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The Sidings Restaurant

Station Lane, Shipton-by-Beningbrough YO30 1BT, England
+44 1904 470221
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“kleftiko” (4 reviews)
“pizza” (24 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Station Lane, Shipton-by-Beningbrough YO30 1BT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat in the conservatory right next to the train line & were fascinated by the trains passing by. The slight negatives - no drinks menu, the waiter asked what we liked to drink then told us if they had it or not, I wanted...More

Thank rozzie_f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food, very varied menu served in a vintage Mark 1 coach right at the side of the quadruple track East Coast Main Line. High quality service from a delightful waitress. Wonderful to watch the trains passing by at high speed. Super railway decor!

Thank Chemteacher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We passed this restaurant on a day out on sunday thinking it was just an unusual pub initially and decided to have a look, well what a lovely suprise a bar with a restaurant leading of one way and a hotel leading off the other...More

Thank dawnylouise
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First visit and wont be the last as booked again but to stay next time . food fantastic staff really friendly surroundings were fab

Thank Wilson130
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed overnight at The Sidings, unfortunately the carriage we were allocated, "Yorkshire Pullman" room 2, was not up to the standard we expected quite shabby and in need of refurbishment, the restaurant however exceeded our expectations the food was excellent and staff very...More

Thank Yorkshiretex
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate in the dining car overlooking the railway line. The food was fresh and tasty with the added advantage of having the feeling of travel as the high speed trains pass

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

The Sidings was a wonderful experience. The food & service was of the highest order, it was the highlight of our visit to York. We will definitely visit again next time we are in the area and would highly recommend to anyone who enjoys fine...More

1  Thank John K
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Had a groupon voucher for 4 steak dinner and wine , we were not disappointed, steak was cooked to perfection and the portion size was good , friendly staff and lovely location.

Thank Dee3009
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Took the 4 year old granddaughter for a run out. Came across the sidings and decided to pop in for lunch. Restaurant was very novel and the food was lovely. The granddaughter loved the rumble of trains going by. We will definitely come back again.

1  Thank paulinea528
Reviewed 2 June 2017

During our recent stay at the Sidings we are in the restaurant on both nights. The food was excellent as was the service and value for money. We would totally recommend eating in the restaurant.

Thank Sue P
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27 February 2017|
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Response from 85CH67 | Reviewed this property |
no sorry, it wasn't easy to manage one that showed anything~!
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
27 February 2015|
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Response from yorklady17 | Reviewed this property |
plenty of parking and the added bonus this place is not far from york city centre which is worth a visit with lots to do and see
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 31
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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