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Ashfields Restaurant

££ - £££British, , Gluten Free Options
York College | Sim Balk Lane, York YO23 2BB, England
+44 1904 770253
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  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
York College | Sim Balk Lane, York YO23 2BB, England
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Reviewed 4 December 2018

Booked in for the Festive Menu and delighted to meet up again with Zac and his team . Table of 4 and as usual given a warm welcome and update since our last visit.The meal was well presented with a nice selection of starters and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Badsworthboy
AshfieldsRestaurant, Manager at Ashfields Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

Thank you for your very kind comments. I have made sure our students are aware of your feedback and we are very pleased you and your guests had an enjoyable time at Ashfields. Our Christmas menu has been very popular and it has been good...More

Reviewed 14 November 2018

We had a wonderful evening at Ashfield's restaurant for the October Taster Menu. The atmosphere was welcoming and relaxed, and all the waiting staff were attentive and polite. The food itself was a delicious selection of beautifully presented plates. The chefs had obviously worked hard...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Curious10411255682
AshfieldsRestaurant, Manager at Ashfields Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to complete this review of Ashfields and I will certainly pass on your comments to our students and staff. We try very hard to provide a professional service but in a relaxed way so I am pleased...More

Reviewed 17 October 2018

Having heard the many good, complementary comments about Ashfields Restaurant and the excellence of the students involved with it, I visited it for the first time myself with a party to see if it was all true. The restaurant is situated within the college and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Yorkie682014
AshfieldsRestaurant, Manager at Ashfields Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Thank you very much for your review of Ashfields. It was a real pleasure serving your group who were all very kind in their comments and understanding when we had to leave the building for the fire alarm. Its very good experience for our students...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

There are hundreds of restaurants in and around York, nearly all are either deeply forgettable franchises or regrettable exercises in culinary flights of fancy ( "double wagyu beef parties enhanced with samphire, rocket and rhubarb marshmallow and caressed with a reduction of cherry tomatoes, cumin...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank John W
AshfieldsRestaurant, Manager at Ashfields Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Hello John Thank you for taking the time to complete such a through review of Ashfields. Many of our Chefs and Front of House students only started their courses in September so we are very pleased they are doing so well early in their careers....More

Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Booked a table of one (accept walk ins) and had the most outstanding dishes presented wonderfully the cheesecake served with jelly was mouthwatering great food and great presentation. The service was top notch many thanks to the students who kindly served out front.

Date of visit: June 2018
2  Thank zachb356
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Exceptional place (in a College) Great food served with a smile Best to book for lunch or dinner (set times)

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank yorkuk
AshfieldsRestaurant, Restaurant coordinator at Ashfields Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Dear yorkuk Many thanks for your kind feedback and we hope to see you again soon. Its good advice for people to book as we get busy even on some lunch times. Kevin Restaurant coordinator

Reviewed 22 April 2018

Very taste savouries and patisserie creations made by catering students. Thank you for your great service and friendly manner. Wonderful fruit caving display.More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Muffin M
AshfieldsRestaurant, Restaurant coordinator at Ashfields Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Muffin M many thanks for your kind comments about our afternoon tea event. We are very proud of the work our students prepare and the fruit carving was fantastic. If you get chance please take a look at our new Facebook page at " Ashfields...More

Reviewed 27 November 2017

Traditional Christmas Lunch Turkey in Gravy with Pigs in blankets delicious. Perfectly cooked Brussel Sprouts and red cabbage which would have graced a 5 Star establishment. Roast potatoes and batten root vegetables to die for. Christmas Pudding so fruity with Brandy sauce topped off with...More

Date of visit: November 2017
2  Thank Badsworthboy
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Excellent choice of ingredients, expertly expedited by a skillful brigade and front of house staff. Skillful choice of ingredients put together perfectly by students under the dirctions of an experienced Chef de Cuisine. Good combination of flavours and well presented in all details

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank JV1972
AshfieldsRestaurant, Manager at Ashfields Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Many thanks for your comments, the students, front of house and kitchen appreciated these fantastic reviews. Another sell out event, we do hope to see you return soon.

Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Visited with my husband and we were not disappointed. Great menu, service and food. It's a lovely setting inside the college and we did not not need to book although it can get busy. We both had a main and desert and coffee which we...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Christine L
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Carol S
6 June 2015|
Response from AshfieldsRestaurant | Property representative |
Unfortunately Ashfields is a training restaurant run by students within a college setting. The restaurant is only open during term time on a Wednesday and Thursday evening however, other weekday evenings can be booked for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 12:45
12:00 - 12:45
12:00 - 12:45
18:00 - 19:30
12:00 - 12:45
18:00 - 19:30
12:00 - 12:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: York College | Sim Balk Lane, York YO23 2BB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 770253
  • E-mail
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