Slightly overshadowed by the cuisine of its bigger neighbours India and China, Nepalese cuisine is hard to come by in the North of England, but down on Goodramgate in York City Centre it has its time to shine. The Yak and Yeti Gurkha Restaurant is decorated in a traditional Nepalese style, and it has close links to the Gurkha Signal Squadron based at York’s Imphal Barracks. We recommend trying some momo (spiced steamed dumplings originating from the Himalayas filled with your choice of vegetable, pork or beef and served with a tomato chutney), before moving on to the Everest lamb (slow-cooked lamb with onions, ginger, garlic, fresh Nepali masala, chilli and coriander). To guarantee a table at The Yak and Yeti Gurkha Restaurant, make a reservation in advance!
Gorgeous food and reasonably priced. Great blend of spice and flavour. Never eaten a salmon curry before but it was a really tasty dish - highly recommended. This was our 1st visit but we’ll definitely be back
Delicious food - spicy but totally different flavours to Indian food. Staff were very friendly and helpful with dietary requirements (gluten free in our case)
An excellent meal with very good service. The menu had a very good choice as well and the food seemed to be genuinely authentic. Highly recommended.
As usual the food and the service is amazing. We always start with the momos and have a main meal afterwards. Such a nice place that we always visit when we come from London. Thank you
Amazing food! The combination of flavours in this Nepalese restaraunt were a unique sesnsation for the taste buds. Great setting with pictures of the mountians decorating the walls. There is even the chance to sit at traditinal tables on the floor (which we will be requesting on our return visit!) The team there were brilliant and even after a very busy night took the time to thank us for choosing to spend my partners birthday there and even treated him to a birthday cake! That really topped off a brilliant experience. We will be returning with friends and family in the up and coming months! I highly recommend you give ut a try!
Very enjoyable meal at The Yak and Yeti Gurkha Restaurant. Friendly staff and quick service. Nepalese Pork Ribs and Lamb Momo to start were fantastic. The Annapurna Chicken was a little on the spicy side but tasty nonetheless, and I particularly enjoyed the salmon curry (Malekhuko Macha). I'd definitely come back!
Hands down, this is the best Nepalese I’ve ever had, and definitely one of the - if not THE, best places to eat in York. We’ve been here several times now, and every time the food is exceptional and the service is fantastic. We love the Streamed Pork Momo, the Malekhuko Macha, the Annapurna Chicken and the Maasai Dahl in particular. With cheerful and warm decor, this place packs out, so be sure to book in advance. Can’t recommend highly enough!
A real hidden gem. We enjoyed a wonderful birthday night meal here with beautiful food and attentive staff. Only a small venue however clever table placement resulted in us having an intimate meal for two even though the restaurant was full. The food is a wonderful fusion of Indian flavours, Chinese textures and of course the unique Nepalese dishes. We will definitely return and have been recommending it to friends. Thank you.
It is nice occasionally to find something different from the usual Chinese and Indian menus. The Y&Y isn't the easiest to book into and rightly so. The food is delicious and the portion are substantial. Don't order too much first time round - you can always ask for more. The staff make a big effort to assist you with your selections and are extremely courteous. We always try to visit whenever we are in York
One could easily pass by this restaurant as it is up above another restaurant in Goodramgate. We are glad that we found it. The staff were very pleasant. The atmosphere was calm and the food good. This was the first time that we had encountered Nepalese food and we liked the more subtle flavours. I would happily return.