York Restaurant Week is back! Here are 10 of the tastiest deals
Get ready for a whole week of tasty food and even tastier deals as York Restaurant Week returns.
York Restaurant Week is organised by the York BID (Business Improvement District) and is a celebration of the wealth of wonderful hospitality businesses in the city.
The spring edition of the week runs from Monday 6 to Sunday 12 March 2023.
More than 60 businesses across York are confirmed to be taking part – with 125 different offers on food and drink to suit all budgets and tastes.
BID business manager, Chris Bush co-ordinates the event. He said: “With the current cost of living crisis squeezing household budgets, we’re really pleased to be able to offer so many affordable ways to eat out. There really is something to suit every occasion, from a light bite, sweet treat or three course dinner.”
YorkMix have put together a guide to 10 of the delectable deals on offer for York Restaurant Week 2023 – including eateries that are taking part for the first time such as York institution Bettys and Japanese restaurant Izakaya.
To take advantage of the offers, visit the York Restaurant Week website – where you’ll find a step-by-step guide on how it all works.
All the offers are priced at either £5, £10, £15 or £20. There is no limit to the amount of offers diners can access, and vouchers are completely free to download.
Diners are advised to book ahead and check any terms that may apply to certain offers.
New for 2023
Offer: Yorkshire Cream Tea – £10pp
Enjoy two freshly baked sultana scones, strawberry preserve & clotted cream, with a pot of Tea Room Blend tea for just £10 per person (normally £13.50). Vegan & gluten free options available on request. Subject to availability. Offer available Monday to Sunday during opening hours.
- 6-8 St. Helen’s Square, York YO1 8QP
- 01904 659142
The Golden Lion
Offer: 2 courses and a drink – £20pp
The Golden Lion is a traditional pub serving hearty food in the heart of York. Enjoy two courses (starter & a main or main & a dessert) and a drink for just £20pp. Booking required.
- 9 Church Street, York YO1 8BG
- 01904 620942
Offers: £20 for 3 small plates, a bao and a beer £10pp
Contemporary Japanese restaurant and lounge, serving fresh, vibrant small plate dishes, with “exhilarating colours and flavours, only using the highest quality produce and foraged ingredients”.
- 21 Grape Lane, York YO1 7HU
- 01904 610370
Trio Mezze Tapas Bar
Offers: any 2 aperitifs/cocktails £15, any 3 small plates and sides £20pp
Trio Mezze Tapas Bar is the perfect spot to have great mezzes and tapas dishes from Mediterranean. It is a perfect place for family, friends and for your meetings.
- 5 Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma Gate, York YO1 8BL
- 01904 651868
Offers: 4 x coffees £10, any 3 tray bakes £10, 2 x coffees & 2 x cakes £15, any 3 paninis and 3 cold drinks £20
Trio Patisserie is a picturesque cafe situated on York’s shortest street Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate offering a quality selection of coffees, cakes, hot & cold drinks, beers, wines, prosecco, pastries, hot & cold sandwiches.
- 3 Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma Gate, York YO1 8BL
- 07588 657565
More great deals
Double Dutch Pancake House
Offer: any sweet pancake with 1 topping and a drink £5pp
Delicious sweet and savoury pancakes made with an authentic Dutch recipe and fresh locally sourced ingredients.
- 7 Church Street, York YO1 8BG
- 01904 658728
Karoo Bar & Kitchen
Offer: 3 courses set menu – £20pp
The home of South African comfort food in the heart of York. A unique destination restaurant which specialises in South African cuisine, drinks & service.
- 18 George Hudson St, York YO1 6JL
- 01904 501850
Offer: Any Main Course from our Lunch Menu & a Glass of Prosecco – £15pp
Lucia York is the perfect destination to celebrate, catch up and relax with friends and family, both day and night. It serves up hand crafted Italian food and beautiful bespoke cocktails in an elegant setting.
- 12-13 Swinegate Court East, York YO1 8AJ
- 01904 731599
Offer: Traditional afternoon tea – £20pp
Middletons Hotel in York is nestled in a secluded English courtyard garden a few minutes walk from the city centre. Enjoy traditional afternoon tea for just £20pp. Pre booking only, subject to availability. Upgrade to include a glass of prosecco for £5 per person or glass of champagne for £8 per person.
- Cromwell Rd, York YO1 6DS
- 01904 611570
Offer: 2 Course Set Menu – Any Starter & Main or Main & Dessert – £15pp
Serving up Caribbean-inspired flavours in York all day long! With deliciously addictive food, fiery jerk, lots of 2-4-1 tropical cocktails at happy hour and more.
- 11 Little Stonegate, York YO1 8AX
- 01904 733995