Celebrate love in York this Valentine’s Day by indulging in the city’s most enchanting dining experiences. This historic city is home to a wide selection of romantic restaurants waiting to be discovered. We have found a selection of restaurants in York that are perfect for an intimate Valentine’s meal…

Immerse yourself in soulful melodies this Valentine’s Day at Yemen Heaven! Take Two Jazz will be serenading this traditional Yemen restaurant with smooth live jazz from 7:30 pm until 9:30pm on Valentine’s Day. As the duo performs, indulge in the rich and authentic flavors of Yemeni cuisine. The romantic atmosphere topped with a perfect blend of music and culinary delights, will create a truly memorable and romantic evening. Make sure you don’t miss out on this romantic Valentine’s opportunity!

Transport your taste buds with some delicious authentic cuisine this Valentine’s Day at Little Italy. Since 1992, Little Italy has been delivering dishes and customer service dripping with passion and dedication to the people of York. On their menu you can find delicious dishes ranging from Scalda N’Duja, Gamberi Picante and Spaghetti Aurora to Pollo Farcito, Salmone Fantasia and crab and lobster ravioli. This premier restaurant is nestled in between York Minster and Monk Bar, and is the perfect location for a romantic dinner.

Tabanco by Ambiente is a go-to restaurant for delicious Spanish cuisine in the centre of York. Inspired by Southern Spain’s tabanco bar, this rustic tapas eatery is perfect if you’re looking for a laid back Valentine’s destination. On their menu you can choose from a wide selection of tasty dishes! They have tapas everyone can enjoy with meat, fish, veg and plant-based tapas dishes as well as sharing platters perfect for an intimate meal or mouthwatering paella dishes. You can also indulge in something sweet at the end of the night with a range of Spanish-inspired and rum infused desserts, as well as a Spanish cheese board.

Offering bistro inspired dining in the heart of the historic city of York, Ate O’clock is a unique wonderland with a cosy and romantic atmosphere. This Valentine’s they are offering a 7 course tasting menu for only £70 per person! Starting off with a homemade smoked Ribblesdale cheese bread with onion butter, there are a range of mouthwatering dishes for you to try including three delicious desserts. Don’t miss out on this romantic menu, book your reservation at Ate O’clock now!

Experience culinary excellence at Legacy, a Three AA Rosette-awarded restaurant at The Grand in York. Delight your senses this Valentine’s Day with their modern British and Yorkshire-inspired tasting menus, expertly paired with selections from an exceptional wine list. You can enjoy either their Signature Tasting Menu for £120 per person or their Taste of Legacy menu for £95 per person. Choose from either the sample menu or a vegetarian menu, with additional wine flights available. This prestigious, fine dining is a must-visit this Valentine’s Day!

Experience a romantic culinary journey this Valentine’s Day at Rustique. Known for its warm and inviting ambiance, Rustique is a must-visit destination in York for an intimate dining experience. Rustique offers a delightful fusion of French and British cuisine, creating a perfect blend of flavours. Their menu includes mouthwatering dishes such as Camembert au four, saumon provençale, crème brûlée and much more! Treat your partner to an evening of exquisite dishes and delicious wines this Valentine’s Day at Rustique!

Elevate your Valentine’s Day celebration with a touch of sophistication at The Star Inn the City in York. This renowned restaurant offers a truly enchanting experience, combining exquisite cuisine with a picturesque setting along the river. The Star Inn the City invites you to savour love at one of their candle-lit tables this Valentine’s Day. For this romantic occasion, The Star Inn are setting the stage for romance with a wide selection of Valentine’s delights and specials including ½ dozen oysters, reared beef wellington for 2, a taste of chocolate for 2 and much more! Don’t miss out on the chance to dine in one of the UK’s Top 100 most romantic restaurants, book your reservation now!

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