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La Vecchia Scuola

62 Low Petergate, York YO1 7HZ, England
+44 1904 644600
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (99 reviews)
“banoffee pie” (17 reviews)
“sea bass” (56 reviews)
Opens in 2 min
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
62 Low Petergate, York YO1 7HZ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

my partner and I , had the 2 coarse set menu(starters and mains) she went for garlic mushroom, I opted for the pate and onion jam, we both enjoyed them ,Iwent for the lamb mains cooked 2 ways with crushed potatoes, green beans, crispy onions,...More

1  Thank gazzac69
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was my third visit to the restaurant and the food was just great, we had the steak. i like the building, the serviceminded waiters, but i struggle with the piano player, he was friendly, asked for preferences, but it is a bit noisy. We...More

1  Thank Hege S
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is friendly without being intrusive, focused on delivering fresh food and offers a good choice of food and drink.

1  Thank flossywinterbottom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pasta we had here was just outstanding and truly some of the best I’ve eaten. I’d go back there just to eat the pasta again! It has a lovely glassed in area at the back with a view of the garden.

1  Thank jamtarts2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here without booking and have to say that it was fantastic food and wine. I felt the quality of the food was excellent and cooked to perfection. Everyone in our party enjoyed it. We sat outside however inside was lovely atmosphere with a gentleman...More

1  Thank Terry S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited many times and this is the second time a foreign body has been found in the food. Food send back and second dish not eaten. Manager insinuated we make a habit of finding foreign bodies. Our bill was over 100 so not cheap. Very...More

1  Thank jim m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sat outside and enjoyed a glass of house white wine as I was finishing my shopping. The building is amazing and the gardens beautiful.

1  Thank TiggyLancashire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here this weekend on our first weekend away to York, lovely restaurant and the staff were very attentive. Me and my husband had the set menu and it was good value for money

1  Thank karenohara1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have visited this restaurant many times and have enjoyed the food/service/experience. We visited Saturday night and had good food and service, all reasonably priced. As on previous occasions the pianist was playing requests which usually creates a pleasant background sound that enhances the experience. Unfortunately...More

1  Thank davidward2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As always brilliant lunch. Great atmosphere (missed Alex today though) great food and lovely view. Love watching the birds in the garden and The Minster in the background. So relaxing and food is so nice. Great menu and drinks options.keep up the good work guys!

1  Thank Claire G
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Questions & Answers
7 November 2017|
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Response from Daz S | Reviewed this property |
Pizza base and chips, thats what I was offered. Well, no, actually, I was offered fish first, it was the guy at the front of house who suggested pizza base.
10 May 2017|
Response from La vecchia scuo... O | Property representative |
we are about 12 minutes walking distance from York station and we do have wheelchair access . Kind regards
Abbie S
22 March 2017|
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Response from yorkytyke | Reviewed this property |
We parked at Grimston Bar park and ride and came in on the bus. Very easy. Shambles Car Park probably the nearest city car park to most central locations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 Low Petergate, York YO1 7HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 644600
  • E-mail
La Vecchia Scuola is a unique dining experience that can be found in Low Petergate, York very close to the Minster. An amazing restaurant set in a 300 year old Georgian building that was once York college for girls. This restaurant is now operated by new owners from February 2013. It has an innovative new menu with all food sourced locally and prepared for customer onsite.
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