This my favourite Italian restaurant in York. The food is really freshly prepared and they have an excellent choice of dishes. The food is not just your typical pasta and pizza, but more unusual pasta dishes.
The decor is really traditional and warm and is an ideal place to go for a date.
Personally I've always had good experiences here. Have always felt really welcomed and looked after and although I'm normally boring and just have a marghareta pizza there, it has always been tasty and enjoyable.
Ok but had better
Mammamia, yes mamma mia DON'T GO there!!!! Terrible food and it does really represent microwave cooking (Lasagne).
If people say this place is very good, I think they don't know what is really italian cooking means brrrrrrhhhhhaaaaaa If you are ever in York, please don't go there, or if you do and you are so hungry don't order foods with seafood, believe me they are all frozen ones, not fresh Also, house wine is a bit dodgy. I presume some part of it is water. Make sure they bring the bottle not the carafe, otherwise most definitely water wine mix in it They also give bread with butter, very unusual for an italian cuisine. I mean olive oil would work better surely . BTW, bread sticks are out of TESCO box, you could see it on the counter. They didn't even manage to put it away. They had also on display some SACLA pesto jars, oh my god somebody was given at some stage with some shop bought pasta with it. If you speak italian loud, that is not enough to run the place, you will have to be able to cook a proper italian food too. My husband and myself won't be going there ever again and we suggest to everybody who reads this review and this an honest review Just get the cooking book and anybody can do far better than they can. Shame on you Mamma mia on 20 Gillygate!!!. Yes surely Mamma mia in opposite way
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