Where to eat in Hebden Bridge: Calderdale town centre Mexican restaurant is shutting as devastated owners blame rising costs and say economy 'not what it was'

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A Hebden Bridge town centre restaurant is closing its doors.

Ricks Mexican Street Food, on Crown Street, will shut next month, with July 13 its last day of trading.

The restaurant has posted on social media that high costs have forced the decision.

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"Sadly, the economy isn’t what it was,”it posted. “Costs are too high to sustain our little business.

Ricks Mexican Street Food in Hebden Bridge is closingRicks Mexican Street Food in Hebden Bridge is closing
Ricks Mexican Street Food in Hebden Bridge is closing

"Blood, sweat and tears, sleepless nights and watching the shop dwindle – it’s too much.

"Friends and family, you have been there from the beginning and seen just what it’s taken.

"You have been an amazing support and we’ve had some fantastic times with food challenges, beers and burritos.

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"So huge thanks to our customers, and our incredible staff. We will miss the good times but our hands are tied and new adventures await.”

Rick from the restaurant will be selling fish tacos, Cuban sandwiches and other dishes at Hebden Bridge Market on Thursdays.

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