With its quirky décor and zany dishes, Mr P’s is trying hard to be different. The trouble is, it’s trying a bit too hard
Mr P’s Curious Tavern, 71 Low Petergate, York YO1 7HY (01904 521 177). Meal for two, including drinks and service: £60-£110
Shortly after we took our place at one of the high counter-style tables at Mr P’s Curious Tavern, the waitress said: “Just think Yorkshire tapas.” I tried, honestly I did. I tried to think like someone who thought the phrase “Yorkshire tapas” was a good idea. I searched deep inside myself for the Spaniard by way of Heckmondwike. He wasn’t there.