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La Vecchia Scuola

62 Low Petergate, York YO1 7HZ, England
+44 1904 644600
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Ranked #73 of 703 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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Darlington
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40 reviews 40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

I've been to this restaurant several times now with friends and family and each time my experience is always spot on and thoroughly enjoyable. This time we decided to try out some new cocktails. Wow, the Dealdy Sins cocktail sure warms you up on these cold evenings..! I recommend you try one, or two or three..! The food is always... More

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Skipton
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

The food is excellent, the service very professional and the ambiance wonderful. The only problem with this restaurant is that the food is so good that it is a great problem choosing what to have, you tend to look at other diners meals thinking 'Hmm that also looks delicious'! It does however mean that you have an excuse to return... More

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UK
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

The tables are far too close together, the main courses are average (chain Italian food) quality at upmarket prices. They could not even provide a wine cooler. Sweets and coffees presented nicely, but by then it was too late to redeem the evening. Best advice, don't go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Visited the restaurant with four friends yesterday and found everything to be excellent. We all went for the set menu, which at around £13 was good value. I had the Antipasto to start, which was nicely served on a skewer with a small salad and dressing, it was just about enough for a starter, but tasted good. I then had... More

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

The food is always really good visited more than once... We were looked after by a lively helpful friendly young lady who has worked there for years.. She really made our night... Drinks are bit slow but worth the wait... The pianist was great fun... Ended our evening very pleasantly indeed..

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York, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

We regularly dine here and also take advantage of the Groupon deals that occur occasionally. This time we took my brother and wife for their first time. Is was as good, if not better this time.They loved it. The food was superb, and again the staff were all friendly and helpful. There was pianist playing and he also sang some... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

We visit this restuarant nearly every time we come to york, which is at least once a month. The food is excellent and the atmosphere good especially on a Friday and Saturday night. We have found the staff on each occasion to be very helpful especially Sego. We look forward to another enjoyable evening when we visit on the 6th... More

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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Just been to this wonderful restaurant in york, lovely food, very tasty, thank you Dani for the excellent service with a smile. I will visit again when I come back to York.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

I have visited this restaurant before and found the food to be pleasing. Unfortunately, my recent visit did not go as well. If you like a restaurant who provides the best customer service being able to ask if you can be seated elsewhere to feel more comfortable to then being approached by a waiter who was rude and abrupt making... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

called for lunch - service was attentive and excellent. Staff were happy and cheerful. Food was well prepared and not at all expensive. It was quiet, which would suggest tourist maybe do not realise what a lovely place this is.

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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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