The view at The Star in the City overlooking the river Ouse and the museum gardens in York.
|The Veuve Cliquot champagne.
|Aaack, they ran out of New Zealand Sauvignon blanc! Nil desperandum, they had a lovely bottle of Sancerre.
|Bread was served in a flat hat.
|Seared sea scallops with Yorkshire pork cheek with cauliflower purée & Picallilli vinaigrette.
The mains. Risotto of local estate shot red legged partridge, braised chestnuts, wilted curly kale, Wensleydale cheese & truffle oil.
|Duck with chip shop chips & wilted spinach.
|A surprise birthday platter of mignardises.
|Honeycomb ice cream & lemon thyme & honey ice cream. (Oops, started eating it before remembered to take picture).
|Cheeseboard of local cheeses. (One piece already eaten).
|Topped off with a decaf cappuccino.
Then we literally staggered home from this awesome meal