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A historically rich city, York has its roots in the heritage of the Romans and Vikings. With stunning architecture and quirky ancient streets, York is a picturesque city well worth a visit.

Located in the heart of York, The Ivy St Helen’s Square is a stone’s throw away from the city’s most iconic sites. Visit York Minster and experience northern Europe’s largest medieval cathedral and one of the world’s most beautiful displays of Gothic architecture.

Discover York’s medieval Shambles, home to eccentric and charming independent shops and eateries. The National Railway Museum is also located a short distance away from the restaurant, displaying over 100 locomotives. Enjoy an afternoon exploring York Art Gallery, a collection of Old Masters as well as contemporary art.

The Ivy St Helen’s Square is perfectly located for pre and post theatre dining, with York Theatre Royal and York’s Grand Opera House only a short walk away.