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Ambiente Tapas

14 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LQ, England
01904 689784
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Ranked #33 of 683 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Spanish, Tapas, Vegetarian
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

Waiting for the table has been booked for 20mins, eventually it was in a corner in front of the toilet. Tapas horrible, among 6 not even one was acceptable. Far away from Spanish Tapas! Good service, the manager (very nice guy) apologies with sharry and dessert on the house. Still I do not suggest to have dinner there.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

We passed by Ambiente when in town and overall, we enjoyed our meal - the staff were very attentive and the atmosphere was good, most of the dishes very tasty however we left a couple of them as they were swimming in oil. Perhaps the Spanish way, but just off a little off putting and a shame considering we enjoyed... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

Having never visited a tapas bar, we tried the 'Introduction to tapas' from the menu. (It's not a "special offer", the cost is practically the same as buying the individual items, but it gives a good mix) Food was tasty, but I would have liked it all to be hotter, some parts were only lukewarm. Beer, imported draught was expensive,... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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55 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

We visited for an evening meal with teenagers. The staff are very friendly and clearly work hard. The food is good and there is plenty of variety. There was a good, casual atmosphere and I imagine this would be a good place for a group meal / party.

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78 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

We went to this place without checking guides and reviews because the menu looked interesting and it had space on Sunday evening. Unfortunately, the tapas was unexceptional despite the interesting range. The poussin actually tasted unpleasant. The prawns lacked flavour. The attempt at "up-selling" by the maitre d' was unnecessary and ineffective - walking us past the "unique feature" pinxtos... More

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Although this new branch of Ambiente has only been open a couple of weeks, it was pretty much booked up on a Saturday evening. The selection of tapas offered is carefully selected and interesting, with choices across meat, fish and veg. We chose a couple from each category, including a sea bass special which was cooked perfectly. The food was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This place has only been open a couple of weeks at the moment but everything is spot on. The decor is good, the staff friendly and the food was just what we were after. I had an expenses paid meal from my work so we pretty much ordered the menu! The fish board was very tasty, we tried a selection... More

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Can't really fault anything except that the meal and whole experience wasn't as special as I expected

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Poppleton, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I have been to ambiente quite a few times and they never fail to provide amazing service and delicious food! The atmosphere in this restaurant is lovely, and the staff can never do enough to help! The team are extremely knowledgable about the food and go out of their way to recommend their favourites - which great given you have... More

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We visited Ambiente for the second time recently and were not disappointed. The tapas is delicious, the staff can't do enough for you and it isn't at all overly expensive. We have been once for dinner and once for lunch and the atmosphere was great on both occasions. Would highly recommend the caremelised chorizo with potatoes, the albondigas with lemongrass... More

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Additional Information about Ambiente Tapas

Address: 14 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LQ, England
Phone Number: 01904 689784
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas, Vegetarian

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