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“Best "fat chips" you'll ever eat” 5 of 5 stars
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Gibson's
129 Micklegate, York YO1 6LB, England
+(44)01904624478
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Ranked #60 of 656 Restaurants in York
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Hamburgers, English, Grill
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York, United Kingdom
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“Best "fat chips" you'll ever eat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Although the vegetarian section of the menu has got smaller and the prices risen a bit in the past few months, this is still my go-to if you fancy something a good value sarnie/burger lunch to fill you up! Excellent quality bean/olive-based and portabello mushroom burgers, and the fat chips are absolutely astonishing, practically roast potato sized! Recently a huge section of exotic meat has been added to the menu which I can't speak for, but it's good to see so much variety for the price in York.
If you like rock music and decor then these are a mega plus, staff are also friendly and happy to help. Decent sized outdoor area including a covered bit with tables.
Highly recommend!

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Dalton in Furness
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“It's a Burger :/”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Had high hopes reading some of the reviews on here....it's a rock bar that serves Burgers...not a lot more to say really :/

Visited March 2014
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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186 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 47 cities Reviews in 47 cities
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
“MEET THE MEAT!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Love this place! Every time I go in I see something new on the menu I must try and it is always superb!
Their spice levels are out of this world (if you want them). Their new smoking apparatus is possibly the best addition to York's cooking scene! Can't wait until summer to experience the proper BBQ atmosphere!
Where else can you eat BBQ, drink great beer, listen to live music and play pinball?!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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“Can't praise highly enough!!! :)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We stumbled across Gibsons while looking for somewhere to eat. It was Monday early evening so was quiet but still had a nice atmosphere. I had deep fried potato skins filled with bbq pulled pork which was absolutely amazing! My partner enjoyed his venison burger too, but was dissapointed there was no bison or crocodile left! Just means we'll have to come back again! We sat in a booth near the back that was covered in posters. Food arrived quickly, we spent our waiting time looking at all the posters spotting or favourite bands (Blink-182 + Alter Bridge) :). Thanks guys will definately be back again!!! :) xxxxxxx

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Stafa, Switzerland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Burger enthusiasts delight!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Gibson's will certainly satisfy a great number of burger enthusiasts: bison, lamb, kangaroo etc to your regular beef burger with toppings that you thought weren't possible. Nice to have a meal that is extremely filling and costs under £20 ( w/drinks) and be sure to try the sweet potato fries- crispy on the outside and perfect in the inside. Located near the city wall.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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