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Millers Fish & Chips
Millers Fish & Chips
(31)
££££
Fish | York, North Yorkshire

Probably the best fish and chips I've ever tasted. More

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Countess of York-National Railway Museum
Countess of York-National Railway Museum
(761)
££££
Afternoon Tea | York, North Yorkshire

A wonderful experience. Attention to detail. Great service. More

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Shori
Shori
(1)
££££
Japanese Speciality | York, North Yorkshire

Outstanding food, fantastic friendly service and a great location. Brilliant all around. More

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The Whippet Inn
The Whippet Inn
(814)
££££
Steakhouse | York, North Yorkshire

Outstanding meal. Very unassuming place that you’d walk past if not aware. Enjoyed the Cod and Cauliflower Steak paired w Chenin Blanc. Josh was an exceptional server and great help. More

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Guy Fawkes Inn
Guy Fawkes Inn
(450)
££££
British | York, North Yorkshire

Would definitely recommend staff were very friendly and helpful My husband had the steak and ale pie which he enjoyed! More

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Ye Old Sun Inn
Ye Old Sun Inn
(299)
££££
Contemporary European | York, North Yorkshire

As a Regular visitor always enjoy the food, service and ambience,3 dining options either bar,snug or restaurant always give an enjoyable meal.Give it a try. More

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Gepettos
Gepettos
(110)
££££
Italian | York, North Yorkshire

Lovely food and very charming waitress. Warm atmospher More

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Ate O'Clock
Ate O'Clock
(423)
££££
British | York, North Yorkshire

Staff were awesome and couldn’t do enough for you. Set menu was great value for money. Thanks for helping us celebrate our special day. Will be returning very soon More

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The Ivy St. Helen’s Square
The Ivy St. Helen’s Square
(2804)
££££
British | York, North Yorkshire

Excellent reception, waitress service and food. We particularly appreciated not being hurried at all. Thank you to the staff. More

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The Star Inn The City
The Star Inn The City
(1972)
££££
Contemporary British | York, North Yorkshire

We had an absolutely wonderful early evening dinner here in midweek. The food was superb as was the service. They went above and beyond to get us a taxi from there (the first one didn't turn up but they made sure another one did quickly). I would thoroughly recommend this place and we will definitely return. It was quiet when we were there because we were quite early but we were overlooking the river and it was lovely. Looking forward to coming when the weather is a bit warmer just so I can sit on the terrace outside with a G&T! More

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The Drovers Arms Restaurant & Country Pub
The Drovers Arms Restaurant & Country Pub
(223)
££££
British | York, North Yorkshire

GreAt Sunday lunch. Large portions and excellent value. More

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The Park Restaurant by Adam Jackson
The Park Restaurant by Adam Jackson
(120)
££££
Contemporary British | York, North Yorkshire

Fantastic food in a lovely setting - old style Victorian house. Front of house were very knowledgeable on all the dishes and happy to accommodate any changes. 6 course tasting menu was divine - beautifully cooked and spectacularly presented. Michelin standard. More

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Yak and Yeti Gurkha Restaurant
Yak and Yeti Gurkha Restaurant
(112)
££££
Nepalese | York, North Yorkshire

This is not our first time here and the food and service are as good as ever. More

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Taas Restaurant
Taas Restaurant
(13)
££££
Indian | York, North Yorkshire

Amazing food made fresh. Would definitely go back! More

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Oxo's On the Mount
Oxo's On the Mount
(244)
££££
English | York, North Yorkshire

Great value fish Friday menu. Lovely starter, beautiful main course of lemon sole, crab gnocchi and crab sauce. Skipped dessert but friends all enjoyed their desserts, surf and turf, fish and chips and starters of tempura prawns. All in all excellent More

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The Castle Inn Restaurant & Country Pub
The Castle Inn Restaurant & Country Pub
(14)
££££
British | York, North Yorkshire

We saw the good reviews at The Castle so booked in on Friday night. We were welcomed with a smile and shown to our table. The staff were friendly, helpful and courteous. The waitress checked everything for my husbands allergy. We had starters and main. The food was fantastic and the wine very quafible. We wished we had gone back the following night!! We will go back on our next trip to York. Thank you to all the staff at The Castle Inn. More

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The Go Down Restaurant
The Go Down Restaurant
(624)
££££
English | York, North Yorkshire

Very good food and a good price. Service was friendly and not pushy. More

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The Durham Ox
The Durham Ox
(294)
££££
Gastro Pub | York, North Yorkshire

