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”.

Corarima
The friendly team here at Corarima welcome you to join them in their vegan friendly, gluten free restaurant in the heart of
RBT Video
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Food & Drink guides

Best Cocktail Bars in Wakefield

The Wakefield district promises to shake, stir and satisfy with its outstanding cocktail bars.

Introduction to Coffee Roasting

Foodie Experiences in Wakefield

There are loads of foodie experiences in Wakefield just waiting to be tried! From sublime street food events to have-a-go creative experiences like gin-making, coffee-roasting and load...

English Tourism Week in West Yorkshire

English Tourism Week in West Yorkshire

For English Tourism Week 2024, we’ve worked with our West Yorkshire partners to highlight the best things going on across the region this year!

West Yorkshire Trip to Wakefield

We had a cracking day playing host to our West Yorkshire friends Kirklees Council, Visit Bradford, Visit Calderdale and Visit Leeds on Friday 16 February. We showed them all the amazin...