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La Piazza Antica, York, York

La Piazza Antica

4.7
4.7
253 Reviews
£26 to £40
Italian
Welcome to La Piazza Antica!

We're a team of passionate food lovers who are dedicated to bringing you an authentic Italian dining experience. Our restaurant is not your typical Italian restaurant, we have a unique twist that sets us apart from the rest.
Our focus is on using high-quality, fresh ingredients and traditional cooking methods to create delicious and flavorful dishes that will leave you wanting more. Our menu features a variety of classic Italian dishes as well as some unique creations that you won’t find anywhere else.
We take pride in our warm and inviting atmosphere, where you can relax and enjoy your meal with family and friends. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is always on hand to make recommendations and ensure that your dining experience is nothing short of exceptional.
Whether you’re looking for a romantic dinner for two, a family gathering, or a night out with friends, our restaurant is the perfect destination. Come and experience the taste of Italy with us!


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2 people

19:00


Booked 18 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    £26 to £40
  • Cuisines
    Italian
  • Hours of Operation
    Daily 12:00–21:30
  • Phone number
    01904 642641
  • Dress Code
    Business Casual

What 253 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.6Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Yorkshire

    Italian

253 Reviews
  1. JamesR

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    What a brilliant place to visit. The food was exceptional and the singing waiter was wonderful. Brilliant atmosphere ideal for families, couples and everyone who likes good service.

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  2. PeterL

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Singing waiter there is always very good although with the food & service

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  3. KerryT

    Warwickshire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely food, lovely staff and atmosphere. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting York.

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  4. KaseyS

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our second visit to this little gem! The whole evening was brilliant, from the welcome to the door to being seated, the service was outstanding, the best italian food we have ever had and the cocktails were amazing! Also a very special thank you to the lovely staff for singing happy birthday!

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  5. LouiseB

    Yorkshire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious lunch from set menu. Reasonably priced. Pleasant waitress. Quick service. Highly recommend when visiting York.

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  6. AlexT

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great restaurant. Glad to see back open, great food 👍👌 Be back soon later this year!

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  7. karenD

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food, beautifully presented. Ge erous portions, lovely staff. Will go again.

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love this place simply fab 😀everything and everyone lovely

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  9. AndrewP

    Yorkshire

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 16 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great Italian food and very reasonably priced. Took advantage of the lunch menu and we all really enjoyed our food. Second time we’ve been and will be back for sure!

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 10 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Best Italian in York good and service absolutely brilliant cannot fault them always friendly

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  11. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great venue - staff are really pleasant. Special menus are great value

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  12. CliveP

    Inverness

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 8 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Booked unseen from search of Italian restaurants, Very impressed with the food and service.

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  13. WongN

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Its amazing place, so romantic 🤩with delicious food.Atmosphere is gorgeous.

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  14. LadyA

    Yorkshire

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 7 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food from lunch set menu including 1, 2 and 3 course offer. Fantastic and friendly service in beautiful building. Will return.

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  15. ruthg

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 4 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Best meal we have had in years. The pork and fish were incredible. Presented beautifully and the flavour stunning. We are going back tonight. Lidia our waitress was so friendly and welcoming. I would highly recommend

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  16. BerniB

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Absolutely beautiful evening! Fabulous service and excellent food! Would highly recommend ❤️

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  17. Smith

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The service was exceptionally good, and was very reminiscent of being back in Rome! The food, as expected, was of an exceptional standard including the motions of service, and the range of the wine and cocktail menu was very reassuring.

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  18. CathrynB

    Yorkshire

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 1 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The staff are so friendly and the food was amazing I had the pork and my friend had the chicken …. Literally can’t wait to go again

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  19. ElaineB

    Yorkshire

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on 24 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Another fabulous meal with friends. As well as the food being delicious, the staff are all really friendly. If you are lucky you will be serenaded by the excellent singing waiter. I recommend requesting a table on the ground floor where the ambience is lovely.

