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Bennett's Cafe & Bistro

30-32 High Petergate, York YO1 7EH, England
+44 1904 655344
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (81 reviews)
“duck” (47 reviews)
“ribeye steak” (23 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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30-32 High Petergate, York YO1 7EH, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Neither the location nor the service could be faulted. We both really enjoyed our meals but we wouldn't have returned during our latest holiday as we found the menu a bit restrictive. We enjoyed what we had but would have struggled to find something different...More

Thank honeysrascal
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Four of us dined here and had a fantastic relaxed evening with great food, wine and service. The setting next to York Minster is perfect, what a delightful restaurant. My prawn pil pil was so good as was my lamb rump (see pics) unfortunately none...More

Thank rolyroly1968
Reviewed 3 days ago

Have visited this cafe numerous times. We have had different meals from the daytime menu. Yesterday we visited for breakfast. No one wanted the black pudding so we were given an extra rasher of bacon. Always welcome by the staff. Next visit is for the...More

Thank Rosie113
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We we’re looking for somewhere to eat, that wasn’t a noisy pub. We checked out the menu online this recommended booking in advance. The staff we’re friendly and helpful. The food was excellent and left us full. We would definitely return.

Thank blackiw29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Betties who needs a Betties when you have a Bennett's Cafe.Lovely sunny day in beautiful York found the perfect quant cafe next to York Minster. A really great pot of tea, tasty cakes and friendly helpful service.

Thank StephenCM1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had just arrived in York and after checking in to our hotel,we decided to get a coffee,the service and staff were really friendly and polite,the coffee and views of the Minster were fantastic.

Thank Bron1303
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife an I came here for an evening meal. We had reserved a table which is preferred. The whole meal was really amazing a very well presented. The service was five star an the atmosphere was nice an relaxing. I would highly recommend this...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by and enjoyed my morning coffee here, sitting outside in the sunshine. There was a busker outside the Minster which added to the morning relaxation. The coffee was delicious and the croissant was very tasty. Friendly staff.

Thank TiggyLancashire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had coffee in the terrace of Bennet' s after visiting the York Minster. It offers a beautiful view of the front of the cathedral and over the charming square in front of it. The coffee was great and we also had nice scones with...More

Thank HansCB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I went for morning coffe only to discover that by night, it changes into a lovely intimate Bistro. The staff are attentive, friendly and helpful. The food is great, well presented and fresh. Given more time we would have gone back. Will...More

Thank Margaret W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30-32 High Petergate, York YO1 7EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 655344
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Bennett's Cafe and Bistro is located right in the heart of York with incredible views of York Minster. Serving wonderful homemade cakes and scones daily, and delicious locally sourced evening meals from 5.30Pm Tuesday-Saturday, Bennett's has something to suit everyones tastes.
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