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Turtle Bay York – Eating out with Kids – Review

Turtle Bay York – Eating out with Kids – Review

Turtle Bay York – Last weekend we popped into York to see the Christmas Market and to visit Santa himself at the York Chocolate Story.  While we were there we had a lovely lunch with the kids at Turtle Bay.  Now, I have been a […]

11 Best Italian Restaurants in York

11 Best Italian Restaurants in York

Italian restaurants York – Looking for a great Italian Restaurant in York?  Whether it’s pizza, pasta or calzone that float your boat, here are a few of our favourite Italian restaurants in York City Centre. See also our top ten family friendly restaurants in York. […]

Gio’s Italian Diner York, a Hidden Gem on the A1079!

Gio’s Italian Diner York, a Hidden Gem on the A1079!

Gio’s Italian Diner York – We visited Gio’s on the A1079 Hull Road between York and Pocklington a little while ago (it’s very close to the Thai restaurant).  I wrote this review at the time, but never published as I had a camera failure and […]

Lady Betty Afternoon Tea York – Review

Lady Betty Afternoon Tea York – Review

Lady Betty Afternoon Tea York, Review – Betty’s in York has long been one of my favourite ever tearooms. I love the elegant rooms, courteous service and the sense of calm that descends upon me once I am firmly ensconced in my seat with a pot […]

11 Places to eat and best restaurants in York

11 Places to eat and best restaurants in York

Restaurants in York and great places to eat – York is an amazing place to live and visit and we have some wonderful restaurants in which to eat.  There are so many different places to eat in York, it’s been hard compiling this list.  But, […]

The Principal York Twilight Afternoon Tea – Review

The Principal York Twilight Afternoon Tea – Review

The Principal York Twilight Afternoon Tea – I last visited The Principal York for afternoon tea when it was still The Royal York Hotel.  You can read that review here.  It remains one of my favourite places to take afternoon tea in York though, due […]

Child and Family Friendly Restaurants in York

Child and Family Friendly Restaurants in York

Child friendly York restaurants – Are you looking for a family friendly restaurant in the centre of York? Here are some of our favourites and some that come recommended by other local York families with children.  Also, have a look at our list of Italian restaurants […]

A Yorkshire Picnic at the Doubletree by Hilton, York

A Yorkshire Picnic at the Doubletree by Hilton, York

A Yorkshire Picnic at the Doubletree by Hilton, York – Billed as ‘Afternoon Tea for Yorkshire Folk’ I was intrigued to try the Yorkshire Picnic at the Doubletree by Hilton hotel in York.  So, one day during half term three of my blogging friends and […]

Afternoon Tea on Board City Cruises York

Afternoon Tea on Board City Cruises York

It was a beautifully sunny day, on the day I sampled the City Cruises Afternoon Tea cruise on the River Ouse in York. Myself and my old school friends got together for a good natter and a relaxing trip down the river. I love afternoon […]

The Ivy Afternoon Tea, York – a Review

The Ivy Afternoon Tea, York – a Review

The Ivy Afternoon Tea, York – I recently had the good fortune to try the Champagne Afternoon Tea at The Ivy in York. The restaurant itself is really beautiful, with an art deco feel evoking a feeling of timeless elegance. It overlooks the Mansion House in […]