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La Vecchia Scuola

#40 of 675 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
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62 Low Petergate, York YO1 7HZ, England
+44 1904 644600
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this fantastic restaurant tonight while staying in York for a birthday weekend away. Enjoyed a beautiful 3 course meal, with friendly service from Alessandro! Brilliant value for money, gorgeous food and lovely views. Highly recommended

1 Thank antonianicholson9
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived just before opening at midday on a Wednesday, first ones to be sat down, which was great with two babies in tow. We sat in the conservatory area at the back, with a view of the beautiful gardens. Staff were attentive, service was quick and the food was lovely! They had a lunch offer on with one course... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went for lunch on 19.04.17 , ate of the lunchtime special menu ( £11.45 for two courses ) Very quick and efficient service , excellent food and very pleasant venue . Thank you

Thank jamp187062
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went on Sunday night, we booked and asked for a room in the conservatory. Very pleasant surroundings - lovely meal - very reasonable. Four of us ate, two starters and four mains, a bottle of wine and about four/six pints - cost about £100 which we thought was really good value. Id go back in a heartbeat - it wasn't... More 

1 Thank lizzie111961
Widnes, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were there on a busy night, including the presence of a large party, but the service & food were still excellent

1 Thank ClareN55
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Me and my partner went here last Sunday, we ordered a starter each a main each and a pudding each. The place wasn't very busy at all. We were sat waiting ages for our order to be taken and even longer for the food. We were in there well over 2 hours borderline 3. The service was painfully slow, the... More 

1 Thank Becky C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for the set dinner and was really delighted with the quality of the food and excellent service. So delighted in fact that we went back again after sampling other nearby restaurants and being disappointed with them. Really good value too for the excellent quality and taste of the food.

1 Thank joystrips
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here a couple of nights ago. The food, setting, and staff were excellent. Thank you soooooooo much for letting our son play the piano. A lovely memory for us, and he'd like to come back every weekend and entertain - smile. Recommended.

1 Thank Katodapa
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went one Late afternoon after a couple of drinks in town. We met Alexandro such a cheerful and friendly waiter. We wanted a few changes to our order which he accommodated. E.g. Serving a different sauce on a chicken dish. All the food was great the place just lacked atmosphere because there weren't many people in.

1 Thank JollyJane2016
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here on Saturday for lunch, it was so good we booked again to go in the evening , we enjoyed ourselves so much,in all the excitement in the evening we walk out without paying ,the poor waitress came running after us. She was so good at our genuine mistake. I would highly recommend this place, everything about it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 Low Petergate, York YO1 7HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 644600
La Vecchia Scuola is a unique dining experience that can be found in Low Petergate, York very close to the Minster. An amazing restaurant set in a 300 year old Georgian building that was once York college for girls. This restaurant is now operated by new owners from February 2013. It has an innovative new menu with all food sourced locally and prepared for customer onsite.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?