Where to eat in Doncaster

Are you planning a trip to the historic market town of Doncaster in South Yorkshire? Here’s a list of some of the best places to eat there. From wholesome vegan and vegetarian treats to a global buffet with dishes from around the world, there’s something for everyone.

Where to eat in Doncaster for authentic Turkish food

If you love Mediterranean food you won’t be able to resist this authentic Turkish restaurant.

Lalezar Barbecue and Meze Restaurant offers a diverse menu of Turkish cuisine, from shish kebabs made with fragrant marinated meat to grilled Cypriot cheeses sprinkled with pomegranate seeds.

There are also plenty of equally delicious plant based options. Vegetarians should not miss the unbeatable imam bayildi – a sumptuous aubergine stuffed with onions, pine nuts, mushrooms, peppers and blackcurrants – and vegans will no doubt enjoy some of the best falafel and hummus they have ever tasted.

Where to eat in Doncaster for afternoon tea

Enjoy a classic afternoon tea at The Village Teapot. This friendly tea room in Arksey is family-owned and run by two sisters – Sarah and Kate.

Serving locally-sourced food and drinks, you can choose from a delicious range of sandwiches, home made cakes and scones baked by Kate.

With hot food all made fresh every day on the premises, there is even a menu just for little ones.

Where to eat in Doncaster for convenience

If you’d like to enjoy a banquet of foods from around the world and watch the spectacle of them being cooked fresh before your very eyes, it’s time to pay a visit to COSMO Doncaster’s all you can eat buffet.

You’ll be spoilt for choice with a whole range of food from around the world on the global buffet menu, from a sophisticated deli platter of Mediterranean olives, cheese and charcuterie to a classic English roast.

For the best possible value, pay a trip to COSMO between midday and 3:30pm, as you can enjoy a delicious lunch for just £8.99 from Monday to Friday.

If you’ve got little ones with small appetites, it’s no problem. At COSMO, kids under 150cm tall eat for half price every day of the week.

COSMO Doncaster is also extremely easy to get to. Located in Frenchgate shopping centre in the very heart of the city, you can visit for lunch then resume your day out, all without leaving the centre of Doncaster.

Where to eat in Doncaster if you’re a cheese lover

If you like cheese, you’ve come to the right place by making a trip to Doncaster. You’ll find some of the best cheeses in Doncaster at The Chuckling Cheese Company.

This authentic artisan cheese shop is located at the Hillstreet centre and sells delicious – and very reasonably price – cheeses, along with chutneys, sweet treats like homemade fudge and a whole range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks to round off the experience.

The Chuckling Cheese is a haven where you can sample countless varieties of authentic Yorkshire cheese, then take your favourites home.

From the Wensleydale cheese that Yorkshire is famous for to unusual flavours like horseradish and caramelised red onion, plus curiosities like cheddar infused with real charcoal, there’s a cheese here to suit every person as well as every palate.

Where to eat in Doncaster if you’re vegan

From Yorkshire puddings and pikelets to the iconic Wensleydale cheese, Doncaster isn’t well known for its plant-based diet, but vegans need not worry –  you can pay a visit to The Greenhouse Eatery for a truly delicious and ethically-sourced vegan experience.

The Greenhouse serves dishes like jerk ‘chicken’ and cauliflower couscous or mushroom and walnut bourguignon that will delight vegans, vegetarians and omnivores alike and the atmosphere inside the eatery is warm and friendly.

If you have any food intolerances you’ll also be very welcome as the Greenhouse Eatery offers a whole range of tasty gluten free and lactose free options. If you’ve got room at the end of your meal, make sure to try the deliciously indulgent chocolate orange tiramisu. It really is the perfect treat for a cold wintry evening.

Where to eat in Eastbourne

If you’re looking for the best places to eat in Eastbourne, you won’t be disappointed! From excellent vegetarian food to delicious prawn dishes, there’s something to suit everyone’s taste.

