In every town or city, around a corner or down an alley, is a little secret…

Judges Court is just one hidden gem. We would like to tell you about a few more to be found in the snickleways and side streets of York.

The House of Trembling Madness – Climb the narrow stairs for Belgian beer, mad taxidermy and Viking willy salamis!

Priestley’s @ No 36 Priestley’s at Nº36 – Bootham – Decorative and contemporary interiors – antiques & perfect gifts.

Vahe – for a chilled glass of white wine in quiet local surroundings.

Pivni – quirky bar with a European feel serving craft beer, in a sixteenth century timber framed building.

The Churchill Piano Restaurant – delicious food and live piano music most evenings for a real treat.

The Whippet Inn –  risque décor, dry aged beef and good ale – not to mention the ace G&T.

Crumbs Cupcakery –  simply the best cupcakes in the world served with tea.

Licc Ice Cream – 150 flavours of home made ice cream – proper Italian Gelato!

The White Room Gallery – Hidden away in the basement a little gem of a gallery showing monthly rotating contemporary collections of art, always worth a visit.

Bowler Vintage – if you are into vintage clothes then visit Bowler Vintage Fossgate.

Le Langhe – fine dining authentic Italian restaurant perfect for lunch or visit their wonderful deli and shop.

Mannions – café, exquisite deli, patisserie, artisan bakery and huge meringues.

The Yorkshire Sausage Shop – the best pork pies you will ever taste. Try and get one fresh from the oven or take home some Shambles sausages.

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