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“A little let down!” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Lazenby's on York Place

Lazenby's on York Place
Ranked #27 of 353 Restaurants in Scarborough
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $50
Cuisines: French, International, British, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: TOWN CENTER RESTAURANT, 4 min FROM TRAIN STATION & THEATRE. PERPENDICULAR TO MAIN ROAD (SHOP). SERVING ILLY COFFEE, SELECTION OF TEA, HOMEMADE CAKES. WE WELCOME YOU FOR COFFEE BREAKFAST QUICK OR RELAXED LUNCH, FROM LIGHT BITES TO BUSINESS MEALS. IN THE EVENING YOU MAKE YOU EXPERIENCE A NICE MEAL BEFORE THEATER, A QUICK MEAL BEFORE CASINO OR A VERY RELAXED BUT CHARMING DINER. WE HAVE GLUTEN FREE OPTIONS AND VEGETARIAN OPTIONS. ASK STAFF FOR INFORMATION.
Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A little let down!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2013

Fabulous service but the food was not great. The risotto was like rice pudding, and the mashed potato was hard, and had either been re heated half a dozen times or had been kept warm for a while. My guess is the latter as our food was brought to us so quickly, there is no way it could have been cooked freshly for us. Nice wine and yummy dessert though. Will try again but maybe something different on the menu.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Leena J
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  • English first
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English first
Godalming, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
123 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Great ambiance and great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2013

We had been recommended the restaurant next door, but on looking at the menus, there was no contest. We phoned from outside and managed to get a table for that evening. We were lucky as it was a Saturday.

On arrival we were greeted warmly and shown to our table. We were offered a drink before dinner but decided to stick to wine and water while we perused the menu. It was not huge, which is always a good sign, as it means that the food is freshly cooked. It turned out that the owner's wife is French, and as my partner is from France, we soon were chatting away.

The food, when it came, was beautifully presented and delicious. The service was very good, considering they were full and there was a big party downstairs. What we liked was that the staff had time to ask if we were OK and chat a bit about the restaurant. There was no pressure on finishing quickly and the coffee at the end was amazingly good, as was everything.

All in all, this was an oasis in a desert. We certainly wish them well. Pity they aren't a bit nearer to us!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Kfrancis
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Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Fab food and service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2013

We had not booked, so went early and got the last table,service was good they did not rush you, pasta was wow my husband's steak was spot on, sweet i had the cheesecake yum yum.Other half had cheese board we will return.

Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Tonet2414
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North Yorkshire
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Over inflated prices for mediocre food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2013

We booked to go here after reading some complimentary reviews. It was disappointing, to say the least. I know the restaurant has a French influence but I have never tasted a stale baguette in France. Usually, a limited menu choice ensures that what is available is a tried and tested dish cooked to a very high standard, this is not the case at Lazenby's. Although the young staff are indeed attentive, this does not deflect from the standard of food. The vegetables lacked flavour, and quite frankly everything was just average. The meal wasn't bad, it just wasn't that good either. We will not be rushing back, especially at those prices!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank NorthYorky
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Driffield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Party of ten”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2013

Visited Lazenby's on 22 June 13 with a party of 10 people. We were aware that the restaurant had fairly recently changed hands and expected a little bit of delay/disorganisation but we were very pleased that everything ran very smoothly. The staff were excellent. They were very attentive and very pleasant and helped to make the evening a success. The menu was not extensive but satisfied all our requirements. One little downside was that they ran out of the Sea Bass course on the menu and quite a few of us fancied the Sea Bass. We were all able to find an alternative course and the food was very good. The sweet course was also very good and everyone agreed that the food was excellent. I am happy to recommend this restaurant and will be visiting again without a doubt.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank David H
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