It’s a tough thing to build a reputation as a restaurant when you’re based in a hotel. For reasons that have always been slightly beyond my grasp, the challenge involved in convincing non-residents to make a few steps from their usual route is a significant one regardless of the quality of the restaurant in question.…
York can be a slightly backwards looking city, happy to rely on existing glories rather than pushing forward. This can be reflected in the restaurant scene. When places are established there’s an attachment, justified in many cases, that can last for some time after the place in question has disappeared which can become unwelcome baggage…
Wine and snack pairings at one of York’s most relaxing venues
An evening of matched wine and seafood with Melton’s in St Sampson’s Square
Picking up a couple of stars in Brussels
For the classier bride and hens.
The tasting menu at Hudson’s in the Grand Hotel, on offer until the end of September.
Access to good wine in York has never been a problem, but evening destinations focused on such are only starting to gain a real foothold.
Veeno, Picadilly, York.
Veeno, Piccadilly, York.