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28 Castlegate, York YO1 9RP, England
+44 1904 612744
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“banana crepe” (50 reviews)
“pork shank” (68 reviews)
“steak” (367 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
French, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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28 Castlegate, York YO1 9RP, England
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Reviewed yesterday

A restaurant hidden away in York, had we not been told about this one we would certainly never had found it. It is an excellent French cuisine restaurant, the food is of a very high quality. They are not the biggest portions in the world...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank paul7108
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a little gem of a place and highly recommend. 3 course meal for 18.95, it was absolutely gorgeous at a fantastic price for a city centre. Waitress were lovely, quick and very attentive. We had a lovely evening and can't wait to visit again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank brendad941
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We opted for the 3 course set menu. Great value option, usually get small portions but not here. Gluten free was no issue and the waiter seemed quite knowledgeable as to what could be changed etc. The soup starter was full of flavour, chicken main...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank alisonh817
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Couldn’t get in last night so went for lunch today Confit of duck with dauphinois potatoes absolutely amazing. Lamb kofta - lush Fried Brie - gorgeous We both loved it and price including drinks and coffees just over £40 for two people was really reasonable...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jonners1976
Reviewed 2 days ago

This really is a nice place to eat but gets busy. I have visited a number of times of recent years and it is always a pleasant experience. Food to good, staff are friendly and the place has a good atmosphere. I prefer the upstairs...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank VBT928
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited once again and the food was as good as always. The staff were very friendly. Although it was busy everything was as good as always. Would recommend, will be visiting again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank annieDoncaster
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit here, and would suggest booking for the busier nights as it can fill up quickly. Started with the garlic mushrooms, then on to the salmon fishcakes and the sea bass with sweet potato (Would suggest a side to go with the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LiviPete
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We last visited 2 years ago and went based on our memory of that meal. Glad we did. Ate from the set menu and had a lovely, tasty meal - just as importantly, for a good price. Took the precaution of booking, even though we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MS53LA1
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I visited this restaurant for the first time last week and were totally blown away by the standard of the food. We've eaten in a lot of fine restaurants, but my husband said his steak was the best he's ever had. We...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Judi S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the Lendal Rustique restaurant and is the second time here with friends. Excellent meal with friends, reasonable drink prices and very good and attentative staff. Will book again next time in York. Would recommend to anyone. Need to prebook during busy periods.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sapper145
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Lisa B
23 August 2018|
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Response from Lisa B |
Thank you so much , your so kind !,!!!!!!!!!
Suzanne H
10 August 2018|
Response from duchyperson | Reviewed this property |
It claims to be child friendly but I don't recall a children's menu - we didn't have children with us, so weren't on the lookout for one.
18 November 2017|
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Response from Stanley5899 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - we had that option.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Castlegate, York YO1 9RP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 612744
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