Great Places to Eat in Wakefield Westgate

Fuel up between activities at some of our favourite places to eat in Wakefield.


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David from LNER provides his culinary guide to Wakefield.

Bear Kitchen

“For casual dining, we have Bear Kitchen on Westgate. A multi-award-winning takeaway/casual diner. Loosely based around American food. They make everything but bread and chips. Loads of specials changing daily.”

  • Where to find Bears Kitchen? 81-91 Westgate End, Wakefield WF2 9RL
  • How much?  £


“We have Rustico’s on Northgate. Fantastic basic Italian, the type that everyone needs in their lives. Good solid cookery and cheap too, especially at lunchtimes.”

  • Where to find Rustico’s? 29-29A Northgate, Wakefield WF1 3BJ
  • How much?  £-£££

Cafe 19

“There is a good little cafe on The Springs called Cafe 19. It deserves a special mention as it couples good solid cafe food with a wonderful welcome and a real sense of community, because of this, it is incredibly busy, so expect to wait or share a table and chat with some of the locals.”

  • Where to find Cafe 19? 19C Lower Warrengate, Wakefield WF1 1SA
  • How much?  £


“For something a little more elaborate, try Iris on the Bullring. Classic English cookery and a great Sunday lunch. They also have regular events like a food tasting quiz, where you guess the ingredients of the dishes you are served. 10 plates from around the world and also guinea pig night where they present dishes from their new menus. It’s a busy place so you should try to book.”

  • Where to find Iris? 12 Bull Ring, Wakefield WF1 1HA
  • How much?  ££-£££

Malagor Thai

“Just out of the city centre is Malagor Thai on Queens drive Ossett. You will find the expected usual Thai favourites along with some more traditional Thai specials.”

  • Where to find Malagor Thai? Queen's Dr, Ossett WF5 0NH
  • How much?  ££-£££

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Don't hold back on the salsa at the lively Qubana. This restaurant serves up the tastes of Cuba and Spain with big, spicy flavours and a real sense of flair. Come for dinner and the atmosphere will have you tapping your toe to the tapas.


Drink milk at the Moo cafe with a visit to Farmer Copleys Farm Shop. Here you can enjoy breakfast, lunch and a superb afternoon tea, all of which use fresh and delicious local produce.


Get a brilliant cuppa before heading home from your adventure. Taste Buds @ the station is an independent coffee shop at Wakefield Kirkgate station, offering highly-praised drinks and snacks ideal for any traveller in need of refreshment.

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