The Strafford Arms
At the gateway to the Grade I listed Wentworth Castle estate sits The Strafford Arms, an historic restaurant and country inn. Located just outside the town of Barnsley, the picturesque Yorkshire countryside setting oozes tranquillity. A popular watering hole for many years, The Strafford Arms boasts the modern benefits of 21st-century dining while retaining traditional charm in keeping with its historic roots. The menu focuses on freshly prepared food using the finest locally sourced ingredients available. You’re sure to find something to satisfy your cravings thanks to the impressive menu. Start with the likes of confit duck leg with vermicelli noodles, chilli, lime and coriander, or pan-seared scallops accompanied by spiced cauliflower puree, cauliflower florets and baby herbs. Follow with venison served with roast pumpkin, butternut squash, baby beetroot and fondant potato or pan-fried sea bass with Parmentier potatoes, green beans, spinach, shallot and lemon sauce. A range of sumptuous grill options completes the menu, including burgers, steaks, and the signature 16oz beef Wellington for two. The Strafford Arms also presents a delicious Sunday lunch menu, although booking in advance is recommended.
The impressive wine list offers something to complement every dish, whilst presenting plenty of choice and fantastic value for money. This pub receives praise from all who visit, thanks to its friendly service, delicious food and warm ambience.