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31 Castlegate Restaurant

31 Castlegate, York YO1 9RN, England
+44 1904 621404
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“venison” (72 reviews)
“crispy pork” (15 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
31 Castlegate, York YO1 9RN, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a table for four on Friday, the service was good and attentive nice staff but the food was only OK some of the courses were better than ok for example the crispy Asian style pork which was very good followed by the duck again...More

Thank paulsA8804CH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been to Castlegate 31 a few times, so high time to post a review... It’s a lovely restaurant, a stone’s throw from Clifford’s Tower in an historic building. Side note: if at the end of the evening, you feel that you’re walking a bit...More

1  Thank Clare S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great restaurant located close to all major sites in York. Excellent breakfast that we have sampled many times. Staff are friendly and informative. Food is delicious. Prices are good too.

Thank sjc2003
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There were 10 off us we were there as freind was celebrating her 60th i had the sea bass with roast veg it was lovley had house wine verry drink Able followed by white chocolate cheesecake well worth a visit

Thank cherryd714
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this restaurant while in York x Enjoyed their set menu for £18 for 3 courses . Everything presented beautifully and tasted excellent . Will go back !

Thank racingfanPerthshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Considering the location 31 Castlegate has a super set menu on at very reasonable prices, the food was tasty and as described. We started with pork, which could of been crisper and warmer but was tasty and presented well. For mains was the confit of...More

Thank ksview
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited for my birthday last weekend. Booked a table but probably didn't need to. Three of us all had the set menu which is great value. The food was lovely - I had the vegan menu which has a great selection to choose from and...More

Thank Jenny G
Reviewed 9 August 2018

To add weight to my friend's earlier review; we enjoyed a very tasty meal from the set menu. However we had to wrangle over the bill at the end of the meal, which really soured the occasion. When you recommend a restaurant to a friend,...More

1  Thank mkjan13
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

My friend had previously eaten here, but had to sit in the bar. Firstly the good bits, the food was decent, service was good. What let it down was the environment it needs some tlc the paintwork was chipped and the door leading down to...More

1  Thank ladydog1010
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We booked here because we couldn't get into our first choice and I'm so glad, the service was absolutely first rate and the food was excellent. Added to a which they had the set menu available Saturday evening so three courses of exceptionally good food...More

1  Thank lyndaharland
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13 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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.
5 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.
13 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
US$21 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
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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