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Wilde's Wine Bar

#253 of 719 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
English
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21 Grape Lane, York Y01 7HU, England
01904 610 370
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Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 70
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A little gem

Came here on our son's recommendation. Very bijou. Loved the atmosphere and music, ranging from Jake Bugg to Nina Simone.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2015
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Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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148 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Came here on our son's recommendation. Very bijou. Loved the atmosphere and music, ranging from Jake Bugg to Nina Simone.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We popped in for lunch on a Sunday lunchtime. I had the prawn baguette & my partner had the hot roast beef baguette... All pleasant enough but nothing special! The above plus a pint of coke & a cranberry juice £18.50, great service though :)

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York, England
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Granted we were a large party [16, however pre-booked] but the experience started badly and progressively got worse. We arrived at 8.30pm on a Saturday evening and there was only one bottle of Prosecco in the building but that wasn't chilled! Meal was ordered [but not from the specials as they weren't up to date and only 5 rump steaks... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Popped in for a quick snack at late lunchtime on Saturday. One of our fairly regular haunts when in York at a lunchtime and always turns up trumps. Always busy which is a good sign in itself, but generally able to find a table. Service food and price are all just fine for a city centre wine bar/restaurant. Well worth... More 

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York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Came here as a party of 12 or so in December with the purpose of fuelling up before an afternoon of festivities. We have come here for the last couple of years for this reason and it's always good. The food is the typical 90s wine bar food - Cajun chicken, nachos, burgers etc but it's tasty, you get enough... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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93 reviews 93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Went here purely by chance on a busy Saturday lunchtime. I must admit I didn't hold out too much hope to start with as it was obviously very busy and there didn't seem that many staff but I must admit to be pleasantly surprised. The food did take a while to appear but not too long and was very good.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

Great tasty home cooked food. Been visiting for years now and have never been disappointed. Don't know what some people want who criticise a tiny, atmospheric pub like Wildes. It's not fast food, microwaved rubbish. It may take a tad longer, but if you want plastic food then go to a chain pub.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

What a lucky find xx had gormet burger chips and salad here was staying at The Judges Lodgings with friend and we decided not to go back in the early evening and change. But to stay out and go back when we were ready. Thank you for such a lovely place with fab nooks and crannies and fab food and... More 

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York, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Really excellent find! Came here on a Sunday when it was fairly busy. The food was delicious, I ordered a hot sausage baguette and my boyfriend ordered the hot mexican - did not disappoint! The music was great and the decor inside is really quaint. The two blonde waitresses were so lovely and accommodating even though they were both rushing... More 

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Went 01/12/14 50 mins wait for three simple dishes whilst trying to entertain a 2yr old wasnt what i call a great experience. Add to that the place was only half full at best. Food was very very mediocre and not particually well executed both in cooking or flavour. I did detect a sense of open a jar on some... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21 Grape Lane, York Y01 7HU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: 01904 610 370

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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