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The Cut & Craft York

Located in St. Sampsons Square, a historic part of York’s city centre, enjoy everything from our famous 10 oz flat iron and steaks to daily fish specials and oysters. You’ll always find something to love at The Cut and Craft.

Our bartenders also serve a range of world-class cocktails, fine wines and craft beers too.

About The Cut & Craft York

Our restaurant in York is our original location and retains the timeless elegance and beauty of the historic building in which we began our journey as local restaurateurs. Located in St. Sampson's Square in the historic York city centre, we have created a premium dining experience that is both luxurious and accessible. Our menu includes our signature flat iron steak, locally sourced and farm-fresh ingredients, seasonal offerings, and stunning cuts of meat from our in-house master butcher. We also offer a thoughtfully designed drinks menu featuring local and international craft beers, an extensive wine and champagne list, and signature cocktails. The moment you step into The Cut & Craft restaurant in York, you will see why we are the premier destination for special occasions and events. 

Opening Times
We’re open all day, every day. Join us until 11pm daily.

Weekend brunch service from 9am - 11:30am Saturday - Sunday.
Food served until 10pm. 

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Reservations are recommended to ensure a quality dining experience. We do recommend booking a table if you have a large group. 

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Join Us At The Cut & Craft York


8 St Sampson's Sq, York, YO1 8RN

[email protected]

01904 593500

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Quiet Luxury and Timeless Ambience

We have created a space for patrons who enjoy quiet luxury while exploring premium dining options. Our talented and passionate chefs are artists in cuisine and have created a menu offering everything from a la carte dishes to brunch and Sunday lunch in York. We cater to clientele who are looking for a comfortable, stylish venue to catch up with friends, enjoy drinks and dining, and celebrate special occasions. We have earned a reputation for excellence due to our dedication to improving our craft and continually growing and evolving to meet the diverse needs of our guests.

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Celebrating a Special Occasion? Make a reservation!

It’s no surprise to us why we have become the go-to destination for special occasions. Our ambience is luxurious and elegant while also being accessible and comfortable. We strive to make each event a memorable one for our guests and ask that you let us know at the time of booking if your visit is a celebration.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What time does the York restaurant open/close?

The Cut & Craft York location is open all day, every day. Join us from 11am until midnight. Food is served until 10pm.

How accessible is your York restaurant?

Our flagship restaurant in York is located in the historic City Centre, just minutes from several iconic local landmarks, including York Minster and The Shambles. We offer easy access by car or public transport.

Do you allow children?

We regretfully cannot admit any minors under the age of 10 for dinner reservations. However, families with children under the age of 10 are welcome for lunchtime bookings.

Do you allow pets?

Unfortunately, pets are not permitted.

What is the dress code?

The general rule of thumb for our dress code is smart casual. Guests are kindly asked to dress for the occasion when they visit The Cut & Craft. Smart jeans and fashion trainers are welcome, but beachwear and gym wear (including tracksuits, flip flops, and caps) are not permitted.

Is there outdoor dining available?

We regretfully do not offer outdoor dining at our York location currently.

Is there parking nearby the York restaurant?

Public parking can be found near St. Sampson’s Square and the York City Centre.

Are you accessible for OAPs/disabled?

Yes, we go above and beyond to ensure the comfort of our guests, especially those with mobility issues or concerns.

Do you have vegan or vegetarian options?

Yes, you’ll find both vegan and vegetarian fare on our all-day York menu. Examples may include salads, edamame and falafel burgers. We source the freshest local ingredients to guarantee your satisfaction.

Do you have gluten-free or nut-free options?

Yes, we offer gluten-free and nut-free options on our flavourful menus. Please alert your server if you have any food allergens or special dietary requirements.

Do you have children's menus available?

Yes, we feature children’s menus during lunchtime bookings at our York location.

Can I book a private room?

If you need a private room for a special occasion, please talk to our staff immediately to ensure our availability.

Do You Do Group Bookings?

Yes, The Cut & Craft can accommodate large groups of up to 8 guests with advance bookings. You’ll receive a booking confirmation email with the date, time and number of guests.

Can I alter my booking?

If you need to make changes, we will try our best to accommodate you. Please let us know as soon as possible. We ask for at least 12 hours’ notice to cancel any reservations. A cancellation fee may apply.

Should I book ahead?

You may book a table at The Cut & Craft at any time using our website reservation system. Reservations are not necessary at our York restaurant but are recommended, especially if you have a large group. View our FAQs page for more details.

Where are the closest transport links?

The Cut & Craft is located in York City Centre in St. Sampsons Square within a 5-minute walk of four bus stops: Stonebow, Theatre Royal, Piccadilly, and Low Ousegate. Alternatively, we are a 19-minute walk away from York train station.