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Wilde's Wine Bar

British, Wine Bar
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21 Grape Lane, York Y01 7HU, England
01904 610 370
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 79
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellentl!!!

Lovely lunch today in relaxing surroundings. One concern is that the menu has no details about allergies or intolerances. Furthermore the really pleasant waitress had no idea which dishes contained gluten and came back from the kitchen with only two choices. I opted for Cajun chicken which was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
MinnieMouse_9
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North Yorkshire
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I have been to Wildes twice in the last few months. I really like the atmosphere in this place and the service is good, I have been a little disappointed with the food. The portions are very big but I think the quality of the food could be better. I had steak both times which was cooked well but the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

A rainy Monday night in York and we discovered this little gem. Happy hour between 5-7pm, with some great specials for £5. I had the wildes chilli, huge serving, very tasty. Hubby had vege chilli burger and we shared a banoffee pie. Annie, the waitress/barmaid was very friendly and attentive.

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Ålesund, Norge
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Nice location and welcoming staff, but not much to choose between when it comes to wines. And no bubbles by glass was a disappointment, but the Marlborough saved my day!

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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Was in town for a few days and went to this little bar for an evening with a good friend. Food was delicious and in large portions. Beer chill and well kept and the location on a back Lane off the city centre was just amazing. The staff were friendly and very welcoming and there was a homely atmosphere to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

At first I was shocked at the price of drinks - £4.60 or so for a pint of ordinary lager but then we spotted the happy hour menu (applies from 17:00 to 19:00 except Saturdays). My partner and I shared a starter, had two main meals and a litre carafe of very good house wine for under £30. And it... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I have just been I'll and had very specific food requests. These were met with total thought for my wellbeing with the waitress and chef doing all they could to oblige. Thank you

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

We have eaten at Wildes on three separate occasions whilst visiting York, once as a couple, once with friends and most recently as a large family group. Each time has been magnificent! It is now my 'must visit' when I go to York. All of the people we have taken there are now as taken with it as us. I... More 

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North Yorkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Lovely lunch today in relaxing surroundings. One concern is that the menu has no details about allergies or intolerances. Furthermore the really pleasant waitress had no idea which dishes contained gluten and came back from the kitchen with only two choices. I opted for Cajun chicken which was delicious but am unsure that it was gluten free due to upset... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Wildes is a small central bistro. It can be found down an alley (known as a Snickleway in York!)that links Grape Lane to the historic Stonegate. Situated over two floors (the small upstairs seating area has views of the rooftops and York Minster). It is simply decorated with no frills but this adds to its charm. Although the menu is... More 

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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

Named for the famous wit, novelist and playwright, Oscar Wilde, this cafè bar aims to provide the kind of atmosphere and surroundings which Wilde may have experienced in bohemian France in his last days. Downstairs is dark, cosy and decorated in Art Nouveau stained glass. Upstairs takes advantage of a skylight to provide an indoor version of Parisian street cafes.... 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: British, Wine Bar
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?