This place is always good that is why I keep returning. More

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Zills - Tapas-Mezze-Lava Rock Grills
Zills - Tapas-Mezze-Lava Rock Grills
(123)
££££
Greek | York, North Yorkshire

The menu has changed since our last visit. The food wasn't quite as nice. More

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La Vecchia Scuola
La Vecchia Scuola
(380)
££££
Italian | York, North Yorkshire

Friendly, warm welcome. Incredible steak and a wonderful pasta dish, accompanied by a super Italian Sauvignon. Faultless, lovely evening in glorious surroundings More

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La Trattoria Helmsley
La Trattoria Helmsley
(70)
££££
Italian | York, North Yorkshire

In a village of very expensive hotel restaurants, this place was a nice little find. Great food, friendly staff, and good value. I would recommend. More

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The Churchill Hotel
The Churchill Hotel
(72)
££££
British | York, North Yorkshire

Very pleasant evening lovely food and very pleasant atmosphere More

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Kennedy's Bar & Restaurant
Kennedy's Bar & Restaurant
(13)
££££
Contemporary British | York, North Yorkshire

Cosy, stylish cool place, with warm welcome at the door. The Sunday lunch is fantastic, hot, great portion, good quality ingredients and terrific value. It's presented beautifully More

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The Woodman Inn
The Woodman Inn
(238)
££££
British | York, North Yorkshire

This is the second time we’ve visited. Good food, with friend service and it’s dog friendly, what more could you ask for? More

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The Lamb & Lion
The Lamb & Lion
(75)
££££
British | York, North Yorkshire

Warm welcome from the staff, good food and plenty of it at a reasonable price. Recommended More

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The Oddfellows Arms
The Oddfellows Arms
(1)
££££
British | York, North Yorkshire

Really enjoyed our recent visit with the family for dinner ,lovely staff we got looked after very quickly and the food was very good ,got served all together which is nice will definitely be going back More

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Afternoon Tea at The Principal York
Afternoon Tea at The Principal York
(5)
££££
Afternoon Tea | York, North Yorkshire

The Principal do not receive OpenTable bookings and as such my booking wasn't at the Hotel upon arrival. Luckily they had space and there was no embarrassment or awkward situation. This needs resolving More

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Harvester - Clifton Moor
Harvester - Clifton Moor
(3)
££££
British | York, North Yorkshire

We had a long journey to York and had booked Harvester in advance. We had no idea what time we would get there so arrived earlier than our booked table. We were welcomed and shown to our reserved table immediately. We were looked after with friendliness and efficiency More

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The Raj York
The Raj York
(132)
££££
Indian | York, North Yorkshire

We first visited the Raj some 4 years ago on a weekend break. The food and choice of menu was outstanding then and we promised ourselves we would visit the Raj again. We were not disappointed. If you love Indian food you will love the Raj More

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Fancy Hank's
Fancy Hank's
(66)
££££
American | York, North Yorkshire

Nice restaurant . My steak was cooked well but a bit gristly so took some cutting. The rest of the food was delicious and I can highly recommend the blueberry cheesecake. More

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Royal Oak - 18 Goodramgate
Royal Oak - 18 Goodramgate
(2)
££££
British | York, North Yorkshire

Sunday lunch was great . Set menus , reasonable price and lovely food . Thankyou More

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Zizzi - York
Zizzi - York
(71)
££££
Italian | York, North Yorkshire

Great Customer Service, good did take a little while to come but was worth the wait More

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The Stone Trough
The Stone Trough
(71)
££££
British | York, North Yorkshire

Lovely pub, great food and fantastic views. Highly recommended. More

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29 States The Indian Kitchen
29 States The Indian Kitchen
(31)
££££
Indian | York, North Yorkshire

Visited the estates on various occasions, always good food. Will revisit in the future. More

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ASK Italian York
ASK Italian York
(8)
££££
Italian | York, North Yorkshire

Food was tasty. However, two of the entrees were a little cold. More

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Côte Brasserie - York
Côte Brasserie - York
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Bistro | York, North Yorkshire

The inspiration for the fuss-free French food and the stylish interior comes from the traditional bistros of Paris. The emphasis is on simply, reasonably priced dishes and the menu includes familiar Gallic favourites like moules marinières, steak frites with skinny frites, duck confit and the Côte dessert speciality, crème caramel. Côte is ideal for a quick business lunch, mid-week dinners with friends, and pre-theatre meals. We guarantee you’ll come back time after time.
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The Yorkshire Bar and Grill
The Yorkshire Bar and Grill
(45)
££££
International | York, North Yorkshire

