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The Sidings Restaurant

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Station Lane, Shipton-by-Beningbrough YO30 1BT, England
+44 1904 470221
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York, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really great food, great atmosphere and staff are very helpful. We were a table of about 16 - the staff and kitchen coped just as well as they would have if we were a table of 2. Only 1 disappointment was they ran out of Tiramisu! Having had it before we knew how nice it was..... next time though!

Thank Yorklass37
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very romantic setting your own booth, a table lamp and a view of the railway. Food very good. We had a groupon voucher for steak and a glass of wine each for £20.

Thank SandraMag2014
Level Contributor
27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful meal and atmosphere, set in a special environment. This place is definitely worth a visit, in quality of food, service and ambience. Truly a place not to be missed !!

1 Thank Ian F
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated my birthday using a Groupon voucher. We booked for 12 noon but it was much later when our starter arrived. We ordered rib eye steaks but only three left so the one person had to choose an alternative. Considering this was only mid day it seemed rather funny that they were sold out so early. One of the... More 

Thank 1824foxylady
Norton, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a lovely meal in the railway carriage restaurant, food was faultless as were the staff. Superb setting and dining car I wold thoroughly recommend this restaurant.

Thank happywandererUpNorth
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food had both a TDH menu and an Al a carte menu. We had a TDH menu but I did ask to change the starter to something off the other menu. Paid a small supplement but worth the cost. The food was well cooked, tasty and amazing service. Loved the Greek themed food. Unusual to get really good Greek food... More 

Thank Sharon C
Level Contributor
18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely couple of days at the Sidings, accommodation in a railway carriage, dining also in railway carriage. Accommodation excellent, staff very good and food lovely. Well worth the experience. Would certainly recommend to anyone.

Thank olgak368
Leeds, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for my sons 6th birthday as he loves trains, the food was lovely and the staff was too. We stayed over and had the cooked breakfast it was delicious and well worth the money.

Thank kellymidgley
Level Contributor
31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a celebratory meal, and wasn't advised on booking that it was Greek night so buffet only. I didn't actually mind this as I love Greek food, only problem was there wasn't an awful lot left! When we went up for our starters which consisted of....salad! No feta left in the Greek salad which is my favourite so... More 

Thank Dixonyork
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

lovely menu amazing tasty food well presented excellent service by attentive staff wonderful surroundings in the carriage restaurant would give eleven out of ten for value for money and 20/10 for experience thank you everyone at the sidings we will be back asap

1 Thank Sharon C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 31
Mediterranean, British, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Lane, Shipton-by-Beningbrough YO30 1BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Shipton-by-Beningbrough
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 470221
The Sidings Hotel and Restaurant is situated in York, in North Yorkshire and is based around 5 Pullman-style railway carriages, located by the east coast mainline. The restaurant is unreservedly Italian, offering dishes such as cannelloni, marinated sardines, lamb with rosemary and potatoes, steaks and a selection of pizzas. The wine list focuses on Italian wine and three courses will cost an average of ��30 per person. Don't forget to check out the specials of the day, as well. Tickets, please! Next stop: the Sidings Hotel and Restaurant!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?