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Lil’s On The Waterfront is situated in York, 650 yards from York Minster and 100 yards from York City Walls.

Grand Opera House is 100 yards from Lil’s On The Waterfront, while Bettys Cafe Tea Rooms is 350 yards from the property. Leeds Bradford International Airport is 24.2 miles away.

This is our guests’ favourite part of York, according to independent reviews.

The York Minster

Regularly voted one of the most popular things to do in York, the Minster is not only an architecturally stunning building but is a place to discover the history of York over the centuries, its artefacts and treasures.

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The Lowther

Boasting a stunning riverside location and a comfortable, laid back atmosphere The Lowther is the perfect place to enjoy traditional pub food by day and party till late in our two large music bars by night.

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york theatre Royal

York Theatre Royal reopened in April 2016 following a £6 million redevelopment. York Theatre Royal has been producing great drama in the beautiful city of York for over 250 years and is one of the country’s leading producing theatres.

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The Shambles

It has a name that belies its quaint medieval beauty – The Shambles. But the winding York thoroughfare that attracts millions of tourists every year has been voted the most picturesque street in Britain.

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Closest landmarks

York Dungeon 0.1 miles

Grand Opera House 0.1 miles

York City Walls 0.1 miles

Jorvik Viking Centre 0.1 miles

Clifford’s Tower 0.2 miles

York Christmas Market 0.2 miles

York Crown Court 0.2 miles

The Shambles York 0.2 miles

York Guildhall 0.2 miles

Bettys Cafe Tea Rooms 0.2 miles

popular landmarks

Restaurants and markets

The Lowther 0 miles

Shambles Market 0.2 miles

Natural beauty

River Ouse 0 miles

The Waterfront Restaurant

Visit our our restaurant The Waterfront, where we offer Italian and Tapas dishes all from fresh produce and cooked from the heart. Try our signature homemade stone bake oven cooked pizzas accompanied by excellent service in this family-run, character-filled establishment.

To book, call our friendly staff on 01904 656702, email us on or use our online booking form.

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“Perfectly situated next to the river and some cracking little pubs and eateries, I will definitely be back again."

Adam, United Kingdom