Here at Alexander’s, we believe in using quality local suppliers wherever possible and we think that -along with the work of our amazing chefs- this is what gives our food and drink selection its sumptuous flavours and unique style.
As a Yorkshire-based business with a Yorkshire-born and bred owner, we encourage community spirit and are proud to support local businesses. This Yorkshire Day, we’d like to thank our Yorkshire suppliers for their unwavering commitment to providing high quality produce, and we’d also like to introduce you to a few of them…
Bedale, North Yorkshire
Masons Yorkshire Gin was created by Karl and Cathy Mason; gin enthusiasts who set out to produce a drink that stood out from the crowd- a unique gin with more character and more taste- not just a different label. The gin is distilled in copper alembic stills using a traditional slow distillation method, adding pure Yorkshire water and just the right balance of botanicals to create a distinctive gin.
They also have Lavender -perfect with elderflower tonic- and Tea editions (made with Yorkshire Tea of course!)
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Slingsby Gin seeks to capture the spirit of Harrogate -synonymous with its beautiful and restorative nature- and deliver it in a bottle to you.
The key ingredients are hand-grown local plants complemented with water drawn from the world famous Harrogate aquifer.
Try a Slingsby Rhubarb Gin and Ginger- one of our favourites!
Magic Rock Brewing
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Inspired by local brewing traditions and the vibrant US craft beer scene, Magic Rock Brewing is the culmination of a lifelong passion for beer.
Magic Rock has something for everyone and we’re proud to stock its ales in Alexander’s- for a juicy pale ale, try an ‘Inhaler’, or if you prefer a dark, rich flavour; enjoy a smooth ‘Dark Arts’ stout.
The Courtyard Dairy
Austwick, Nr. Settle, North Yorkshire
We were keen to find a great supplier for our cheeseboard and unsurprisingly, we didn’t have to travel far.
Tucked away in the Yorkshire Dales is The Courtyard Dairy; a unique, specialist cheese shop and cheese maturer. The Courtyard Dairy champions the ideals of small farmhouse production with an ethos to sell only the best cheese available throughout Britain and across Europe.
R&J Yorkshire’s Finest Farmers & Butchers
Kirkby Malzeard, Ripon, North Yorkshire
Both from farming families, R&J was founded in 1978 by husband and wife team Robert and Jo Atkinson.
Supplying some of the choicest fresh meats and poultry in the north of England from its farm in the Yorkshire Dales, R&J pride itself on quality. All the animals graze freely in open pastures; an approach which is not only much kinder to the animals but which also produces the highest quality meats, rich in flavour.
When you try our Small Plates and Sharing Boards such as Slow Roast Pork Belly, Whisky Glazed Herb Fed Chicken Wings and Côte de Boeuf, we hope you can taste the difference and agree that R&J is definitely “a cut above”!
Ben Rawson’s Secret Truffles
Steeton, West Yorkshire
Our Artisan Truffles are created by Ben Rawson, a 5* chef from Yorkshire. Ben has over 24 years’ experience as a pastry chef, creating truffles and petit fours at some of London’s most prestigious hotels like The Dorchester, The Savoy and The Park Lane Hilton.
Using 100% fresh, natural ingredients, our truffles are made from the finest quality Belgian chocolate and fresh Yorkshire cream with a light dusting of cocoa.
At Alexander’s, we like to do things a little differently and believe that it’s the little details that really make an experience great. When you book a table you can pre-order a gift box of artisan chocolate truffles to be ready and waiting for you at your table.
We also sell boxes of these delicious truffles in-house!
Threshfield, North Yorkshire
Founded by Wendy in 1993, The Hedgerow is run by her and her daughter, along with their small team of staff.
This wonderful florist showcases beautiful and luxurious flowers which are delivered daily from Holland and each beautiful bouquet is made with the freshest blooms of the season, so every bunch has its own unique character.
Whether you’re celebrating that special occasion or just want to let someone know how much they mean to you; pre-order a bouquet with us and make your evening at Alexander’s one to remember.
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
We’re thrilled to be collaborating with small Yorkshire roaster, Rounton Coffee, which produces the highest quality speciality coffees, freshly roasted in small batches.
‘The Daves’ -Dave Beattie and David Burton- run Rounton Coffee from a beautiful former granary in Northallerton, supplying Alexander’s with amazing coffee as well as gorgeous hot chocolates from their Kokoa collection.
Enjoy our Alexander’s house blend- a mixture of Brazil Fazenda Pantano, El Salvador Bosque Lya and Sumatra Jagong to start your day right.
Book your table at Alexander’s and give some of our local suppliers a try- we’d love to hear what you think.
We’re also currently on a grand tour of Yorkshire festivals- bringing Alexander’s to you.
So far this year we have hosted cooking and cocktail demonstrations at Grassington Festival and the Yorkshire Food & Drink Festival, and you can catch us again at Kilnsey Show on Tuesday 28th August 2018. We hope to see some of you there!