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Ilkley's super slick and sophisticated over 21s cocktail bar debuts its food menu this week and it's worth the wait. When The Ticket Office in the well-heeled West Yorkshire town of Ilkley opened its ornate doors in 2017, the joint put a night out on the town in...read more
Ditch that app to find your dream Yorkshire chap! Brand new Yorkshire-based dating service for singles who want the real deal. I have a fair few good friends who are single and ready to mingle and this might just be the hottest ticket in Yorkshire if you are...read more
Well hello British Summer time! OK so it's not quite summer but the sun is shining and that is good enough for me. I haven't posted a post for ages on my mental health. And it's certainly not because I've had nothing to say. But that's the shit storm that is mental...read more
Skipton's new bar and kitchen, Alexander's has been on my radar for a good few months. The joint keeps flashing up on my Insta-feed. Cracking looking cocktails one minute, pictures of packed-out sun terraces the next. Kids eating ice cream, delicious looking plates of...read more
If The Box Tree restaurant was located anywhere else but Yorkshire I expect it wouldn't be quite a special as it is. It would certainly be swallowed up in London - hidden in the shadows of Le Gavroche, Alain Duccasse and Gordon Ramsey. But here in Leeds, it is The Box...read more
A child-friendly feast for the eyes and the taste buds at Iberica. I half expected Lio De-Caprio to appear and shove a Babysham glass filled with expensive champagne into my hand as we walked through the stylish, 1920s salon style, dark oak, gold and smoked glass...read more
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These were the words hollowed by Otley's bellman (or Town Crier to some) Terry Ford when I ventured into Otley recently. He's been out and about the town in recent weeks as Yorkshire builds up to the mighty Tour de Yorkshire this weekend (29th...
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Girl About Yorkshire is a personal blog written by me – Lyndsey Thomas – a thirty-something Yorkshire-born, haphazard mum of two. I blog candidly about life with a focus on my love of food, fun, family and life in Yorkshire.