The best places to eat in York, hand-picked by locals
York’s food scene is vibrant and thriving. Stroll down many of York’s hidden back streets and you’ll discover artisan producers and up-and-coming chefs putting the city’s food on the culinary map.
We know that you don’t always have time to research the best places to eat before your holiday.
We’ve shared out top picks for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner as well as our favourite places for cheap, delicious food and places serving the best vegetarian/vegan dishes in town. They’re not always easy to find so we’ve included maps too. From a romantic dinner for two, the best value lunch in town and places that cater for families, we’ve shared the best of the best.
Whether it’s traditional or modern British, French, Italian, Asian, Indian, street food or fusion you’re keen to try, we have it covered. We feature places across a range of budgets and share some of our favourite dishes to tempt you. You can be sure our ‘A’ list of places to eat is not that easy to get onto!
We’ve tried and tested all of the restaurants, pubs and cafes we include in this guide.
Oh, and it’s true, you can literally smell the chocolate in the air!
Our top delicious delights for:
BEST BREAKFAST OR BRUNCH
BEST AFTERNOON TEA
BEST VEGETARIAN / VEGAN