We had a Groupon Prosecco afternoon tea here at the weekend and would highly recommend this to anyone. The sandwiches were delicious and we had a lovely selection of sweet treats too. The layout of the tables was perfect and the decorations was very modern. I will definitely be back. Thank you More

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Lil's Bar & Bistro
Lil's Bar & Bistro
(16)
££££
Steak | York, North Yorkshire

We had a lovely warm welcome and the staff were all lovely throughout our evening. We were looked after really well. Great location with a nice view from our table overlooking the river. Gins and cocktails really good. We only had a main course which was a good size. More

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The Fox and Roman
The Fox and Roman
(10)
££££
International | York, North Yorkshire

Quiet on this occasion, but I had booked in advance as previous visits have seen it full to capacity. Friendly, efficient staff who were attentive but not intrusive. OH’s Belly pork meal was a particularly good choice. We didn’t have dessert as the mains had been enough. Interesting gin menu with tonic/ mixer recommendations I’ll have to try next time! More

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The Sidings
The Sidings
(3)
££££
International | York, North Yorkshire

It’s been over 20years since we last visited the Siding. It was like stepping back in time. Although it now has different owners we received the same warm welcome and helpful staff which was lovely. More

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The Dormouse
The Dormouse
(9)
££££
International | York, North Yorkshire

Good food. Friendly waiter. Prompt service. We had a small child in our party and the waiter was very helpful and accommodating. Many thanks. More

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Ed's Diner - York Designer Outlet
Ed's Diner - York Designer Outlet
(5)
££££
American | York, North Yorkshire

Nice breakfast, unlimited coffee - More

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Origin
Origin
(6)
££££
British | York, North Yorkshire

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Gourmet Bar
Gourmet Bar
(2)
££££
International | York, North Yorkshire

Entertain your palate at Gourmet Bar. Enjoy a range of local and international cuisine, simple yet authentic, in a casual setting. Whether you want to eat or simply have a drink, our restaurant has that extra something you can only find at Gourmet Bar.More

Hotel du Vin & Bistro - York
Hotel du Vin & Bistro - York
(201)
££££
Modern European | York, North Yorkshire

Great meal, what a lovely place for an evening meal, the staff were attentive and knowledgable, really enjoyed it. More

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White swan Deighton
White swan Deighton
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British | York, North Yorkshire

Here at The White Swan we are passionate about food, ensuring our customers enjoy their dining experience. We predominantly serve traditional British cuisine on our main menu’s with a variety of food based offers on during the week so whether your in need of a light bite during your travels or a good hearty meal we are sure you will find just what you need here at the White Swan.More

JJs Bar & Kitchen
JJs Bar & Kitchen
(2)
££££
International | York, North Yorkshire

We always have a lovey time when we go to JJ's. Thanks. More

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Salvatores at the Lighthorseman
Salvatores at the Lighthorseman
(2)
££££
Italian | York, North Yorkshire

The staff was very friendly and helpful. The food was very nice and it’s cooked fresh to order. The chef himself even comes out to see if everything is ok with your meal. The homemade pizzas are definitely value for money. Would highly recommend it More

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Afternoon Tea at the Gourmet Bar
Afternoon Tea at the Gourmet Bar
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Afternoon Tea | York, North Yorkshire

Entertain your palate at Gourmet Bar. Enjoy a range afternoon tea, simple yet authentic, in a casual setting. More

Sawmill Restaurant
Sawmill Restaurant
(1)
££££
British | York, North Yorkshire

One of the Best Restaurants in York serving deliciously fresh, local produce, our restaurant is conveniently close to the centre of York.

We source only the best quality ingredients and create dishes that excite with bold flavours and faultless presentation. If you’re looking for places to eat in York where food is locally sourced and restaurant menus change to include the best seasonal dishes, we strongly recommend that you book with us.

For an eclectic mix of flavours and unforgettable dishes, our menu's offer something for everyone and provide a unique dining experience in the heart of our wonderful City.More

Lunch at City Cruises York
Lunch at City Cruises York
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International | York, North Yorkshire

Enjoy a Leisurely Lunch with City Cruises York.

A delightful cruise with delicious food aboard the Captain James Cook, sailing regularly from April to September.

Join us for a delightful 1 hour and 30 minute cruise and enjoy a delicious 2 course, plated lunch served on board the Captain James Cook. Your dessert will also be accompanied by a tea or coffee. This cruise sails from our King’s Staith Landing only. Boarding commences at 11:30 a.m., with the buffet style lunch served from 12 Noon.

