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Bennett's Cafe & Bistro

30-32 High Petergate, York YO1 7EH, England
+44 1904 655344
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (82 reviews)
“duck” (47 reviews)
“ribeye steak” (23 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
30-32 High Petergate, York YO1 7EH, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a lovely place to come the food was wonderful and the staff very polite. Very cleans and would recommend to others

Thank marysnith72
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I visited here 3 times last week whilst in York to celebrate my Birthday.The scones are the best I've ever had love the fact that they don't have fruit in them.My husband loves the ginger parkin.Visited in April as well and will...More

Thank AllyB103
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just came from a lovely meal at this bistro, excellent and friendly service and food to die for highly recommended.

Thank Martin D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yorkshire breakfast very tasty and well cooked, nice coffee, lovely toast & good size portion. All staff really lovely too! Thank you!

Thank jenn93
Reviewed 1 week ago

On one of our regular trips to York we found this excellent Cafe/Bistro sitting close to the front of York Minster...on a lovely sunny day we stopped to treat ourselves to coffee and scones....being able to sit outside at small tables made it even better...More

1  Thank snoopy172018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very central restaurant with a limited but very good menu. I had the lamb which was excellent. We ate accompanied by the bells of York Minster, we happened to choose this restaurant about 100M from the Minster on bell ringing practice night. It sort...More

Thank John I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place with decent food and service. The usual £30+ spend for a quick snack for 3 people. Probably won't go back, there must be a better place just round the corner!

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited York for a weekend and used this lovely restaurant three times, for bacon sarnies when we arrived, dinner the first night (which we booked before we went based on their existing reviews!) and for a quick cold drink on day two! Every time the...More

Thank Shopaholic1975
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bennett's Cafe was next to our hotel in York and is directly in front of York Minister. In front of the cafe were a bunch of red geraniums which being my grandmother's favorite compelled me to stop in for dinner. We both had the steak...More

Thank jaredclevelandohio
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

I wander in here for a quick sandwich while out shopping and the staff couldn’t have been more friendly and welcoming. I only wanted an egg sandwich, but it was so tasty and on the the most moist granary bread with a lovely salad garnish!...More

Thank suerussell3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30-32 High Petergate, York YO1 7EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 655344
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Bennett's Cafe and Bistro is located right in the heart of York with incredible views of York Minster. Serving wonderful homemade cakes and scones daily, and delicious locally sourced evening meals from 5.30Pm Tuesday-Saturday, Bennett's has something to suit everyones tastes.
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