6 Independent York Eats For Every Foodie - Hotel Indigo York

6 Independent York Eats For Every Foodie

From familiar favourites to more quirky cuisines, York is home to some of the best restaurants and cafes in the country. There’s plenty of eateries for every taste, right on the doorstep of our York hotel. It’s time to feast!

Delrio’s restaurant

Using traditional Italian cooking methods, Delrio’s prides itself on fresh ingredients and homemade dishes. Situated in a cosy cellar with alcove seating, this vibrant eatery features Sardinian recipes which have been handed down through generations. Sip on some fine wine while you watch your food being prepared in the open kitchen.

Delrio's restaurant

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Double Dutch Pancake House

Indulge in sweet and savoury pancakes in York city centre’s only pancake house. Everyone is welcome with a range of vegan and gluten free treats, and you can even design your own pancake. You can’t miss their loaded Frankenshake, which is piled high with chocolatey goodness.

Sweet pancakes

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Shambles Food Court

Street food lovers rejoice: in the heart of the Shambles Market lies a delicious array of stalls from all over the world. Perfect for when everyone is craving something different, and there’s lots for vegans and veggies, too. Mix and match across the cuisines so you don’t miss anything.

The Shambles Food Court

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Fancy Hanks

Don’t be fooled by the name, this laid-back eatery serves southern street food inspired by two brothers’ travels around the USA’s deep south. From mac-and-cheese to fried chicken, these all American classics are sure to put a smile on your face. Taco Tuesday’s are a must-visit, and the cocktail menu is mouth-watering.

Fancy Hanks

(Photo Credit: Fancy Hanks)


Calling all vegan foodies: get your dose of fast food at Orinoco. Feast on loaded fries, burgers, fried chicken, and hotdogs, then dive into one of their luscious desserts. The specials change regularly so there’s always something new to sink your teeth into. This vegan junk food restaurant is so good, even carnivores will love it.

Vegan chocolate treat

(Photo Credit: Orinoco)


Established in 2018, Shori introduced Japanese street food staples to York with a menu full of delicious bites. Yakitori and bao are the highlights, with a range of meat and veg options. Premium ingredients and detail oriented chefs create small plates which are bursting with flavour, just wash it down with a beer.

Bao bun

(Photo Credit: Shori)

Whatever you’re up to on your York staycation, don’t miss out on these delectable eateries. There’s no better place to unwind after a fulfilling meal than our relaxing York hotel.

Food & Drink in York

Sip on local gin, craft ales, familiar favourites, and creative cocktails at No.88 Walmgate. Pair with one of our delicious Rustic Pizzas.

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We proudly stand in the historic neighbourhood of Walmgate, just a short walk from all the city has to offer.

At one point Walmgate had 20 pubs on the street, today it is a cool mix of independent restaurants, bars and shops and continues to Fossgate – which boasts even more independent shops, delis, bars and restaurants. Walmgate Bar proudly stands at the end of the road. It is the only existing bar in York with a Barbican and forms part of the York City Walls walk.

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Discover the history of chocolate, how to make it and how to taste it like an expert at the York’s Chocolate Story.

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Sweet dreams are made of this! Enjoy an indulgent stay in York and explore the city’s confectionary history. Snack on a complimentary box of chocolates, and wake up to a full English breakfast.

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