York has an abundance of pubs, a treat for real ale drinkers, modern bars, cafes and restaurants. In fact York has the highest concentration of pubs per square mile than any othe city in England. So whilst in York you will never go thirsty or hungry! Below are four restaurants within 10 minutes walk of Bowen House just to give you a taster…

The Viceroy

Indian – Just along Monkgate

Tel – 01904 622370

This is a well established Indian restaurant and is highly popular especially at weekends.  Booking is advisable.

Little Italy

Italian – Goodramgate just through Monk Bar


Tel – 01904 623529

This is an Italian owned and run traditional Italian restaurant and deli – It is a very popular spot for both locals and visitors so making a reservation in advance is advised to avoid disappointment.

Lime House Restaurant

Traditional English with a Mediteranean twist – 5 Goodramgate

Tel – 01904 632734


This is an award winning family run restaurant and booking is advisable.  Special lunchtime and early bird options are available.


Tapas – 14 Goodramgate

Tel – 01904 689784


Ambiente is a small independent restaurant offering gourmet Tapas. This restaurant offers variety for everybody including vegetarians.

Again, visit www.vistyork.org for more information on eating out in York.