Places

From local to international

Offering everything from fine local cuisine to international delicacies, dining in York is a gastronomic experience. The Star Inn the City is a stunning new development in the heart of the city, headed up by renowed Michelin-starred chef Andrew Pern. Mr P's Curious Tavern is Andrew Pern’s latest 80-cover venture at 71 Low Petergate, which offers something for everyone: small plates from around the world to taste along with a glass (or two) of something different and ambience by the barrel load, to sate your curiosity and appetite. 

Keeping on the Michelin theme, Tommy Banks, of Black Swan in Oldstead fame, has also brought his new venture Roots to the city. This stunning new sharing-plate restaurant  that brings Tommy Banks’ Roots right into the heart of the city. Inspired by ingredients grown and foraged on the family farm; it’s a reflection of the “Oldstead’ style: plenty of tradition and culture, cut through with a modern creative exuberance

Over on Micklegate is Skosh, a contemporary dining room serving uncomplicated yet refined dishes in a comfortable and informal manner. Serving food in the form of snacks and small plates, allowing you to have as little or as much as you want. Committed to serving the best seasonal and ethically sourced ingredients, The Rise Restaurant, Terrace and Bar offers modern cuisine across a new 'small plate concept, allowing guests to enjoy a feast of sharing dishes in an immersive and social dining experience. With a seasonal menu that draws from Yorkshire produce a visit to The Rattle Owl is a must. This independent 42 seat casual dining restaurant is housed in a restored listed building and is as alluring as it is welcoming. 

Finally, Kennedys Bar and Restaurant delivers tasty food during the day before turning into one of York's hot spots in the evening with smooth vibes and a great atmosphere.

Time for refreshment?

No visit to York is complete without a refreshment stop at one of its renowned cafés. Betty's Tea Room is just a stone's throw away from York Minster and is famous for its mouth-watering cakes and never ending selection of teas. 

Real ale and tall tales

For liquid refreshment of a completely different kind, take a guided tour around the fantastic York Brewery where you can indulge in some generous beer sampling! This pub is packed full of history and charm. As part of the Leeds Brewery family they pride themselves on the quality and range of their beer selection. 

Located in York’s bustling city centre, just off Walmgate, Brew York is a showpiece ten barrel craft brewery and tap room, celebrating the best local ales and redefining the city’s position in the UK brewing scene.