One of the dishes served at The White Rabbit - a fine-dining restaurant in Todmorden, West Yorkshire
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The White Rabbit

Modern British

There’s a playfulness about the food and decor at The White Rabbit, a tiny fine-dining bolthole in a Yorkshire border town. You instantly notice the nods to Alice in Wonderland and the menu puns owners David and Robyn Gledhill can’t resist.

The pair, both chefs, offer monthly changing eight course (£55) tasting menus (including veggie versions) at both lunch and dinner with optional wine flights.

Vivid presentation matches technical tour de force without over-complicating a menu that might run from hake with lemon and samphire cream to carrot cake, buttered carrot and orange mascarpone.

They are blessed with an impressive roster of local food suppliers. One memorable dish, ‘Piggy Devil’, marries rare breed pork, fillet and cured, from moortop providers Porcus with a fried ‘bomb’ of Devil’s Blue from organic cheesemakers Pextenement with a jus to swoon over.

The short wine list touches quality bases, culminating in a gorgeous, raspberryish Churton Pinot Noir (£60).

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  • Fine dining or fancy
  • Good for meat
  • Good for vegetarians
White Hart Fold, Todmorden OL14 7BD, UK
Tel: 01706 817828 Our review Read 17.5/20
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