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Lovely attentive staff and great food and atmosphere. Highly recommend.
Service & food were excellent. We had Brunch and all six of us were impressed.
It was my husband’s birthday we both really enjoyed our evening, the food and the service was excellent. Very consistent as it’s not the first time we have visited.
Just as good as always. Excellent food excellent service. Atmosphere not bad either! Will be back
Having visited the same restaurant chain in London and Newcastle, my wife and I were very happy to try out the York venue. We were not disappointed. As usual, the service was very good - the staff are attentive and friendly without being 'in your face' - and the meal (the early bird menu) was its usual self: varied and appealing. The prices are reasonable and we also had a bottle of wine with our meal. The surroundings were attractive and clean - indeed, everything you could want was there. The only quibble I would have is with the automatic addition of a service charge. I understand you can ask for it to be removed but I think it is presumptuous to add it automatically - although when we checked, the service charge does go to the staff. However, as a matter of principle, I prefer to decide how good the service was and determine what the staff get. Notwithstanding that point, we would have no hesitation about eating at one of these restaurants again and would recommend them to others for their overall value, quality of food and friendly service. Gordon Minto (South Shields)
We could not fault the food, it was amazing! Quality, choice of ingredients, the way it was cooked and presented were second to none so congratulations to the Chef and to Cote! The staff was very customer focused and friendly. 4 stars instead of 5 due to three small issues. 1) On arrival, our Kir was so weak it could have been a glass of pale Rosé. It didn't look or taste like Kir. However, this was put right on the second one ordered by two of us and one was offered complimentary to one of my daughters whose 40th birthday it was so thank you. 2) Side dishes were ordered but not served. We had to chase them and by the time we got them, we nearly had finished our main dish. 3) My 9 year old fancied a little cucumber and tomato salad as a starter but she couldn't have it so had to have some glazed carrots instead as she doesn't like green leaves which your green salad is. I cannot understand what the problem was when your restaurant, like any others, have cucumber and tomatoes in the kitchen. Cote ticks many boxes except the one for flexibility, you are not as accommodating as other restaurants in your league which is a pity.
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.
Everything was lovely apart from our waitress. We was greeted by a lovely waiter, who made us feel really good, he asked if we’d had a good day, we told him it was our wedding anniversary, he spoke to us for a bit, then left us to look at the menu. Then a lovely waitress took our drinks order, she spoke to my wife about the wines, she really knew what she was talking about. Then we had a different waitress who was with us for the rest of the evening! Well she was very rude, made us feel very uncomfortable and she was the one who ruined our time there, to the point she basically told me I hadn’t ordered the creamy spinach because inquired as to where it was, after checking she said ‘oh you was right’ no apology. She rushed us even though the restaurant was pretty empty. If we hadn’t of ended up with this waitress we would have given 6 stars thankfully we was on our weekend away so won’t be going back to that restaurant. But we will try another one nearer to our home, hopefully we won’t have the same experience.
Cannot fault the experience we had the other night. We had a voucher as part of York restaurant week and we've never been but it has always been on our list to try. We were not disappointed. Food was amazing, in particular the belly pork was delicious and loved that you get dauphinoise potatoes with it instead of having to pay extra. We had 3 courses and each one was delicious and the service was incredible. Very friendly staff and quick service between courses. We had a voucher for another restaurant and the experience was no way near what we recieved here, we felt looked down upon in the other restaurant but here we were welcomed and treated just like everyone else. We will certainly be returning here again. Thank you!
Not as good as previous visit about 6 weeks ago. Variations in culinary expertise, not as good this time. No bread with the starters. Lunch/early evening menu has been split into 2 price ranges, making it not as appealing. Less choice, was hard to choose something. Vegetarian option sounded dull (though we were not vegetarian and didn't try it) Service from waiters was ok. Alarm went off during service for around 30 seconds, and no members of staff announced what the problem was so diners (including us) were left unaware as to whether there was a fire or smoke emergency. That should have happened but staff kept it to themselves. We both had mussels to start and these were tiny, very tiny but tasty, again no bread with the starter! Why!? The main was minute steak and it was a bit grisly and over seasoned. Fries were nice, as was spinach. Service was quick and suitable for business lunch. I brought a friend for lunch today based on a positive experience with a larger group a few weeks ago. I will not be rushing back...York has an abundance of choice and I really think they have got to be consistent and do well what they do, rather than just (as it seemed today) try to grab the Easter business from Tourists without any consideration of return visits. There were only a few diners in there today, so keep the ones that live locally and will return if the standards and prices are maintained.