survey result

Summary

£68
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Chef-patron Eric Paxman honed his talents under MPW and Bill Granger, before setting up this restaurant over a decade ago (sadly his local burger bar PAX bit the dust in 2019). There was the odd sceptic this year, but the majority verdict is that it offers an “enjoyable all-round experience” featuring “a great-value early bird”.

Summary

£64
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A favourite in an area with a dearth of good eateries”, this is “a really well-run restaurant, with superb food and a nice location”. Chef-owner Eric Paxman worked in London (under MPW) and Australia (under Bill Granger) before returning to his hometown, where he marks his 10th anniversary in business last year. (“Eric has also ventured into PAX, a local burger bar as well – let’s hope his undoubted talent is not stretched too thinly”).

Summary

£64
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A favourite in an area with a dearth of good eateries”, this is “a really well-run restaurant, with superb food and a nice location”. Chef-owner Eric Paxman worked in London (under MPW) and Australia (under Bill Granger) before returning to his hometown, where he marks his 10th anniversary in business this year. (“Eric has also ventured into PAX, a local burger bar as well – let’s hope his undoubted talent is not stretched too thinly”).

Summary

£68
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Top-quality food and service” (the “early bird is great value for money”) makes this Lindley spot a bit of a local beacon – and one that’s shining brighter after a luxe revamp in September 2018. After his plans for a Mirfield burger joint were scuppered, the eponymous Eric launched lavish champagne and cocktail bar The Arborist, facing Eric’s, and yards from his first burger bar, PAX, as we went to press.

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Restaurant details

Highchair,Portions
No dress code
70

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£11.50 £27.50 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £24.00
Filter Coffee £3.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%
73-75 Lidget St, Huddersfield, HD3 3JP
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑2 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑2 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Sunday12 pm‑6 pm

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