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Cafe Rouge York Lower Petergate

52 Low Petergate | The Adams House, York YO1 7HZ, England
+44 1904 673293
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“demi poulet” (6 reviews)
“moules” (10 reviews)
“steak” (37 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
52 Low Petergate | The Adams House, York YO1 7HZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a return visit as we've eaten here on a number of occasions. Today was a little disappointing as although the food was nice and tasty it did take a little while to be served. I guessed that this was due to a large...More

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were in town and I chose to go to Cafe Rouge for lunch - our first visit. We tried to book a table, but they were going to be catering for a large party and so gave us a time of 1.15 p.m. That...More

Thank Lindagreenacre
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I visited here with friends. I must say that the food was excellent. But the thing that made our visit was the great staff who looked after us. Particularly the manager Stacey, and the waitress Tiffany. They were so busy but every...More

Thank Frances H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Have been to this restaurant a few times in the past (couple of years ago) and thought it would be a nice to attend as a treat for my birthday. But sadly this was not quite the nice experience I was expecting. While we didn't...More

Thank mackenzievee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I keep going to Cafe Rouge and more often than not I tend to come away disappointed. I guess the reason I keep going is down to the ambience of the place and it's historic location. It's a fantastic place to dine in and the...More

Thank Richovarmley B
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time visit to this branch though have visited other branches many times. Moules were sold out tonight which was a shame but c'est la vie. Anyhow, our shared starter of cheese and charcuterie was v good but I missed the little onions / gherkins....More

Thank david n
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have not been to Cafe Rouge for a long time. Place quite busy. Menu a sort of poor man's french classics minus alas real quality. Wine OK. Was french. Was not chilled enough. Had mussels. Very small poor quality. No seasoning. Broth was tasteless. Salt...More

Thank shakirayork
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charming service and food okay. Always looking for quiet places in York for a good catch up with a friend. This place has several areas, and we were placed in a lovely quiet spot where we could chat without loud music or noisy conversation from...More

Thank Alison P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely visit to Cafe Rouge after a long day of sight seeing and shopping. We were well looked after by Tiff who kept the drinks topped up and kept the kids entertained. Ben & Luke served up plenty of lovely food and all...More

Thank abrooks70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked for an evening meal here Wed 31st May and was really looking forward to it..We were sat at a table in the corner next to the window where the sun was streaming in causing problems ..No atmosphere at all, very warm..Ordered 2 fillet steaks...More

1  Thank Malchris
john_cafe_rouge, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Rouge York Lower Petergate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Merci Bonjour, Thank you for taking the time to feedback to us after your visit and please accept our apologies the food wasn't up to standard on your visit. We would welcome the chance to look into it further and hopefully try and restore your...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Low Petergate | The Adams House, York YO1 7HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 673293
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Cafe Rouge York is located on the historic street of Low Petergate, with a wealth of history and culture around the bistro. Running throughout the restaurant is stunning mosaic floors, which leads into stained wooden floors
The private dining area comes equipped with a fully maned waiter station and the rear patio offers stunning views of the York Minster while enjoying al fresco dining.
The best seat in the house can be found in the stunning vaulted ceiling room full of exposed brickwork; get cosy on one of the sumptuous red leather banquette seats
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