The yew tree that stands in the Pipe and Glass garden is thought to be at least 400 years old.
The new herbarium at the Pipe and Glass grows over 132 different varieties of edible herbs and fruit trees.
We use over half a ton of chocolate per year in our puddings, including our famous Five Reasons to Love Chocolate.
James’ signature ‘East Yorkshire sugar cakes’ are based on a 200-year-old recipe.
James and Andrew Pern’s Two Chefs ale, brewed by the Great Yorkshire Brewery at Cropton, North Yorkshire, is stocked worldwide including Dubai, China, Hong Kong and Japan.
All of the milk and cream used at the Pipe and Glass is supplied by St Quintin’s Creamery, a family business in the Yorkshire Wolds which has its own dairy herd and oversees the product from cow to bottle.
The spire of St Mary’s Church in South Dalton stands over 200 feet tall, and is a prominent local landmark.
The Pipe and Glass employs a dedicated team of over 40 staff.
James’ first kitchen job was washing up in The Park restaurant in his home town
of Filey when he was just 13.
Fire ripped through the Pipe and Glass on 8 February 1989, causing tens of thousands of pounds worth of damage. The alarm was raised by an 84-year-old regular and two chefs on the premises at the time escaped with minor smoke inhalation.