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“An Excellent Dinner!”
Review of The Blue Bicycle Restaurant - CLOSED

The Blue Bicycle Restaurant
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: This place is temporarily closed due to flooding on Dec 27, 2015. We do not anticipate being open before the 2nd Quarter of 2017. We will provide further updates on an estimated reopening date as we have this information available. Located near York Minster, The Blue Bicycle has become one of York's dining landmarks. With a French style English menu heavily weighted towards fish dishes, an unpretentious, welcoming atmosphere, professional French waiters, and charming decor, it is no wonder this eaterie is often packed. The downstairs is particularly romantic and atmospheric -- it is allegedly a former brothel and the decor is true to it's blue period. Menu favourites include the chef's own spicy fish cakes with pineapple salsa, and grilled scallops with sweet chilli sauce to start, followed by a steaming bowl of monkfish and prawn chowder, or tuna with red onion, lime and coriander salsa.
Reviewed April 15, 2013

My partner and I booked the Blue Bicycle well in advance and were not disappointed.
The service was exceptional - everyone attentive and smiling.
The food was fabulous and beautifully presented. This is not the cheapest restaurant in York, but if you're looking for a special occassion dinner, you will be hard pushed to better the Blue Bicycle. We had two starters, two main courses, two glasses of champagne and a bottle of lovely Sauvignon Blanc for just under £100.
To top it all, there was live gentle background music from a guy with his guitar. He was so good, we just assumed it was a CD playing.
We'll be back!

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Thank Jim H
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Reviewed April 14, 2013

I had never been to a brothel before but am glad to report that it is now a very ambient restaurant! We were invited to look around the interior of the building which was very interesting. The meal was on the pricey side but the quality of the food was good. The staff were welcoming and attentive.

Thank Claire Y
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Reviewed April 14, 2013

Beautiful menu with loads of choice. I had the crab to start with and then the Halibut which was excellent.
Its is at the top end price wise but as a treat it is very good and you won't be disappointed.

Thank Herbie26
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Reviewed April 13, 2013 via mobile

Enjoyed a good meal on a school night (Thursday) with several friends £50 was a fair price for the food we had, good atmosphere and friendly young lady's serving our table, would happily go again..

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Thank GT2TODO
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Reviewed April 10, 2013

I booked last minute for me and my wife. Surprise getaway. Communication and booking a table was easy, even recommended local hotels as their rooms were full ( no surprise).
From the moment we walked in we were greeted with a smile and made to feel special. We were 10 mins early for our reservation due to the taxi being early. The staff were full of apologise as our table wasn't ready. We waited for no more than 5 mins and our table was prepared. Then 2 complementary glasses of champers. The food is fantastic. Nothing more can be said about it! If you are thinking about going here. Don't put it off. You won't be disappointed.
Thank you for a great night.

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Thank donnyowl58
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