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York & Albany
York & Albany

York & Albany Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.gordonramsay.com/yorkandalbany
  • Phone: 0207 592 1227
  • Hours of Operation:

    Monday - Friday

    Breakfast: 7am - 11am

    Lunch: 12pm - 3pm
    All day bar menu 12pm-11pm

    Dinner: 6pm - 11pm


    Saturday

    Breakfast: 7am - 11.30am

    Lunch: 12pm - 3pm
    All day bar menu 12pm-11pm

    Dinner: 6pm - 11pm


    Sunday and bank holidays

    Breakfast: 7am - 11.30am


    Please note that we operate an all-day service on Sundays, between the hours of: 12pm - 9pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: British
  • Executive Chef: Kim Woodward
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes

Getting there

  • Public Transit:
    Nearest Underground stations are Camden Town/Regent's Park/Great Portland Street
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from York & Albany
York & Albany is part of an impressive portfolio of restaurants owned and operated by Michelin Star and Celebrity Chef - Gordon Ramsay. Located between the tranquil Regent’s Park and lively Camden. This stylish townhouse with Dining Rooms, a Long bar and ten beautiful, individual bedrooms and suites, this John Nash building captures the complete elegance of the Regency period serving modern British cuisine where the food is at its heart. Using produce from his favourite suppliers, Kim Woodward has created a menu which succeeds in being varied, season and uncomplicated.



