And suddenly, it’s September.

The start of Autumn is upon us, and we’re embracing it with an eclectic new menu that captures everything that is enchanting about our favourite season.

With Autumn produce at our fingertips, we have welcomed an abundance of flavours, textures and Autumnal colours to our dishes, playing on themes of comfort, European city breaks, Eastern accents and classic versus contemporary pairings.

Think black pudding, served with crisped bacon roly poly and proper northern mushy peas, made with cooking liquor from ham hocks and shallots pickled in beer – a nod to our chef’s favourite pie and peas classic. Or escabeche of octopus, brought to life with the contrasts of the richly auburn-coloured, sweet-flavours of saffron versus Italian parma ham.

Head chef Jamie Clinton explains:

“The new menu has been designed with flavours front of mind. Serving mushy peas and fried chicken perhaps isn’t what you’d expect from a fine dining menu, but we’re doing things a little differently at Shears Yard.

“As always there are influences from Europe and the East, but still using the best local seasonal ingredients like celeriac and cabbages.

“We’ve also put a lot of time into developing our vegetarian dishes, and I really think you’ll be able to taste the difference. Our fried cep polenta with Jerusalem artichokes, for example, is full of deep umami flavours with an amazing sauce bringing the dish together – and it’s completely vegan.”

The new menu is now live and will continue throughout September and October. Here is the full menu.



Homemade soup of the day £6 (V)

Duck leg rillette, duck fat brioche, hazelnut butter, pear & sorrel salad £7.5  

Smoked mackerel brandade, cucumber, radish, pickled mackerel, smoked herring roe dressing £7

Chicken leg croquette, dill pickle coleslaw, fried chicken gravy £7.5

Beetroot & apple gazpacho, coal oil, pickled beetroot, apple, dill & potato salsa £6.5 (VE)

Escabeche of octopus, saffron aioli, Parma ham £8




Fried polenta, cep duxelle, king oyster mushroom, kale,   roast Jerusalem artichokes £15 (VE)

Black garlic, sundried tomato & mozzarella arancini, babaganoush, aubergine, pesto emulsion £14

Plaice fillets, celeriac puree, shrimp toast, katsobushi, kale & nori £16.5

Sea bass fillet, chickpea dhal, carrots with orange & onion seed, coriander yoghurt £17

Dry aged rib eye steak, Jerusalem artichokes, truffle butter, fried cabbage £24

Ham hock black pudding, ‘real’ mushy peas, smoked bacon roly poly, beer pickled onion £16


SIDES All sides (V) – £3.5

Hand cut chips, roast garlic aioli

Rocket & parmesan salad

Steamed greens

Roast new potatoes, salsa verdi



Raspberry marshmallow, peanut butter soil, raspberry sorbet, toasted sesame £7

Warm Yorkshire parkin, apples cooked in maple syrup, black treacle ice cream £7

Dark chocolate & miso tart, caramelized white chocolate, plums compressed in sake £7.5

Coconut & almond milk pannacotta, coconut granola, toasted pineapple £6

Cheeses, sourdough crackers & accompaniments £9



We look forward to seeing you.