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Ambiente Tapas Fossgate


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings

Location and contact

Style: buzzing, lively, stylish, industrial feel restaurant with open theatre kitchen Size: 120 covers Good for: large parties and school groups, special occasions, quick lunches, formal dinners, conferences, access to Barbican, Hotel 53, the Shambles, York walls and popular bars
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Mediterranean, Spanish
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great choice of tapas dishes. Welcoming staff and reasonable prices. Good location in York and great atmosphere.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Teamxxx
Reviewed 5 days ago

My first visit, but my wife and daughter have been before and their experience has not been much better. I don't think serving tapas should be that difficult, People order a small plate of a range of food on the menu, and to be fair...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jes F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great atmosphere. A bit noisy for oldies, perhaps but a very pleasant experience. A very good wine list at affordable prices.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Rintoul
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with the GF for a nice meal. Delicious food and two happy ladies! Our waitress was lovely too!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 11nationarmy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Turned up here without booking on the chance they had something on a Saturday night. The host gladly found us a table and we were greeted and drinks orders taken very quickly. I recommend the rioja (described as the perfect accompaniment to tapas, on the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MelonTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in without a booking, they were fully booked but got us a seat in the bar area. The food was gorgeous, they did advise 3-4 tapas each but we found 4 with bread was enough for 2 people. The portions are nice size, especially...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lovetoeatout123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the warm welcome right through to the coffee a great night out. Lovely fresh food, nothing too heavy, and good beer.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jamesdM1959CR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very lovely welcome here, when we arrived. It was attentive service, & our waitress was extremely helpful as we had never had tapas before. The food was really good & if I was in York I'd come here again. I would really recommend...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Zoe1663
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place looks good, was packed with people at lunch time and was very welcoming. I would not have chosen it personally but a colleague did and we were all very happy with his choice as it turns out! The service was excellent, the food...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank NicholasK887
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’m very, very fussy about tapas restaurants. There are far too many that serve up the same old ****. Rarely am I blown away by a restaurant. Any restaurant of any type. This place, however, is something else. Accommodated my change of booking at short...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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