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Diner Reviews
  • "Nice and friendly welcome at the door. Food was really good. Atmosphere would have been better I think if the restaurant was busy."
    dined on 25/08/2014
  • "We came here for my partners 21st birthday .. Staff are so polite, friendly and helpful and the food is exquisite! Highly recommened"
    dined on 25/08/2014
  • "A lovely setting and perfectly located for moving on to a day day in Camden or Regents Park. I had been told that the food here was excellent, and although for the most part it was the breakfast selection wasn't quite right for a bank holiday brunch. The Eggs Benedict were a little over done and the quantity on pancakes (in particular the limited amount of banana) was rather disappointing. All in all we had a nice breakfast, but considering the additional cost didn't feel that we received much more for our money than had we gone to one of the many small boutique cafes nearby."
    dined on 25/08/2014
  • "Pre-booked lunch at 1130 but didn't realise lunch doesn't start until 1200. Staff were very attentive, made us comfortable and fit us drinks while we waited. Once seated, service was really good and staff knew their drink and food menus well, recommending the right choices for us. Both our meals were fabulous (mains and desserts) and we'd definitely return! Pat in the back to Gordon's staff."
    dined on 24/08/2014
  • "My wife and I went there as a celebration for her birthday, and we had the afternoon gin tea menu which was fantastic!The chef came out and explained everything on the menu to us. The food was excellent, the service was impeccable and they even went the extra mile and brought a special dessert dish just for my wife! The atmosphere was fantastic, very relaxing, the restaurant is clean, bright and attractive, and so I would very much recommend you check it out."
    dined on 21/08/2014
  • "The starter was enought good but the main course of lamb was terrible"
    dined on 20/08/2014
  • "The menu was uninspiring and both of our meals were very poor. Service although friendly was slow. I've eaten at the York & Albany on many occasions and its heyday was certainly under Angela Hartnett's management when the food and service was excellent and the ambiance buzzed. It has slowly declined on all fronts since. (However, I did have Sunday lunch there a few weeks back which was very good). Come on Mr Ramsey, this just isn't good enough for the prices being charged."
    dined on 20/08/2014
  • "had a good group dinner here - good food and the wine choices were great - service is a little slow but nothing terrible - all round enjoyable relatively casual dining experiance"
    dined on 16/08/2014
  • "We love Gordon Ramsay's establishments & have great respect for him as a Chef/Restaurateur. Dining with him should be a treat. But here, whilst the food of course was very good, the experience was somewhat spoiled. The "welcome" we received on arrival was so brusque & so rude as to be insulting. This is not acceptable & Mr. Ramsay should be made aware. Meanwhlile a very thin & very sad-looking waitress wandered disconsolately around, asking us if we wanted a drink, adding to the feeling that we should just leave. But we were expecting guests. Waiters at the table were nicer & dinner was enjoyed by all, but the place was uncomfortably noisy & lacking in atmosphere, & the bad feeling remained. So disappointed - Would not bother to repeat."
    dined on 14/08/2014
  • "The space is absolutely beautiful creating a fantastic ambience. However the service and food did not delight as much as the surroundings. I had the trout without the sauce as I am dairy free and it was dry and bland. I am sure with the sauce it would have been tastier. My family had steak and sea bass which I think was a far better choice. I think they could have done better on the food and had a few more choices. We had to wait a very long time for our mains which they did apologise for but that wasn't really acceptable as they were not that full."
    dined on 12/08/2014
  • "We were a bit disappointed by the menu: slightly overpriced uninspiring gastro-pub food. There are a few gastro-pubs in London, often very good. This one is in line with them, but pretends somehow to be above (elaborate service and higher prices), but the cuisine, although very good, is not up to this pretension. The choice was rather limited, and the dishes very classic - well made, but a bit boring. That makes that there is no particular reason to go to this restaurant."
    dined on 10/08/2014
  • "We lasted a good moment. Good food. Good ambience. Correct prices."
    dined on 09/08/2014
  • "My boyfriend and I went to York & Albany for a romantic night. We were seated at the very front of the restaurant meaning having waitresses rushing by every minute and a table where the thing upon it were shaking. My boyfriend kindly asked the waitress if we could sit at one of the six other free tables, but she said something like; "no you cannot, as you can see I am setting up the tables, so someone else is coming for them!". Really rude. The bread was not very good, but otherwise the food was delicious. Though I would never recommend anyone to come here - really bad service and a horrible seating! And on top of that we paid 72 pounds for a main each, a glass of wine and some bread."
    dined on 09/08/2014
  • "My husband is vegetarian and we really struggle to find anywhere in the Camden/Kentish Town area that does a vegetarian roast option. Often the veg option is risotto or pasta and we can't find anywhere that does a real veggie roast. They have a great veggie option here, although the portion size seemed a little on the small side compered to my roast chicken. My husband said that next time he'd add in a side too. My food was beautifully cooked and I think the roast potatoes are the best I've had while eating out. Dessert was also beautiful. The cocktails were beautifully mixed and the staff were attentive and very friendly. It is slightly more expensive than eating at a pub but the price is reflected in the quality of the food."
    dined on 27/07/2014
  • "Bloody Mary was incredible! Table wobbled the whole meal on/off."
    dined on 27/07/2014
  • "Had a fantastic dinner experience. This was our first meal upon arriving in London and York & Albany did not disappoint us. The appetizer's and main course meals were delicious. The drinks were fantastic, and the price was reasonable. Worth taking the tube to have a meal."
    dined on 23/07/2014
  • "Nice welcome and decoration, service efficient and savoury food obviously made with fresh and quality products. Price correct for the overall"
    dined on 23/07/2014
