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Ambiente Tapas

#30 of 669 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
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14 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LQ, England
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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21 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not very nice tapas and the potatas bravas were nothing like the ones in Spain. They were supposed to have been triple cooked but I should be supprises if they had been properly cooked once as the potatoes were very hard and the sauce not integrated but put on the side. Not a very typically Spanish selection.

Thank Bobmilly
Dublin, Ireland
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Tapas restaurant with plenty of choice, Tapas separated into fish,meat and vegetarian options which makes chooosing easy. We arrived with no reservation and we're seated in a lovely booth, service was excellent and food delicious, Desserts all had sherry /dessert wine pairing, raisins with sherry ice cream is worth trying

Thank clarelor
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Don't be put off by the fact it is slightly on the edge of the city centre and looks quite small from the outside. A truly brilliant tapas restaurant that would sit well on the streets of Barcelona. All the dishes I have tried were fantastic and looked freshly made. The service is excellent and the staff could't be more... More 

Thank Pkesse
York, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spanish bistro tapas in a quaint location. Handy for Monk Bar, the bar walls, and city centre shopping. A wide choice of flavoursome food to suit all tastes, in this busy little bistro which is popular with locals, as well as visitors to York

Thank Alyse C
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in at 4pm the place was empty which was a bit off putting but the service and food were very good. I recommend the £27-50 sharing platter but the hake is also lovely.

Thank zuush1
York, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Mains very disappointing, tasteless and cold. Ordered a jug of Rose sangria and it was like pink coloured water again no taste to it. The desserts were excellent, they were the saving grace. The seating area was excellent no one sat on top of you, there was enough space around the tables so you could chat and know no one... More 

Thank Lean
Matlock, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled across this little gem by accident. As soon as we walked in we were met by very welcoming helpful staff. There was a nice wide selection of food and it was the first time I have had tapas, I was beyond impressed with the taste and quality of food yes some dishes were better than others but that... More 

Thank Ben K
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last minute decision to go out in York and managed to grab the last table at the bar. Actually turned out really well and the atmosphere was even better. Good once again stood up to its previous expectations. Chorizo and patato still the best, especially if you order bread to dip. A must to visit

Thank Mark G
Chorley, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here on impulse with an young child. Food was good but nothing exceptional. Quite expensive for what we got.

Thank 193Cal
Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here for the first time tonight and really enjoyed food and service. Had tapas before at various restaurants in UK and this so far was the best. Waiter couldn't have been more attentive and helpful with advice and guidance. House wine is reasonably priced and good. Had 5 tapas between us which was enough as having a desert. Desert... More 

Thank Terry S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: 441904689784
Transport yourself to Spain in our 'tabanco' inspired tapas restaurant and sherry bar. Serving authentic Mediterranean Tapas with a Yorkshire twist, stop by for lunch, try our delicious sherries or while away the hours sampling our extensive menu. To book, please click on our website link above!

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