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La Vecchia Scuola

62 Low Petergate, York YO1 7HZ, England
+44 1904 644600
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (92 reviews)
“banoffee pie” (21 reviews)
“sea bass” (51 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
62 Low Petergate, York YO1 7HZ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our party of 15 went to the restaurant having pre booked for a 60th birthday on 13th January 2018. A fantastic setting, great ambience, piano player, food and drink was of the highest order. The service was nothing short of excellent and to a man,...More

1  Thank Andy A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful fresh food. Very well served at a reasonable price with a great selection all this in a wonderful setting.

1  Thank Cjgoldie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having booked a table back in Nov 2017 via open table we were shocked to see we had a missed call @ 5.20pm on Saturday the evening we were due to visit & an email saying our table @ 7pm had been cancelled. After calling...More

Thank C0wchicken
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate at the restaurant last night and were really looking forward to it after reading the rave reviews online. Our opinion soon went downhill after being roughly shown our table by the front of house, we then did not see any...More

Thank Julesy86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is excellent in every way we didn’t book, this wasn’t a problem very friendly staff food was amazing we will defiantly return on our next visit to York

1  Thank amanda S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pizza and other garlic bread with many antipasta dishes to share. between the four of us, The musells were not that good but the Calamare was perfect, friendly service, sat in the conservatory which was very pleasant at lunch time over looking the nice garden

1  Thank NAZARLondon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here the Saturday before Christmas and it was all I hoped it would be. Beautiful building - we were in the conservatory . Staff friendly and knowledgeable. Food lovely . Would go again tomorrow

1  Thank harrogategal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked here somewhat last minute based on reviews. We were pretty disappointed when we got there, just based on the lack of ambiance. It used to be a girls school, so the rooms are too big, with little atmosphere. Our service from our waiter...More

1  Thank Dexter'smomma
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited lunchtime this week as a kind of early christmas treat. We could have had turkey and all the trimmings. Instead we had rack of lamb and roasted vegetables, It was delicious. My husband had hot chocolate fudge cake and I had apple pie...More

1  Thank May S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The key with this restaurant is timing. Always had a good meal and excellent service on previous visits. Our last visit was on the 'Frank Sinatra' evening. Again, good food and pleasant surroundings. Personally, our initial order for first course was mislaid, but soon rectified...More

1  Thank xcpoct
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KateYork122
7 November 2017|
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Response from Claire L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry didn't look at the menu in that much detail, suggest you phone them
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Beebee344
10 May 2017|
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Response from La vecchia scuo... O | Property representative |
we are about 12 minutes walking distance from York station and we do have wheelchair access . Kind regards
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Abbie S
22 March 2017|
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Response from yorkytyke | Reviewed this property |
We parked at Grimston Bar park and ride and came in on the bus. Very easy. Shambles Car Park probably the nearest city car park to most central locations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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
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Description
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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