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At Valentino's we believe in "CIBO PER L'ANIMA" ("FOOD FOR THE SOUL"). The journey begins with an array of delectable starters (antipasti), followed by desirable and sumptous chicken, fish and meat dishes. And of course not forgetting to capture the true essence of Italy with our selection of vibrant pastas and divine pizzas. Our desserts are also made with the same passion thus ensuring you finish off your meal in true STILE ITALIANO (ITALIAN STYLE).
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
FEATURES
Seating, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews pasta starters and mains steak tiramisu bread the hotel du vin italian food lovely italian restaurant great atmosphere home made house wine generous portions food was amazing great place to eat saturday evening lovely meal gianfranco
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Reviewed yesterday

Based on my visit to Valentinos , it is obviously a very popular ,lively place to go on a friday evening. Even though the restaurant was full the serving staff coped very well and yes , our waiter did burst into song once or twice.!...The menu is varied and prices are reasonable for it's location. Everyone at our table ordered something different and all dishes were cooked and presented very nicely. I don't know what mid -week is like , but reserving a table at week-ends is essential to avoid disapointment. When in York again I'll certainly return to Valentinos.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had dinner here on two consecutive nights! Excellent food. Good wine. Reasonable prices. Nice menu. Lovely atmosphere. Attentive staff who really seemed to care about their customers. Very friendly. Staff very hard working. Clean and well kept. Can get very busy so probably best to...make a reservation. Would definitely recommend.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a gem of a place! As a party of 36 that’s a big task to serve in one go and wow these guys did an amazing job We had pre ordered and arrived in time for starters to be served at the agreed time....everything came out on time efficiently piping hot and without fault, service was superb, staff really friendly and welcoming Starters were huge portions!! Definitely more sharing platters Will definitely return next time in YorkMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Fiasco over the wine, service shocking. Feedback met by argument and to put a top hat on it, overcharged on the bill. Wouldn’t bother.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here as we were staying at Hotel Du Vin across the road. Table booked for 8pm but got there to find a queue, restaurant was packed. Got seated after about 20min wait. Really tasty food, quick service. However it was so busy and very...noisy and that is the reason for 4 stars, but do not be put off as the food is tastyMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic place to eat and stay. The restaurant and food is amazing, very varied menu of great Italian dishes. The breakfasts are so different and to be met with warm ham and cheese croissants is a great start to the day. The rooms are...smart and modern very clean and comfortable. Very freindly and helpful staff... a brilliant stay.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place was very busy, tables far too close together though the atmosphere was great. Two waitresses absolutely rushed off their feet and it took a while to take our order. When the food arrived it was the wrong order but this was remedied very...quickly by the efficient staff This place was highly recommended by our hotel and I’m sure is usually great, it was just totally understaffed. Maybe a few less tables but I’m aware that restaurants need to make as much money as possible after a disastrous year. Well done to the staff who handled the bedlam with smiles!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great Italian Restaurant. Fantastic atmosphere. Service very efficient but welcoming. Best Rissotto for years, creamy like it should be. Tasty Steaks. Everywhere lovely and clean. Puds to die for!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don’t even know where to start with this one. Booked this as our last evening in York based on the rating this got on Trip Advisor. Had a reservation, still got kept standing at the door for 10 minutes till we eventually got literally squashed...into a table between two other tables which wasn’t ideal. Eventually got asked if we wanted drinks and ordered a bottle of red wine which took a while to arrive and after the waitress asking 3 other tables if it was for them, I signalled it was for us to which it literally got plonked down in front of me, no getting a glass poured for you or a would you like to try it! We were so close to the next table, the waiter shoved the chair at our table out the way which my partner had his arm resting on, again, no apologies or acknowledgment. Food arrived, I ordered risotto and my partner ordered tagliatelle. The tagliatelle was a bit too al dente to the point my partner left most of it and the risotto tasted like the sauce had been made from condensed cream of chicken soup, couldn’t get hold of anyone to complain and to be honest, just wanted to get out of the place. Waiter would ask a question and then walk away without awaiting a reply eg how is everything? We ordered a bottle of water for the table which never arrived but we still got charged for it. When we said we didn’t want desserts or coffee the waiter wasn’t happy and didn’t hide the fact….we did want a dessert but refused to give this joke of a restaurant any more money. It’s small without character, very loud and sorry but can only describe this place as a shambles. I’m shocked it got so many positive ratings. If you like fast food then this is the place for you. Someone in a previous comment stated the waiter should stop singing and concentrate more on his work to which I couldn’t agree more, he certainly did think he was something special, same they didn’t think the same of customers.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A first time visit, which we really enjoyed. We felt welcomed from the start, the service was friendly, the food was of a high standard and the atmosphere was really nice. We would certainly recommend.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Yes it is on Valentino’s website
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5