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Ambiente Tapas

#50 of 652 Restaurants in York
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14 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LQ, England
01904 689784
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Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Genuine tapas

Great selection of genuine tapas and some good Spanish wines. Enthusiastic friendly staff. Small comfortable restaurant

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Blackburn Lancs
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
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Blackburn Lancs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Great selection of genuine tapas and some good Spanish wines. Enthusiastic friendly staff. Small comfortable restaurant

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

We came across this place by mistake, whilst we were looking for somewhere to have lunch before setting off home. I am so glad we did! Service and atmosphere was fantastic, and the food was wonderful. Would definitely recommend and go back the next time we're in York.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Great food and service. We found a good selection of vegetarian tapas and the waitress helped us order just the right amount for four. Will definitely be back soon.

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17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

We visited here on a Saturday evening at about 9pm. There were no 'tables' available and so we sat at one of the higher, round tables with stools. This wasn't an issue as there was just the two of us and it was comfortable enough. There was an excellent atmosphere in the restaurant and it seemed a very authentic Spanish... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Have visited this place several times, love their "bar rapid " menu. Great tapas served in the bar, really relaxed and typically Spanish, lots of variety and great quality! And some very good sherry aswel!

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Been here many times now and it never fails to impress us. The food is always tasty and good value for money. Loving the new decor. Staff excellent as always. Even gave us a refund on the sherry flight we ordered because it wasn't to our palate. The cardamom creme brulee with black pepper shortbread is fantastic, although wish it... More 

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Chertsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Good size portions for tapas. Worth ordering 2 at a time as v filling. Should book. We didn't and only just sneaked a place in the bar. The restaurant main room was full.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We went to York with the intention of eating at an Italian where we have always had great food but unfortunately it was closed so we chose to try Ambiente Tapas which was close. The restaurant was quiet for a bank holiday Monday but the food we had was certainly not the reason it was quiet!!!. A selection of tapas... More 

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

excellent choice of food and drinks, staff very friendly and helpful. Food was delicious and well priced would definitely go back

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The food was gorgeous. had amazing red wine sangria and the place was a lovely cosy atmosphere. Only slight let down was deserts. However, would definitely go again and just have more tapas. Very tasty!

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Sophie T, Marketing Coordinator at Ambiente Tapas, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. Glad you enjoyed your visit. We would love to see you again. Our menu does change regularly so hopefully the desserts will be more to your liking next time. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish, Vegetarian, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business, Entertaining clients

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?