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7 Scarcroft Road, York YO23 1ND, England
+44 1904 634341
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
7 Scarcroft Road, York YO23 1ND, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited on a Tuesday evening, having managed to secure a last minute reservation. The restaurant soon filled up, but the service remained courteous and efficient throughout. The amuse-bouches were simply perfect, four mini dishes presented beautifully, varied flavours and textures, the perfect start. I...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband & I visited here for a birthday treat, it's quite small, but a lovely cosy & warm atmosphere. The food was to die for, great flavours with presentation to perfection! The only thing I have to complain is that you can easily see...More

Thank gre02013391
Reviewed 4 days ago

Meal after races (20 min walk from racecourse). Food was presented beautifully and tasted as good as it looked. Staff polite and friendly. They have got the extra little touches spot on. Highly recommend!

Thank breakawayyorks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here with my family for a pre-birthday and thought it was fantastic. The food was truly special - beautifully cooked and presented, with loads of amazing extra bits like canapés and sweets with the coffee. The service was unobtrusive but attentive. The ambience...More

Thank Beawatts2010
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a Yorkshire Pudding in sight...but who cares ! This was a real treat. Great food prepared with care and skill. A charming atmosphere and attentive staff. Comfortable, almost cosy surroundings. We are very pleased to have booked into Melton's for dinner, particularly bearing in...More

1  Thank Jimbothebuilder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having a few days in York and found this on Tripadvisor. Absolutely excellent food - the sea trout was the best I've ever tasted. If the raspberry soufflé has been any lighter it would have floated away. We had a superb evening and the staff...More

Thank Sue T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here on 24.06. 7pm and booked for 2. We were sat upstairs in a bright room and ordered the 5 course tasting menu. It was a good variety of dishes served at a good pace. Peter was our waiter was good to suggest a...More

Thank Charleygirl76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated my wife's birthday at Melton's on 27 June and it was simply devine. The staff were outstanding in ensuring that my 'surprise' flowers, cake and birthday present were received at the restaurant prior to our visit, and presented to her after dessert. We...More

Thank Merigee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a real find, I visited with my wife on a Friday lunch time. It was quite and we received first class service. The ltd menu is executed very well. We were served with complimentary water and an amuse bouche of gazpacho with warmed...More

Thank hexaminer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff here were amazing and rocked our baby when he wouldn't play ball and nap when needed... which meant we could actually eat our amazing meal. We went early for the 3 courses for £30 deal which was great value and included appetisers and...More

Thank Travelling_Lorri
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25 December 2016|
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Response from Lisaandderek | Reviewed this property |
Didn't seem to be when we went. Husband was in smart jeans and a shirt but no tie.
Anne M
24 February 2015|
Response from charitychief | Reviewed this property |
Our experience was that 'small' portions of some courses added up to a satisfying whole.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Scarcroft Road, York YO23 1ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 634341
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Moments from York racecourse and the River Ouse you���ll find local gem, Melton���s. Picked up by all the major food guides, and the only restaurant in York listed in Egon Ronay's Top 200 Restaurant's in Britain, Melton���s menu is Melton���s menu is an immaculate collection of local and international dishes using fresh regional produce. Mix that with Melton���s friendly, warm service and it���s easy to see why this charming restaurant has remained a local favourite over the years. Sample the delights of local duck with five spice and soya, steamed rice and pak choi, or flavorsome mussel risotto with anise air.
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