Welcome to the Spiciest County in the UK


A journey of spice across the county, the Spice Trail will entice you into the delicious world of some of the best cuisine in Yorkshire.

The World Curry Festival has partnered up with Welcome to Yorkshire to create a fantastic Spice Trail. It’s time to be inspired to try something new or perhaps be reminded of a dining gem. Our Spice Trail has something for everyone and recommends some of the best places in Yorkshire to get your spice fix.

Widely referred to as the spiciest county in the UK, Yorkshire is home to thousands of delicious and exciting options. From the modern to the traditional, every level of spice you can hope for, Yorkshire can cater for you. From Hyderabad to Halifax, Bangkok to Bradford and Pahang to Pateley Bridge we will give you a flavour of all that’s spicy.

Sir Gary Verity, Chief Executive of Welcome to Yorkshire, and patron of the World Curry Festival, said: “Yorkshire is well known for its vast array of wonderful cuisine and one of the foods that has definitely helped put Yorkshire on the culinary map is curry. The World Curry Festival is fantastic for tourism, attracting visitors from as far and wide as Malaysia, Pakistan and India as well as international including chefs, exhibitors and business leaders.”

The Spice Trail features 40 restaurants across the county. Leaflets are available to pick up at individual restaurants, and will be available online soon.