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Little Bettys Cafe York

Foodie fans love York, a world class city offering a premier gastronomic dining experience, with a huge choice of restaurants, bistros, atmospheric town pubs, chic bars, tearooms and cafes located within the city walls. From Indian and Turkish cuisine to Mediterranean, Italian, funky tapas and French bistros, you'll find them all here in York. Expect the finest in York eateries - food is often locally sourced in Yorkshire and the city boasts a selection of award-winning fine dining restaurants. World famous cafes and tearooms are here too, most famously Bettys on St Helen's Square with its elegant art deco interior.

York's ancient history means you'll find one of the best UK choices of heritage inns, including some award-winners, right in the heart of the city centre, with many dating back to the 14th and 15th Century. Hearty locally sourced and home-cooked food together with a range of the finest local Yorkshire ales are on offer in these gourmet pub treasures.

Find a variety of unique specialist food outlets, cafes and tea rooms around The Shambles like Ye Olde Pie & Sausage Shoppe or if chic wine bars and bistros are your thing, York won't disappoint with its vibrant choice of continental style real ale pubs, classy cocktail and champagne bars, luxe lounges, old inns with in-house brassieres and exquisite coffee bars with an add-on beer menu.

If you're based in a York apartment on a self-catering basis pick up delicious local produce from regular farmers' markets in York city centre or stock up on delectable treats from one of the city's choice of fine delicatessen offering takeaway options, business lunches and more. Specialist diets from vegan and vegetarian to gluten free will find ample to please amongst York's choice of restaurants, inns and eateries, most of which offer creative vegetarian and special diet options as standard.

Culinary hotspot York celebrates not just the city's diverse choice of eateries, but the rich range of local Yorkshire produce in York Food Festivals. Not to be missed, the food festivals are a veritable package of restaurant special offers, city centre food and drink tents with demos, live music, ale and food trails, taster sessions and themed evening/ lunchtime events.

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    17th Century Inn in historic York with en-suite rooms for couples and families. 10 minutes from the city centre. Fully stocked bar and Indian restaurant. Free Wi-Fi and parking.
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  • York   (0.3 miles from the centre of York & City Centre)
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    5 Star Silver Award central York guest accommodation just 10 Mins walk To Bar Walls. Luxury en-suite 4 poster suites and double rooms.
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