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Summary

£111
£££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Part of York’s culinary renaissance, in the heart of the town, on Walmgate” – Josh & Victoria Overington’s “intimate”, “small” venture again put in one of the strongest performances in this culinarily up-and-coming town. “Josh has his eye on the ball and continues to excel” with his “properly impressive” tasting menu: “full of invention with truly gorgeous flavours” using “hyper-seasonal ingredients”; and “at a decent price, too”. “The knowledge of the front of house team compliments all that is done in the kitchen, they know exactly what they are serving you; and the choice of wines is extraordinary – if you decide to take the wine flight then rest assured you will have an elevated dining experience”. Top Menu Tip – “The boudin noir macron is a thing of joy”.

Summary

£111
£££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Part of York’s culinary renaissance, in the heart of the town, on Walmgate” – Josh & Victoria Overington’s “intimate”, “small” venture again put in one of the strongest performances in this culinarily up-and-coming town. “Josh has his eye on the ball and continues to excel” with his “properly impressive” tasting menu: “full of invention with truly gorgeous flavours” using “hyper-seasonal ingredients”; and “at a decent price, too”. “The knowledge of the front of house team compliments all that is done in the kitchen, they know exactly what they are serving you; and the choice of wines is extraordinary – if you decide to take the wine flight then rest assured you will have an elevated dining experience”. Top Menu Tip – “The boudin noir macron is a thing of joy”.

Summary

£84
 ££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A “great concept, expertly executed” – Josh & Victoria Overington’s “superb” venture provides some of “the best high-end dining in York”. “Josh is rightly lauded for his food”“unique, experimental, fun, complicated, very intelligent” – and the format is that you get what you are given (which changes between days, and even between tables on the same sitting) from a four-course or eight-course menu. To accompany, there is an “exciting”, “fairly priced wine list with huge number of wines by the glass” presided over by Vicky. “It’s limited by its small space, but they try hard” and the whole experience is “ungimmicky” and shows “remarkable attention to detail”.

Summary

£79
 ££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Sit back, relax and trust that you will eat a stupendously exciting meal” at Josh Overington’s simple-looking, small venture – “a quirky outfit”, whose “blind tasting menu” (you are served whatever the chefs decide to feed you) creates a sense of “pure theatre”. “The food is full of surprises” and married with “some extraordinary wine pairings overseen by sommelier partner Vicky Roberts, from an entirely French wine list with something like 80-100 bins, and including some really unusual regions”. “Staff are superb and it’s entertaining to see them hard a work in the kitchen which is separated from the diners by a low wall”. (They also run Cave du Cochon a few doors down – a natural wine bar, serving small plates, cheeses and charcuterie).

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Le Cochon Aveugle Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Le Cochon Aveugle Restaurant in YO1, York by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Le Cochon Aveugle restaurant.
neil p
Our first blind tasting menu, not completel...
Reviewed 2 months, 3 days ago

"Our first blind tasting menu, not completely knowing what to expect. We needn’t have worried, the courses flowed effortlessly from one to another with sublime flavours and textures and amazing attention to detail. What a great meal, which at present day prices was not expensive. We shall certainly be back."

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Nigel A
I've eaten here three times in the last cou...
Reviewed 7 months, 12 days ago

"I've eaten here three times in the last couple of years and it has always been superb. If I had one tiny observation it would be that the menu could change a little more often, although I understand that the theatre of some of the dishes will have taken a very long time to perfect and perfect they have."

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Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 85.00 Always available 10
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £24.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 10.00%
37 Walmgate, York, YO1 9TX
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
Wednesday7 pm‑11:30 pm
Thursday7 pm‑11:30 pm
Friday7 pm‑11:30 pm
Saturday12:30 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑11:30 pm
SundayCLOSED

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