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Wentbridge House Hotel

The Great North Road, Wentbridge, PONTEFRACT, WF8 3JJ

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Set in 20 acres of landscaped grounds in a West Yorkshire conservation village, Wentbridge is a stone-built grand manor house built at the turn of the 18th century. It had long associations with the Leatham family, luminaries of Barclays Bank, but became a country hotel in 1960. A degree of glossy formality prevails within, not least in the Fleur de Lys dining room, where candy-coloured upholstery creates a light, bright effect, and the cooking reaches out in all directions for its references. First up might be seared Shetland scallops with beans in truffled cappuccino for a majestic array of complementary elements. This may be followed by venison fillet with beetroot, cavolo nero and celeriac dauphinoise, or perfectly fresh cod Spanish-style with a stuffed red pepper, patatas bravas and aioli. Main courses for sharing are quite the thing these days. If you can arrive at an agreement, go for classic Chateaubriand with choice of sauces, or duck l'orange. To finish, there's zesty lemon tart with raspberry sorbet and a pistachio tuile, or perhaps a boozy baked Alaska bursting with cherries.

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Tel: 01977 620444
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Open/closed

Open all year.
Sunday lunch available.
Days closed for lunch: Mon-Sat
Days closed for dinner: Sun, 25 Dec

Restaurant information

Cooking type: Modern British
Chef: Ian Booth
Number of seats: 60
Accessible for wheelchairs.
Disabled toilets.
Vegetarian meals available.
Children welcome.
Children's portions.
Parking available.

 

Restaurant price guide

A La Carte Dinner Main Course from: £17.95
Prices are for guidance only. Please check when booking for current rates.

 
Wentbridge House Hotel, Pontefract

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4m S of M62/A1 junct, 0.5m off A1
Nearest station: No. 410

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