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“Good atmosphere”

The Riverside Cafe-Bar City Screen Cinema
Ranked #310 of 920 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $20
Cuisines: Mediterranean, British
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast
Description: City Screen is located in the heart of York, on the main shopping street, overlooking the River Ouse, and is easily accessible by public transport. With its spectacular setting, our licensed bar and café-restaurant is the ideal place to relax and enjoy anything from a cup of tea to a full meal. Our standard range of coffee is organic and fair trade. Our gourmet coffees are also fair trade, and are sourced direct from the growers, so will generally be organic. We serve three real ales from local breweries in our bar, and a glorious selection of wines from Bibendum. In addition to our teas, coffees and soft and alcoholic drinks, our diverse and inspired food menu has helped to generate City Screen’s reputation as one of York's most appealing venues at any time of the day.
Reviewed September 28, 2012

A great place for light lunch or early evening food. An outside area gives a river view. Staff efficient and food tasty and made to order

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Reviewed September 13, 2012

Situated within the City Screen Cinema is The Riverside Cafe, so unless you know it's there it's quite easy to miss. I have eaten here on numerous occassions and the food has been top notch each time and the chips are the best I have ever eaten. There's a very comfy laid back area to eat in with large leather chairs and sofas. So if you're in York give all the national eateries a miss and try eating here you won't be dissapointed.

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Reviewed July 2, 2012

Very nice place to go on a Friday and Saturday night if you just want a relaxing drink avoiding all the rowdy bars. The drinks are okay prices and you can take them upstairs to the cinema. Not tried the food as it seems quite expensive.

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Thank h1990
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Reviewed May 10, 2012

I love this cinema, it is so so much better than the big complex cinemas like cue. The Dolby surround is awesome, there is no hassle to take food and drink in whilst watching a movie and we have been members now for the last 3 years and I always feel a visit here is a real treat. Lovely staff, great food, what more could you want from a night out. Love it

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Reviewed April 8, 2012

I really like the coffee here - it's nice and strong so I don't need an extra shot. The cakes are pretty ymmy too. It's a shame about the seats - too bulky, uncomfortable and too low for the tables. Also, it's often crowded and difficult to find a seat. It's not a particularly pleasant place to be on your own unless you go at completely off-peak times when there are fewer people.

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