31 Castlegate is located in the centre of York, under the shadow of the imposing Clifford's Tower and offers fine dining contemporary Modern European cuisine in an extraordinarily charming atmosphere, housed in the former home of a Georgian architect with impressive period features and décor throughout. The restaurant specialises in producing outstanding quality food, using only the finest local produce with everything cooked fresh. The menu reflects the experience and knowledge Chef Patron, Nick Julius has gained during his career, which has included L'Escargot (Marco Pierre White) in London, Head Chef at Tivoli Cunard Vista Fjord and Head Chef at Durham Ox, Crayke. 31 Castlegate Restaurant is open daily serving a tempting and varied range of lunch and snacks in the main 19th Century dining room. In the evening 31 Castlegate is transformed into an elegant candlelit restaurant serving predominantly European à la carte dishes, which are complemented by an extensive range of New and Old Wines.