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Côte York

City Centre · French · ££££
515 Reviews

About Côte York

“Simple yet great value”
– Olive MagazineWinning the hearts of Francophiles all over the UK, Côte Brasserie is an award-winning group of chic French restaurants, and you’ll find this one on Low Petergate in York. In the heart of the city centre – close to a number of different sights and attractions such as York Minster and the Roman Column – Côte Brasserie is popular with tourists as well as locals and is the perfect place for a number of different occasions, whether a family meal, a romantic date or to celebrate a special occasion with friends. To guarantee a table, making a reservation in advance is recommended.


Côte York
49 - 51 Low Peter Gate, City Centre
York Y01 7HT

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 8:00 am
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

Chef's Choice



Warm Roquefort Salad

endive, walnut and crouton salad with a warm Roquefort cheese dressing

French Onion Soup

rustic French onion soup with a sourdough croûte and melted Comté cheese

Prawn Gratinée

king prawns in a white wine, garlic, chilli and tomato sauce with toasted garlic and parsley croutons


Breton Fish Stew

traditional Breton fish stew of seabream, mussels, clams, prawns and squid with tomato, white wine and chilli

Steak Frites

chargrilled thinly beaten out minute steak with frites and garlic butter

Beef Bourguignon

traditional Beef Bourguignon with potato and chive purée, bacon lardons and chestnut mushrooms


Chocolate Fondant

warm chocolate fondant with vanilla ice-cream

Tarte Fine aux Pommes

crisp puff pastry tart with finely layered apples and vanilla ice-cream

Crème Caramel

traditional set vanilla pod custard with dark caramel and cream

Main Menu

Gluten Free Menu


January Set Menu & Specials


More about Côte York, York

Inspired by Parisian brasseries, Côte Brasserie is bringing French elegance to York with this restaurant on Low Petergate in the city centre. On the menu you’ll find French classics from breakfast right through until dinner. In the morning, start your day with a crepe complete with two free-range eggs, bacon and shaved gruyere cheese, or for a light meal a little later, try the tuna nicoise. If you’re after something some substantial then the half-chargrilled Breton chicken with your choice of sauce, the fish parmentier, or the duck leg confit with braised red cabbage are all fantastic options.

Complete your experience at Côte Brasserie by trying some home-style tarte fine aux pommes (a crisp puff pastry tart with finely layered apples, served with vanilla ice cream), or the classic creme brulee. Pair any of these with a glass of wine from Côte’s extensive selection of bottles chosen from small French wine producers and we’re sure you’ll be in heaven. In close proximity to a number of different York attractions, a trip to Côte Brasserie is the perfect way to end a day sightseeing or shopping in the city centre. Book a table now!

515 Côte York Reviews

Linda G.a day ago · 1 review

We had a lovely evening. The food was excellent and the service was attentive and friendly. Your staff are a credit to you. We will be back again soon!

Andy M.2 days ago · 1 review

We received good service from pleasant, friendly staff, and there was a nice atmosphere on a quiet late evening. It is so good (and unusual) that we didn't need to fight against intrusive background music. The 'free' bottle of wine definitely helped too!

Toby S.5 days ago · 1 review

Excellent food and all served in very quick time but not too quick that it felt rushed. All staff were very friendly and gave a warm welcome and were very pleasant throughout the service.

John B.7 days ago · 4 reviews

The Côte York is perhaps the best restaurant of its kind in the area. The food is amazing and reasonably priced and the services is always exceptional. Couple this with a fantastic atmosphere, it has to be my favourite place to eat in York.

Philippa B.6 months ago · 1 review

We booked this meal to celebrate my birthday, taking advantage of the free Kir royale. On entering the restaurant we were very quickly greeted and shown to a table. The menu was quickly delivered and the free drinks were served. We made our choices from the menu and enjoyed a bowl of very tasty and juicy olives while we waited for our mains. I chose the fish parmentier and my husband the steak-frites. We were both happy with our choices. The parmentier was packed with fish and prawns and there was just enough topping without it being too heavy. My husband enjoyed his steak-frites, which he has ordered on previous occasions. He was very happy with the quality of the steak which was very tender. We then shared the cheese platter instead of having a dessert. Having chosen this option before we were aware how generous the portions are so we opted to share and were quite full! The service was, as always, very friendly and efficient. We will certainly return.

Ingrid Z.3 months ago · 1 review

The food was excellent as always, the only problem we felt like we were living in North America as the amount of time we were asked how our food was, first time we had hardly had a mouthful so did not know how it was, then one time when my husband had just put a mouthful of food into his mouth so could not answer, on the 3rd time, we did ask why do we have to be asked so many time? he said " well how do we know if everything is ok" All we have to do is tell our server. In Europe they NEVER ask, as know the food is good and should be good. 3 times was very annoying, if it continues we may not return even though we love the restaurant.

Paul R.6 months ago · 1 review

Great setting, excellent food and fabulous service. We were given an amuse bouche of concentrate tomato soup that was just so full of flavour it set the taste buds alight and was a brilliant start to the meal. The Breton chicken was so delicious and moist with a simply lovely flavour. All the food was delicious and well cooked and presented and the service was fantastic. Nothing was too much trouble. A nice touch with the Calvados to finish was that they warmed the glass to perfection which is something most restaurants just don’t even bother with in this country. Will definitely be visiting again soon.

Patrick B.9 months ago · 1 review

We have eaten at and enjoyed Cote restaurants in several towns and cities. This visit was up to the usual high standard. One temporary disappointment was that we were told by very apologetic staff that our favourite sweet, profiteroles French style, with ice-cream in them instead of cream, was sold out, so we had to choose another. However we were told that they would be back on the menu the next day. We decided to call in just for the sweet and coffee for a lunch-time treat. We were warmly greeted, presented with our delicious profiteroles, and then only charged for the coffee. Magnificent service! A disappointment more than adequately compensated for! We shall be back at Cote as soon as possible.

Jane H.a month ago · 1 review

York at Christmas is lovely. Cote is a busy oasis in the middle of it. Great food as always - we were so happy to see the French Onion Soup on the menu! This was gorgeous and followed by fillet steak and chocolate fondant, all washed down with a bottle of Sancerre Rose. Attentive staff and a nice atmosphere 10/10 again. We booked our table as we always do at whichever Cote we go to. Have never found a fault with any of them yet and at this rate we never will.

Phil R.8 months ago · 2 reviews

We were 5 minutes late for our reservation in York but greeted warmly as usual. We weren't rushed to order either pre lunch drinks or our food - I must add though that the restaurant at 14:00 on a damp and grey day was not particularly busy. Our waitress was very pleasant, helpful and attentive as is the norm. Our starter, main course and dessert were all very well presented, attractive and tasty - also just the right size and not over filling but extremely tasty. I shall return again, soon.

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