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The Walnut Tree

#216 of 670 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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73 Heworth Village, York YO31 1AN, England
+44 1904 438922
12:00 - 23:30
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York, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

The chips are fantastic! So tasty! A really nice side salad too. Good service, slightly cold sat in the conservatory but apart from that very impressed! :)

Thank ToryRory
West Mids
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit to the Walnut Tree & we were very pleasantly surprised. We booked our evening Christmas meal a month in advance & our menu choices were taken at the time of booking. So it was lovely not having to double check anything with the waiting staff, they knew our choices & checked when we wanted to... More 

Thank Mrs_Stephens
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I visited here this Thursday for lunch and drinks afterwards and was impressed by the building and beer garden. The food was delightful and I would eat here again, however, when paying my bill the member of staff behind the bar failed to acknowledge me as she was on her mobile phone.

1 Thank davebe66
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Had a mid week meal here whilst staying at Ascot House Guest House. I had chicken kiev and my husband had the cod. We were pleasantly surprised by the food as the pub looked like it could do with a refurb. They were very good at tweaking the menu for us eg chips instead of new potatoes. We would go... More 

Thank 435lynnw
Nafferton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Good Sunday lunch but could have done with more vegetables, asked the waitress for more but didn't bring any. Bit slow at the bar had to wait a good 10 mins to be served our drinks. Food was good and would go back.

Thank kay2k1
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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212 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We have had some very enjoyable meals here accompanied by good beers. Great staff, good car parking and only a short drive from the center.

Thank Ian B
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Booked in advance for Sunday lunch with family. Friendly welcome. Good service and very tasty food. We'll certainly go back again in the near future.

Thank Rob B
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

My brother and I enjoyed a couple of very pleasant evening meals at the Walnut Tree during a recent stay in York. The service was most friendly and efficient, the helpings were ample and delicious, all washed down with a few pints of a very refreshing light ale. It was very relaxing while dining to look out over the grounds... More 

Thank Kevin W
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Pop in here every now and then but now the facility of leaving your card behind the bar has stopped will re think. Also used to enjoy the friendly banter with the landlord but the girls behind the bar today seemed uninterested. Such a shame as it's a lovely pub with great garden for young and old. Food always lovely... More 

Thank mad1woman
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Took some visitors from the south to the Walnut Tree and they were knocked over by the friendly welcome and efficient service which we have become accustomed to over the years. Food was mint. Well done everybody. Elaine and Henry

Thank 1234567e

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 Heworth Village, York YO31 1AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 438922

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