The George and Dragon (Aysgarth)

Judith’s dad was here for the weekend and we took a day trip out into the Yorkshire countryside. Stopping right at the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park near the Aysgarth Falls at the George and Dragon Inn for lunch.

While it serves as a guesthouse, the inn is also well-known for it’s culinary offerings as seen from the Rosette Award proudly decorated on the walls. I love the uncertainty when stepping into an eatery, in not knowing what the place looks like and what to expect.

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The Retreat (Grassington)

When you are starving, exhuasted and confronted with an unfamiliar street full of good eateries, you can only hope to settle for a place that serves up a satisfying and wholesome meal.

The pale shade of green framing The Retreat Cafe & tearoom stood out against the cobble grey  buildings, and with the likes of a good crowd and a seemingly cosy interior, we decided to go for it.

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