The heart, soul, and capital of Yorkshire. The beautiful city of York has its fair share of sights and sounds. From the 13th century gothic cathedral to the iconic shambles that literally takes you back in time. There really isn’t a more picturesque city in the region. But what about the food? With an abundance of tourists hitting the city every day the opportunity for the big city chains to take over might have everyone thinking the real gourmets may pack up and leave? But not in this city.

The food scene in York has absolutely flourished in recent years with some of the best in the business deciding to open up shop and giving York yet another reason to visit this great place. Here’s our pick of some of the best restaurants in York. An insider’s guide of anti-chain. Brilliant dining destinations from some of the region’s and UK’s best.

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