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The Sidings Restaurant

Station Lane, Shipton-by-Beningbrough YO30 1BT, England
+44 1904 470221
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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Mediterranean, Greek, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Station Lane, Shipton-by-Beningbrough YO30 1BT, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like the usual then you'll like The Sidings, especially if you love trains. Love the concept and all the details, and it's worth visiting just to check that out. We only went for tea and coffee which was pretty mediocre, they could definitely...More

Thank Vicki F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like unique different places to eat, especially when you are not scammed on the price of food. Great food, pleasant staff, good service, and you get to eat in an old train carriage, just loved it. For the really brave you can stay there,...More

Thank bigpaul22
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Had an evening meal there yesterday with my wife and adult son. What a brilliant venue for anyone with any interest in railways, dining in beautiful old dining car beside the actual railway with high speed trains whizzing past.The whole restaurant is fascinating, with railway...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 30 September 2018

We have passed this place lots of times but never called in. Today we called in for Sunday lunch. We had a drink at the bar and then were accommodated fairly swiftly. We bumped into some friends and we ended up moving our seats. It...More

Thank McDonald184
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

I love this place. Great food, amazing ambience, the staff is always friendly and helpful. It’s great to see the trains passing by and admire the sunset over the train track. The mezze platter is delicious, very authentic Greek food, and the catch of the...More

Thank AniaHu
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We came for lunch as a family of 9 (sorry we didn't book, great you accommodated us with a smile). Between us we tried a wide variety of food and every single dish was perfect. The chef really knows what he's doing and the friendly...More

Thank Rich H
Reviewed 14 September 2018

The sidings are based on railway carriages. The staff are really friendly and the food excellent value and quallity. The mixed grill I had was huge and very tasty. If stopping the rooms are in railway carriages next to the main east coast rail line....More

Thank BeerTester1
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Went here today with our kids as our little boy absolutely loves trains. Very quirky setup with the train carriages, it's been done really well. Place was very clean and well kept. Sunday dinner we had was lovely and the desserts were also great. Staff...More

Thank chiefbrody77
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Have lived in York for well over a year now and have always been intending to go to the monthly Greek night they host . Made the decision last night to book a table for the family and we certainly weren't disappointed. The food started...More

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We really enjoyed our meal in the railway carriage. The Staff was very attentive and the table in one of the compartments of the carriage provided us with a more private, quiet and intimate atmosphere where we four-could chat together without fear of disturbing others....More

Thank jeannef268
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19 December 2017|
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Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not aware but if you call them I am sure they will accommodate you if need be
26 February 2017|
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Response from Sidingshotel | Property representative |
Good evening Thanks you for you message we do have some pictures on our website Many thanks
Richard M
29 August 2016|
Response from susieq00 | Reviewed this property |
I don't really know but we never did maybe it's changed but it's a nice experience
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 31
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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
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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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