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33 Shambles, York YO1 7LX, England
+44 1904 670247
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A true gem in the center of York. The staff bend over backwards to please you and the food is delicious. Can't wait to dine there again!!

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Thank inbreadJulie
Lake District, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After being recommended this family run Italian by a local cocktail waiter, our group of 6 decided to book for an evening meal on our trip to York. Although the younger waiter was pleasant, the service was poor and we were disappointed with our food. The older waiter (who we assume was the manager/owner) spoke in a rude manner when... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small Italian place on 2 floors in The Shambles. The area was so quiet I thought it was shut! Early March is obviously peaceful. The owner treated us to a few Limoncellos and we left at peace with the world

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Thank mary s s
York, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Completely ruined my wifes '70th' birthday surprise. Pre booked 2 months before, called in to confirm, even took a birthday cake in at lunch time on the day in question but when we turned up in the evening. Were they ready for my family, NO, they didn't even acknowledge the the booking. Said they had no confirmation. Without being abusive... More 

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Thank YorkToastmaster
York, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came to L'antica Locanda on my 30th birthday, it was a big day for me going into my thirties, I had 15 visitors in total that ranged from family to friends that joined me in this celebration, we all had dinner at L'antica Locanda, despite there being such a high volume of people everything was amazing, the food, the... More 

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Thank michaelhdhcjg
Liverpool
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Restaurant has a nice ambience and cosy feel to it. We went for the chef's special to start (King Scallops @ £9.95 as a starter) but were a little disappointed in the overall flavour. Main course was much better and can't fault it. The service is not up to scratch for a restaurant charging the prices they do. We had... More 

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Thank MJC173
Vercelli, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic italian restaurant in the heart of York. Wonderful food I have been many times to italy and the ggood here is just as good. Also amazing staff !!

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Thank _amybodamaria2001
Ipswich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As my family were having a rare get together in York, and loving Italian food, I reserved a table for Saturday evening for 4 of us including my mum, brother and brother's partner. Having read varying reviews, I was a little worried I had made the wrong choice, but hoped that the good reviews would hold true as there were... More 

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Thank mk2566
Warrington, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived to be greeted by a friendly Italian chap who was chatting on the phone ( he told us it was his mother). Went upstairs to the nearly empty restaurant with no music . One couple were leaving due to the slow service as we sat down, didn't bode well. The waiter sat us next to a ridiculously hot radiator... More 

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Thank kathleach
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

Great food, amazing atmosphere. Staff were friendly and hilarious. Brilliant little hidden gem in York you should definitely get yourself down to.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Shambles, York YO1 7LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 670247
Description
L'Antica Locanda is a unique, culinary Italian experience not to be missed.

Situated as it is on The Shambles in the heart of the City of York, this restaurant has been established for over ten years. Its menu offers an unusual variety of Italian dishes, some of them specialities of Puglia and Sardinia.

The atmosphere is about as Italian as you can get and the cosy upstairs restaurant area provides a welcome relief from the hustle and bustle of the busy Shambles, with Italian music and a superb decor transporting the diner straight into 'a piece of Southern Italy'.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?