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7 Scarcroft Road, York YO23 1ND, England
+44 1904 634341
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
7 Scarcroft Road, York YO23 1ND, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had planned to go to the Blue Bicycle but unfortunately it was closed. Turned out to be rather fortunate. The food was wonderful, the wine was possibly the best I have ever drank and the attention to detail and passion of the owner and...More

1  Thank richihoyle
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visit Meltons each time we stay in York. This time we took advantage of the 'early offer' dining at 5.45pm with three courses for £30 each. It is excellent value for the quality of food served. We both had pan fried 'hand dived' scallops...More

Thank PrestburyLad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited yesterday evening during our visit to York, we found the restaurant on the Michelin guide and booked in advance. We had high expectations and it certainly didn't disappoint! All 3 of my vegetarian courses were delicious and creative, I particularly enjoyed the cauliflower...More

Thank Mandy156
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is located at a distance from the centre of things, no problem if you have a care. It is an intimate rather cosy space and the service is both friendly and professional. With its high reputation held for a long time I arrived...More

2  Thank Ulysses_Footprint
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always try to visit places that offer a quirky dining experience, this seemed to fir the bill quite nicely. The menu is simple and lacks the self importance of certain pretentious restaurants. As other reviews have stated the tables are a little too close...More

Thank pfc302
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had book Melton's at the last minute and found it to be a short walk from our hotel. The restaurant decor is not to my taste but some of the paintings and murals were interesting. The menu was simple with just 5 starters and...More

Thank Charlie T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This intimate restaurant offers beautifully created and presented cuisine. Service very good and excellent selection of wine. If you are in York and enjoy eating out and good food, this is slightly off the beaten track yet only minutes walk from the centre you must...More

Thank suesamara
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There raps are really good . Good price worth every penny . Definitely be going back . Friendly service.

Thank Irene L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined at this restaurant one Friday evening. It was fairly busy, and the ambience was pleasant downstairs. We didn't see what upstairs was like. One of the waitresses was in training, which was a bit of a distraction, as she was unable to remember...More

Thank Foxy-Froggy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a large party of 12, and were accommodated in a private upstairs room. The service was thoughtful and welcoming, with all aspects of the meal to everyone's liking. Despite our numbers we were served efficiently, with portions of just the right size and...More

Thank DL99ofcourse
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25 December 2016|
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Response from Lisaandderek | Reviewed this property |
Didn't seem to be when we went. Husband was in smart jeans and a shirt but no tie.
Anne M
24 February 2015|
Response from charitychief | Reviewed this property |
Our experience was that 'small' portions of some courses added up to a satisfying whole.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Scarcroft Road, York YO23 1ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 634341
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Moments from York racecourse and the River Ouse you���ll find local gem, Melton���s. Picked up by all the major food guides, and the only restaurant in York listed in Egon Ronay's Top 200 Restaurant's in Britain, Melton���s menu is Melton���s menu is an immaculate collection of local and international dishes using fresh regional produce. Mix that with Melton���s friendly, warm service and it���s easy to see why this charming restaurant has remained a local favourite over the years. Sample the delights of local duck with five spice and soya, steamed rice and pak choi, or flavorsome mussel risotto with anise air.
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