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Café Rouge - York

The Adams House, 52 Low Petergate, York, YO1 7HZ +44 1904595022

(((() French
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Open from 09:30 to 23:00 Monday to Saturday, and 10:00 to 22:30 on Sunday.

Fantastic service, fantastic food - best experience yet at cafe rouge ??

Sarah Bairstow 24 June 2016
from Thirsk

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In the walled city of York, Café Rouge serves French cuisine within a glorious building featuring glass frontage and a vibrant red colour scheme. York Minister is just around the corner from Café Rouge.

As part of the nationwide group of Café Rouge restaurants, this branch offers their range of classic French dishes such as confit duck, beef bourguignon, steak frites and mussels. Smaller dishes are also on offer for a lighter bite. Particularly good value for money are the set menus for lunch and dinner (available most days). To accompany the food there is also a good range of French wines, many from less well known producers.

In true French style, breakfast is also an important meal at Café Rouge. With croissants, pain au chocolat, omelettes and croques, as well as hot chocolate, tea and all types of coffees, it makes a great start to the day.

Café Rouge – York allows diners to take in the atmosphere of York's side streets with al fresco dining, whist enjoying an affordable French dish.

Café Rouge - York

The Adams House, 52 Low Petergate, York, YO1 7HZ

Contact +44 1904673293
Reservations +44 1904595022

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Customer reviews for Café Rouge - York

4.3 (((() (based on 71 reviews)
92% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (46)
  • romantic (35)
  • lunch (33)
  • child friendly (22)
  • large parties (18)
  • views (18)
  • value (13)
  • al fresco (11)
  • business (9)
  • entertainment (9)
  • breakfast (7)
  • luxury (5)
  • private dining (3)
  • trendy (3)
  • afternoon tea (2)
  • ((((( by from Filey

    Lovely evening helpful friendly staff and food excellent

  • ((((( by from York

    The staff were great, very helpful and friendly, our meal was beautiful, I had Breton chicken supreme, and my partner had the salmon and haddock fish cake, the whole meal was very nice, every time we come to York, we eat at Cafe Rouge, it's so nice, the whole atmosphere, the relaxing background music, the soft lighting, we live in Nottingham and miss having a Cafe Rouge there, it's such a shame it closed down, I'd definitely recommend eating at Cafe Rouge to anyone.

  • ((((( by from Thirsk

    Fantastic service, fantastic food - best experience yet at cafe rouge ??

  • ((((* by from York

    Had an excellent meal - very good menu with plenty of options. The crevettes were yum!! Very friendly service too.
    Restaurant wasn't busy which was a shame but we still had a great time!

  • ((((* by from Glenrothes

    We have a lovely evening here! Food was excellent. Service top class our waiter recommended a dessert and even though we were all pretty full we ordered the salted caramel parfait to share!! Would highly recommend this place cocktails great too!

  • ((((( by from Willersey

    A very nice restaurant with excellent location in the pedestrian area of York, great meal with super service from friendly staff, thank you all.

  • ((((( by from Peterlee

    From walking into the restaurant the staff were attentive and charming. We had the 2 course lunch special with a glass of fizz. The food was well presented and delicious. Would definitely recommend a visit to Cafe Rouge York.

  • ((((( by from Stratford-upon-Avon

    We had a
    Lovely meal, good service and the food was divine and reasonably priced and the children's menu was good value and good portion size.

  • (((** by from York

    Lovely table by the window, shame the candles on the table were false, they twinkled but not like a real flame.

    Background music was pleasant and the restaurant was comfortably warm.

    Our rare steaks had been placed on too hot a griddle and were black charred on top which influenced heavily the taste of the fillet steak - burnt. The t-bone was sinewy and over cooked. The bouillabaisse was disappointing - the sea bream had apparently swam through it and left, large flavourless, tough prawns and barely chewable rings of squid with 5 mussels.

    On a positive the mushroom starter was delicious, and the coffee quality was excellent.

    Sadly they'd ran out of a main fish dish,(sea bream) and the creme brûlée, and we had an early table for the evening... 6.45pm!

    The waiting staff were pleasant and attentive.

    Value for money as we used Tesco vouchers but would have felt short changed if we'd paid full price.

  • ((((( by from flintshire

    Our overall experience at Cafe Rouge in York was excellent, we were early for our table but it was ready and the staff couldn't have been more helpful and very pleasant. I had pate for a starter and the beef bourginon which I would highly recommend, my husband had smoked salmon starter and fillet steak main and both were excellent. It was very busy but the service was still quick and the restaurant is in an ideal location in the city centre.

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