Food and drinks to everyone's taste
As well as a feast for the senses, Barnsley offers nourishment for body and soul, with cosy cafes, tempting tea rooms, atmospheric country pubs and fine dining in abundance – all served with a warm Yorkshire welcome!
Our traditional tea rooms and cafes are perfect for homemade baked breads, tasty pies, pastries and tempting treats. Barnsley’s restaurants offer mouth-watering menus to suit every palate, including the speciality ‘Barnsley chop’, which will satisfy even the biggest appetite.
Take time to relax in an award-winning bar or one of the friendly country pubs found in our picturesque villages. Try a pint of quality ale, brewed in the one of our region’s thriving breweries. They offer fascinating tours and the chance to sample freshly brewed craft ales too.
Barnsley town centre's been awarded Purple Flag status, identifying the town centre as offering an entertaining, diverse, safe and enjoyable night out.
A number of Barnsley’s town centre bars, pubs and restaurants have Best Bar None accreditation; a scheme supported by the Home Office and drinks industry to improve standards in the evening and night time economy.
The Ask for Angela scheme has also been taken up by a number of venues.