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Ambience - CLOSED

40 Gillygate, York YO31 7EQ, England
+44 1904 652500
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Jul 2, 2016
“Quirky but in a good way”
Jul 12, 2015
“GREAT TAPAS”
Restaurant Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
British, Cafe, International, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
40 Gillygate, York YO31 7EQ, England
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11 - 20 of 286 reviews

Reviewed October 9, 2014

Visited in October 2014, superb food at an excellent price. It is a small place in the centre of York but don't let that fool you, it was as good as any large restaurant I've eaten in, if not better! Really friendly attentive service yet...More

1  Thank Kay G
Reviewed September 26, 2014

Visited here for dinner on 25th September and enjoyed every minute! The bistro is small but with a great atmosphere!! Guy the chef came out to make sure everything was ok at the end of the night which just topped off the great attentive service...More

2  Thank mark r
Reviewed September 24, 2014

We came across this little restaurant quite by hazard and were very glad that we found it. It seems that the owner is branching out from just opening at lunchtime, and is running the place in the evening as a bistro called " Bistro Guy"...More

1  Thank vollyjudith
Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

Visited this little cafe with a friend for her birthday. We both had babies under 1 with us, and the access was fantastic to the rear courtyard. Once there there was plenty of seats with blankets in case it was cold. The menu was slightly...More

2  Thank SouthCliffLodger
Reviewed September 2, 2014

A friend and I visited here for dinner; I understand the chef has recently started opening on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. The name of the restaurant has also recently been changed from "Ambience" to "Bistro Guy". This is a lovely little bistro with a...More

1  Thank Entick
Reviewed August 30, 2014

Two of us called in for coffee when walking past today and then, having seen what others were eating and the menu, decided to have food as well. That was the better of the two decisions! The food was excellent but the coffee was weak...More

1  Thank ChrisGWG
Reviewed August 28, 2014

really warm welcome and great food. always a new choice and local produce. we will keep going back and have recommended it to a few people

Thank EAllen9
Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Lovely venue with outdoor seating with a view of the walls and a blanket should it be chilly. Good food from a limited but delicious menu. A bit odd having to pay a deposit for groups of 4 or more in the evening but understandable...More

Thank LukeBarnett
Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

We discovered this lovely little bistro through the Tastecard app as it happened to be round the corner from our B&B. And what a find; intimate, friendly and really lovely food. With a great atmosphere and efficient service we highly recommend it.

Thank Kinlay B
Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

This was my first visit to York with my other half. We was having a child free night away so was looking for somewhere to eat away from the crowds and in a romantic setting. Guys Bistro was perfect! The food was divine ( possibly...More

1  Thank ljsullivan2
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Gillygate, York YO31 7EQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 652500
  • E-mail
Description
Ambience has the most beautiful city walled garden with minster views! Inside is small and intimate with a very warm and friendly atmosphere. Out side we have a covered area with has heaters for the colder days and evenings also we have a graveled area and a garden area to relax in!You must come and have a look you will be very impressed
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