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Quintessentially English – Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York

Quintessentially English – Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York

Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York – There is something so elegant and quintessentially English about afternoon tea. It’s a tradition that goes back to the early 19th Century when Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford set a fashion for taking sandwiches and tea in […]

6 Best Indian Restaurants in York – the Ones we Love!

6 Best Indian Restaurants in York – the Ones we Love!

Coconut Lagoon Clarence Street, York Ever since I visited Kerala in India, I have been a fan of Southern Indian dishes.  Try Southern dishes at this Indian restaurant York.  From their website: “We prepare our dishes with a mix of the finest imported & local […]

Thai Restaurant York – 6 of the best!

Thai Restaurant York – 6 of the best!

Thai Restaurant York – York is a fantastic place to visit with lots to do and some amazing restaurants to visit.  Thai is a particular favourite of mine and I am working on reviewing some of my favourite Thai restaurants in York.  My list is […]

Lucia – Italian Restaurant in York – Review

Lucia – Italian Restaurant in York – Review

Lucia York Review – Every so often, when they nag me enough and I can get time off work, I meet up with some old school friends for lunch in York. We like to try different places as there are so many fabulous restaurants there. […]

York Restaurant Week UK – Which Restaurants are Included?

York Restaurant Week UK – Which Restaurants are Included?

York Restaurant Week UK – Ooh I am rather excited about this!  This year York (the one in England!) will see it’s own Restaurant Week.  There will be over 40 restaurants taking part with set menus at £10, £15 and £20 each.  It will be […]

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 2020

11 Best Italian Restaurants in York 2020

Italian restaurants York – Looking for a great Italian Restaurant in York?  Whether it’s pizza, pasta or calzones 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 […]

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 […]