Prepare for the Rhubarb Festival to go on tour, with the return of its food and drink trail! Venues across the city centre will be offering delicious rhubarb-themed items to delight your taste buds throughout the festival weekend… from pastries and cakes to smoothies and cocktails, it’s a chance to discover (or rediscover!) some of your favourite independent bars, restaurants and cafes.

Here’s a list of participating venues and some of the delectable rhubarb goodies on offer:

🍸 🧁 🍔 The Hepworth Café: Rye bread with goats curd & poached rhubarb, rhubarb cider braised pork belly, American pancake stack with poached rhubarb & a selection of cakes

🧁 The Hepworth Garden Café: Rhubarb bake sale incl. rhubarb and blood orange polenta cake, rhubarb, yogurt & ginger muffin & rhubarb & custard Danish

🍸 🧁 Grind (Upper, Middle and Lower Malls in the Ridings, and Bull Ring): Rhubarb & custard milkshake and a selection of rhubarb based cakes and treats

🍸 The Distillery Bar: Rhubarb fizz, rhubarb martini, & rhubarb pizzazz cocktails

🧁🍸 Esquires: Rhubarb and ginger cream tea, rhubarb and custard cake, rhubarb milkshake & rhubarb soft drink

🍔🍸 Ruby Lou’s: Rhubarb and beef stew, pulled pork and rhubarb baguette, rhubarb crumble, rhubarb upside down cake, rhubarb wine, rhubarb gin

🍸 Fresh Smoothie Bar: Rhubarb smoothie

🧁 Joys Coffee House: Rhubarb crumble waffles

🍔🍸 Tet: Signature cocktails with hand crafted with Yorkshire rhubarb gin, tapas, and rhubarb bottomless brunch

🧁 Mocca Moocho: Rhubarb tart & rhubarb scones

🧁🍸 Marmalade on the Square: Rhubarb tea, scones, cakes and sweets

🍔 Iris: Rhubarb tasting menu

🍔🍸 Robatary: Crusted mackerel with a rhubarb and dashi consommé, crispy roasted pork belly and mirin rhubarb confit, and rhubarb cocktail specials and more

🍸 Recent Beans: Freshly roasted coffee with taste notes of rhubarb crumble & a rhubarb spiced espressoel with a rhubarb and dashi consommé, crispy roasted pork belly & mirin rhubarb confit, and rhubarb cocktail specials

🧁🍸 Bellucis: Rhubarb cocktails & cheesecake with rhubarb & ginger compote

🍔 Fino: Savoury rhubarb and goats cheese salad, rhubarb & nduja ravioli with sage emulsion and rhubarb & rosemary panna cotta

🧁 Boogie Woogie Bagel Bar: Cinnamon & Raisin bagel with rhubarb jam

🍸 Kraft: Rhubarb cocktail & rhubarb bakes

🧁 Bakes By Vanilla Bean: Rhubarb tea, rhubarb & custard blondies, rhubarb crumble & custard

🍔 Qubana: Pork fillet stuffed with rhubarb & walnut with rhubarb coulis, rhubarb gel, crispy rhubarb & pea shoots

🍸 ICO: Rhubarb tequila with Mexican sugar cane and pickled ginger, served with a sugared rhubarb stem

🧁 The Art House Coffee House: Rhubarb cakes & sweet treats and locally baked bagels served with Jilly’s Larder Rhubarb & Date Chutney

🍸 Lobby 1867: Rhubarb cocktails, beers, cider, shots, gin

🍸 The Red Shed: Rhubarb real ale, cider and gin & rhubarb nibbles


🍸 = drink | 🧁 = sweet treat | 🍔 = savoury


Download the Rhubarb Festival Food & Drink Trail map here.

The Rhubarb Festival takes place in Wakefield City Centre from 17-19 February 2023 – find out more at expwake.co/RhubarbFest

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Wakefield City, Wakefield, WF11HG