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  20. ChinM

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Lovely long lunch. Great service. Good food and very good value for money

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  21. David

    London

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 23 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    As always great evening with friends who were eating at Piazza Antica for the first time. Dennis Polly Janfranco and the other two waitresses whose names I don’t know made us welcome and really looked after us. Food great, atmosphere great and the restaurant is a gem just around the corner from our home. Thanks to all the wonderful team David & Lesley

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  22. StephenF

    Yorkshire

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 22 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had an excellent meal. Very attentive and friendly staff. We had the meatballs and the prawns to start - both excellent. Then had calzone and my dad had the lamb cutlets. He described them as “the best he’s ever had!” Would recommend.

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  23. ShaunieG

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 21 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great location, to many choices on the multiple menu's but Polly steered us through it and also gave us a little history update on the ghost stories........... Will be back that of no doubt super dinner and super service........ Shaun

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  24. KarenT

    Yorkshire

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 20 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We enjoyed an excellent meal at La Piazza Antica, with my lasagne being just as delicious as it always was under it's previous name, La Piazza. The waiting staff were very welcoming, friendly and efficient, in fact maybe a little too efficient, as it would have been good to have just another 5 minutes between mains and desserts, but a minor point. There was a large party of around 20 people dining at the same time, so it was occasionally a bit noisy, but that's probably because they were under the very high ceilinged area, which would have exaggerated the sound. All in all a wonderful meal and we shall definitely revisit!

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  25. ScarlettR

    Buckinghamshire

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 19 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We went to this restaurant as part of a birthday trip for my partner and we loved this restaurant. The food was authentic and absolutely spectacular, especially the chicken and truffle tagliatelle. The cocktails were delicious, the wine selection was also very good. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful, especially our waitress who was just fantastic. A wonderful evening and a real treat of a meal. If we ever visit York again, we will certainly be visiting for another meal.

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  26. JOHNK

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Very pleasant environment and good selection for set menu. Background music was a bit loud for my liking, that was only negative.

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  27. ElizabethP

    Manchester

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very lovely Italian, in a lovely building. Food was excellent. Fully enjoyed the experience.

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  28. KathP

    London

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Really enjoyed our food. Seafood starter was good and a generous portion . Pasta dishes were excellent. Good service too.

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  29. OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    The place was amazing for Valentine’s and the servers went well beyond expectations to accommodate, we were sat by the register which was a bit sad but for anyone else I would definitely recommend.

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  30. MichaelG

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had a great Valentines evening the food was amazing, especially the tiramisu 😋 . The service was great and the staff very attentive and front of house was brilliant which added to the evening. Highly recommend and we'll definitely be back on future trips

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  31. NicolaA

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely food with great service. We had the set lunch menu which was good value for money. Will definitely return when next in York

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  32. Becca

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A lovely warm welcome with very attentive service throughout, but not overbearing which is always a plus. The food was incredible! Meatballs were well cooked and melted on your mouth. My Fiancé had lamb cutlets and I had Risotto and both were really tasty (and hot!) Will definitely be heading back.

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  33. AdrienneB

    Liverpool

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Everything was amazing from start to finish. Would definitely return when next in York.

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  34. Catherine

    Yorkshire

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 9 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Yet another amazingly delicious meal Not sure I should be telling you this though !!!! Best kept secret

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  35. JemmaS

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    An excellent restaurant with the best Italian food I have ever eaten…..and I have eaten a lot. Wonderful waiting staff and the building was so so beautiful! Great lighting, will definitely visit again👍

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  36. EsherB

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely food, lovely staff and lovely venue. Spent my graduation meal here and the staff were very accommodating, helpful and pleasant to be around. Very nice experience!

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  37. OpenTable Diner

    Lancashire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The lamb and fillet were outstanding and the service faultless.

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  38. DonnaG

    Exclusive

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 3 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really good value food in a beautifully restored old building with timber beams and whitewashed walls.

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  39. IanB

    Yorkshire

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 1 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Good menu choice at reasonable price. Food was particularly good and service was impressive. To put this in perspective, it was a late lunch time with few other customers. This does not distract from the quality of food.

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  40. AndyW

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really nice evening, good service and the food was delicious, would return when back in York

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La Piazza Antica is rated 4.7 stars by 253 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 18 times today
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45 Goodramgate, York, York YO1 7LS

Additional information

  • Area
    York
  • Hours of Operation
    Daily 12:00–21:30
  • Price
    £26 to £40
  • Cuisines
    Italian
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Business Casual
  • Parking Details
    None
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