Winter has set in across Bradford, and while it may be freezing, there are some beautiful places to dine out throughout the district that are worth braving the weather for. Relax and unwind under the fairy lights, pick a comfy spot with plenty of cushions, and enjoy a delicious meal al fresco!

Put on some thermals and make a booking at one of these fantastic restaurants:


The Stansfield Arms is a fantastic gastro pub serving seasonal delights and everyone’s favourite British pub classics, conveniently located near Apperley Bridge station. The outdoor decking includes marquees, one of which is being transformed into a heated lodge for the winter, as well as comfortable seats, heaters, and blankets to help deal with the brisk temperature of winter.


Copper & Moss in Shipley offers both indoor and outdoor dining throughout the day. If you dine al fresco there are warm blankets available to wrap up in and keep winter at bay! You can choose from their fantastic and varied menu which ranges from British classics for breakfast and lunch to Thai food in the evening.

  • Copper & Moss, Victoria Mill, Salts Mill Road, Shipley, BD17 7EF
  • Website:
  • Phone: 01274 587243


The Potting Shed Bar and Gardens in Bingley offers a brilliant al fresco solution: your very own colourful shed! There’s no need to leave your cosy dining experience to brave the weather with completely waited service. The menu features a delicious assortment of pub staples, wraps, and pizza to keep you warm and satisfied.

  • The Potting Shed Bar & Gardens, 94 Main St, Bingley BD16 2JH
  • Website:
  • Phone: 01274 512635


Piccolino, a wonderful Italian restaurant in Ilkley, is located just off Leeds Road and offers the perfect al fresco dining experience up on the roof garden, which features a fully retractable roof so you can dine in the fresh air rain or shine! Try the new autumn/winter menu, which is full of flavour and made with high-quality seasonal ingredients. There are also vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options, so there is something for everyone.


The Ticket Office and the End Of The Line kitchen, located within Ilkley’s historic station, offers a fantastic chance to grab a tasty bite to eat Wednesday through to Sunday. The menu is full of tasty fare, and unique experiences like cocktail mixing classes if you want to liven up your night out! Year-round outdoor dining is available in large huts, as well as covered seating areas with heaters to keep the cold at bay.

  • Ticket Office Bar,11, Station Plaza Station Rd, Ilkley LS29 8HF
  • Website:
  • Phone: 01943 674455


    Cobbles and Clay is located right on the picturesque Main Street in Haworth just a stones' throw from Haworth Moors and the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway. You'll find plenty of delicious and unique cakes, sandwiches and warm drinks to fuel you up for more adventures. You can also express your artistic side there by decorating pottery or joining an evening class.

  • Cobbles and Clay, 70/72 Main Street, Haworth, West Yorkshire, BD22 8DA
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  4. Horekiss
    Hi there! Winter dining can be a delightful experience, especially when you find the right places. Many restaurants adapt to the colder weather by offering heated outdoor seating areas. You might want to check out rooftop bars or restaurants with enclosed patios that provide a cozy ambiance. Some establishments even provide fire pits or outdoor heaters to keep you warm. As for dishes, hearty soups, roasted meats, and warm desserts like apple pie or crème brûlée are popular choices during the winter months. Enjoy the flavors of the season while embracing the outdoor dining experience!
  5. Drakopon
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