The cruise will also include relaxing background music whilst you enjoy your lunch, followed by some informative commentary from our local, knowledgeable skipper as the boat turns at Bishopthorpe Palace, the stunning riverside residence of His Grace the Archbishop of York and also as you head back upstream into the city.More

Afternoon Tea at City Cruises York
Afternoon Tea at City Cruises York
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Afternoon Tea | York, North Yorkshire

DINING CRUISES

City Cruises York offer a choice of two dining cruises aboard the largest vessel in their fleet, the Captain James Cook. Both cruises sail through the City of York and then downstream to Bishopthorpe Palace, the stunning riverside residence of His Grace the Archbishop of York. Live sightseeing commentary is interspersed with relaxing background music. Both sail daily from April to September.

AFTERNOON TEA CRUISE

A delightful cruise with delicious British traditional Afternoon Tea and refillable tea or coffee.

LUNCH CRUISE

Enjoy a set menu lunch cruise featuring hot main course cooked on board and Chef's choice of dessert with a tea or coffee.More

Tank and Paddle - York
Tank and Paddle - York
(622)
££££
Contemporary American | York, North Yorkshire

A great place for a steak! I've never been disappointed with the food! More

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Everest Gurkha Nepalese Restaurant
Everest Gurkha Nepalese Restaurant
(10)
££££
Nepalese | York, North Yorkshire

Fantastic authentic Nepali food. Will definitely going back More

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The Refectory Kitchen & Terrace
The Refectory Kitchen & Terrace
(22)
££££
British | York, North Yorkshire

Work Christmas meal, lovely food. Not too noisy and good ambience More

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Joe's Kitchen - York
Joe's Kitchen - York
(3)
££££
American | York, North Yorkshire

Booked a table for a long overdue catch up with my best friend and early birthday treat for myself. Have eaten here twice before and the food is always delicious, freshly cooked and good portion sizes. Waitress was very attentive. Definitely be back., More

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Banyan - York
Banyan - York
(1)
££££
International | York, North Yorkshire
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The Judge's Lodging
The Judge's Lodging
(5)
££££
British | York, North Yorkshire

Amazing chicken pie! Beautiful dining area and delicious food! More

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La Bottega
La Bottega
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International | York, North Yorkshire

Welcome to La Bottega, we look forward to serving you. More

Afternoon Tea at The Yorkshire Bar & Grill
Afternoon Tea at The Yorkshire Bar & Grill
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Afternoon Tea | York, North Yorkshire

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Bistro Guy
Bistro Guy
(25)
££££
British | York, North Yorkshire

Really exciting menu that was able to provide a real tasting experience but at a reasonable cost. More

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Frankie & Benny's - York Monks Cross
Frankie & Benny's - York Monks Cross
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American | York, North Yorkshire

Offering big flavours and massive choice, the Frankie & Benny's menu is filled with New York and Italian classics. Renowned as a place for families looking for a fun, comforting dining experience, the menu spans from a juicy stateside chicken burger, to classic pasta with succulent Italian meatballs.

There is plenty of choice for vegetarian diners and those looking for lighter, healthier dishes, along with an impressive gluten-free menu. From the bar, enjoy a chilled beer, or a piled-high 'freakshake' for an indulgent treat.More

The Three Cups
The Three Cups
(7)
££££
International | York, North Yorkshire

We enjoy eating at The Three Cups as a family. However on this occasion two of our group chose the chicken with pork option. The chicken and pork were tough and pork left by both people leaving little to eat and the chicken was hard to cut through. We were disappointed as we were treating the family to a birthday celebration. Will definitely come again as one grandson plays football for Stamford Bridge and the Three Cups is nearby the football ground. More

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Frankie & Benny's - York
Frankie & Benny's - York
(2)
££££
American | York, North Yorkshire

Offering big flavours and massive choice, the Frankie & Benny's menu is filled with New York and Italian classics. Renowned as a place for families looking for a fun, comforting dining experience, the menu spans from a juicy stateside chicken burger, to classic pasta with succulent Italian meatballs.

