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The Ivy St Helen’s Square Brasserie brings friendly, sophisticated all-day dining to the city of York. From modern British cuisine to brasserie-style classics and fantastic vegan and vegetarian dishes, there’s something for everyone to love, seven days a week. Within easy reach of the city’s most iconic sites, including York Minster and the National Railway Museum, our restaurant offers a luxurious haven for tourists and locals alike.

A striking, marble-topped bar and locally inspired artwork are a feast for the eyes, while burnt orange leather banquettes offer comfort and a vibrant pop of colour. We also have an elegant private dining room for special celebrations and big-occasion dining. Whether you’re booking for breakfast, brunch, dinner, lunch, or a Champagne tea with friends, everything you need is right here.

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Opening Times
  • Monday: 8:30am - 12:00am
  • Tuesday: 8:30am - 12:00am
  • Wednesday: 8:30am - 12:00am
  • Thursday: 8:30am - 12:00am
  • Friday: 8:30am - 12:00am
  • Saturday: 8:30am - 12:00am
  • Sunday &
    Bank Holidays: 8:30am - 11:00pm
Service Times
  • Monday: 8:30am - 10:30pm
  • Tuesday: 8:30am - 10:30pm
  • Wednesday: 8:30am - 10:30pm
  • Thursday: 8:30am - 10:30pm
  • Friday: 8:30am - 10:30pm
  • Saturday: 8:30am - 10:30pm
  • Sunday &
    Bank Holidays: 8:30am - 9:30pm
  • Our main restaurant and a unisex bathroom are fully accessible.
Nearest Station
  • York Train Station - 10 minute walk
  • NCP Car Park Tanner Row, York YO1 6JL
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Treat friends or loved ones, or choose the perfect corporate gift, by giving the magic of The Ivy. The Ivy Collection restaurants bring the renowned dishes and inimitable service of the original West Street restaurant, to a select group of sophisticated brasseries and neighbourhood cafés, in handpicked restaurants across London and the UK. True to the values of the original forebearer, The Ivy Collection shows a passion for seasonal, classic food, and a devotion to service, wrapped up in the art, the stories, and the glamour of over a 100 years at the forefront of British hospitality. All gift vouchers have a validity of 12 months.

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