A STEAKHOUSE in York has been ranked by listings site Trip Advisor as the city’s number one restaurant – for vegetarians.

The Whippet in North Street, which opened last spring, has won a string of rave reviews on the website under the heading “York vegetarian restaurants”.

Manager Martin Bridge said it served as many vegetarians as meat eaters on New Year’s Eve. He said: “We don’t want to be pigeon–holed. Our 40-day aged steaks are legendary and a best- seller, but our chef is a dab hand with fish and chicken dishes-and vegetarian too