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No8 Bistro

#30 of 680 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
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8 Gillygate, York YO31 7EQ, England
+44 1904 653074
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Must admit my wife and I only booked here because we were in York on a Monday night and 3 others weren't open ( error - lots of people around !!) but we weren't disappointed and so glad we booked ! We were a little late as its a little off the beaten track on foot but we were enthusiastically... More 

Thank Doug W
Poole, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We took a chance and called in very early evening while the restaurant was empty. Nice atmosphere, nice presentation of the dishes, but portions were a little on the small side. By the time we left the place was buzzing and almost full, so I agree with a previous review that booking would ensure that you aren't disappointed.

Thank JohnJ-PooleUK
York, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We often eat at Bistro No.8 before a visit to the Theatre Royal. Service is good, food is excellent, and good value for money.

Thank Peter and Sue D
Garstang, United Kingdom
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249 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended by a young lady in the Joules shop. Very easy to find, nice greeting when we entered, order quickly taken and served, very well presented dishes, tasty, friendly staff, highly recommended.

Thank Paul H
York, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for lunch with my bro and girlfriend, just wanting something light. They have a cute little lunch menu to choose from and we all went for the soup and a sandwich. This was really really flavoursome spiced Tomato soup and a well presented open beef sandwich with a side salad that had a tasty dressing on. £10 for... More 

Thank Dani H
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to eat in York that was open on a Monday evening. We wanted something a bit special because we were inviting a friend to join us to celebrate our son's graduation. Luckily, No8 Bistro was open on Mondays, had a table for us and offered the sort of food we were looking for. We all... More 

Thank Eileen0807
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We all ordered the steak with a mustard saus and it was perfect! Very tasteful and the fries were also really good. Definitely worth a second visit

Thank Michelle v
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely lovely food, great staff too 😀 we would highly recommend this bistro, fab cosy atmosphere. We arrived very late and the staff were really accommodating

Thank Jane r
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in to No8 Bistro this evening and while very busy the team made a effort to find me a table. The Bistro is not too large but this also adds to the ambience. That said there seemed to be more seating behind the front section that I didn't visit. I was very well looked after by the team and... More 

Thank T C
York, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for our first visit on Sunday morning - we had pre booked and were with family and friends so a table of 6. The restaurant is deceiving as it goes back a long way so don't be put off if it looks busy - do ask inside ! First of was drinks and the Coffee was really... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Gillygate, York YO31 7EQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 653074
Having forged a fantastic reputation for culinary excellence over the past twelve years, independent business no8 offers an exceptional dining experience in all of their outlets in the beautiful city of York along with a dedicated outside catering team that works across Yorkshire panning special events. We believe that outstanding fresh Yorkshire produce should be the star of the show. Our beautiful bistro is located on the hustling and bustling Gillygate, a street full of independent shops and restaurants which leads into the heart of York. With our intimate front room, spacious garden room and hidden garden that basks in the York Minsters shade and overlooks the city walls it is the perfect place to come and savour all York has to offer. With local art work available to admire or buy on our bistro walls you can sit back, relax and enjoy a delicious meal. Whether you're popping in for breakfast, brunch, a leisurely lunch, afternoon tea or a tasty dinner, we know you will love the unique feel, friendly team and delicious home-made food.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?