Where to eat in Eastbourne if you’re vegetarian or vegan

If you’re a vegetarian or vegan, head to the The Green Almond Vegetarian Bistro, a family run vegetarian and vegan restaurant and cafe located behind the Grand Hotel in Compton Street.

The Green Almond’s delicious meat-free dishes – from tasty noodles to delicate Mediterranean-style salads – are complemented by a well-chosen selection of vegan wine, beer and cider as well as good quality coffee and tea for those who aren’t in the mood for a tipple.

The evening menu is especially good value, with a three-course meal for £20 per head available on Fridays and Saturdays. If you’re visiting The Green Almond for an evening meal, bear in mind that vegan and gluten free options must be ordered in advance.

Don’t worry, vegetarian doesn’t always mean vegetables! Make sure you leave some room to enjoy The Green Almond’s delicious selection of homemade desserts.

Where to eat in Eastbourne if you are a seafood lover

For a taste of affordable luxury, head to COSMO Authentic World Kitchen. Eastbourne’s most cosmopolitan all you can eat global buffet serves dishes from all over the world, from classic beef brisket to savoury Chinese stir-fries and authentic Indian curries.

One of COSMO’s specialities is authentic Japanese sushi freshly prepared by expertly trained chefs. This is your chance to sample juicy king prawns, squid, mackerel, octopus and even eels if you’re feeling adventurous.

And if you’ve got room for a sweet treat afterwards you’re sure to enjoy the chocolate fountain, popcorn machine and ice cream fridges.

Alongside this truly tempting array of desserts, COSMO also boasts a well-stocked bar, meaning that you can accompany your seafood with a glass of wine or even bubbly for those special occasions when it’s time to treat yourself.

Best of all, COSMO’s all you can eat buffet menu means you can eat a delicious lunch from just £7.99 from Monday to Saturday.

Where to eat in Eastbourne for a sea view

If you’d like to enjoy an excellent meal while gazing out at the ocean, visit The Channel Restaurant.

The atmosphere is relaxed; staff are helpful and friendly and a range of quirky maritime decorations adorn the restaurant. The menu – as you’d expect – consists of plenty of fresh fish, although the meat dishes are equally as enjoyable, with the ‘steak on the stone’ a real highlight.

For a true local flavour, don’t miss the chance to round off your meal with a luxurious cheese platter, with fresh cheeses sourced from around Sussex and its neighbouring counties. The staff will only be too happy to suggest a pairing with one of their delicious wines.

The Channel Restaurant’s high-quality meals and fresh, locally-sourced produce are also very reasonably priced – you can eat a three-course meal for just £19.95, not including drinks.

And if you pay The Channel Restaurant a visit, don’t forget to look up at the ceiling and marvel at their famous quirky teapot chandeliers.

Where to eat in Eastbourne for romance

If you are looking for an old-fashioned romantic dinner date with candlelight and a piano playing, look no further than the Mirabelle restaurant at The Grand Hotel. Not only does this fine dining restaurant highly regarded amongst food critics and has received numerous awards, but the ambience created in the restaurant is a quiet haven for romantic couples. The restaurant dress code means that the meal won’t be a casual affair; but there is something special in dressing up for the occasion.  

Chef Malvoisin changes the menus weekly, but examples include delicious appetisers like suckling pig roasted rack and morel panna cotta, main courses such as the marinated halloumi and red onion relish and bulgur wheat couscous and heavenly desserts such as lichu dark chocolate delice and orange parfait with chocolate orange ganache and coconut and passion fruit mousse with kiwi and mango salsa.

Where to eat in Eastbourne with kids

Dining out with kids in tow can be a challenge. You want to be able to eat and enjoy your food while your kids are happy.

The family-run Harleywood American Diner in Eastbourne is ideal as younger children can sit in booth style seating while the adults sit on the outside of the booth to avoid chasing energetic toddlers around the room.

The menu offers favourites for adults and children alike such as the huge Superman Burger and some extra large shakes. The decor is part of the fun with giant models of superheroes and the characters from The Simpsons.