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 Distillery Bar: The Rhubarb Fizz and The Rhubarb Martini

🧁 The Hepworth Wakefield: Rhubarb-inspired bakes

🍸🧁 Joys Coffee House: A variety of rhubarb-themed drinks, crumble pancakes and ice-cream, bread pudding and overnight oats

🍸🧁 Grind (Upper & Middle mall in The Ridings): Rhubarb-themed cakes, bakes, and a rhubarb and custard milkshake

🧁 Mocca Moocho: Rhubarb tart and homemade scones

🧁 Marmalade on the Square: Rhubarb cakes, brownies and scones with rhubarb jam and clotted cream

🍔🧁 Iris: Rhubarb tasting menu

🍸 Robatary: The Grove – Rhubarb gin, cherry brandy, vanilla syrup, apple juice and lime juice

🍸 Talbot and Falcon: Rhubarb spirits and mixers

🍸🍔 Fino: Pizza Al Rabarbaro and a Rhubarb Negroni

🧁 Boogie Woogie Bagel Bar: Cinnamon and raisin bagel with rhubarb jam

🧁 Bakes By Vanilla Bean: Hot rhubarb crumble and vanilla custard, and a variety of rhubarb drinks

🍸 Kra:ft: Rhubarb Custard Punch

🍸🍔🧁 Qubana: El Triangulo cocktail, gaujillo chilli pork and cheese empanada with rhubarb pico de gallo, rhubarb gin cod ballotine with rhubarb caviar and basil gel, and crema catalana with rhubarb.

🍸🍔 Têt Restaurant: Tapas with delicious dishes infused with Rhubarb, and TêT Royale cocktails

🧁 Cafe 19: Homemade rhubarb-themed crumble with custard, trifle, cheesecake and scones

🧁 The Art House: A tasty selection of rhubarb delights

🍸 Recent Beans: Freshly roasted coffee with taste notes of rhubarb crumble, and a rhubarb spiced espresso

🍸 Lobby 1867: Rhubarb cocktails, Rhubarb Gin, Rhubarb and Custard shots, Alcoholic Rhubarb Ginger Beer and Rhubarb Lemonade

🍸🍔 The Red Shed: Rhubarb treats including curries, sausage rolls, crumble and a selection of rhubarb refreshments including hand pulled ales and more.


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

You can find the Rhubarb Festival Food & Drink Trail Map here.

The Rhubarb Festival takes place in Wakefield City Centre from 16-18 February 2024 – find out more at expwake.co/RhubarbFest

Venue Details

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Wakefield City, Wakefield, WF11HG