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We're in the Sunday Times Food List today

We're excited to have been featured in the Sunday Times' Food List today, as part of their Cheap(ish) Eats guide. They love our famed morcilla scotch eggs, and the review via Hardens calls us "the best tapas in the north". We're very pleased,…

Simon, Spain, and a selection of superb sherries

Simon's just returned from a brief but informative trip to Jerez thisweek, visiting the soleras and cellars of González Byass and learning much more about the history and quality of their sherries. As one of the most distinguished and…

Chef Simon Shaw leads expert chef course at The Cooking School in Halifax

We're delighted El Gato Negro has been asked to conduct a duo of cooking classes by The Cooking School at Dean Clough in Halifax, as part of their excellent Wednesday Night for Chefs series. Chef/proprietor Simon Shaw will be leading…

Restaurant closed Wed 12 September for 1 day

The restaurant will be closed for one day, on Wednesday 12th September, for a private function. We will reopen to the public as usual on Thursday. Thank you.

A timelapse video of the team in the kitchen

Ever wondered how hard we work to bring great food from the kitchen to the table? Well, here's a short timelapse video which shows the team working in our rather delicately proportioned kitchen… You can see we're a precision team, where…

A short break, closed Sun 1st - Thurs 19th July

The restaurant is closed for the next two weeks for our annual break. It's that time where we get to experiment full-time in the kitchen; give everything an extra polish and clean; meet our suppliers; go on buying trips, and put the finishing…