Where to drink

The Crown and Cushion,  Boroughgate.  Comfortable multi-roomed Robinsons’ pub.

The Midland Hotel, 25 Clifford Street.  Up a steep hill by the railway station (Settle to Carlisle line).  Ingeniously and stylishly refurbished station pub with fine range of real ales and food.



Where to eat

Ruby’s, 5a Bridge Street, CA16 6QH. Café and deli with an enterprisingly eclectic menu. Wine and beers available. In the capable hands of young James Brighurst who is keen to welcome cyclists. 017683 51923.

Eden River Cafe, 5 Bridge St, CA16 6QH. Home made cakes, scones, soups, paninis and a good range of coffees and herbal teas. Helen and Dave Sykes run a great resource high in calories and low in price. 017683 54119.

Desi Spice, High Wind, 017683 52368.  Small, friendly Indian restaurant.  Takeaway available

Ashiana, 9 Bridge Street 017683 53550.  Larger Indian restaurant attracting very good reviews.