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Pizza Express

10 St. Sampsons Square, York YO1 8RN, England
+44 1904 630930
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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“dough balls” (9 reviews)
“profiteroles” (4 reviews)
“risotto” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 St. Sampsons Square, York YO1 8RN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Pizza Express today for a quick bite before the theatre. We chose this particular place as it takes clubcard vouchers, should be speedy and child friendly. As we assumed it would be busy being half term we booked a table. On arrival...More

Thank Dr Kate m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived without a booking at a key evening dining time and were made welcome and our business important. Although the staff were clearly rushed they all had a great attitude, the food was good and the restaurant run with care. My whole family enjoyed...More

Thank Gary A
Chris W, Manager at Pizza Express, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Gary. Thank you for your lovely feedback. We look forward to seeing you back here in the near future. Many Thanks, Chris & the Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a table booked for 12 people upstairs, nice welcome on arrival, waiting staff were friendly and efficient, beer and wine was served in good time, food came in good time and piping hot, I went for the Cannelloni which was delicious but pricey...More

Thank robert w
Chris W, Manager at Pizza Express, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. We look forward to seeing you again at Pizza Express, St. Samspons Square.

Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

New Year’s Day evening meal out and craving good pizza. And they gave me the best pizza I’ve had at a pizza express. The atmosphere of the restaurant was lacking compared to the other one across town but the pizza and the friendly, attentive staff...More

Thank Dani H
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

Visited on Sunday 17th with my children and we thoroughly enjoyed our Pizza. Served by outstanding staff and the restaurant was very calm and relaxing despite being busy. Thanks to the team.

Thank Trevor R
Reviewed December 9, 2017

Very long wait for the food and when it arrived my pizza was cold and had to be sent back. It must have been sitting somewhere and these very thin crusts do make the pizza go cold very quickly. Altogether a most disappointing end to...More

Thank Hisimp
Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

We ate here yesterday thinking it was more up market than pizza hut! I was very wrong. The glasses were dirty the tables didn't match and I developed food poisoning from the chicken liver pate. Not good. Avoid!

1  Thank claire1568
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

We came in because we had a 241 voucher which was great! We ordered the sharing dough balls as a recommendation rather than each have separate. However we asked if it was ok to have a little extra garlic butter! The sharing balls came along...More

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed November 27, 2017

Pizza express is always a go to for me, as I love my La Reine pizza! And it's always perfect from any Pizza express I seem to where ever it is. This restaurant in particular was very sweet, lovely decorated for Christmas and the waiting...More

1  Thank elephant-kat
Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

Where to start! We visited on Saturday, after being told on arrival it would be a 25 minute wait on food we should have known then to find another place to eat! We took our seats and browsed the menu, after several minutes we knew...More

Thank Alicia P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 St. Sampsons Square, York YO1 8RN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 630930
We’re in St Sampson's Square, once a bustling fish market in the heart of the historic city, close to the Shambles. Our building itself was once a renowned paint factory – now it’s a vibrant, stylish venue where you can enjoy our tasty pizzas in a relaxed atmosphere. On the first floor there is a selection of album covers displayed in honour of John Barry, one of the UK’s most celebrated We can offer outdoor seating (seasonal). We have the ability to take large parties, host Pizza Express Pizza Making Experiences. Please don't hesitate to call for more details.
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