Ribble Valley is the food capital of the North West, offering an abundance of award-winning eateries with friendly and professional staff just waiting to welcome you. From cosy caf├ęs and tearooms to gastro pubs, contemporary mill conversions and a manor house restaurant. There is somewhere to suit all tastes here, with a rich blend of traditional recipes and modern multicultural dishes.

Dine at either some of the most gorgeous pubs and inns in the country or treat yourself to an exquisite award winning Michelin-starred restaurant. Alternatively, situated throughout our collection of traditional towns and villages is a wonderful selection of tea rooms and cafes. No matter the location, you choose you are guaranteed an experience to remember, as you delve into the scrumptious range of locally sourced produce. Offering a blend of traditional and modern glorious foods, everyone is assured a tasty experience

In order to celebrate this culinary centre of excellence, the Clitheroe Food Festival is an event not to be missed. The one day festival which takes over many of the town centre streets, along with the market place, is a food and drink lover’s paradise. The town is filled with the sights and smells of local delicacies.

To help you discover some of the amazing dining experiences we have a bespoke Ribble Valley Food Heaven website. Here you will not only find a selection of places to eat but also learn about where our food comes from and more about the dedicated chefs who work hard to prepare it. There is also more information about where you can purchase locally sourced food and drink as there is an amazing range of award winning farm shops and delicatessens locally.

So come and fall in love with the Ribble Valley and experience the desire to want to return again and again because it is ‘somewhere rather tasty’.