There is plenty of choice for vegetarian diners and those looking for lighter, healthier dishes, along with an impressive gluten-free menu. From the bar, enjoy a chilled beer, or a piled-high 'freakshake' for an indulgent treat.More

Chiquito - York Clifton Moor
Chiquito - York Clifton Moor
(1)
££££
Mexican | York, North Yorkshire

Famous for their modern take on Mexican food, Chiquito has been serving up great service in a lively setting for over 25 years. Quick, efficient and friendly staff will help you navigate the menu which is packed with authentic dishes from both sides of the border and which captures the essence of Latin cuisine. Whether you like it mild or wild, a range of crowd pleasing offerings includes the likes of sizzling fajitas, stacked burgers, bursting burritos and tender, fall-off-the-bone ribs. The bar hosts a variety of thirst-quenching options including their Famous Margaritas and Classic Cocktails, or a great selection of soft drinks for the designated driver so you can be assured everyone is catered for. For an unforgettable Mexican experience Chiquito has to be the restaurant of choice to get your taste buds dancing!More

The Star inn
The Star inn
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International | York, North Yorkshire

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Rascills
Rascills
(32)
££££
British | York, North Yorkshire

It’s a shame this was their last serving and I only visited twice before they closed. The food is beautiful. It’s in a lovely rural location. How they manage to do all they do with just the 2 of them is a wonder and a credit to them both. I convinced my husband to try the pork as he gets very upset if the crackling isn’t up to scratch thankfully he was not disappointed!!! Otherwise it would have been a long drive home. My beef Sunday dinner was delicious and the profiterole dessert was spot on! More

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Toby Carvery - Hopgrove
Toby Carvery - Hopgrove
(6)
££££
British | York, North Yorkshire

Family meal out with 2 young children, friendly place with great value food More

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Afternoon Tea at the Middleton's York
Afternoon Tea at the Middleton's York
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Afternoon Tea | York, North Yorkshire

One of the most quintessential English traditions enjoyed by many on a relaxing afternoon, is now being served at Middletons. You can indulge in one of our many dining areas including the welcoming lounge, the relaxing and historic Sun Lounge or our main restaurant full of wooden beams from the Sawmill which once was. Whether it's the traditional Afternoon Tea or something a little lighter, you are guaranteed to enjoy with us.More

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York's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Countess of York-National Railway Museum
Countess of York-National Railway Museum
(761)
££££
Afternoon Tea | York, North Yorkshire

A wonderful experience. Attention to detail. Great service. More

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Ye Old Sun Inn
Ye Old Sun Inn
(299)
££££
Contemporary European | York, North Yorkshire

As a Regular visitor always enjoy the food, service and ambience,3 dining options either bar,snug or restaurant always give an enjoyable meal.Give it a try. More

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The Whippet Inn
The Whippet Inn
(814)
££££
Steakhouse | York, North Yorkshire

Outstanding meal. Very unassuming place that you’d walk past if not aware. Enjoyed the Cod and Cauliflower Steak paired w Chenin Blanc. Josh was an exceptional server and great help. More

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Zills - Tapas-Mezze-Lava Rock Grills
Zills - Tapas-Mezze-Lava Rock Grills
(123)
££££
Greek | York, North Yorkshire

The menu has changed since our last visit. The food wasn't quite as nice. More

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Guy Fawkes Inn
Guy Fawkes Inn
(450)
££££
British | York, North Yorkshire

Would definitely recommend staff were very friendly and helpful My husband had the steak and ale pie which he enjoyed! More

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Gepettos
Gepettos
(110)
££££
Italian | York, North Yorkshire

Lovely food and very charming waitress. Warm atmospher More

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The Ivy St. Helen’s Square
The Ivy St. Helen’s Square
(2804)
££££
British | York, North Yorkshire

Excellent reception, waitress service and food. We particularly appreciated not being hurried at all. Thank you to the staff. More

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The Park Restaurant by Adam Jackson
The Park Restaurant by Adam Jackson
(120)
££££
Contemporary British | York, North Yorkshire

Fantastic food in a lovely setting - old style Victorian house. Front of house were very knowledgeable on all the dishes and happy to accommodate any changes. 6 course tasting menu was divine - beautifully cooked and spectacularly presented. Michelin standard. More

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The Drovers Arms Restaurant & Country Pub
The Drovers Arms Restaurant & Country Pub
(223)
££££
British | York, North Yorkshire

GreAt Sunday lunch. Large portions and excellent value. More

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The Star Inn The City
The Star Inn The City
(1972)
££££
Contemporary British | York, North Yorkshire

We had an absolutely wonderful early evening dinner here in midweek. The food was superb as was the service. They went above and beyond to get us a taxi from there (the first one didn't turn up but they made sure another one did quickly). I would thoroughly recommend this place and we will definitely return. It was quiet when we were there because we were quite early but we were overlooking the river and it was lovely. Looking forward to coming when the weather is a bit warmer just so I can sit on the terrace outside with a G&T! More

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