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8 Bridge Street, Helmsley YO62 5BG, England
+44 1439 770479
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (64 reviews)
“tiramisu” (17 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Bridge Street, Helmsley YO62 5BG, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited this lovely restaurant with some close friends. Had a fabulous evening. The staff were very friendly and served the food with great care and attention. The food itself was absolutely delicious - I had Caprese Salad to start and Pinocchio for main, a fettuccine...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Navigator738444
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had just been to the NSPCC Christmas Fair at nearby Duncombe Park a beautiful 18th century Palladian mansion a short distance from this restaurant. Fortunately we had booked, despite being a Thursday evening in mid November Gepettos was very busy with no free tables....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Landsburgh
BluebirdGifts, Owner at Gepettos, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the lovely review. I was at the NSPCC fair myself last night. Great cause. The free bottle of wine is just on Tuesday and Thursday nights for anyone reading this. A great reason ( if you need one) to get friends...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Varied menu and really good food. Average price. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We would advise booking in advance

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TravellingRetirees2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with some friends when staying for the weekend. Beautiful food, so so tasty. Had the garlic mushrooms to start with some garlic tomato bread, then spaghetti Bol which was all simply delicious, really tasty and freshly made. Good service too, no problems at all,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Golcar-lily-222
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Great Italian restaurant, Great food,Great atmosphere, Good service, We went with friends on a Tuesday evening with any two meals a bottle of house wine free or £10 off any other bottle , Great night .

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PrestonWalker12
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

There are a few restaurants in Helmsley, but this one stands out for consistently good food and friendly service. We visited 3 nights in a row and were never disappointed by anything. Excellent Italian fare, good wine and reasonably priced.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Anthony K
Reviewed October 13, 2018

My husband and I were staying in Helmsley for a few nights and ate here on 10/10/18. It really was the best meal we have had in a long time. The sea bass was perfectly cooked with crispy skin and a great taste and the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank marghen
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Does exactly ‘what it says on the tin’ . . . delicious,good & generously proportioned,reasonably priced Italian food served by helpful delightful staff !! Would definitely recommend 👌

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jan D
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We booked in to eat here on Friday evening. Slight glitch with our booking but was easily resolved. We had the antipasto to share to start which was lovely, so flavoursome. My partner had the pork escalope with sage and prosciutto and I had the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JMS34987
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across Gepettos during an overnight stay in Helmsley. We arrived without a booking but were found a table immediately. A wide and varied Italian menu - I had a tasty pasta dish and my husband enjoyed a calzone pizza (one of his favs)....More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Questions & Answers
September 20, 2018|
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Response from BluebirdGifts | Property representative |
Hi I’m the owner We don’t have peanuts on the menu but there may be traces of nuts in things. We are using pine nuts on a pizza at the moment If you have an allergy you need to book by phone and make it very clear and check... More
May 3, 2018|
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Response from Wanderer643716 | Reviewed this property |
yes they do! excellent quality. We've picked up salads and pizza for tea and even the famous tiramisu!
Phil C
September 14, 2016|
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Response from Chalky9 | Reviewed this property |
The proprietor of Gepetto's is a bit full of his own importance, as can be seen from his reply to your question. It's all very well him suggesting that you "pop in" but that's hardly practical if you want to book from a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Bridge Street, Helmsley YO62 5BG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Helmsley
  • Phone Number: +44 1439 770479
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Family run, independent local Italian restaurant established for over 20 years and popular haunt for locals and tourists. Gets very busy and always best to pre book Emphasis on simple fresh food served by exceptionally friendly staff in a cosy traditional restaurant. ALSO HAS EXTENSIVE TAKE OUT MENU
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