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“A must for gin and meat lovers”
Review of The Whippet Inn

The Whippet Inn
Ranked #29 of 929 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, British
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Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: Welcome to the Whippet Inn, York's best Steak and Alehouse. We have now been open for just over 3 years and very proud to have marked the occasion by winning 'Best Restaurant ' in the Visit York Tourism Awards for the second time in 2016. Over the years we have raised a few eyebrows with our name, and many have said that our interior is certainly quirky if not a little risqué, all of which we love as we want to be unique and fun. When it comes to the food and drinks we serve however; we are very serious... When we set about creating The Whippet Inn our main aim was to get the best food produce we could find in Yorkshire and then pair it with real ales, lagers, spirits and wines from around Great Britain. Fantastic beef is our thing, offering you a huge range of breeds, cuts & ageing. Our A la carte menu has a huge variety of meat, fish & vegetarian dishes- so there is really something for everyone! We are open from Midday everyday serving our lunch & a lite bite menu alongside the A la carte or Sunday Menu. Our bar is an eclectic mix of Real Yorkshire Ales - right through to over 40 different gins- we maybe small but we have used every nook and cranny to ensure we have an amazing range to offer our quests. All this is delivered with down to earth homely Yorkshire hospitality. Our home from home is adult dining only, so we do hope that if you have children & find yourself with a babysitter for the night- you will take the chance to come & join us!
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Our family had dinner here on a recommendation from our hotel - and boy were we glad for the recommendation.

Do get there a little early and have a drink in the snug. The barman mixes fantastic gin cocktails and even managed to get my husband to not only try gin but he enjoyed it. A really big election of gin so we just handed the decision making over to the barman and he did not disappoint not only with the drinks but his engaging conversation on the different types of gins, their provenance etc.

Onto dinner where we decided to share the chateaubriand - this time on the recommendation of the waitress. Beautiful perfectly cooked meat and a great array of sides - all absolutely delicious. It was great to have the opportunity to share this as a family.

Can't recommend the place highly enough.

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Yet another great experience at the Whippet, they never fail to impress! Great food, lovely atmosphere and wonderful staff. Highly recommend the Whippet for dinning in York city centre.

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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely homely place to eat. Staff friebdly especially waitress Natalia. Had chicken trio, very tasty. Dessert lemon and poppy cake was tasty but needed more raspberry sauce.
For steaks it does seem expensive.
Would recommend it. Unless they have a kids menu not good for children.

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Brilliant food and service was friendly and good. Definitely recommend it and we will come back next time we are in York.

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

I had recommended you to my friends none had been before .The staff were enthusiastic helpful and patient.As it was Lunchtime we all chose lighter meal from the small menu. The beers were poular as well .They were all very impressed.

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