Part of the Rhubarb Triangle and well known for its association with liquorice, Wakefield is a real foodie heaven. Whether you’re looking for quirky culinary experiences, inventive international cuisine or some traditional Yorkshire grub, there’s definitely a place for you!

The district is blessed with many independent outlets: from farm shops and afternoon teas, to fine dining and breweries, uncover why the whole district lives up to Wakefield’s nickname epithet, “The Merrie City”.

The interior of Corarima restaurant, with wooden tables and traditional Abyssinian pendant lamps
The friendly team here at Corarima welcome you to join them in their vegan friendly, gluten free restaurant in the heart of Wakefield, and sample the sens...
A contemporary Thai, Vietnamese cuisine, Tết offers exquisite flavors delivered by head chef and his talented team using only the finest ingredients. ...
Iris is a contemporary British restaurant located in the heart of Wakefield City Centre, close to the Cathedral and the Bull Ring fountains. Set up by Che...
When Yorkshire met the Pacific – a collaboration of cuisines combining Yorkshires best bits with influences from the Pacific plate. Influence...
We are a Mexican inspired café producing quality food using fresh and healthy ingredients. We aim to bring something a little different to the food...
A popular tea room with a homely feel, serving food from mismatched china and selling award-winning preserves alongside gifts and homewares including vint...
OL Horbury is a small independent café bar located on the high street in Horbury. We offer a relaxed quirky hygge environment with a large outdoor ...
Be Kind Rewind – back to the 80s. Unlike any block buster you’ve seen before. A Local Video rental store with a dirty hidden secret… Wel...
LOT Wakefield is a pop-up-bar and eatery in Wakefield city centre. Serving creative cocktails, lagers, beers, ciders and a rotating selection of food from...
A lovely family run traditional pub, serving quality food and a great selection of drinks. Families and dogs welcome. Fantastic beer garden....

Food & Drink guides

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A picture of Smoked Berbere Homous at Corarima

Vegan Food in Wakefield

You’ve made your resolution, so don’t fall at the first hurdle – start your New Year right with our list of vegan food in Wakefield.