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“Anniversary dinner”
Review of The Rattle Owl

The Rattle Owl
Ranked #27 of 976 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 21 - US$ 52
Description: The Rattle Owl is an independent 42 seat casual dining restaurant housed in a restored listed building. With a commitment to exceptional food, using the best local produce and an amazing selection of wine together matched perfectly with exceptional service and atmosphere. We are proud of our 'proper' Sunday lunch, and provide a wonderful private dining experience in our upstairs room in our historic building. We've even got Roman remains in our basement - well this is York.
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Description: The Rattle Owl is an independent 42 seat casual dining restaurant housed in a restored listed building. With a commitment to exceptional food, using the best local produce and an amazing selection of wine together matched perfectly with exceptional service and atmosphere. We are proud of our 'proper' Sunday lunch, and provide a wonderful private dining experience in our upstairs room in our historic building. We've even got Roman remains in our basement - well this is York.
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I've walked past this restaurant many times and decided to give it a try......I wasn't disappointed. We were welcomed in and the staff were very friendly and efficient. The starters were exceptional and overall the food was of a high standard but a little disappointed with the cheese cake desert. There was a limited menu but enough choice for everyone. Reasonable value and it's nice to have an independent restaurant serving a varied menu presented and served exceptionally well.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Chose to go for the tasting menu, which did not disappoint. Excellent food. Attentive staff. And good wines. Nice atmosphere, which made for a very pleasant and enjoyable evening.

Thank Andrew P
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

I sampled their taster menu and it was excellent. Well presented with a great combination of flavours & pleasant staff. They pay attention to detail even down to making sure your water glass is topped up.
It's a class above most of York's restaurants you should try it.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Its an unusual shaped restaurant being long and narrow. However it's very pleasant with a nice vibe. The food was exceptionally tasty with a mixture of interesting flavours. All four of us enjoyed both our starters and mains. On the negative side the portions are quite small and relatively expensive. Not the place if you are realy hungry or looking for a big meal but well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

With a huge choice of restaurants in York making the right selection can be challenging. However, having dined at the Rattle Owl , I definitely chose well. An excellently prepared dinner supported by very friendly and professional service made for a tremendous evening.

Highly recommended.

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