As far as we are concerned Yorkshire is the most romantic place in the whole world and its restaurants serve food you’ll fall in love with.

With this in mind, we’ve taken a look at the restaurants across Yorkshire which are ideal spots for a romantic dinner.

Whether it’s for a special occasion like Valentine’s Day or if you’re just after some date night inspirations you’ll find lots in this list.

You can find out more about Yorkshire’s foodie faves by visiting our food and drink homepage

Using a little help from TripAdvisor, we’ve compiled this guide which includes restaurants located in West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, Leeds and others from all across our beautiful region.

There are also a few words from some of you about what makes them so special.

Have a scroll below and discover some of the best restaurants in Yorkshire for a romantic meal.


10 Cross Street, Wakefield, WF1 3BW

Corarima is a popular restaurant in Wakefield and the venue’s regulars love it

LeanneH811 said: “Fantastic food, warm atmosphere and a lovely host – would highly recommend this delicious restaurant.”

Hazel R said: “Another trip to my favorite restaurant on the planet. I really can’t recommend the tasting platter enough. It’s just heaven, go, everyone. You will love it.”

The Wensleydale Heifer Restaurant

Main Street, West Witton, Leyburn, DL8 4LS

Jensteels said: “From the welcome as we arrived until the farewell everything was of the highest quality. Food was outstanding, accommodating some changes due to dietary needs, drinks delicious – especially the Heifer Gin – and the staff just lovely.”

GinaA said: “My husband and I dined in the restaurant for a birthday treat. I couldn’t fault the food, cocktails or the waiting staff, all were impeccable.”

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Yorebridge House

Yorkshire Dales National Park, Bainbridge, DL8 3EE

Minibookworm said: “We enjoyed a fabulous afternoon tea at Yorebridge House. We were seated in the window, giving us a lovely view over the lawn and the Dales beyond.”

PB added: “Lovely clean luxurious room. Restaurant dinner was food you remember for the right reasons, not overwhelming portions, really tasty and interesting. Restaurant had a lovely ‘not too formal’ atmosphere but I didn’t feel out of place in a dress and heels.”

The Farrier

89 Main Street, Cayton, Scarborough, YO11 3RP

The Farrier is a nice cozy venue for something to eat

The Farrier is a nice cozy venue for something to eat

Rachael1973 said: “Food was superb, extremely good value for money. Lovely setting. Great service. I would only say that they need a lesson in music ambience – listening to Whitesnake whilst tucking into gorgeous food is somewhat strange! Other than that, perfect!”

Ditto restaurant

26 Skinner Street, Whitby, YO21 3AJ

DavesRS6 said: “Had a lovely meal with my better half, first time we’ve visited this place. Excellent food, top marks to the chef and staff. Definitely going again.”

JoanneK said: “We had a beautiful meal tonight, I could have easily picked three meals, but the ox cheek was so nice, tender and the vegetables that accompanied it were delicious! I even had pudding which I never do and I wasn’t disappointed.”

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Acomb Wood Drive, York, YO24 3XN

Damian935 said: “This is the third time in three months. Every time it’s been fantastic, the food is out of this world. The guys really know what they are doing, they recommended me and my wife dishes to compliment my red wine and my wife’s Prosecco.”

Flowerfai added: “We decided to come back to Buongiorno after a long time to experience again the best night out for a romantic dinner. We had a fantastic meal.”


23 Airedale Road Marley, Keighley, BD21 4LW

Cheftmk said: “We didn’t realize how good it could possibly be. Now we know we will literally go here as often as possible. I can’t say how impressed we were.”

Homelands85 said: “Finally an authentic Italian restaurant outside of Italy! Quick service, friendly and careful owner and staff, very clean. Fresh and high quality ingredients, respecting the original Italian recipes.”

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The Secret Garden

Cove Road Beck Hall Hotel, Malham, Yorkshire Dales, National Park, BD23 4DJ

Smudgieboy1 said: “What a lovely place. The staff are so friendly and the food and drink are amazing. They do a lovely afternoon tea and also a tapas selection between 12 and 4pm which I would highly recommend.”

Maria F said: “Great homemade scones the likes of which we haven’t had in years. Lovely staff, very chatty and friendly yet a very busy and well used place, dog friendly too.”

Grassington House Restaurant

5 The Square The Grassington House, Yorkshire Dales National Park, Grassington, BD23 5AQ

A look at some of the food you can enjoy at Grassington House

A look at some of the food you can enjoy at Grassington House

JulieB said: “This is our second time eating here and just as last time it was faultless, I can’t wait to come back.”

Kenneth L said: “I always eat at this restaurant. The food is excellent and the drinks are just as good. The staff are very pleasant to say the least. It’s a lovely experience to go there and I go on a regular basis.”

Denman’s Restaurant

14 Wade House Road, Halifax, HX3 7PB

2017FJA said: “Date night. Our first visit and a fabulous evening. Service was spot on and very personal, the food was delicious.”

Jas J added: “Took my husband here for a lovely three course meal for his birthday. The food and service was impeccable. Highly recommend it and would definitely go again.”

La Taberna

Britannia House, 16 York Place, Britannia House, Leeds, LS1 2EU

A glimpse at the food on offer at La Taberna in Leeds

A glimpse at the food on offer at La Taberna in Leeds

Alison B said: “Delicious food, beautifully cooked. Great, friendly service and wonderful wine. A buzzy atmosphere without being overbearing.”

Steve B said: “The food and drink were outstanding, the staff were excellent. La Taberna is in the setting of a traditional Spanish tapas bar and I would certainly recommend anyone to go.”

So that’s a round up of some of Yorkshire’s most romantic restaurants for an enchanting meal out.

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