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Melton's

#13 of 659 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
££££
As featured in Best Food in York
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7 Scarcroft Road, York YO23 1ND, England
+44 1904 634341
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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Simply a wonderful dining experience. Food was first class as was the attentive service. Rated his so highly as we felt it was excellent quality and reasonable price. A truly wonderful evening.

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Thank HSJ85
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited on a Saturday evening. The scallop starter was very good and the venison and hake entrees were excellent. Service was very attentive as well. I would highly recommend!

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Thank pdailey13
Ashford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Melton's is a stunningly beautiful restaurant. We were greeted by its friendly staff. The restaurant is relaxed with a beautiful ambience. It is outside central York so tucked away from the hustle, bustle of the city. We chose the Pigeon Wellington & Beetroot for starters both of which were gorgeous & full of flavour, but before they were brought out... More 

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Thank LauraAnn201
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29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here with friends. We were shown to our table by a nice attentive waitress drinks order was taken. I couldn't believe they had no blended scotch whisky, the waitress suggested Jack Daniel's, or Canadian club NOT WHISKY! a bit of staff training is required here. We were given plenty of time to look over the menu. both my wife... More 

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Chester-le-Street
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120 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose the tasting menu with wine which, given how much we've paid for such experiences before, was excellent value. The manager talked us through the menu & wines knowledgeably and with a clear passion for her job. We were downstairs and it's not very big so booking is really essential. The place has a nice friendly atmosphere and all... More 

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York, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Usually a fail-safe choice for a special family outing but we were disappointed with this visit. The room upstairs lacks atmosphere: - If you do book, try downstairs. Too few diners in a small space upstiars -we felt our conversation wasn't private. The Christmas menu is disappointing. We wouldn't recommend anything we ate. The goose in particular was tough, so... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We visited Meltons recently on a Saturday evening, we were on the waiting list and were delighted when Meltons rang us to say a table was available. Fantastic food. Loved the little canapés before our meal. Great presentation and great service. All in all an evening to remember. Would definitely recommend and will be returning. Thanks Meltons

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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Great restaurant just outside the centre of York, we had the tasting menu and were very impressed particulary with the venison. Very attentive staff, great wine and delicious food. Only a 15 minute walk from the centre of York and well worth the walk!

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We booked dinner after reading reviews. We both had the taster menu with the taster wines. Everything was amazing, the food, wine and service. We will definitely visit again.

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Seaton Delaval, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic little restaurant! My husband and I were visiting York at the end of October and found this charming little restaurant that we thought we would give a try. The food was divine, the service outstanding. Overall it was a wonderful evening, we enjoyed ourselves that much that we have booked to come back to York and to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, British
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Scarcroft Road, York YO23 1ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 634341
Description
Moments from York racecourse and the River Ouse you���ll find local gem, Melton���s. Picked up by all the major food guides, and the only restaurant in York listed in Egon Ronay's Top 200 Restaurant's in Britain, Melton���s menu is Melton���s menu is an immaculate collection of local and international dishes using fresh regional produce. Mix that with Melton���s friendly, warm service and it���s easy to see why this charming restaurant has remained a local favourite over the years. Sample the delights of local duck with five spice and soya, steamed rice and pak choi, or flavorsome mussel risotto with anise air.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?