Eat & Drink

The Swallow’s Nest – Places to Eat & Drink

Here is just a selection of places to eat and drink in the area (we have either been to these restaurants / pubs and can recommend them, or previous guests have recommended them to us).


Bert’s Pizzeria and Restaurant

New Rd, Brandesburton, YO25 8RT

Phone 01964 541809 to book

This is a very popular restaurant on the edge of Dacre Lake, just over a mile from Swallow’s Nest. The service is friendly and the food is good.

The Black Swan

Main Street, Brandesburton

01964 542376

This is our local pub and has been very popular with previous guests - serves good pub food and guest real ales.

Dacre Arms

Main Street, Brandesburton

01964 542392

Traditional pub dishes, using locally sourced ingredients wherever possible.

Deep Blue Fish and Chip

Main Street, Brandesburton

01964 542349

This is a very popular fish and chip shop, serving excellent fish and chips to eat in or take away.

China Palace

Main Street, Brandesburton

01964 542935

Excellent, well priced Cantonese restaurant.

BEVERLEY (9 miles, 20 minutes)


38 North Bar Within - 01482 871964

Turkish cuisine, tapas, meze and wine bar.

Thai Palace Restaurant

01482 863444‬‬‬‬‬‬

This is a very popular restaurant, which serves excellent, authentic Thai food.

Cerutti 2  

Station Square, Beverley, HU17 0AS

01482 866700

Cerutti 2 comes recommended by a friend of ours, who is a bit of a connoisseur of restaurants and food. Lots of fish on the menu.

The Pig & Whistle

5 Sow Hill Road, Beverley, HU17 8BG

01482 874083

“A pint-sized neighbourhood bistro and charcuterie bar serving up small plates that pack a punch.”


12a North Bar Without, Beverley, HU17 7AB

01482 866121

Small, intimate and Beverley’s only Michelin and Good Food Guide rated restaurant.

The Westwood

New Walk, Beverley, HU17 7AE

01482 881999

Modern British dishes, locally sourced ingredients.

Ogino Japanese Restaurant

1st Floor Beaver House | Butcher Row, Beverley, HU17 0AA

01482 679500

There is a wide selection of vegetarian and gluten free food and it is all beautifully presented.

Lucia Wine Bar & Grill

5, North Bar Within, Beverley, HU17 8AP

Good place to eat and drink and you can sit outside. We understand that it can be quite lively. 

The White Horse

Hengate, Beverley, HU17 8BN

01482 861973

Affectionately known as Nellie’s, this pub dates back to 1666 and maintains most of its original features, including gas lights, small individual rooms, rickety stone and wooden floors, and open fires. They hold a candle lit quiz every Tuesday.

Vanessa’s Delicatessen & Café

21-22 Saturday Market, Beverley, HU17 8BB

01482 868190

Good for coffee and cake or a lunch in the centre of Beverley.

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Tickton Grange (6 miles, 11 minutes)

Tickton, Beverley, HU17 9SH

01964 543666

Tickton Grange is just 5 miles from Swallow’s Nest on the road to Beverley. They use locally sourced ingredients and serve traditional Sunday lunches, evening meals, light lunches and afternoon teas.

Pipe & Glass Inn (14 miles, 25 minutes)

West End, South Dalton, Beverley, HU17 7PN

01430 810 246

This is an outstanding Gastropub with Michelin star rating and was awarded the Good Food Guide National Dining Pub of the Year in 2015.

The Wellington Inn (15 miles, 26 minutes)

19 The Green, Lund, YO25 9TE

01377 217294

Another outstanding Gastropub and one of our favourites. A proper pub serving good food, real ales and fine wines.

HULL (15 miles, 30 minutes)

1884 Dock Street Kitchen

Humber Dock St, Hull Marina, HU1 1TB

A red-brick former ropery by the marina. Built in 1884, it is now a stylish brasserie with a smart leather-furnished bar, an open kitchen and a buzzing feel. Appealing menus of modernised British classics, with a popular grill section.

The Old House

5 Scale Lane, HU1 1LA

01482 210253

The Old House is the first pub operated by the award-winning Shoot The Bull. Located in the bustling old town district of Hull, down the historical Scale Lane, it’s the place for exciting food, over 20 gins, 40 craft beers and great surrounding. Well worth a visit.

Ye Olde White Harte   

25, Silver Street, HU1 1JG

The most historic public house in East Yorkshire, this 16th century historical gem in the middle of Hull’s Old Town serves award winning cask conditioned ales and a large selection of malt whiskeys.