  • "We go to the York and Albany regularly for their amazing breakfast. It is child-friendly but also lovely for adults. The pancakes are some of the best I've found in London. I also love to go for lunch and dinner. Their food is always excellent, as is the service. The garden in the back is the perfect spot for a leisurely lunch."
    dined on 22/07/2014
  • "We had the special of the day Rump Steak ....... Not Great !"
    dined on 19/07/2014
  • "Visiting one of Gordon Ramsay's restaurants you expect the whole experience to be outstanding, considering what you see of him on TV. The food was really good and I cleared every plate but the service really let the place down. The staff were not very attentive at all, my husband asked for more water on 3 separate occasions and it either didn't come or it came about half hour later. There seemed to be a lot of staff just congregating together and chatting and we were just left. Overall food was gorgeous but really disappointed with the service."
    dined on 19/07/2014
  • "Tim was our main waitor and was very polite and helpful. Especially when we were told we couldn't have pizza in the resturant area, I think this needs to be specified online when people are making their bookings. Tim said it would be ok and got everything sorted for us"
    dined on 15/07/2014
  • "Great food, great service! Our party of four wanted to try a Gordon Ramsay restaurant and we were quite satisfied."
    dined on 12/07/2014
  • "Good sunday roast in the attractive settings of York & Albany. Roast beef itself was good but not spectacular, however, all the vegetables and horseradish cream were excellent! My other half's sea bass was excellent."
    dined on 06/07/2014
  • "Fantastic food, great wine, quality service. Will be back for another great experience."
    dined on 03/07/2014
  • "Normally I have had very good experiences at the York and Albany when phoning for a reservation. By booking online I found I had not been given a table in the restaurant but in the noisy bar where there is very little service and I often had to try to attract attention. This was extremely disappointing as I was entertaining for a business lunch. I wouldn't recommend booking online. Had I known the restaurant was full I would have gone elsewhere."
    dined on 01/07/2014
  • "Made the trip to Camden while in London because it had been a while since we visited the York & Albany and it didn't disappoint. The food here is wonderful whether you go from the bar or the restaurant menu and on a Tuesday lunchtime they were happy for us to mix and match. Their cocktails are the main reason we go, they are some of the best in the world. The service is perfect, friendly but not overbearing. We will keep going back here, one of the best bars and restaurants in the country."
    dined on 01/07/2014
  • "I visited the York & Albany on 29/06/2014 for my girlfriends birthday. Was excited initially as the restaurant looks beautiful. Our food was nice, but very overpriced so we never felt that we had value for money for what was essentially a Chicken and Beef Sunday roast. Our waiter had a very strange demeanour and lacked any personality and generally looked very unhappy to be there. No small talk just plenty of sighs and groans. They also ignored my email and forgot to wish my girlfriend a happy birthday. After all It's the little things which make you want to return. Our experience was a 6/10. I hope our experience of Petrus in Belgravia is slightly better."
    dined on 29/06/2014
  • "We had to wait a little on arrival as it wasnt clear should we move to the bar or wait at what appeared to be a check in table. When we were greeted the service was friendly and informal which we do prefer. We were seated downstairs so could see the kitchen and preparation of the food. This was something we were more than happy about. If you are not bothered about this and would prefer a more airy environment stay upstairs !! Our waiter introduced himself as Tim and he was friendly and attentive.Pre meal drink and the Champagne Pims was excellent. We had 3 courses and thoroughly enjoyed all of them. So why a little pricey we had another experience at another famous restaurant recently,no names, and it just felt a little more special."
    dined on 28/06/2014
  • "Steak meal so salty to be unedable. Offered free course on next visit - but won't be back."
    dined on 28/06/2014
  • "Staff is very friendly, there is no time pressure. Relaxed and comfortable surroundings, spend the entire afternoon eating and drinking. Best place to go after a day in the park or the zoo."
    dined on 23/06/2014
  • "A really lovely evening with delicious food and good service."
    dined on 21/06/2014
  • "Had a lovely time here on saturday, shadowed from the heat in the chilled patio at the back. Staff were excellent - not hurrying you to order, and having a chat/laugh with you when welcomed. Food was excellent - I could have done with a larger portion of the cod with pancetta gnocchi, but it was divine."
    dined on 21/06/2014
  • "Great food, but slow service. Great ambiance and wonderful bar."
    dined on 20/06/2014
  • "Great place - lovely wine and food, great ambience too"
    dined on 14/06/2014
  • "We went for dinner on Friday. It was a little late and not all the menu was available. We had rump steak instead of the Rib-eye that had run out and it was as good meat as expected. The rest of the food was good as other times and the service and the ambience was great too."
    dined on 07/06/2014
  • "The food was perfect. I could have licked the plate. All 3 courses had nothing left on the plate. 10/10. "
    dined on 07/06/2014
  • "Thoughtful, well prepared food - friendly service."
    dined on 07/06/2014
  • "I had reserved a table and was looking forward to a sophisticated, tasty meal only to find it was spoilt by some late night drinkers who got too noisy. I had to had to move the time back due to Eurostar issues so it was well into the evening but the acoustics if the corner area and some louder drinkers spoilt ambience for us."
    dined on 06/06/2014
  • "I booked York and Albany to experience the attention to detail and general perfection that Gordon Ramsay is famous for- and was not disappointed. The ingredients were top notch and the preparation and level of.care that was given to each dish was outstanding. The service was efficient but not too quick and very friendly. The atmosphere is comfortable and a little elegent at the same time. Do yourself a favor and go to York and Albany- there's no reason to keep looking for a nice place to go out to in London, just come here."
    dined on 06/06/2014
  • "The secret was the British wine and the impeccable service"
    dined on 05/06/2014