Liquorice Food & Drink Trail

In celebration of Pontefract’s historic link with liquorice and sweet making, we invite you to explore a special Liquorice Food and Drink Trail!

The cafรฉs, restaurants and bars highlighted below and on our festival map have some special sweet (and savoury) treats on offer for everyone to enjoy…


๐Ÿธ ๐Ÿง ๐Ÿ” 1. Cromwells | Beef & Liquorice Stout Pie with Liquorice Gravy | Liquorice Flapjack | Pontefract ‘Cup’cakes | Liquorice & Mint Tea | Liquorice Stout | Ginger Beer with Blackcurrant & Liquorice Cordial

๐Ÿง 1. DJ’s Cafรฉ Patisserie | Liquorice & Raspberry Petit Four

๐Ÿง 2. Jolly’s | Liquorice Cake & Buns

๐Ÿธ ๐Ÿง 3. The Coffee Lounge | Liquorice Cake & Drinks

๐Ÿธ 4. Myxology | Liquorice Allsorts Cocktail or Mocktail | Cherry Cola Cocktail or Mocktail

๐Ÿธ 5. The Mad Ox | Liquorice Cocktail

๐Ÿธ 6. The Robin Hood | St John the Evangelist Liquorice Stout (brewed at The Robin Hood)

๐Ÿธ ๐Ÿง 7. Flavours | Themed Afternoon Tea with Liquorice & Peppermint Tea | Allsorts Pancake Stack | Homemade brownies

๐Ÿธ 8. Cartners No. 5 | Blackcurrant & Liquorice Stout | Liquorice Gin | Liquorice Rum

๐Ÿธ 9. The Printers Draft | Raspberry Liquorice Cocktail | Printers Liquorice Gin | Tuck Shop Menu: Haribo, Hubba Bubba, Kola Kube, Rhubarb & Custard Cocktails

๐Ÿธ ๐Ÿงย 10. The Liquorice Bush | Liquorice Food & Drink

๐Ÿธ ๐Ÿง 11. The Blind Pig | Liquorice Allsort Cocktail | Coffee & Liquorice Cupcake

๐Ÿง 12. Blondies Brewhouse & Bakes | Pontefract Spongecake: a Victoria sponge with a liquorice twist – liquorice jam and buttercream, sandwiched between two layers of sponge

๐Ÿธ 13. The Old Grocers | Liquorice Stout

๐Ÿธ ๐Ÿง 14. Court House Cafรฉ (in the Magistrate’s Market) | Liquorice Coffee & Liquorice Cupcake

๐Ÿง ๐Ÿ” 15. Farmer Copleys | Venison Steak with Liquorice Glaze & Seasonal Vegetables | Sticky Toffee Pudding with Homemade Liquorice & Honey Gelato

๐Ÿธ 16. The Last Bank | Liquorice Cocktail

๐Ÿธ = drink |ย ๐Ÿง = sweet treat |ย ๐Ÿ” = savoury


Download a copy of the trail map here, or or pick up a copy from the Experience Wakefield stand on the Sunday in Pontefract town centre.

Competition Time!

Want to win a ยฃ50 Farmer Copleys gift voucher?

To enter, simply visit one of the venues on the trail ,order their liquorice or sweet themed special, take a picture and share it on Facebook or Instagram: tell us where you are, tag @ExperienceWakefield and hashtag #PLFcomp, or you can upload your image below.

The winner will be selected at random on Tuesday 12 July.