Eating out in York

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by sheddy, 2 May 2008.

  1. sheddy

    sheddy Guru

    Location:
    Suffolk
    Quiet restaurant recommendations required for impending wedding anniversary (20 years hard labour) Not too dear mind.
    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Canrider

    Canrider Guru

    Romantic: The Blue Bicycle, Fossgate is a York tradition for these sorts of occasions, serving French cuisine.

    More relaxed: Melton's Too, Walmgate (there is a more formal Melton's on
    Scarcroft Road). This time of year they should be doing seasonal menus, which means locally-grown asparagus. Very good prices, they also do tapas.

    Vegetarian: Vanilla Black has moved to London, so try El Piano instead, especially if you can get a seat in one of the smaller upstairs rooms. Mexican and tapas.


    Real Carnivore: There's an El Gaucho, an Argentinian steak-house on Walmgate as well, which will burn meat of all descriptions for you (yum!).

    Indian: That's a toughie, the Himalayan on the Mount is (was?) pretty good, as was the Bengal Brasserie, but don't quote me on either of those as it's been a while.

    Italian: L'Antiqua Locanda, Shambles (NOT Bari, opposite it). Fantastic Italian, not the usual Pizza Express/Ask 'popular Italian'. Excellent wine list.
     
  3. Cycling Naturalist

    Cycling Naturalist Legendary Member

    Location:
    Llangollen
    .........through gritted teeth to French speaking academics who revel in every misplaced accent and spelling mistake on the menu. :rolleyes:
     
  4. Maz

    Maz Legendary Member

    There's also MaccyD's on Blake Street in York. Their fries are French.
     
  5. Canrider

    Canrider Guru

    Patrick: Can't say, I've never been. :ohmy:
    Problem is, now I'm sitting trying to guess which takeaway Crock went to.. :ohmy:
     
  6. rich p

    rich p ridiculous old lush

    Location:
    Brighton
    I thought you all ate tripe and black pudding up there:ohmy::evil::ohmy:
     
  7. Hilldodger

    Hilldodger Über Member

    Location:
    sunny Leicester
    More relaxed: Melton's Too, Walmgate (there is a more formal Melton's on
    Scarcroft Road). This time of year they should be doing seasonal menus, which means locally-grown asparagus. Very good prices, they also do tapas.


    Totally agree, my fave place in York.

    If you need any recommendations for Palma, just let me know.
    Did I mention I'm in Palma at the moment?:ohmy:
     
  8. Cathryn

    Cathryn California Correspondant

    J Bakers is a nice 'posh' style resto but not too pricey. Run by a friend of mine.
     
  9. marinyork

    marinyork Resting in suspended Animation

    Location:
    Logopolis
    Alleycats or Melton's Too.
     
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