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7 Scarcroft Road, York YO23 1ND, England
+44 1904 634341
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“amuse bouche” (40 reviews)
“venison” (46 reviews)
“tasting menu” (28 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
7 Scarcroft Road, York YO23 1ND, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

How lucky were we. We picked the restaurant from other recommendations and we really had a lovely evening. The service was first class and the food really outstanding. Such a lot of thought and effort into serving excellent 5 star meals.

Thank rebecca f
Reviewed 5 days ago

A very nice bistro style restaurant which is obviously popular with the young but we did visit on Valentine’s night. We chose the restaurant as one to visit on our 3 night stay in York due to it’s easy walking distance from our hotel (Marriot)...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We first enjoyed Meltons Restaurant in 2001 when, if my memory serves, the 3 course early dinner menu was £17.50! It’s now £32 but it’s worth the price increase! This place has a timeless charm that we love; the beautiful decor hasn’t changed much in...More

Thank YorkFudgebrownie
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We booked a table for valentines evening - a good job we did as it was full. The meal was fabulous with lots of little nibbly bits in between course. Wine was superb and the raspberry souffle was out of this world. It was a...More

Thank Pauline H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I really don't know what to say about this restaurant. Customer service is superb, waiter/was are both well prepared not just to offer an excellent customer service but even to improve your experience (yes, a meal in this restaurant is an experience), presenting very well...More

Thank Marco F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having read a number of reviews of Melton’s, we didn’t want to miss out on trying it. It was fully booked for all but our last night, and it was worth the wait. The three amuse bouches, part of the two-course deal, were delicious. Both...More

1  Thank ArcherEliz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super food. Excellent value. We had 3 courses each and everything was great. Venison, hake, cured salmon, duck liver parfait, rhubarb donut all worth having. Recommended.

Thank Stockpotty
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous!!! From the outside, it doesn't look like an exceptional place. It looks good but nothing particularly impressive. But oh dear the food was delicious. Probably the best soufflé I ever had. And the service was so lovely. The owner and the Chef are really...More

Thank IanDLondon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow! I have to admit that when our friends proposed lunch at Melton's and I looked at the online menu I was worried that it was going to be one of those fashionable places where you get not much fancy food for a lot of...More

Thank LesleyScarborough
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An unpretentious dining experience with superbly prepared food. The extra touches introduced by one of the owners, who is always on site, enhanced the entire evening.

Thank Lekkerleks
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10 November 2017|
Response from T s | Reviewed this property |
I don’t personally but the restaurant dose a three course early bird very reasonably the price you would normally pay for a steak meal in moats restaurants
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.
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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
Romantic, Business meetings, 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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