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31 Castlegate Restaurant

31 Castlegate, York YO1 9RN, England
+44 1904 621404
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“venison” (73 reviews)
“crispy pork” (14 reviews)
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 Castlegate, York YO1 9RN, England
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I were celebrating our 27th wedding anniversary. We found this place 2 years ago and loved it. We were visiting York again and decided to go again. We were not disappointed the food and service was amazing . We had the evening...More

Thank p b
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went early doors on a Friday which is excellent value for money. had 2 courses each and it was excellent food piping hot. staff very nice, will definitely go back when in York again.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I wanted to grab a bite to eat before going for a wander round York and this place fit the bill as it had a breakfast option at 12 pm. The staff were very nice and helpful, not ones to hover over you. The service...More

Thank DoncasterLass76
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I came here recently for my 21st birthday and it is safe to say it did not disappoint! The table was booked for 10 people and they dealt with the large booking calmly and friendly. We all ate from the set menu - just £17.95...More

Thank Sam B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a York resident I had not been to 31 Castlegate before, I have been missing out! Took advantage for their 3-course set dinner for £17.95 and it proved to be excellent value. On arrival we were greeted in a very friendly manner and shown...More

2  Thank minstermen15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner visited 31 castlegate on a trip to york 2 years ago and loved it so decided to back whilst up here again and I'm so glad we did. We did have an issue with our table, we had booked trough bookatable.co.uk...More

1  Thank kimberlylcxx
Reviewed 9 January 2018

It has been some time since we had a meal at 31 Castlegate - the last time was disappointing. However, there was NO DISAPPOINTMENT this time. The meal was exceptionally good - my lamb rump with root vegetables was outstanding. The staff were both courteous...More

Thank Roberto230
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

We decided to try this restaurant after having walked past on many an evening and having read the various reviews thought it was worth trying. We went as a group of seven and all had a lovely meal with very good quality well cooked food....More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

After reading great reviews for this 'little gem' next to the York Castle Museum, & noticing the reasonable/varied choice - me, my partner & mother in law decided to give it a try for Saturday lunch. Just in case it was busy, I booked a...More

1  Thank Sam H
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Like the family of four have already mentioned we had been shopping in York which was extremely busy. We had a long drive home 73 miles to be precise so we decided to eat before we set off. As the lady had already mentioned all...More

Thank Alison B
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14 May 2017|
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Response from nickjulius | Property representative |
Sorry to hear that it wasn't up to usual standard. It is still under the same management but we do have a lot of new staff. Staff training is still underway and we will be back up to standard the next time you come in.
6 August 2016|
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Response from nickjulius | Property representative |
We have a downstairs restaurant with disabled access which is the same floor as the toilets.
14 May 2016|
Response from nickjulius | Property representative |
We close at 3pm Tuesday-Friday reopen at 5:30pm Saturday we are open all day and Sunday we close at 4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 22 - USD 33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Castlegate, York YO1 9RN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 621404
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Located in the heart of York, under the shadow of the imposing Clifford's Tower, 31 Castlegate offers fine dining contemporary Modern European cuisine in an extraordinarily charming atmosphere.
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