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31 Castlegate Restaurant

31 Castlegate, York YO1 9RN, England
+44 1904 621404
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“venison” (73 reviews)
“crispy pork” (15 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 Castlegate, York YO1 9RN, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Interesting,fresh,good value food served by knowledgable attentive staff with a relaxed ,welcoming ambience.Drinks also well priced.We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

Thank H A
Reviewed yesterday

Good set menu option £17.95 for three courses or £14.95 for two. Excellent service and quality food which was well presented and perfectly cooked. Stairs may be an issue for disabled as the restaurant is on the first floor. The establishment is small but we...More

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were the only people in the restaurant (it was quite early). Excellent service, excellent food. Not expensive. Close to all the attractions

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have had dinner at this restaurant before which was lovely. This time we had lunch which was equally as good. The menu is very interesting whether you are a meat eater or a vegetarian. We both had a rump of lamb sitting on a...More

Thank May S
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by the owner of the Farthings guest house and turned out to be an excellent choice. Food was excellent, service very good and the wine selection superb.

Thank traveller1947England
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here when I visit my old home town. Really reasonable Attentive staff and good atmosphere Excellent food

Thank Winterton1980
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Visited yesterday for a birthday meal choice was excellent. I had crispy pork starter and duck for main, husband had pulled pork starter and steak for main both were delicious, very tasty, well presented. Staff were lovely and service was excellent. Prices were very reasonable...More

Thank arianqueen
Reviewed 1 April 2018

This is the first time we have visited in ages and its not the same place it always was. We were pleasantly greeted at the door and told 'your table is through there' with a point in the general direction. we went through and saw...More

1  Thank amandahodgson1895
Reviewed 22 March 2018

I called ahead, and was reassured that we could get a table for two. When we first arrived, we found that we were (at the time) the only two guests. Despite this, the waiter never rushed us, giving us time to read both the menu...More

1  Thank Nathan C
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We called here for lunch during a day out to York for a birthday treat. The meal was excellent & the restaurant surprisingly quiet. While not the cheapest 3 course meal we all felt it was good value for money at £17.95 for 3 courses,...More

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Questions & Answers
14 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from nickjulius | Property representative |
Sorry to hear that it wasn't up to usual standard. It is still under the same management but we do have a lot of new staff. Staff training is still underway and we will be back up to standard the next time you come in.
6 August 2016|
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Response from nickjulius | Property representative |
We have a downstairs restaurant with disabled access which is the same floor as the toilets.
13 May 2016|
Response from nickjulius | Property representative |
We close at 3pm Tuesday-Friday reopen at 5:30pm Saturday we are open all day and Sunday we close at 4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Castlegate, York YO1 9RN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 621404
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Located in the heart of York, under the shadow of the imposing Clifford's Tower, 31 Castlegate offers fine dining contemporary Modern European cuisine in an extraordinarily charming atmosphere.
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