A deservedly popular restaurant, particularly for lovers of top-quality steaks.
They offer traditionally-aged Aberdeen Angus beef, as fillet, rump and sirloin cuts (each in graduated sizes) plus a few fish dishes such as 'Fish Pie', 'Battered Halibut with Chips and Mushy Peas' and Wild Sea Bass. On the steak front, a few sauces are offered, but 'au naturale' seems to be the most popular order of the day.
There are a few starters, such as 'Pumpkin and Smoked Cheese Tart'; 'Steamed Mussels with Cider, Bacon and Kale' and 'Homemade Soup of the Day', plus a few traditional puds.
You can also have a plate of mixed Fruits de Mer (about
- Food Style: Brasserie
- Lunch: Mon-Sat 11.00-21.30; Express L £7.95 (1 course); mains from about £15
- Dinner: Mon-Sat 11.00-21.30; mains from about £15
- Wine: an extensive list has modest mark-ups, and offers a good choice by the glass. They list some prestigious bottles.
- Wheelchair access: Yes, to restaurant, but not lavatory
- Nearest station: York Rail
- Directions: See the map on this page
- Closed: all Sun; some Bank Holidays
- Air conditioned