North Yorkshire is the best county in Britain when it comes to dining out.
The restaurants here topped the league in Harden’s Best UK Restaurants 2017.
Celebrating its 26th year, the annual guide surveyed more than 7,000 participants who provided 50,000 reviews. These reviews form the basis of the ratings in the guide.
North Yorkshire came out top of the counties, with 14 Top Scorers. A Top Scorer is a restaurant which charges over £60 per person and scores 4 or higher, or a restaurant charging under £60 per person which achieves the top score of 5.
‘Excellent on all levels’
One of the top-rated restaurants in the country in Harden’s £50 per person category is named as Le Cochon Aveugle, on Walmgate, York.
Le Cochon Aveugle is described by the Harden’s editors like this:
The table toppers
All the Top Scorers in North Yorkshire are:
Black Swan, Oldstead
Samuel’s at Swinton Park, Masham
the Clock Tower, Rudding Park
Star Inn, Harome
Black Swan, Helmsley
Crab & Lobster, Asenby
Estbek House, Sandsend
La Lanterna, Scarborough
Le Cochon Aveugle, York
Hare Inn, Scawton
the Magpie Cafe, Whitby