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Bennett's Cafe & Bistro

30-32 High Petergate, York YO1 7EH, England
+44 1904 655344
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (71 reviews)
“duck” (45 reviews)
“panna cotta” (18 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
30-32 High Petergate, York YO1 7EH, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The tea was wonderful on a cool afternoon- would have loved to sit on the patio just across from York Minister. The scones were good and we enjoyed a bit of rest fir our weary feet!

Thank nowpacking
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently visited bennett's evening bistro a few weeks ago and it still our favourite restaurant in York. James the host is great, his attention to making your night relaxing and felt looked after is second to none. The presentation of the, quality food and...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bennetts Is just a stones throw from the minster and is situated in premises with a large corner frontage.staff are extremely polite" helpful and friendly. Efficient too. We were return visitors for their amazing cafe latte and tarte au citron!!

Thank Paulsmithcasty
Reviewed 1 week ago

Needed a coffee so we called in. Wed decided having seen what they offer to have more than a coffee. The food and the drinks are very good. The place is clean and well staffed.Right outside the Cathedral and after a visit there, this is...More

Thank Dormouse39
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at Bennett's this Saturday and had a superb three course meal all courses were great especially the steaks. All washed down with an English wine. We look forward to our next meal with you.

2  Thank paulsA8804CH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a full English breakfast last Saturday. The breakfast wasn't great at all - firstly it was cold ! The sausage was fatty and flavourless - the scrambled egg was not scrabbled and just a microwaved lump of watered down egg with no seasoning...More

1  Thank travling_memories
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It disguises itself as a coffee shop in the day but it is at night that the true place comes out to entice you with its range of good food and hospitality. It lies in the shadow of The Minster so you can not miss...More

Thank Phil B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chose pea and mint soup which was very tasty served with granary bread. the staff were friendly and the cafe is situated in a central part of the city. would reccomend.

Thank mary c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This bistro located in the shadow of Yorkminster Cathedral has excellent food. They have limited the menu to 6 or so entrees but all seem good. The lamb and the chicken breast both had great sauces and nice vegetable accompaniments. Service was unhurried but attentive....More

Thank Bob T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have come here regularly for years and have always had an excellent experience. The service is particularly good. A real example for other cafes.

Thank spryce1979
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30-32 High Petergate, York YO1 7EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 655344
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Bennett's Cafe and Bistro is located right in the heart of York with incredible views of York Minster. Serving wonderful homemade cakes and scones daily, and delicious locally sourced evening meals from 5.30Pm Tuesday-Saturday, Bennett's has something to suit everyones tastes.
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