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Melton's

#16 of 680 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
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7 Scarcroft Road, York YO23 1ND, England
+44 1904 634341
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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked dinner after reading reviews. We both had the taster menu with the taster wines. Everything was amazing, the food, wine and service. We will definitely visit again.

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Thank Guy S
Seaton Delaval, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic little restaurant! My husband and I were visiting York at the end of October and found this charming little restaurant that we thought we would give a try. The food was divine, the service outstanding. Overall it was a wonderful evening, we enjoyed ourselves that much that we have booked to come back to York and to... More 

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Thank Caroline C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Group of 10 like minded foodies all thoroughly enjoyed the early bird menu. Everything about Meltons is awesome, food, wine, staff, ambiance .... even the stunning loos. We will be back again .. 5 years on you just get better. Thanks

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Thank Debbie C
York
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286 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic dinner.We hadn't been for a long time and were simply amazed by the quality.The confit salmon starter was definitely worth going back for and the hake with Jerusalem artichokes worked well.Baked quince with brown bread ice cream and walnuts was another stand out dish. The restaurant is a short walk from the centre of York and certainly... More 

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Thank YorkJean
London
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have known Meltons Restaurant for many years and recently I needed a venue for a celebration. There would be 9 of us and I needed somewhere I trusted to deliver great food and top notch service. I spoke to Lucy Hjort and she outlined how the evening could work. She offered their upstairs room as a private venue and... More 

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Thank Max055
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a cold winters night Melton's welcomed us and warmed us! The food was fantastic and every course hit the spot. The service was attentive and friendly. Thank you for a great evening!

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Thank Andy G
shropshire
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95 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a table using their online booking form and as a special request asked to be seated at right-angles which when we arrived had been duly noted - thank you. It was a Thursday evening and only a few tables were occupied. We chose the taster menu - five courses plus amuse bouche. Good wine list. Excellent service. The... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't be put off by the less than grand frontage - the food is exceptional and so are the staff. Beautifully presented cuisine with lovely flavours and a great wine list to complement it all.

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Thank Stephen M
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have always had fond memories of our previous visits in the early nineties and were delighted to find that their values are still the same. The innovative presentation of their dishes is however, at a level rarely found in a suburban restaurant offering very reasonable prices. Pigeon Wellington and venison in chocolate sauce were both outstanding but there was... More 

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Thank David B
Monpazier, France
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61 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's been a couple of years since we went to Melton's. Now living in France, I was interested to see how they would measure up against French cuisine....the answer: very well! Beautiful food, expertly cooked and presented. A wonderful complexity of flavours in each dish, accompanied by the owner's choice of wine. We went for the a la carte choices,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?