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La Vecchia Scuola

62 Low Petergate, York YO1 7HZ, England
+44 1904 644600
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Ranked #65 of 715 Restaurants in York
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: La Vecchia Scuola is a unique dining experience that can be found in Low Petergate, York very close to the Minster. An amazing restaurant set in a 300 year old Georgian building that was once York college for girls. This restaurant is now operated by new owners from February 2013. It has an innovative new menu with all food sourced locally and prepared for customer onsite.
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English first
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

We were greeted by friendly staff & seated at the front of the reastaurant in the window which was lovely. Would definitely visit again.

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York, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

13 of us greeted by lovely polite pleasant staff 2 children both under 5 were made a fuss of. The food was exceptional the service was impeccable and the price was irresistible lovely food lovely staff excellent surroundings thank you for making mum so happy

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Improved greatly from last ownership- quickly seated considering time of year , food arrived prompt and piping hot ... Staff VERY friendly -keep it up! Lunch menu very reasonable and good choices

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

On entering we were welcomed by warm and friendly staff. Drinks were selected and food ordered. The starters were so tasty. I had the mushrooms which had the perfect balance of flavours along with a shared salad. We were expecting a small bowl of lettuce but what came was a well presented salad again the flavours making your mouth water.... More 

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Manchester
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Booked into this restaurant prior to overnight stay in York and almost cancelled at last minute.....so glad I didn't.....the building is beautiful, we sat in conservatory at the back which was a lovely cosy environment - couldn't see out cos it was dark but think there were gardens out back. Staff were really friendly and attentive... both my hubby and... More 

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Grantham, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My family and I went to the Festival of Angels in York. Unfortunately due to the lack of funding there were no ice sculptures this year but we 'found' this restaurant between the Shambles and York Minster. It looked expensive but but there was a lunch time special 6.95, 9.95, 12.95 for one two or three courses. Good choice as... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Had dinner here twice during recent stay in York. On both occasions we opted for the Christmas menu and thoroughly enjoyed the two meals. Great food, beautifully presented and pleasant service too. We will definitely return here when we are back in York.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

stopped in here for lunch a recent visit to york with my wife on a recommendation of a friend . the staff could not have been more welcoming as they showed us to our table. the food was really tasty and they have a good selection of wine. our waiter had quite a rapport with all the diners. if i... More 

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The frontage doesn't do this place justice. It looked empty and a little uninviting but the menu looked so good we went in. We were shown into the conservatory ,lovely place great atmosphere ans it soon filled up. The service was very good the food delicious and the overall experience was great . Glad we ventured in because we will... More 

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Little Eccleston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We started with excellent cocktails.Must recommend the Iced Tea Cocktail -The bar managers own concoction-wow!Starters were delicious as was the main meal.The staff couldn't have been nicer.In fact the whole experience was wonderful which really made our evening as it was our 40th Wedding Anniversary celebration.Do try!!!It is an excellent position close to the Minster

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Additional Information about La Vecchia Scuola

Address: 62 Low Petergate, York YO1 7HZ, England
Phone Number: +44 1904 644600
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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