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La Cocina

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Restaurant | "I find plates are good"

La Cocina Photo, Huddersfield, England
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One of the delis in our village has branched out and opened a tapas restaurant in the place next door so we just had to try it out a month or so after opening. Unfortunately it displayed something of the flattering wings of a fledgling but overall we were reasonably impressed with the food offerings.The Deli, Bubble and Squeak, is something of a Huddersfield institution (if such a thing exists in a small northern town) offering something for ladies who lunch and a tidy array of good shop made frozen meals for those who can't be bothered to cook. When they opened the empty shop next door to turn it into a restaurant I knew that if they paid the same attention to detail to it as they did the...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on February 20, 2013

La Cocina
103 Lidget Street, Lindley
Huddersfield, England HD3 3JR
01484 646457

Syhiba

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Restaurant | "Great, cheap priced meal at Syhiba"

Syhiba Photo, Sowerby Bridge, England
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We drive through the West Yorkshire village of Sowerby Bridge on any number of occasions, and cannot help but notice that the Indian Restaurant on the main Wharf Street, Syhiba is always crammed to the gills whatever night we drive past. Thinking we must be missing a treat we took a deliberate decision to have a stop and to sample their wares. The inside of the restaurant is nicely furnished but as a former shop I’m not sure I really liked the big shop windows which allows passersby to gawp at you while you are masticating a huge mouthful of chicken saag and garlic naan .Although it was busy, we were shown to one of the two of three vacant tables very quickly and offered a menu...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on February 24, 2013

Syhiba
57 Wharf Street
Sowerby Bridge, United Kingdom HX6 2AF
01422 835 959

The Brewery Tap

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Restaurant | "Leeds Brewery Tap - perfect bar for the staff"

The Brewery Tap Photo, Leeds, England
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I don't visit Leeds that often although it is technically my nearest city so I don't know the best drinking holes. One pub I know pretty well and often end up at is fortuitously very close to Leeds train station, the Brewery Tap. The Brewery Tap is owned by the small independent Leeds Brewery and they actually have a micro brewery and a window upstairs where you can see the big brewing tanks. Consequently the beer is pretty good; you certainly can't get more fresh or local. There is also a function room and some clean and toilets upstairs.The downstairs is where the main bar is; beware it can get very busy particularly at Saturday lunchtimes where there might be sports fans mil...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on February 24, 2013

The Brewery Tap
18 New Station Street
Leeds, England LS1 5DL
0113 2434 414

Northern Taps

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Restaurant | "All about Northern Taps"

Northern Taps Photo, Huddersfield, England
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The new kid in Huddersfield town is Northern Taps on the street near the town's largest shopping centre at Kingsgate. As a result, a mixed crowd enter the pub during daylight hours, although it is obviously attempting to attract the smart but younger set after dark. Northern Taps is simply furnished with a nod to the original ale houses with simple wooden flooring and the like. The beer pumps have a brown packet tag attached from which you are supposed to be able to read what's on offer. I didn't find it working particularly effectively and my beloved had to ask the bar staff what was on offer. Refreshingly there was a good choice of real ale, cider and lager, although all of the real ales...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on March 3, 2013

Northern Taps
King Street
Huddersfield, England HD1 2PZ
01484 539295

Ego - Sheffield

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Restaurant | "Ego - fine if unremarkable"

Ego - Sheffield Photo, Sheffield, England
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Recently in Sheffield we were keen to grab a bite to eat and as places were getting busy we dived into the first likely looking place, Ego, housed in the ground floor of the Mercure hotel near the Winter Gardens (a botanical glass house) in the centre of Sheffield. I personally prefer more individually run type places which allows diners to anticipate what is going to be on their plate without having the descriptions and portion sizes on the menu exactly matching the "product", but I had to admit defeat as we had already discovered that the nice looking Italian place around the corner was full. The restaurant in Sheffield is nice and airy with large plate glass windows and an o...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on March 11, 2013

Ego - Sheffield
St. Pauls Mercure Hotel
Sheffield, England 1 2
+44 1142782004