and the management even organise their own walking events which conclude with...

Bay Tree, Stillington

What a delight it is to see a young couple making a go of a pub; with so many closing to take one on is a brave step. Yorkshire lass Harri Scott and her (chef) partner Ed Allen have taken on the Bay Tree at...

The Tiger Inn, North Newbald

Though the Wolds Way actually passes just to the east of the village, North Newbald makes a very handy diversion for walkers. It lies 15 or so miles from the start of the walk in Hessle, so if you set off...

The Garden Gate, Hunslet

There’s no indication that we have to, but if we did, we should fight tooth and nail for the life of this extraordinary Leeds landmark pub. It’s 30 years since I set foot inside the place and I’m ashamed...

Ship Inn, Saltburn

But it’s a handsome building and the views over the endless, golden beach and beyond the magnificent pier to the Teesside windfarms are pretty impressive, particularly on a stormy November day. You walk...